WHAT IS AN SRES®?
A Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) is a REALTOR® who is uniquely qualified to assist seniors in housing sales and purchases. The SRES® designation is awarded only to REALTORS®who have successfully completed a series of educational courses on how to help seniors and their families with later-in-life real estate transactions. They also draw upon the expertise of a network of senior specialists, such as estate planners, CPAs, and eldercare lawyers, and are familiar with local community resources and services. Their mission is to help seniors and their families navigate the maze of financial, legal and emotional issues that accompany the sale of the home.
What qualities make an SRES® different?
Has knowledge, experience and compassion in dealing with senior issues.
Works first and foremost with the best interests of the client in mind.
Can suggest housing alternatives, including ones that may allow an aging parent to remain in the home instead of selling it.
Takes a no-pressure approach to the transaction and has a strong service orientation.
Will take the time needed to make a client feel comfortable with the complex selling process.
Understands the emotional demands a sale can make on a senior, and tries to minimize them.
Tailors the marketing of a home to the needs of an older client.
Can interact easily with all generations, including seniors, adult children and caretakers.
Is knowledgeable about local senior housing options and elder support services.
Has a wide network of other senior-focused professionals who can assist in tax counseling, financial and estate planning, and other aspects of the sale and move.
How can SRES® Help You Plan for Your Future Housing Needs?
Because an SRES® focuses on retirees and seniors, they understand the need to plan ahead and the challenges that face seniors as they age with regards to balancing finances, mobility, health, and personal needs. They have also been trained to understand that the right housing for today may not meet your needs a few years down the road. There are three main ways in which an SRES can guide you in planning your future housing needs.
An SRES® understands senior housing options including simply aging in place in your current home or moving to an assisted living facility or retirement home. Additional options include things like planned senior communities with new homes designed for the needs of seniors.
An SRES® can assist in dealing with financial options for real estate. An SRES is trained in capital gains and other tax issues relating to owning real estate to better help seniors decide if a rental property is really the best option.As part of this training, they learn about how using pensions, IRAs, 401ks, and other retirement accounts in real estate transactions work. They also understand reverse mortgages, both the positive sides and the potential downsides of that type of mortgage for senior
An SRES® will refer you to the specialist you need including an aging in place specialist who can help you make a plan for modifications to your existing home in order to make your home safe and comfortable as you age
About us - Dallas Seniors Real Estate Specialists
Nitin Gupta is A Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)® in Dallas, TX. If you are a senior or the family member of a senior in the Dallas Texas area, please know that I am sensitive to the emotional, financial and practical aspects of seniors buying and selling real estate. If you are trying to help an older adult you love begin the process of relocating, it’s important to take your time and find a realtor who understands the unique challenges that come along with selling a home when you are a senior.
Having a licensed real estate agent who knows how to help a senior and their family through this transition is important. That is why the National Association of Realtors created a special designation for realtors who work with seniors.The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES) credential means a realtor has gone the extra mile to learn how to be a true resource for older sellers. To qualify, a licensed real estate agent must complete a training program that helps them learn more about the challenges of moving when retired.
I pledge to treat you like a member of my family.
Nitin Gupta, SRES, ABR, GRI, CRS, REALTOR provides services in the following cities:
Allen, Carrollton, Coppell, Southlake, Colleyville, University Park, Highland Park, Keller, Westlake, Grapevine, Dallas, Flower Mound, Frisco, Irving, Valley Ranch, Lewisville, McKinney, Melissa, Plano, and Prosper, Allen, Carrollton, Coppell, Southlake, Colleyville, University Park, Highland Park, Keller, Westlake, Grapevine, Dallas, Flower Mound, Frisco, Irving, Valley Ranch, Lewisville, McKinney, Melissa, Plano, and Prosper, Alvin Tx, Anna Tx, Aubrey Tx Azle Tx, Balch Springs Tx, Benbrook Tx, Burleson Tx, Carrollton Tx, Cedar Hill Tx, Coppell Tx, Colleyville Tx, Corinth Tx, Decatur Tx, Denton Tx, Desoto Tx, Euless Tx, Farmersville Tx, Flower Mound Tx, Forney Tx, Frisco Tx, Fate Tx, Garland Tx, Glenn Heights Tx, Godley Tx, Grand Prairie Tx, Haslet Tx, Heath Tx, Hickory Creek Tx, Irving Tx, Kennedale Tx, Addison, Allen, Argyle, Arlington, Aubrey, Azle, Bedford, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Colleyville, Collin County, Coppell, Dallas, Dallas County, Denton, Denton County, Desoto, Duncanville, Euless, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Ft Worth, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Haltom City, Haslet, Hurst, Irving, Johnson County, Justin, Keller, Kennedale, Krum, Lake Dallas, Lancaster, Lewisville, Little Elm, Mansfield, Mckinney, Mesquite, Naval Air Station Jrb, Newark, North Richland Hills, Parker County, Plano, Ponder, Prosper, Rhome, Richardson, Richland Hills, Roanoke, Rowlett, Rockwall, Waxahachie, Sachse, Southlake, Tarrant County, The Colony, Trophy Club, Tyler, Weatherford, Westlake, Wise County