Walnut Creek Seniors At Risk; Missing Key Housing Questions!

Sam Benson specializes in helping seniors downsize their homes in Walnut Creek, CA. His Senior Sessions campaign offers free books and information on how seniors can avoid making risky real estate decisions.
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Aug. 8, 2014 - PRLog -- Sam Benson is the owner and broker of SamBensonRealty.com, Executive Brokers (SM), and WalnutCreekSeniors.com. Recently, Benson launched a Senior Sessions campaign to help seniors take a proactive and preventative approach when it comes to financial and real estate elder abuse. Benson is adding the topic of Appropriate Housing Selection within his general group discussions, or as a specialized topic for speaking engagement.

“When seniors are downsizing their living situations, they tend not to be aware of what problems to look for. As an example, a gorgeous and clean independent living community may awe a senior right off the bat. He or she instantly falls in love with the unit, activities offered, and even the grounds. No problems detected, right? Wrong. As with any real estate transaction, more questions need to be asked,” said Sam Benson.

The Senior Sessions campaign is available for free to groups of 10 people (or more) and there is no pushy business pitch before, during, or after the event. “As I cited in the example, seniors may find a place they like and then sign on the dotted line. My Appropriate Housing Selection talk discusses what red flags need to be identified by the buyer through asking the right questions. If a senior community has too many or immediate vacancies, deeper digging is suggested as to why.”

Mr. Benson says something as simple as asking if a guest apartment for out of town guests is available should be considered. While selecting the most appropriate living situation for a senior certainly isn’t elder financial abuse, other real estate challenges can arise. Sam Benson’s seminars provide resource suggestions (not company endorsements) to address concerns surrounding suspicious changes in wills, powers of attorney, titles, and even insurance policies directly related to real estate.  His only goal behind these free sessions are to educate seniors, and their families, about the many challenges (and several bonuses) associated with downsizing a home.

Sam Benson is available upon request to speak to members of the press about the real estate and financial risks seniors often take without asking the right questions. He can also speak about the real estate market in general. Interview and segment requests can be directed to Sam’s media manager, Helene Vece, or to Mr. Benson directly using the contact information found in this release. An EPK is available upon request.

About: Sam Benson’s expertise as a real estate broker, mortgage banking executive, residential developer, and investor gives him a unique and comprehensive understanding of the entire process. Sam has served as a past board member of local charities that benefit at-risk children and has volunteered as a grant writer and team member for Contra Costa Humane Society, helping to secure a $50,000 award from an animal rescue organization.

He holds a BBB (Better Business Bureau A+ rating) in California. Additional references and accolades may be accessed by clicking here: http://sambensonrealty.com/about-sam/.


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Helene Vece, Media Manager


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