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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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  • 5915 Gainsborough Place in Halifax: 3-Halifax North Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417422

    5915 Gainsborough Place 3-Halifax North Halifax B3K 5R8
    Main Photo: 5915 Gainsborough Place in Halifax: 3-Halifax North Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417422
    $475,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417422
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,452 sq. ft.
    Get ready for beautiful sunsets and refreshing sea breezes! Picture yourself taking in stunning views from every floor of this lovely townhouse, just 15 minutes from downtown Halifax, Bedford, and Dartmouth. This condo features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, making it perfect for a small family or a single professional who loves to entertain. On the first floor, you'll find a bedroom, a spacious family room with a custom entertainment center (all TVs included), a stone accent wall, and a walkout patio. Elevate your game and movie nights with your own wet bar, pot lights, and built-in surround sound system. The kitchen boasts custom millwork cabinetry, a wine rack, granite counters, and stainless appliances. On the second level, there's a large open-concept dining and living room. Combined with the open breakfast bar, entertaining will be a breeze. The third level features the primary bedroom, a third bedroom, and a full 4-piece bath. Located near all amenities, shops, schools, schools, and nearby parks, This property perfectly blends convenience and relaxation! Don’t miss out—book your private viewing today! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova
  • 302 72 Seapoint Road in Dartmouth: 10-Dartmouth Downtown to Burnsid Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417458

    302 72 Seapoint Road 10-Dartmouth Downtown to Burnsid Dartmouth B3B 1B7
    Main Photo: 302 72 Seapoint Road in Dartmouth: 10-Dartmouth Downtown to Burnsid Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417458
    $799,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417458
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,429 sq. ft.
    Imagine starting your day with coffee on the expansive 320sf balcony, watching boats sail by as the sky tranforms into a backdrop of magical sunsets that paint the sky with vibrant hues. Welcome to your luxurious waterfront oasis at Seapoint Condominiums! This water facing two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo offers 1429 square feet of contemporary living space with unparalleled views where the water and sky meet. Upon entering, you'll be greeted by floor-to-ceiling windows that bathe the entire condo in natural light, providing breathtaking vistas of the marina and beyond. The open concept floor plan seamlessly connects the living, dining, and kitchen areas, creating an ideal space for entertaining guests or simply enjoying the tranquil surroundings. The primary bedroom has access to a wraparound balcony, allowing you to embrace the refreshing sea breeze. Each bedroom is a private retreat, thoughtfully separated and boasting its own ensuite bath and generous walk in closets. This condo is a haven for boat enthusiasts, offering front row seats to watch the comings and goings of vessels from the comfort of your home. This exceptional residence also includes a resident manager for your convenience and 2 underground parking spaces with a wash bay, ensuring the utmost convenience. To enhance your living experience, low condo fees of $537 include heat and the building is air-conditioned for year-round comfort. Additionally, residents have access to a fully equipped gym to help you stay active and a professionally decorated common room with a kitchen for hosting events and gatherings. This is your chance to live where the horizon is your daily panorama! More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic
  • 131 Hilltop Drive in Middle Sackville: 25-Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417468

    131 Hilltop Drive 25-Sackville Middle Sackville B4C 2P6
    Main Photo: 131 Hilltop Drive in Middle Sackville: 25-Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417468
    $249,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417468
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,088 sq. ft.
    Attention downsizers, and first time home buyers alike! Here we have a 1088sqft well-maintained, 3-bedroom mini home with spacious, treelined and partially fenced yard in a convenient Sackville location. This 1088sqft home has a new roof (shingles and sheathing - 2022) fresh paint throughout, as well as some kitchen updates. No need to worry about exorbitant heating bills here. Let the centrally located heat pump provide efficient heating and cooling all year long. If that's not enough you have the option to fire up the wood stove for a toasty and nostalgic winter heating option. Another feature is how close to main amenities such as groceries, restaurants, and pharmacy, as well as a quick drive to Highway 102 for an easy commute. Come view this gem today! Seller asks for 48 hours to review offers so get in touch with your agent now to book! More details
    Listed by Exit Realty Metro
  • 30 Sailmaster Lane in Dartmouth: 10-Dartmouth Downtown to Burnsid Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417244

