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As Housing Rebound Helps More Retirees Sell Homes, Investors Prep for Increased Demand for Senior Housing
Mark Heschmeyer / CoStar / September 11, 2013
Relatively Affordable Senior Unit Prices Attracting Buyers, REITs Allocating More Funds for Property Acquisitions
Senior housing investment sales, which have been slowly creeping up this year, could see a big boost in activity in the near future. Investors in the sector see senior living assets continuing to benefit from the ongoing recovery in housing, which is making it easier for older owners to sell their homes in anticipation of moving to a senior housing facility.
Seeing this trend, several major public REITs are beginning to sell some of the their commercial assets, which are gettingRead More
Teresa Burney / BUILDER / April 25, 2013
Happy resident testimonials and glimpses of the “good life” help sell homes to older buyers.
The home shoppers thought they were coming to see the model homes in Traditions of America’s 50-plus Silver Spring and Liberty Hill communities last April, but what the builder really wanted to show off was the communities’ lifestyle and happy residents.
So every time the shoppers opened the door of one of the model homes in the builder’s Pennsylvania communities’ “Live Better Now” events, they were greeted by a current homeowner and member of one of Traditions of America’sRead More