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We know that selling a senior home can be a difficult process, especially if you are selling the home of a loved one. We understand this and will work with you every step of the way to make the process as smooth as possible.

We also help seniors find their new retirement home or move to a new home, and we take care of every single part of the process as if they were our own parents. We have a proven track record of success, and we have helped hundreds of families sell their homes and move on to the next chapter in their lives.

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NAVIGATING REAL ESTATE: A GUIDE FOR SENIORS

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RECOMMENDED NEIGHBORHOODS FOR SENIORS

Here is a ranking of the best neighborhoods in Halifax, NS, for seniors who are looking for a quiet place to live, from 1 to 10

FAIRVIEW

Fairview is a diverse neighborhood with a mix of residential and commercial areas. It is home to many parks and green spaces, as well as the Fairview Public Library. Fairview is a great place to live if you are looking for a neighborhood with a variety of things to do, but also a quiet place to relax.

SPRYFIELD

Spryfield is a large neighborhood with a mix of residential and commercial areas. It is home to many schools and parks, as well as the Halifax Shopping Centre. Spryfield is a great place to live if you are looking for a family-friendly neighborhood with easy access to amenities, and a quiet place to retire.

BEDFORD

Bedford is a suburban neighborhood with a mix of residential and commercial areas. It is home to many schools and parks, as well as the Bedford Highway, a major thoroughfare that connects Halifax to Dartmouth. Bedford is a great place to live if you are looking for a family-friendly neighborhood with easy access to amenities, but it is not as quiet as some of the other neighborhoods on this list.

WESTMOUNT

Westmount is a quiet neighborhood with a mix of single-family homes and condos. It is located close to the Halifax Shopping Centre and the Halifax Public Gardens. Westmount is a great place to live if you are looking for a family-friendly neighborhood with easy access to amenities, and a quiet place to retire.

ROCKINGHAM

Rockingham is a suburban neighborhood with a mix of residential and commercial properties. It is home to many families and young professionals. Rockingham is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and its proximity to schools, parks, and shopping. However, it is not as quiet as some of the other neighborhoods on this list.

DARTMOUTH WATERFRONT

The Dartmouth Waterfront is a waterfront neighborhood with stunning views of the Halifax Harbour. It is home to many new developments, including luxury condos and townhouses. The Dartmouth Waterfront is a great place to live if you are looking for a waterfront location with easy access to downtown Halifax, but it is not as quiet as some of the other neighborhoods on this list.

THE SOUTH END

The South End is a trendy neighborhood with a mix of old and new. It is home to many popular shops, restaurants, and bars. It is also home to the Halifax Public Gardens, one of the oldest botanical gardens in North America. The South End is a great place to live if you are looking for a vibrant and exciting neighborhood, but it is not as quiet as some of the other neighborhoods on this list.

CHEBUCTO

Chebucto is a diverse neighborhood with a mix of residential and commercial areas. It is home to many schools and parks, as well as the Chebucto Mall. Chebucto is a great place to live if you are looking for a neighborhood with a variety of things to do, but it is not as quiet as some of the other neighborhoods on this list.

THE NORTH END

The North End is a historic neighborhood with a strong sense of community. It is home to many heritage buildings and charming shops. The North End is also home to the Halifax Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The North End is a great place to live if you are looking for a charming and historic neighborhood, but it is not as quiet as some of the other neighborhoods on this list.

HOMES IN HALIFAX FOR SENIORS


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  • 54 Manor Drive in Sackville: 25-Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407911

    54 Manor Drive 25-Sackville Sackville B4C 2P1
    Main Photo: 54 Manor Drive in Sackville: 25-Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407911
    $249,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202407911
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,088 sq. ft.
    Looking for an affordable option as a first time home buyer or for senior living? Look no further. This sweet mini home (2003) is located in a lovely park in Lower Sackville with affordable lot rent. Home features a bright sunny kitchen, equipped with appliances purchased in 2023. Home is heated with electric heat & 3 heat pumps. Washer & dryer were also purchased new in 2023. This lovely home has 3 good sized bedrooms, along with a laundry area. Home has a great deck, perfect for bbq'ing. Roof was re-shingled in 2023 (warranty is transferrable). Home is ready for immediate possession. Book your showing today and see what this home has to offer your family. Park is pet friendly for small dogs, inquire with management with park application. More details
    Listed by Keller Williams Select Realty
  • 509 60 Walter Havill Drive in Halifax: 8-Armdale/Purcell's Cove/Herring Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407845

