Seniors Real Estate Specialist

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“As we age, we demand specialists in our health needs, so why not in our housing and equity needs as well?”

Picture1In June 2007, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) established the SRES® Council, which confers the SRES® designation. SRES® stands for Seniors Real Estate Specialist. REALTORS® with the SRES® designation are specifically trained to serve the needs and interests of real estate buyers and sellers age 50+. SRES® is the only “seniors real estate” designation recognized by NAR.


Various Generations:

  • G.I. Generation: born 1901-1926
  • Silent Generation: born 1927-1945
  • Baby Boomers: born 1945-1964
  • Generation X: born 1965-1976
  • Generation Y, Echo Boomers, Millennials, Nexters: born 1977-1994


Are you looking to buy/sell but don’t know where to turn?

If you set the time aside to meet with me, your concerns will be brought to the forefront and solutions will be met with the knowledge and patience you deserve.

Unique needs

  • As an SRES®, my goals are to:
    • Build trust and rapport.
    • Define your parameters.
    • Help you form realistic expectations.
    • Learn of anyone who will be involved in the decision making.
    • Learn your needs and goals, life stage, health and activity stage, and motives for buying/selling.
    • Find out how this purchase/sale fits into long-term plans.
    • Plan a strategy for finding the right property – or – plan a strategy for selling your property.
  • Each buyer/seller has unique needs. I can help you because I have…
    • a solid comprehension of federal laws for Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA).
    • sensitivity to 50+ issues and priorities.
    • the devotion to provide reputable services that win and sustain trusting client and customer relationships.

Purchase, Sale, or Investment

  • Housing Options:
    • Communities that enable independent living
    • Facilities that provide assistance and care
    • Integrate the disposition of real property into your estate plans
  • Financial options: learn how pensions, 401k accounts, and IRAs can be used in the purchase of real estate.
  • Financial options: examine how additional sources of income—Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security may impact your real estate decisions.
  • Financial options: look at all available financing methods, including reverse mortgages.
  • My Team of Experts:
    • SRES® Designees are not qualified to give financial or legal advice. That is why I have assembled a team of experts to help serve you.
    • My team will provide you with professional advice, council, and direct attention to your specific needs.
  • Resources: Looking for a home can be frustrating at times. If you need additional information, I can provide you with relevant resources and answers to any of your real estate related questions.
  • Research: The research I have available will allow me to gain insight on senior marketing strategies; learn about local, state and national demographics; internet trends; geographic patterns; top selling points for seniors; and motivations for relocating.


  • Are you Undecided About Your Next Move?
    • Part of my SRES® course was dedicated to understanding current market trends, recent research, and the pros and cons accumulated by National and Government programs in these areas of interest:
      • Active Lifestyles
      • Independent Living
      • Assisted Living
      • Continuing Care
      • Care Facilities
      • Age-restricted communities
    • Personal Approach
      • A customized approach to your real estate needs is one of the many services I will offer to you.
      • I have the knowledge and expertise to counsel you through major financial and lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.
      • My team and I will offer you the opportunity to complete a real estate transaction with the patience, professionalism and expertise you deserve.


heather.potts.windermere.lynnwoodLooking for a dedicated real estate professional? One that will take the time and effort to complete a transaction that meets YOUR standards?

Look no further.

My knowledge and experience in the 50+ market will open up the door for a well-paced, successful real estate transaction.

Contact me today:
425-218-4368 or