Seniors Real
Estate Specialist

Susie is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®)
who assists older adults with their real estate needs

Retiring? Downsizing? Thinking about buying or selling your home?

Susie understands the decision to move can be difficult, and she wants to serve as a resource and guide to help you navigate your choices. There is no shortage of real estate agents who would love to sell your house, but she can help you through every single step until you are happily settled in your new home. That’s exactly what she does, with knowledge, patience and compassion. She employs a no-pressure approach to explore whether moving is right for you, and how to make the most of your most valued and valuable possession – your house. With her expertise and wide network of related service professionals, her goal is to make your life less stressful and more successful!

What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist?
A Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) is a real estate agent who has received specialized training and education to assist seniors and older adults and their real estate transactions. The SRES® designation is awarded by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to agents to complete the necessary coursework and meet experience requirements. The main focus of an SRES® is to help seniors, navigate the unique challenges and considerations that arise from buying or selling the state in their later years. These challenges may include financial or legal complexities, health related concerns, downsizing, and the emotional aspects associated with transitioning from a long time family home. An SRES® is equipped with knowledge of various housing options that cater to seniors, such as age, restricted communities, independent, living facilities, assisted, living facilities, and continuing care, retirement communities. They can provide valuable guidance and resources to help seniors make informed decisions about their real estate needs, whether it’s finding more suitable and accessible home for aging in place or for helping with the sale of the current property. The designation also signifies the agent’s commitment to treating older clients with sensitivity, patience, and respect well understanding their unique requirements.

Why Hire an SRES®?
Hiring a SRES® can offer several advantages and benefits, especially if you or your loved ones are seniors or older adults.

1. Specialized Knowledge: SRES® agents are well-versed in senior housing options, financial and legal matters, and other factors that may affect other adults strain real estate transactions.

2. Empathy and Understanding: SRES® agents understand emotional aspects of transitioning from a long-term family home or making important decisions during this stage in life.

3. Tailored Solutions: SRES® agents can provide personalize solutions that cater to the specific needs of older adults. Whether it’s finding a home that accommodates mobility needs or downsizing to a more manageable living space, they can offer guidance tailored to individual circumstances.

4. Network of Resources: SRES® agents typically have access to a network of professionals and resources that can be beneficial to seniors, including financial planners, estate attorneys, moving services, and home modification specialists.

5. Advocacy and Support: an SRES® agent can serve as an advocate for seniors throughout the entire real estate process. They can help navigate paperwork, negotiate on behalf of their clients, and ensure a smoother transaction.

6. Knowledge of Senior Housing Options: SRES® agents can provide insight into various senior housing options, such as age, restricted communities.

7. Minimize Stress: buying or selling a home can be stressful at any age, but it could be particularly overwhelming for seniors. Having an SRES® by your side can help minimize stress and make the process more manageable.

8. Stay Current with Trends: SRES® agents stay up-to-date with the latest trends in developments in the senior real estate market. This allows them to offer relevant advice and ensure their clients are well informed. Ultimately, hiring an SRES® can provide peace of mind and confidence in knowing that you are working with a real estate professional who is dedicated to understanding and meeting the unique needs of seniors, making the transition to a new living situation smoother and more comfortable.


We understand that every family’s situation is unique, and a personalized approach is essential to ensure the best care and solutions. We are delighted to offer you a free Zoom consultation, where we can discuss your particular situation and provide tailored recommendations that best suits your family’s needs.