    30 Sailmaster Lane 10-Dartmouth Downtown to Burnsid Dartmouth B3B 0R3
    Main Photo: 30 Sailmaster Lane in Dartmouth: 10-Dartmouth Downtown to Burnsid Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417244
    $715,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417244
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,440 sq. ft.
    Welcome to 30 Sailmaster Lane! This 2 level townhouse unit features incredible views of the Dartmouth Yacht Club Marina and the Halifax Harbour from the oversized balcony. The main floor features an open concept living/dining and kitchen area along with a half bath and a natural gas fireplace. From the underground parking you have direct, private access from your 2 parking spots, up the stairs, directly into your living room and there's also an exterior door to walk out to Sailmaster Lane. Upstairs has 3 good sized bedrooms, the main 5 piece bathroom, a laundry room and the primary suite has a walk-in closet, a high end 6 piece ensuite and incredible views of the Halifax Harbour. The Seapoint Condos sit in a convenient location close to everything you need and more! Explore the waterfront trails, adjacent Dartmouth Yacht Club and on-site retailers or paint the town by visiting the shops and restaurants at nearby Dartmouth Crossing. Harbour Isle will consist of condominiums, townhouses, rental apartments, commercial space as well as a grocery store, coffee shops, restaurants and more! The flourishing and special community of Harbour Isle, spanning 22 acres, provides a natural setting for unique oceanfront living, while maintaining the essence of a boutique neighbourhood. Condo fees include heat and common elements. More details
    Listed by Exit Realty Metro
  • 310 93 Kearney Lake Road in Halifax: 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417315

    310 93 Kearney Lake Road 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Halifax B3M 4E7
    Main Photo: 310 93 Kearney Lake Road in Halifax: 5-Fairmount, Clayton Park, Rocki Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417315
    $350,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202417315
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    930 sq. ft.
    Welcome to your ideal urban retreat in Kearney Lake! This charming centrally located 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo offers a perfect blend of comfort and convenience with an elevator for easy access, assigned parking, in-ground heated pool and tennis courts at your fingertips. 5 minutes to Bayers Lake and 15 minutes to Downtown Halifax, on a bus route and all other amenities at an arm's length. Modern finishes throughout with gleaming hardwood floors, ceramic tiles makes for easy cleaning. The upgraded kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, ample counter space and a dining nook overlooking the dining/living room great for entertaining guests or watching the kids while you cook dinner. Kick up your feet and wind down from the day on your patio located on the side of the building privately lined mature trees offering a park-like feel. Condo living at its finest, you’ve got to check this one out! More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic (Dartmouth)
  • 619 MacDonald Street in Beaver Bank: 26-Beaverbank, Upper Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417234

    619 MacDonald Street 26-Beaverbank, Upper Sackville Beaver Bank B4E 1N2
    Main Photo: 619 MacDonald Street in Beaver Bank: 26-Beaverbank, Upper Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417234
    $214,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417234
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    967 sq. ft.
    Welcome to 619 MacDonald Street. This impressive property is a recently updated three-bedroom, one-bathroom double-wide home situated in Woodbine Park. Upon entering, you'll immediately notice the extensive renovations that have been meticulously carried out over the past few years. Highlights include a brand-new kitchen installed in 2022 and all-new flooring throughout in 2024. Step outside to find a new side deck and a spacious side porch with a covered roof, complemented by a roof reshingled in 2015. Additionally, the back deck was redone in 2022. The heating system was upgraded to electrical baseboards in 2019, along with a new electric fireplace (2023) and a new heat pump added in 2023. Furthermore, there's a double car driveway and a generously sized storage shed. Homes as beautifully renovated as this one rarely become available. Don't miss your chance - schedule a private viewing today. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova (Halifax)
  • 844 Duggan Drive in Beaver Bank: 26-Beaverbank, Upper Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417294

    844 Duggan Drive 26-Beaverbank, Upper Sackville Beaver Bank B4E 1L5
    Main Photo: 844 Duggan Drive in Beaver Bank: 26-Beaverbank, Upper Sackville Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417294
    $244,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202417294
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    964 sq. ft.
    Welcome to 844 Duggan Drive, located in Woodbine Park, Beaver Bank, Halifax. This home has so much to offer! With recent updates including, fresh painting throughout, updated light fixtures, updated bathroom with shiplap wall detail and new vanity, kitchen refreshed with new hardware, faucet, and countertops! Other key features include the ductless heat pump for efficient heating and cooling, spacious side patio, storage shed, 3 bedrooms, NO CARPET! Book your showing today! This property is move-in ready. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic
  • 406 5684 West Street in Halifax: 1-Halifax Central Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417194

