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BEVERLY HILLS COURIER | JANUARY 17, 2014 Page 11

B E V E R LY H I L L S R E A L E S TAT E

Senior Services LA Eases Transitions For Baby Boomers And Their Parents By Victoria Talbot A growing number of baby-boomers find themselves caring for aging parents with emerging end-of-life issues. The health and well being of our parents is primary, of course, but what will happen to their home and estate? The reality is that when the time comes to make those decisions, time is of the essence, and often, our decisions are based more on expediency than effective marketing and pricing strategies. Sometimes our parents have occupied a home for decades, accruing a lifetime of

Brian Ades

artifacts. As health declines maintenance is often deferred. Over time mementos achieve a precious significance rooted in

personal history and reflective of the age and experience of the owner. In Beverly Hills especially, many seniors have lived in their homes for decades. But the accumulation of a lifetime can quickly become an unwelcomed added burden in the event of illness or death. In comes Brian Ades of Sotheby’s International Reality, who specializes in senior services. An overview of his services includes strategies to keep your senior in their home as long as possible, and then, when the time comes, effective strategies for maximizing the

The BH Courier Announces The International RE Website By Victoria Talbot The Beverly Hills Courier invites realtors, homebuyers and sellers to experience its new International Real Estate Website, www.BeverlyHills CaliforniaRealEstate.US Servicing the luxury real estate communities, the site features listings in Beverly Hills and other key areas: Bel Air, Holmby Hills, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, San Marino,

Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Monarch Bay and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. By concentrating on these exclusive locations the site becomes the go-to network for luxury international real estate. For luxury buyers in foreign countries, the site also offers important information about living in Southern California, about schools, police -(see ‘INTERNATIONAL,’ page 20)

N E W B R A N C H M A N AG E R WELCOMED - Coldwell Banker Realtors Teeana Anderson, Andi Ferretti, Janine Gershon and Robyn Minor toast to the new South Office Branch Manager, Loren Judd from the rooftop of the new Sixty Hotel

value of the property and personal effects. Often, those of seemingly modest means have acquired

personal affects that have increased in value over time. That mid-century furniture that -(see ‘SENIORS,’ page 20)


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