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Myths of Medicaid: “They’re Going to Take My Home”

Myths of Medicaid: “They’re Going to Take My Home”

-by Jeffery D. Stinson of Stinson Law Firm, LLC, CELA*  Probably one of the most common misconceptions with the Medicaid program is that by becoming Medicaid eligible, the State of Indiana or some agency thereof will “take” the recipient’s home. The fact of the matter...

What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®?

What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®?

REALTORS® with Credentials and Experience with Senior Downsizers are Different….In a Good Way. When it comes to helping folks downsize, there is a host of special circumstances to consider.  Filtering through a person’s belongings to decide what goes to the...

Tips to Find the Best Real Estate Agent

Tips to Find the Best Real Estate Agent

Not all real estate brokers are created equally…some pertinent qualities to be an effective and efficient resource for clients include: Creative problem solving skills (opposed to creative problem starting skills)Superb communication skills (opposed to a...

Feeling Reluctant to Invite People Into Your Home?

Feeling Reluctant to Invite People Into Your Home?

Home is where the heart is....that's how the saying goes, anyway.  I run into several Indianapolis senior citizens who would beg to differ, though.  Or maybe home is where their heart is and they have an extraordinary amount of heart (aka stuff).  One lady I was on...

We are FLIPPING Over the Indiana Real Estate Market!

We are FLIPPING Over the Indiana Real Estate Market!

Each month, our Board of REALTORS® puts out market statistics that I find very helpful in tracking the trend of the local real estate market.  Consumers are starting to take to heart what real estate professionals have been saying for about 3 years now-that its a...

Downsizing From Start to Finish!

Downsizing From Start to Finish!

Downsizing from start to finish is how we best help Indianapolis area senior citizens.  We like to use this handy graphic to explain it best: To schedule your FREE Downsizing Consultation, simply complete the “contact me” form on this page or call/text/email...

Are Guarantee Buy Out Programs Right for You?

Are Guarantee Buy Out Programs Right for You?

I've recently been approached by investors who want to offer my senior downsizing clients a program to help seniors sell their Indianapolis property and move into low or no maintenance living quickly and without much hassle.  Hey!  That's my gig!  Sounds like a...

VA Aid and Attendance Benefits

VA Aid and Attendance Benefits

Like many government programs, the VA Aid and Attendance Program is not well publicized.  Check out this video from an NBC News special series about the low usage of this phenomenal program available to United States Veterans, their spouses, and windows for at home,...

April 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

If you’re like me, you love stats…especially Indiana real estate stats!  Each month, our local real estate board puts out statistics and many folks have enjoyed watching the Indianapolis real estate market this way.  Below is the April 2018 Indianapolis area real...

Downsizing in Indianapolis Made Easy!

Downsizing in Indianapolis Made Easy!

I was privleaged to tag along for a talk with Laura Roman, from Westminster Village North about downsizing.  Laura and I share clients sometimes.  What we share more of, though, is empathy for each one of our downsizing clients.  The...