John and Marriott Smart had reached their 80s before they knew for sure that their home of 38 years in The Knolls near the Streets at Southglenn wasn’t working for them anymore. “We decided in 2015 that it was time to think about a different style of life,” recalls John. But it was a full year before the couple arranged a coherent plan to make it all happen – including finding a new place and getting their old one ready to sell.
March 13, 2018 | FREE Senior Seminar at HighPointe | High-Yield Home Improvements & The Power of Staging (Past Event)
Discover the key factors in successfully selling your home with the power of staging! Our Certified Home Staging Expert, Carolyn Brake, will present her strategies for creating an environment that makes potential buyers want to live in your home. Home staging is the most efficient strategy to ensure your property is as marketable and desirable as possible, helping it sell for top-dollar. We’ll also explore the various buying options Denver has to offer with Bill Dehmlow, our Accredited Buyer’s Representative. Bill will walk through living alternatives for those who are interested in transitioning to a 55+ community in the Denver Metro area. Fifty-five-plus communities offer something for everyone: from active lifestyles activities and low-maintenance homes, to quieter areas for those who prefer to stay close to home.
Kip Bishop, owner of Senior Mortgage Solutions will share the benefits and risks of a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage–also known as a Reverse Mortgage. Also featured will be Barbara Martin Worley, the Director of Consumer Protection at the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s office, who will provide her hands-on insight on how to avoid the present-day scams that target and attempt to exploit seniors.