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 Boomers ~ Classics ~ calling all Seniors ~ spring is right around the corner!  And you still have not decided what to do about downsizing to a more manageable home?  Maybe it’s time to explore that Reverse Mortgage you’ve been hearing about!

Photo by Tracey J.

Photo by Tracey J.

The entire Hampton Roads area ~ Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Smithfield, and Yorktown ~ is bursting with daffodils, crocus, and hyacinths – poking their heads above the recently frozen ground.  Maybe you should do that, too.  Take a look around – and see how things “Senior” in Hampton Roads have changed over the years.  Change that just might surprise you!

Interest rates are at an all-time low making a new home more affordable than ever, inventory is through the roof ~ and that new home with a downstairs bedroom, small back yard and low maintenance is just waiting for you. There are even 55+ communities filled with neighbors to share common interests – bridge, gardening, all sorts of things! This could be the year that the perfect home you bought in 1975, that requires climbing stairs and mowing and raking, might just become a thing of the past.  Several Hampton Roads communities were created just for seniors, with all of the exterior maintenance handled for you for a low monthly fee.

Seniors have a lot decisions to make ~ like everyone else ~ and most of them are made based on information learned over the years.  But the one regarding your next home is best made with current information provided by a real estate professional.  And one who specializes in helping Seniors make wise real estate decisions in Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Smithfield and Yorktown.

So, you should find out the options, discover what your local area has to offer its Seniors, by giving the Realtors that speak “Straight Talk”, a call.

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