This chart shares popular upgrades people make for aging in place in their homes. We thank Hanley Wood and Builder.com for providing the statistics. Age in peace, wealth and good health. ** http://builder.hw.curationdesk.com/files/2014/03/ageinplace_HERO.png http://www.santamonicapropertyblog.com/?p=5503    

by Jodi Summers Here’s some fun statistics to share with your friends in colleagues….as of July 1, 2013, there were 316,128,839 people in the United States. The Census Bureau recently released estimates on the size, share of total population, age range, and birth date of each generation based on that date… Recession generation: 19,868,088 (6.3%) […]

by Jodi Summers Mrs. W is living the life. It wasn’t always that way. This millennium brought with it the passing of her husband, as well as the stock market crash. Nervous about her retirement position long and hard before selling the family home and purchasing a less expensive villa Mexico. Now she has freed […]

by Jodi Summers Close to 80% of the 41 million Americans age 65 and older are considered homeowners.  This is highest percentage of all age groups. Of those senior homeowners, approximately 70% have paid off their mortgage, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The amount of mortgage debt tends to hover around 30%, but […]

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by Jodi Summers As those in the real estate industry know, home prices fall in the cold, dark days of winter as buyers pay off the holiday spending spree, and stay warm watching football playoffs. According to sales data analysis of the Toronto housing market by TheRedPin.com realty service, home prices averaged $22,338 less in […]