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Topic - Robert Ray
Moving and selling a house is rarely an easy proposition, but perhaps the hardest scenario is when the owner has lived there for 40 or 50 years and is now unable to live independently because of age or health issues.
"This is not just a real estate transaction, there's a huge emotional component here," explained Robert Ray, owner of Caring Transitions, a consulting firm in Bethesda specializing in estate sales, downsizing and senior relocations, adding that it's important to have the proper real estate agent.
"You don't want someone rushing in and saying, 'Here are the comps in the neighborhood, here's the listing contract, sign here,' " he said. "You want someone who's specially certified and who understands the needs of the elderly."