Senior Living and the Spring Real Estate Market

Senior Living and the Spring Real Estate Market

Spring has long been associated with an uptick in the real estate market. Seen as the ideal time to sell, the market often becomes saturated with homes in April, May and June. Families are looking to relocate so the kids can settle in for the summer, adjusting to a...
Budget Management “Senior Style”

Budget Management “Senior Style”

Many seniors approach the “golden” years with a little less “gold” in their pocket than perhaps they had planned on. It can be challenging to manage a budget when one is living on a relatively fixed income; expenses are anything but fixed! Frankly, it’s one of the...
Are you Felix or Oscar?

Are you Felix or Oscar?

We might be dating ourselves but there was a show on TV in the early 70’s called “The Odd Couple.” It was based on a 1968 movie by the same name starring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.  The premise behind both the movie and the show was how two people of quite...
There’s never been a better time for HomeSharing!

There’s never been a better time for HomeSharing!

Accredited Seniors Real Estate Specialist *SRES Dorothy Mazeau has been in the real estate business for a long time. A former Architect and a Licensed Realtor, she knows a thing or two about housing! She’s also been homesharing, in one form or another, for over 40...
Age is Just a Number!  Or is it?

Age is Just a Number! Or is it?

  When affordable housing is on the line – are you a Senior? Those in the business of marketing affordable housing options to seniors, know that understanding their demographic is critically important. In today’s constantly changing market however, determining...
The Golden Years just got more Golden!

The Golden Years just got more Golden!

We’ve been talking about homesharing options for those seniors who aren’t quite ready for (or simply can’t afford) a retirement home but want to spend time with others in a convivial, congenial atmosphere, at a price that won’t break the bank. Recent legislation, as...