When it comes to downsizing, you need a professional you can trust to help you sell your home quickly and easily at the maximum price. Whether you’re transitioning to a smaller, more manageable home, a seniors or retirement community or into assisted living care, our team of professionals have the experience you need to help you make that transition as easy as possible.

Hagan Real Estate is proud to be a certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®), a designation provided by the NAR to agents who are specially qualified to address the real estate needs of those age 50+. As an SRES® agent, we understand that your home is likely the largest and most precious asset you have so we provide a unique approach to each transaction and interaction with our clients and offer a deep knowledge of real estate and the local and economic issues shaping market trends, and are educated on issues of particular concern to aged 50+ clients including:

1. A solid comprehension of Federal laws for Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA)
2. Sensitivity to 50+ issues and priorities
3. Devotion to provide reputable services that win and sustain trusting client relationships
4. Knowledge of the uses, benefits, procedures, and issues involved in reverse mortgages
5. Education regarding use of pensions, 401k accounts and IRAs in real estate transactions
6. Understanding of how Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security impact your decisions

Why Work With a SRES®:

An SRES® understands that the decision to sell can be difficult
Selling a home can be an emotional time, potentially involving other life decisions. Our team understands the issues facing older adults and implement a no-pressure approach that helps you navigate your options and guide your decision making process.
An SRES® can patiently support you through each step
We take the time needed to make you feel comfortable with a complicated selling process. We understand the demands a home sale can have on you and work to minimize the demands. We’ll tailor our marketing process to your specific needs and be here throughout the process.
An SRES® will stick with you throughout the entire process
We’re here for you and to look out for your best interests through all aspects of this transition. We’ve invested time and resources to become a trusted SRES® because we enjoy the opportunity to work with older adults just like you.
An SRES® can draw upon a network of other professionals focused on 50+ clients
Through our SRES® designation along with our membership in the Cincinnati Senior Connection, we’ve identified trust, helpful experts in the fields of tax law, finances, estate planning and more who can help you understand your financial situation. We also have access to partners who can help you sell your home easily and affordably, including staging specialists, de-cluttering and estate sale specialists, movers and more.
An SRES® also has ties throughout the 50+ community
We’re also familiar with active adult and community service organizations and can provide referrals to a variety of local resources. Our knowledge of senior housing options can help you as you transition from the sale of your home.

To assist you in this process, we’ve created a valuable resource designed specifically for adults 50+. Our Moving On Guide walks you through each step in the selling process, with personalized guidelines and worksheets that will help you find the next living situation well-suited to your needs. And best of all, it’s FREE! Simply fill out the form below to get your copy of the “Moving On” booklet.


Additional Resources:

Senior Demographics

Senior Home & Travel

Senior Travel

Senior Money Matters