Exploring Medicare

By Tracy Heller

Medicare and Medicaid have been a mystery to many. Until we begin to reach the age where it matters to us or our family members, most of us don’t take the time to research and explore the program and it’s options. Recently, I was contacted by a representative from RetireGuide. When I explored RetireGuide, I […]

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How Healthy is your Home?

By Tracy Heller

As I was thinking about potential new blog posts, I explored the SRES Blog for ideas. I was intrigued with their post about healthy homes. The topics of eating right, simplifying, organizing, purging unnecessary stuff and making our homes more healthy seem to come up on a daily basis within my family, friend and coworker […]

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Caregiver Stress

By Tracy Heller

Caregiver Stress  This blog post is for all the people going through life stresses associated with caregiving. As a CABR Seniors Real Estate designee, I am trained to help my clients prepare for housing transitions for their senior loved ones. My background as a Masters Level Individual, Couples and Family Therapist coupled with my SRES […]

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Top 10 Rightsizing Tips for Seniors

By Tracy Heller

Decluttering and Rightsizing! Many of us seem to be having the same conversations about simplifying our lives, decluttering our homes and getting rid of “stuff”.  The “stuff” just simply bogs us down.  It is amazing how it all accumulates.  From large homes to more modest homes, we all seem to have one shared experience, Clutter!  […]

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Helping our Senior Loved Ones Prepare their Homes for Sale

By Tracy Heller

At some point our senior loved ones will be making decisions around their housing needs. Sometimes this involves staying in place, looking for a home with a first floor bedroom, exploring assisted living options and in some cases looking at nursing homes. As family members, our seniors may ask for advice when considering getting their […]

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More First-time Buyers are Obtaining Conventional Instead of FHA Financing

By Tracy Heller

As I was researching helpful articles for first time homebuyers, I found this article posted on the National Association of Realtors® http://www.nar.com website.  This article explains FHA vs Conventional Loans for first time homebuyers and discusses current trends in the market. Please see below the Economists’ Outlook More First-time Buyers are Obtaining Conventional Instead of […]

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What Type of Home Matches Your Vision of Retirement

By Tracy Heller

As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist designee, I help people develop a real estate plan. More and more adults now care for their parents or loved ones while supporting children of their own. Many decisions need to be made around housing options. I am here to discuss the many possibilities and help families with housing […]

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Exercise and seniors

By Tracy Heller

As a spouse to a former college athlete, I am reminded of the importance of physical activity in keeping us all young. My husband grew up in a very active family. Exercise is a very important part of his life. His parents prioritize exercise and have found it to be an important tool in my […]

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10 first-time homebuyer tips

By Tracy Heller

I am always searching for helpful information that my clients and their families can use to educate themselves on the home buying process. Having been in the real estate business for over a decade, I find that more and more my client’s are asking me to help their children purchase their first homes.  My clients […]

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Long-term Care: The Retirement Wildcard

By Tracy Heller

The end of the year is always a good time to take stock of your finances and make sure your savings and investments align with your long- and short-term goals. Even when you’ve been a diligent saver and invested wisely, the wildcard for nearly everyone is how to finance long-term care. It’s impossible to know […]

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Tracy Heller
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Hyde Park