    509 60 Walter Havill Drive 8-Armdale/Purcell's Cove/Herring Halifax B3N 0A9
    Main Photo: 509 60 Walter Havill Drive in Halifax: 8-Armdale/Purcell's Cove/Herring Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407845
    $469,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202407845
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,035 sq. ft.
    Welcome to your new home at The Waterton Condominiums overlooking the picturesque Long Lake Provincial Park. This exquisite 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo offers an unparalleled combination of comfort and tranquility and is just moments away from all your must have amenities, Halifax Shopping Center and has quick access to the highway. The living room features an open concept design that seamlessly connects to the galley kitchen and dining room, making it the perfect setting for entertaining friends and family. Both bedrooms offer breathtaking views of Long Lake Provincial Park, ensuring you wake up to serene sunrises and retire to peaceful sunsets. The primary bedroom boasts an ensuite with double vanity and a walk-in closet. This unit features brand new flooring and baseboards, freshly painted and move-in ready! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova (Halifax)
  • 308 31 River Lane in Bedford: 20-Bedford Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407712

    308 31 River Lane 20-Bedford Bedford B4A 3Y7
    Main Photo: 308 31 River Lane in Bedford: 20-Bedford Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407712
    $309,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202407712
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    849 sq. ft.
    Charming 2-bedroom, 1-bath condo within walking to most amenities in the heart of Bedford! Located on major bus routes, and there is also one assigned parking space for your vehicle. Features in-suite laundry, elevator, outdoor in-ground pool, and a balcony, in this well maintained building with a lovely feel! 24 hours notice required for viewings. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic (Dartmouth)
  • 604 6369 Coburg Road in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407559

    604 6369 Coburg Road 2-Halifax South Halifax B3H 4J7
    Main Photo: 604 6369 Coburg Road in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407559
    $349,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202407559
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    693 sq. ft.
    Welcome to your chic, move-in ready condo where every day feels like a European getaway! Perfectly positioned across the street from Dalhousie University and just a hop, skip and a jump away from essential amenities and the bustling Spring Garden Road- this condo is at the heart of it all. As soon as you step inside, you'll be greeted by a bright, open concept layout. The living area is framed by a wall of glass creating a luminous and welcoming atmosphere. Step further into the spacious bedroom where corner windows offer a glimpse into a picturesque scene reminiscent of a Parisian street, overlooking the historic charm of King’s College's architectural marvels. Complete with new appliances, flooring, fixtures and fresh paint, ensuring your new home is both stylish and modern. A generous sized storage room with an option to add stackable laundry, if you choose. With a live-in superintendent, your living experience is seamless and carefree. Rooftop patio with stellar city views. Whether you're a budding academic, a healthcare professional, or simply anyone craving the pulse of city life this pad is for you. Parking available to be rented at $75 monthly. Condo fees include heat and water. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic
  • 614 1326 Lower Water Street in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407606

    614 1326 Lower Water Street 2-Halifax South Halifax B3J 3R3
    Main Photo: 614 1326 Lower Water Street in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407606
    $434,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202407606
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    804 sq. ft.
    Welcome to unit 614 - a stunning and spacious 1-bedroom courtyard-facing condo in the fabulous and convenient Waterfront Place. "614" is a chic and modern 6th-floor unit and features an attractive open-concept floor plan with angled walls and soaring high ceilings - and, yes, in-unit laundry (washer & dryer)! An on-trend white and bright kitchen with an abundance of cabinets, a stone surface sit-up bar, and stainless steel appliances highlights the functional culinary space. Not everyone gets to face the quiet inner courtyard in the back of the building, but the owner of this unit does! This unit has a patio, too. The bedroom is spacious, too, and also faces the peace and tranquility of the courtyard and the living room is the perfect size to lounge on days off or host guests. A full bathroom and a surprisingly large storage/ laundry room complete this compelling unit. Enjoy the fullest selection of downtown amenities as you cannot beat this location and its proximity to the harbor, restaurants - everything! Underground deeded parking (#33) is included and the building has a pool, sauna & gym. Condo fee $595.50/month. Call today to view! More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic
  • 20 4 Rose Way in Dartmouth: 12-Southdale, Manor Park Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407614

