Regardless if you’re a senior looking to downsize and rent out your home or a senior considering his or her living lifestyle, Benson Property Management out of East Bay, California says thinking ahead is definitely a “to do”, so much so that owner Sam Benson has wrote an Op-ed piece. Benson’s recent piece was inspired by a couple who faced the decision of renting out their home to help pay for an assisted living option.
“In this case, the senior couple were a doctor and his wife, who is battling Multiple Sclerosis (MS). They had time to prepare for the “what ifs”, but preparing and dealing with the actual circumstances became an emotional roller coaster. And, since not everything in life goes according to plan, the time came for the couple to move into assisted living and rent out their home,” says Sam Benson, owner of Benson Property Management.
Real Estate professionals spend hours developing relationships around the community. For the couple, the MS started to really take its toll and they ended up in a position where home help was starting to drain all their financial resources. My key point to anyone, especially seniors, who are thinking about renting a home or even renting out their own home, is to be educated about options and then work with someone who has well-vetted resources,” finished Benson.
Benson Property Management has published the Op-ed piece on its website and a more expansive version of this real estate lesson in being prepared and working with the right real estate professional and/or company is being shopped to a variety of media resources. “My resources helped plan, pack, stage, move, and find the right tenants who will be served by the best vendors. We alleviated the stress related to the couple’s’ lifestyle so they could focus on being together. This is what a great property management company and team of resources can and should do. We should see beyond the profit and look at the situation as a whole.”
Benson Property Management holds an A rating with its local Better Business Bureau. Benson Property Management services the East Bay area with a particular expertise in home within Walnut Creek, CA. The company’s owner, Sam Benson, is on the Contra Costa Association of Realtors, (CCAR) Board of Directors as a Director at Large. He is Vice Chair of CCAR Budget & Finance Committee and a member of the Business & Technology Committee. Sam also served as member of the 2015 Grievance Committee. and Past President of Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda, California.
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