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Entries for 2016



Don't fall victim to unregulated move and estate liquidation companies!

 Posted by Kerri Shimp on February 1, 2016 at 9:25 AM
Caring Transitions® is the nation’s largest provider of relocation services, downsizing, estate sales and online auctions. As the “biggest and best,” we take the responsibility of our Baby Boomer clients and their aging parents quite seriously.   We operate in an industry that is fraught with scam artists and ever-shifting market prices, both which leave clients vulnerable to fraud as they navigate the many steps required to ...

The Estate Sale Lady Speaks

 Posted by Kerri Shimp on January 31, 2016 at 6:19 PM
From the Blog of the Estate Sale Lady Speaks~Older “die-hard” collectors are passing away and selling their massive collections all at once.  So who is going to buy all these items?  Some will be sold to today’s collectors, though far fewer in number than serious collectors years ago.  Hence, these collections are saturating the market, driving prices and values lower.  Too much supply, not enough demand.Let’s return to the se...

Family Advice from the Senior Living Experts: “Begin the Conversation Early”

 Posted by Kerri Shimp on January 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Guest Blog by Adele Lund, Director, Community & Business Relations, Laureate Group “I’ve had the pleasure of working with thousands of adult children as they navigate the transition of a loved one from their home of many years to a senior community or care facility. I have observed that when a family hasn’t had an ongoing dialogue with their parent about possible changes in the future, siblings often form different ideas of what would be ...

Taking the time to listen to your clients

 Posted by Kerri Shimp on January 21, 2016 at 11:48 AM
In life and in business you have to remember to slow down and truly take in what is going on around you.  This happened recently with a client.  In our quest to do the very best we could in a timely manner, I had to slow down and truly listen to what she was saying.   Most importantly because, in not doing so, it was creating more stress in a very tough transition.  At Caring Transitions the entire team focuses on the client a...
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