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What to do with your loved one’s home if they need to move into senior care?

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Martin Boonzaayer

January 18, 2021

You love your family, so it’s no surprise that you want the best possible quality of life for them. When someone you love gets sick or can no longer live on their own- you face a myriad of decisions and have to make some big choices in a short amount of time. This may mean deciding to transition them from living in their family home to a senior living facility or even moving them into your own home. 

While these significant changes are already overwhelming enough, you also have to decide what to do with their home, and you probably have a lot of questions like, should you rent it out? Is it best to sell it? Who will take care of the repairs? How long will it take to sell? How can you pay for their care if the home takes too long to sell? And while these are all very valid questions and concerns, we are here to tell you that the home selling process doesn’t have to be so stressful. However, we do get where you are coming from. Selling a home the traditional way comes with a lot of extra expenses and stress. You have repairs, extra fees, and countless paperwork to worry about. 

Another concern you might have is the amount of time it takes to sell your home. Did you know that the amount of time from decision to sale is, on average, eight months? There are costly home repairs to manage, home showings, dealing with appraisals, closings, and fickle buyers. And the worst part is you will be dealing with the home selling process while juggling your loved ones' transition to a senior living facility and possibly handling their financial situation.

How Can We Help?

Selling your home doesn’t have to be so stressful. The process CAN be relatively easy and pain-free. At The Trusted Home Buyer, we will do our best to understand your unique situation and can help guide you to the best outcome for you and your loved one. Here are some of the ways we can help you sell your home, without the headache, so you can focus on your loved one, not selling their home.

  • Fair cash offer
  • Quick and flexible closing dates
  • We buy as-is (so you can skip the repairs)
  • No fees or closing costs
  • Real humans, working with your family to find the best solution

But what if their home is in disrepair?

If you are concerned about selling your family member’s home because it is in disrepair or if it is on the verge of foreclosure, these are all scenarios that our team can handle with ease. We work WITH you and FOR you to ensure a fair, fast, efficient process that you can feel good about. Our goal is always to provide peace of mind and improve your family’s quality of life through an honest and upfront process. 

Can you really give me a quick closing date?

Yes! We work with your situation and can offer a closing date in as little as seven days. If your family member is struggling with medical care costs, the quick closing will benefit this situation. We know that you need cash resources available fast to handle any charges for their care. The traditional real estate process can be slow, unpredictable, and costly, so we aim to do better for your family. 

What are my next steps?

The truth is, moving a family member into a senior community (or with you) is a time of transition for everyone. For some, this means leaving their family home, dealing with unexpected financial situations, and it may even be emotional. At The Trusted Home Buyer, we care about making this life change as easy and comfortable as possible for you and your loved one. If you would like to learn more about how we can help you, just fill out the form over here. We will get back to you quickly and help ease some of this stress you are feeling. 

The process is simple; we will give you a call, check out the property, give you an offer, and close in as little as seven days. That’s it!

We know this can be a hard time for your family, and we care about your financial security, peace of mind, and creating the most straightforward process for buying your home. 

Just know that we are here for you every step of the way. If you would like to hear more about what it’s like to work with us, here are some kind words from our clients. We also created another resource to help guide you through this process, that you can check out over here.

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