Joy is one of the few certified Senior Real Estate Specialists (SRES) in the Greater Palm Springs Area. She works closely with the elderly and their family members, providing options as to moving into Assisted Living, Independent Living, staying where they are, or selling the family home. These are often difficult decisions for family members and Joy assists with care. She enjoys interacting with seniors, has the ability to listen deeply and ask the right questions.
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Every housing decision involves a complex set of factors, but moving into an active adult
community adds several unique considerations. A real estate agent with the SRES® designation
can help you sort through these and other factors when deciding on your next home:
Do you prefer living close to family and friends or in a particular area for health or weather
Do you want to live in a smaller urban facility with minimal services, or do you prefer a more
extensive, independent campus that meets all your social needs and offers numerous onsite
Do you plan to maintain one or more vehicles or prefer relying on your community’s transportation
options or public transit?
Your options will expand or be limited by the amount you have saved and the money you receive
from the sale of your existing home.
How much can you invest in your new community, and what is your monthly budget for living
Remember to include any homeowners’ fees when making your decision. Also, factor in any upfront move-in fees.
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Over the age of 50
and considering selling the family home? You need a REALTOR® with senior experience, knowledge
and marketing savvy.
along with a special knowledge of managing the sale of a home for those over
the age of 50, are what SRES® designees can bring to your next real estate
transaction. SRES® designees are
certified senior specialists and astute to the financial and emotional
challenges senior clients face when they sell a long-held family home.
So if you're thinking
of buying, selling, renting or relocating, I'm your Senior Real Estate
specialist for the Greater Palm Springs Area. Call or text me at (760)702-4657
Joy Farenden or email me at Joy@JoyFarenden.com
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A new guide
(http://bit.ly/2HgtRRg) by Novartis International, a pharmaceutical company,
addresses home changes that can be made for those with wet age-related macular
degeneration (wet AMD), a disease that causes blindness.
Independent Living Communities are designed for seniors who don't require much
assistance but who want to streamline their lives and live with people of their
own generation. Baby boomers in Independent Living typically are active and
healthy, with no need for assistance with the activities of daily living.
However, they want to avoid the hassle of maintenance and upkeep of their
Get all your questions answered about home care for your senior parent or other loved one. Use Seniorly list of helpful questions to ask a home care agency or a caregiver as you choose the right arrangements for your loved one.