    406 5684 West Street 1-Halifax Central Halifax B3K 1H7
    Main Photo: 406 5684 West Street in Halifax: 1-Halifax Central Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417194
    $345,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417194
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    413 sq. ft.
    Welcome to Unit 406 at Agricola West, a contemporary and pet-friendly studio on the 4th floor of a very quiet 5-floor condo building that’s just a year old. This chic condo boasts a ductless heat pump for personalized climate control. Building amenities include free bicycle racks in the garage, a rooftop natural gas BBQ grill with an ocean-view seating area, and a complimentary board room. Experience the best of urban living with a 5-minute walk to downtown Halifax, the Halifax Commons, and Citadel Hill. This condo provides a peaceful haven, striking the perfect balance between convenience and serenity. Seize this opportunity to own a nearly new property in a prime Halifax location. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Atlantic
  • 8 2 Rose Way in Dartmouth: 12-Southdale, Manor Park Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417197

    8 2 Rose Way 12-Southdale, Manor Park Dartmouth B2Y 4L9
    Main Photo: 8 2 Rose Way in Dartmouth: 12-Southdale, Manor Park Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417197
    $354,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417197
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,101 sq. ft.
    Welcome to 2 Rose Way, Unit 8 in Dartmouth. A charming 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo with an inviting loft space perfect for a home office or extra living area. This bright and airy unit features a spacious open concept living and dining area, leading to a large patio, ideal for outdoor relaxation and entertaining. With modern finishes and ample storage, this condo is the perfect blend of comfort and convenience. Located in a desirable neighborhood close to local amenities, parks, and public transportation, 2 Rose Way offers the best of urban living in a peaceful setting. Don't miss the opportunity to make this beautiful condo your new home! More details
    Listed by Exit Real Estate Professionals
  • 304 5959 Spring Garden Road in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417209

    304 5959 Spring Garden Road 2-Halifax South Halifax B3H 1Y5
    Main Photo: 304 5959 Spring Garden Road in Halifax: 2-Halifax South Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417209
    $439,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417209
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,100 sq. ft.
    Live your best life in this 2 bedroom condo located in the bustling and vibrant area of Spring Garden Rd. Located in the Heart of Halifax and is known for its shopping, dining, cultural attractions, Public Gardens and downtown water front with boardwalk, Ferry to Dartmouth, Farmers Market and The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. So much to see. This beautiful condo has had many updates over the years. Embassy Towers is a well managed and maintained secure building with 24 concierge. courtyard , visitor parking, elevators and common laundry on each floor. Indoor and outdoor parking available. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova (Halifax)
  • 1 356 Shore Drive in Bedford: 20-Bedford Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417233

    1 356 Shore Drive 20-Bedford Bedford B4A 2C6
    Main Photo: 1 356 Shore Drive in Bedford: 20-Bedford Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417233
    $349,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    202417233
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    800 sq. ft.
    Nestled on one of the most beautiful streets in Bedford is 356 Shore Drive. This two bedroom, two level condominium is perfectly situated across the street from the water. You will have hints of water views from your home. You are steps away from the Bedford Basin Yacht Club and Bedford Lions pool. This condo is flooded with natural light with large windows, including Sliding doors to your private patio. You also have the use of a shared common area deck for entertaining or just relaxing with a morning coffee! Don’t miss out on living the seaside lifestyle in the heart of old Bedford More details
    Listed by Engel & Volkers
  • 10 1 B Rose Way in Dartmouth: 12-Southdale, Manor Park Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth) : MLS®# 202417324

    10 1 B Rose Way 12-Southdale, Manor Park Dartmouth B2Y 4L9
    Main Photo: 10 1 B Rose Way in Dartmouth: 12-Southdale, Manor Park Residential for sale (Halifax-Dartmouth)  : MLS®# 202417324
    $259,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Pending
    MLS® Num:
    202417324
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    720 sq. ft.
    Discover the perfect blend of comfort and convenience with this charming 1-bedroom ground-floor pet friendly condo! Nestled in a tranquil yet vibrant community of Manor Park, this gem is a real find for first-time homeowners, singles, or savvy investors.Step into a bright, airy living space that effortlessly flows into a refreshed kitchen. The cozy balcony is ideal for savouring your morning coffee or enjoying a serene evening breeze.Designed with your lifestyle in mind, this unit features an in-unit laundry room and extra storage—no more dashing to the laundromat or worrying about clutter. The dedicated parking spot ensures you always have a place for your vehicle.Location is everything, and this condo has it all! Tucked away yet moments from an array of amenities, you'll find Penhorn Lake, Lake Banook, aquatic clubs, restaurants, cafes, shopping centers, a bus terminal, fitness gyms, scenic trails, and more all within easy reach. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a social butterfly, this locale caters to every facet of your life.Adding to the appeal is a self-managed corporation that ensures low condo fees without compromising on quality. Pet-friendly, this condo welcomes your furry friends too! Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to own in sought-after Manor Park. Schedule a viewing today and fall in love with your new home!This is more than a condo; it's a lifestyle. Secure your future now! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Nova
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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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