    20 4 Rose Way 12-Southdale, Manor Park Dartmouth B2Y 4L9
    Main Photo: 20 4 Rose Way in Dartmouth: 12-Southdale, Manor Park Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407614
    $339,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202407614
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,301 sq. ft.
    Welcome to unit 20 4 Rose Way. This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom townhouse condo is located in one of the most desirable locations in Dartmouth - Manor Park. Amenities include shopping, gyms, restaurants, schools, it is a short distance to both downtown Dartmouth and Halifax and is home to future growth and development. This unit has its own external entrance which enters into a living room, dining room and kitchen. The second level features in-unit laundry, a spacious secondary bedroom, full bathroom and a master bedroom with its own balcony, walk-in closet and an ensuite half bathroom. A bonus space which can be hard to come by is the loft on the third level. This is a great space for a rec room or an office. If you're a first time home buyer looking to enter into the market and want to be in a central location, this could be your opportunity. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova
  • 1405 1470 Summer Street in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407650

    1405 1470 Summer Street 2-Halifax South Halifax B3H 3A3
    Main Photo: 1405 1470 Summer Street in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407650
    $776,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202407650
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,335 sq. ft.
    Location Location Location!!! It's on summer street, walking distant to spring garden road. The 1335sq ft. space is flooded with natural light through the large bay windows with southwestern exposure. This unit is on 14th floor 2 bedrooms unit includes big kitchen with a cute breakfast nook and formal dining connect to living room with hardwood floors and a walk out to the patio. The sunny Primary bedroom with ensuite bathroom, closet. The 2nd bedroom has its own closet and the main guest full bathroom. Bonus - in unit laundry! This building has added features including an indoor pool, gym, common room for private functions and 24 hour door Commissionaires. Condo fees also include indoor parking with storage. More details
    Listed by Exit Realty Metro
  • 309 267 Gary Martin Drive in Bedford: 20-Bedford Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407669

    309 267 Gary Martin Drive 20-Bedford Bedford B4B 0P5
    Main Photo: 309 267 Gary Martin Drive in Bedford: 20-Bedford Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407669
    $579,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202407669
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,468 sq. ft.
    Welcome to Unit 309 in the Dom Vista, your gateway to comfortable and convenient living in the vibrant community of West Bedford. With it’s expansive 1468 square feet of living space, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit offers a seamless blend of comfort and sophistication, setting the stage for a lifestyle of ease and relaxation. Revel in the open-concept, functional layout - the bright, well-appointed kitchen is seamlessly connected to the spacious dining and living area. Natural light floods the unit though large East facing windows, highlighting the chic finishes and inviting atmosphere. Step outside to a large, private balcony, where sweeping views create a captivating backdrop for any occasion. Retreat to the primary bedroom, boasting a generous walk-in closet and a luxurious 3-piece ensuite bath, providing a private oasis to unwind and recharge. Need a quiet space to work? The unit features an office/flex space, perfect for your professional needs. A second bedroom and well-appointed bathroom ensure ample space for guests or family members. Convenience is key with in-unit laundry and one assigned underground parking spot and storage, complemented by one deeded outdoor spot. Enjoy the building's amenities, including a social room, gym, and rooftop patio with breathtaking views. This well-maintained building features affordable condo fees, an on-site superintendent and a pet-friendly lifestyle. Nestled in the esteemed Stonington Park, this condo offers the perfect blend of suburban tranquility and convenient access to amenities, including walkable proximity to extracurricular activities, top-notch educational facilities and your soon to be favourite coffee shop, pub, farm market and health services. Discover the perfect balance of urban convenience and suburban charm, schedule your viewing of Unit 309 today! More details
    Listed by Parachute Realty
  • 311 83 Kearney Lake Road in Halifax: 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407683

    311 83 Kearney Lake Road 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Halifax B3M 4E6
    Main Photo: 311 83 Kearney Lake Road in Halifax: 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407683
    $330,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202407683
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    915 sq. ft.
    Discover the charm of living in this delightful pet-friendly, two-bedroom condo. Nestled within the vibrant Cambria Park community, this well-lit and spacious unit is designed with an efficient floor plan that includes the convenience of in-suite laundry. Residents of Cambria Park benefit from outdoor parking, along with plenty of space for visitors. The condo community is vibrant and welcoming, boasting amenities such as an outdoor pool, basketball and tennis courts, a children's play area, and is located conveniently across from Grosvenor Wentworth School and Hemlock Ravine Park. Easy access to serene walking trails and the supervised, public beach at Kearney Lake. Situated close to Canada Games Centre, Keshen Goodman Library, Halifax West High School, Mount St. Vincent University, Lacewood Transit Terminal, and Bayers Lake Shopping District. Quick and convenient access to Highway 102, a bus stop at your front door and only 10 kms to downtown. Become part of a secure, well-managed condo corporation with an on-site superintendent. Worry-free living, ideal location, vibrant community and a bright, airy unit. Book your showing today. All offers are due by Wednesday, April 24th by 10am, left open until 9pm. Seller reserves the right to accept an offer at anytime. More details
    Listed by EXP Realty of Canada Inc.
  • 100 Stoney Brook Court in Halifax: 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407553

