Category: Importance of Community

Transitioning Alice: Part 2

A few days from moving from her apartment to assisted living, Alice shared more thoughts September 7th, 2017.  This was the beginning of what a community of caregiving looks like, which continues today and tomorrow. 💜 ​

Moving Alice. The Transition is Real: From Apartment to Assisted Living Part 1

She didn’t think she was ready. Who is ever ready to move to assisted living?  It was early August, when mom’s fall would become a game changer.  After one night in ER, followed by two weeks in skilled nursing, followed by two weeks of…

In a Seller’s Senior Shoes

There are many times in this business I am the fortunate one.  One can learn a lot more from a client than any formative real estate class. Want to learn more about Alzheimer’s? Work with clients who must cope with their parents who live…

Fall Rummage Goodness @ Orange Senior Center!

Hey all! Time again for Orange Senior Center’s annual fall rummage sale!  Twice a year, Rita and Company host a array of goodness, including, clothing, handbags, kitchen items, small furniture, jewelry, holiday things and many fun tchotchkes!  As always, every single dollar goes right…

Transforming Family Thru Real Estate

La familia, real estate and a trust: what to do, what to do? There’s ample reason for taking time in making big decisions after a loved one dies. Upon the death of Mom a year and a half ago, first thoughts of what to…

Awesome Senior Rummage Sale

Rummage Sale at Rita’s Treasure Chest! Please join Rita and Friends from Orange Senior Center for their Spring Rummage Sale!  Held 2 days, Friday May 17th & Saturday May 18th – 8:00am – 1:30pm Orange Senior Center 170 S. Olive  Orange 92866 Remember all…

Selling Mom’s House and Growing Up

In the throes of prepping a house to sell, always a bit daunting. After my Mom’s death January 2012, her house isn’t the same. My brother and I made the deliberate decision to leave everything of hers “as is” weeks after she died –…

OC Home Fair

The first annual OC Home Fair at Chapman University. Saturday March 23rd  9:00am to 4:00pm During this wacky time in a real estate market riddled with myths, assumptions and a great deal of media hype, please come join our brokerage, TopBroker Network Real Estate…

Learning From Community

Wake Up to Experience: Sometimes it can hit you right in the ass without even knowing it. As I began my walk yesterday, an old woman, much smaller than a young child approached me on the trail. I quickly learned she was the one responsible…