Creating an Older Adult-Friendly Home

Creating an Older Adult-Friendly Home
From the desk of Trilogy at Rio Vista REALTOR Ralene Nelson: Because I work with Boomers moving into retirement homes - just thought I would share this article on older adult friendly homes. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans age 65 and older is projected to more than double by 2060 — from 46 million to more than 98 million. And with an increasingly aging population comes the need to modify homes to suit that demograph

SOLD – 573 Anderson Way, Rio Vista, 3bds/2bths 1617sf

SOLD – 573 Anderson Way, Rio Vista, 3bds/2bths 1617sf
Sold for $255,000 3-4 bedroom, 2 bath model, carpet, tile kitchen counters. Master bedroom is the retreat plan, however, can be converted to 4 full bedrooms. Needs some TLC More Details for 573 Anderson Way Property Class:Single Family Residential Listing Status:Active City:Rio Vista State:CA Zip:94571 Area:Rio Vista County:Solano Class:Single Family Property Subtype:Single Family Approx Lot Size:0.140 Stories:1 Fireplaces:Yes Beds:3...

Baby Boomers: Here’s How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

Baby Boomers: Here’s How to Sell Your Home to Millennials
From the desk of Rio Vista REALTOR Ralene Nelson: These are great tips no matter what demographics your potential buyers fit into. Shopping for a home has evolved over the years. Here's what you need to know about the new generation of buyers. For years we’ve seen the shift in Baby Boomers ditching their large suburban homes for the excitement of urban life. And we’re noticing the reverse from millennials: leaving behind small spaces along with the hustl

The Four Keys to Selling Your Home Faster

The Four Keys to Selling Your Home Faster
From the desk of Rio Vista REALTOR, Ralene Nelson: Just thought I would share these four keys for selling your home faster. Entice buyers by avoiding these 4 common turnoffs. You love your home. You’ve made lots of happy memories there and put time and energy into decorating and furnishing. But when you need to sell your home and it sits on the market for weeks, with no one seemingly interested? Baffling. Rather than dwell on what’s wrong wi

SOLD – 327 California St, Rio Vista, 2bds/2bths, 1074sf

SOLD – 327 California St, Rio Vista, 2bds/2bths, 1074sf
Sold for - $270,000 Adorable bungalow, great first home or retirement, with lots of charm, recently painted, flooring is 2 yrs new, Master bedroom has lots of light with newer bath. Kitchen has granite counters, gas stove and stainless sink. Home is completely fenced, makes for a great play area, with larger backyard with beautiful gardens. Detached garage with part of it separated, can be put back to 2 car. Don't miss the opportunity to own this ho...

SOLD – 161 Springhill Dr, Rio Vista 2bds/2bths, 1154sf

SOLD – 161 Springhill Dr, Rio Vista 2bds/2bths, 1154sf
SOLD for $271,500 Great home for retirement, keep things simple. Two bedroom, 2 bath and larger backyard, partial fenced. White tile counters, oak cabinets and appliances, has a pantry. Inside laundry is plumbed for gas/electric dryer. More Details for 161 Springhill Dr Property Class:Single Family Residential Listing Status:Active City:Rio Vista State:CA Zip:94571 Area:Rio Vista County:Solano Class:Single Family Property Subtype:Sin...

Bay Area Homes Are Selling at the Nation’s Quickest Pace

Bay Area Homes Are Selling at the Nation’s Quickest Pace
Bay Area house hunters hoping to score a property this spring before interest rates move even higher should be prepared to act quickly and decisively, as homes in the region are selling faster than anywhere else in the country. The National Association of Realtors’ latest existing-home sales report says that U.S. properties — including single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and co-ops — sold in an average of 45 days in February, two weeks quicker

Pre-Retirement Checkup: What You Should Do in the 5 Years Before You Retire

Pre-Retirement Checkup: What You Should Do in the 5 Years Before You Retire
Spend this crucial period securing your savings and testing out the reality of your retirement plans. For people who turned 60 this year, retirement is beginning to come into sight. The question is, are they actually ready for it? “Your age isn’t what you should be relying on to determine when you should retire,” says Walter Updegrave, an author and journalist who runs the site Real Deal Retirement, which links to a number of calculators that l...

SOLD – 1004 Sunset Landing Dr, Rio Vista, 2bds/2bths, 2031sf

SOLD – 1004 Sunset Landing Dr, Rio Vista, 2bds/2bths, 2031sf
Sold for $405,000 Welcome to this stunning Windsor model with leaded front door. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with den has tile floors, crown molding, gourmet kitchen with granite counters/pendant lights over island counter. Great room with fireplace/mantle and room for our big screen TV. Full length patio w/gas bib for BBQ and room for the perfect party. Romantic master suite w/oval tub. A front patio to watch the beautiful sunsets. Room for a golf cart

How to Choose the Perfect Retirement Home for You

How to Choose the Perfect Retirement Home for You
From the desk of Trilogy at Rio Vista REALTOR, Ralene Nelson: Just thought I would share with you these 10 things to consider when purchasing the home you will retire in. Once their children grow older and leave home, many people start looking for a new house. This might happen at retirement, or even sometime before, but this home purchase will likely be the last for most. This search may be very different from previous ones. When searching...