For Golden Oldies - Real Estate Asheville-Style

Real Estate Broker/Owner with REAL ESTATE REFERRAL NETWORK 209970

For "Golden Oldies" It's Real Estate, Asheville-style! 


“Boomers” are turning into “Golden Oldiesand I am one member of that illustrious cohort.  As such,  an article in  Forbes Magazine that focused on Dream Homes-  a fantasy wish list (money no object)—a grand kitchen (of course) with two islands, a designer-inspired laundry room, (with a tiled dog wash station), an outdoor oasis with two sunken pools, an incredible dressing room— intrigued me...

That  could be what many people see as AGING IN P A L A C E  !



janeAnne, "Golden Oldie" 



Is a DREAM HOME IN YOUR FUTURE, Golden Oldie?  More and more these days I’ve seen VERY PRACTICAL Dream Home Wish Lists composed by my "Golden Oldies" clients  in search of  “the Right For-Ever Home.”  Here’s a look at a typical list.


POPULAR Home Wish List 2018
 (Regardless of Age or Physical Challenges)


Open, spacious floor plan
Wireless control system
(thermostat, front door, alarm, individual lights)

650 square foot accessible patio. Low or no-step entrances.
Easy-open windows throughout

Abundant light (ambient, accent and task) throughout
All doors, faucets and other mechanisms are lever or hands free

Raised washer and dryer in utility room

Walk-in, roll-in, no door shower in master bath

All doors (interior and exterior) are 36” wide (allowing wheelchair access)•           

Hallways 45-52” width

ADA compliant appliances in kitchen

Electrical outlets 22” from the floor; light switches 42-48” from floor

Rocker-style light switches; occupancy sensor/ timer light switches in some areas

Accessible guest bathroom

Accessible closets

Loop-style or D-shaped cabinet hardware for drawers and doors
Low maintenance yard

•Raised bed garden



 (My eBooklet can get that conversation started
on how to make that happen. See the graphic below for details. )


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