    100 Stoney Brook Court 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Halifax B3M 3J7
    Main Photo: 100 Stoney Brook Court in Halifax: 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407553
    $379,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202407553
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,258 sq. ft.
    Welcome Home to This charming 3-bedroom, 1 and 1/2 bathroom home has undergone significant upgrades since 2021, making it a modern and comfortable living space. The property features two new heat pumps and a new oil tank, ensuring efficient heating and cooling throughout the year. Additionally, a new 100 amp breaker panel has been installed, enhancing the electrical system of the home. The kitchen has been updated with brand new appliances including a fridge, stove, and dishwasher, adding both functionality and style. The new kitchen countertop and backsplash provide a fresh and contemporary look to the space. Situated on a private lane way, this home offers a sense of seclusion while still being conveniently located near various amenities, making it an ideal blend of comfort and convenience for its residents. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova
  • 223 1326 Lower Water Street in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407394

    223 1326 Lower Water Street 2-Halifax South Halifax B3J 3R3
    Main Photo: 223 1326 Lower Water Street in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407394
    $429,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202407394
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    550 sq. ft.
    Nestled in downtown's vibrant core with a picturesque view of the Harbour, this charming condo boasts a thoughtfully curated interior. Embrace the comfort of a custom kitchen renovation, complemented by a cozy layout that beckons relaxation. Revel in stunning views of the Halifax Harbour from your window. The building offers an array of amenities, including a rooftop patio, indoor pool, sauna, gym, party room, courtyard, and secure underground parking with electrical upgrades. Step outside to stroll along the boardwalk or visit the adjacent Farmers Market. Ideal for students or young professionals, this unit also includes a coveted deeded parking spot, ensuring convenience amidst the bustling downtown scene. More details
    Listed by Parachute Realty
  • 7 Hazel Street in Middle Sackville: 25-Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202407445

    7 Hazel Street 25-Sackville Middle Sackville B4E 1E6
    Main Photo: 7 Hazel Street in Middle Sackville: 25-Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202407445
    $245,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202407445
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,120 sq. ft.
    Welcome to this inviting 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom mobile home, where thoughtful touches by the current owners create a cozy retreat. Step inside to discover spacious bedrooms and a beautifully appointed bathroom, offering comfort and style. With the addition of a ductless heat pump, you can enjoy efficient heating and cooling throughout the seasons. Located in Sackville, this home is conveniently close to amenities, ensuring ease of living. Experience the charm and warmth of this meticulously curated space, where every corner showcases the potential of mobile living at its finest. More details
    Listed by EXP Realty of Canada Inc.
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FAQS

Should seniors sell their homes before or after moving into assisted living?

It's generally advisable for seniors to sell their homes before moving into assisted living. By doing so, they can have a clear understanding of their finances and avoid potential risks if the housing market declines.

How can I increase the value of my home before selling it as a senior?

Making repairs and updates, such as painting the walls, installing new flooring, and improving the exterior and landscaping, can help increase the value of your home before selling.

Is it necessary to hire a real estate agent when selling my house as a senior?

While it's not mandatory.

What makes an SRES® different from a regular real estate agent?

An SRES® has undergone specialized training focused on addressing the unique needs of seniors in real estate transactions. They possess extensive knowledge in areas such as financing options, downsizing, and retirement communities, making them well-equipped to provide tailored guidance to older adults.

Are SRES® designees only focused on selling homes?

While selling homes is a significant aspect of their expertise, SRES® designees can also assist seniors in other real estate endeavors, such as purchasing a new property or exploring rental options that better suit their lifestyle.

Can an SRES® help with estate planning?

While an SRES® may provide insights into real estate considerations related to estate planning, they are not typically qualified to provide legal or financial advice. However, they can connect you with trusted professionals who specialize in estate planning matters.

Is working with an SRES® only beneficial for seniors?

No, an SRES® can provide valuable assistance to anyone involved in a real estate transaction involving seniors. Whether you're a family member or a friend seeking support for a loved one, an SRES® can guide you through the process and ensure that the senior's needs are met.

In conclusion, enlisting the services of an SRES® can significantly simplify the process of selling a long-held family home or assisting seniors in real estate transactions. Their unparalleled training and experience make them uniquely qualified to address the specific challenges faced by older adults. By working with an SRES®, you can ensure that your real estate journey is not only successful but also tailored to your individual needs and preferences.

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