Real Estate Teams Jumping onto the Seniors Real Estate Bandwagon

Today we are happy to have Nikki Buckelew back as our guest blogger. Nikki is the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute. – The KCM Crew Expanding into the seniors real estate niche: Good business sense for teams More and more real estate teams – both small and large – are beginning […]

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Two Controversial Mortgage Products Agents Should Know About

Today we are pleased to welcome back Nikki Buckelew as our guest blogger.  Nikki is the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute. We already know from NAR that 1 in 4 home sales in 2012 involved a seller over the age of 65. It’s also no secret that the aging population is growing […]

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Multi-Generational Housing Knowledge Critical for Agents in the Coming Decade

Today we are pleased to have Nikki Buckelew back as our guest blogger. Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing.  This past week I was reminded again about the visualization of the baby boomer generation looking much like a basketball making it’s way through a garden hose. With the first baby […]

Buying a Home? Don’t Let Fear Get in Your Way

Our founder, Steve Harney, occasionally asks to do a personal post on what he sees as important to our industry. Today we are reposting one of his favorites from this past summer. Enjoy! – The KCM Crew Last week, I was talking to a young couple I know that was about to close on their […]

Serious Housing Conversations Happen Over the Holidays

Today we have Nikki Buckelew as our guest blogger.  Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. – The KCM Crew As the holidays approach, families will be gathering all across the country to share meals, exchange gifts, and take part in activities and traditions passed down through the generations. And while […]

From White Picket to Upcycled Pallet Fences: Millennials and Housing

We are happy to have Jim Haney as our guest blogger today! Jim is a finance writer, working to ensure greater public understanding of the ins and outs of the housing industry. – The KCM Crew Critiques and defenses about Millennials abound. However, I think an overlooked aspect of the kerfuffle over Generation Y is […]

Millennials: Our Time Is Now

Our guest blogger today is Justin DeCesare.  Justin is the CEO of Middleton & Associates Real Estate and has some great advice for the Millennial generation in today’s post. – The KCM Crew There will likely be no other time in the lifespan of the Millennial generation that is filled with more opportunity than right now. I understand […]

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Great Advice for Senior Sellers During Showings

Today we are honored to have Nikki Buckelew, the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute, return as our guest blogger.  Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. – The KCM Crew If there is one that frustrates real estate agents the most, it is when homeowners decide […]

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Quick Sales Challenging for Seniors

Today we are honored to have Nikki Buckelew, the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute, as our guest blogger.  Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. – The KCM Crew Sold in 3 days! We must admit, this is music to a real estate agents ears. Unfortunately, […]

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NAR: Millennials in the Market

Today, we are honored to have Justin DeCesare, CEO of Middleton & Associates Real Estate in La Jolla, as our guest blogger. Justin has written a manual for new agents that is a must read for the new technology centered Real Estate market. It is available online in both print and Kindle editions. – The […]

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A Message to Millennials for Our Future

Today, we are honored to have Justin DeCesare, CEO of Middleton & Associates Real Estate in La Jolla, as our guest blogger. Justin has written a manual for new agents that is a must read for the new technology centered Real Estate market. It is available online in both print and Kindle editions. – The […]

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Build A Pathway To Boomers!

Today, we are honored to have senior housing expert, John Downey, as our guest blogger. As Director of Prestige Senior Living (www.prestigeseniorliving.net), John has created a national Seniors real estate division focusing on the unique needs of our growing seniors population. – The KCM Crew Call me crazy to say this, but if any serious […]

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Properly Communicating with Millennial Home Buyers

Today we have the great honor of having Justin DeCesare, CEO of Middleton & Associates Real Estate in La Jolla, CA as our guest blogger. Justin has written a manual for new agents that is a must read for the new technology centered Real Estate market which is available online in both print and Kindle […]

Senior Housing: Agents Will Be Compared

Joint Center for Housing Studies Of Harvard University, 2013 “An estimated 16 million senior households will be moving in the next decade. A large number will look for different housing opportunities, creating demand for new types of units in communities where they currently live as well as in the areas that traditionally attract retirees. With […]

Millennials as Real Estate Clients: Communication is Crucial

If I have learned one thing in my time as a manager in the real estate industry, it is that the ability to communicate is a quality demonstrated by the best of the best. Great communicators know that this quality is as much about listening and making yourself available to another person as it is […]

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The Millennials: A New Market and a New Generation

Today, we are honored to have Justin DeCesare, CEO of Middleton & Associates Real Estate in La Jolla, as our guest blogger. Justin has written a manual for new agents that is a must read for the new technology centered Real Estate market. It is available online in both print and Kindle editions. – The […]

Senior Housing: A Call to Action!

Today, we are honored to have senior housing expert, John Downey, as our guest blogger. As Director of Prestige Senior Living (www.prestigeseniorliving.net), John has created a national Seniors real estate division focusing on the unique needs of our growing seniors population. – The KCM Crew We are a nation of trends. From music to fashion […]

Senior Housing: Silver Tsunami About to Hit

Some look at this photo and see empty railroad tracks with nothing in sight, so they may turn and walk away. Au contraire, for the social caring and business opportunists among us. Armed with in-depth research and enough data to mold an entire business plan, I set out to explore where the train was coming […]