Category Archives: Ellee Celler

THE GRANDKID DILEMMA

REAL ESTATE – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR – I am a healthy Realtor in my retirement years, although I am still love working. Like many of you I have grandchildren. They live in Vermont and in Portland, Oregon. Although they are … Continue reading

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SHOULD YOU LIVE CLOSE TO FAMILY?

REAL ESTATE – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR – Next to maintaining one’s health in aging, what is the next most important goal?  My choice is to find opportunities to make life better for those around you.  In particular I chose to … Continue reading

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE IN YOUR FUTURE?

REAL ESTATE – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR –- For those of us who are eligible for a Reverse Mortgage (RM for short) it can be a good thing or a bad thing.  I have seen it played out both ways. GOOD: … Continue reading

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CO-HOUSING CONTINUES TO GROW

CO-HOUSING CONTINUES TO GROW  HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR – I have been an advocate of co-housing for many years and have written about it in the past. -housing communities are old-fashioned neighborhoods that combine the value of private … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE AND A PRAYER

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR -It is the beginning of a new year and real estate is picking up positively!  I am still keen on co-housing for people of a certain age.  But it must be carefully discussed and … Continue reading

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IT PAYS TO BE A SENIOR!

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR– One of the bennies of becoming “a certain age” is the opportunity to obtain a National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass.  “Annual Passes are $80 and good for 12 months.”  BUT WAIT! ” … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDPARENT

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR– Visiting the grandkids can be exciting and exhausting!  Never expected to be a “horse” for a three year old at my “certain age”, but, by golly, I can still do it!  So why not … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE AND CHANGES IN LIFE

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR– Yesterday one of those interesting “coincidences” occurred:  the newspaper reported that the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Santa Monica, CA, named the best ten small and ten large cities for … Continue reading

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FINDING THE RIGHT RETIREMENT HOME

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR – Sometimes it takes longer than we expect to refine what we want in our “retirement home.” Case in point, clients wanted elbow room, everything on one floor and a particular town. Result:  found … Continue reading

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IS CO-HOUSING FOR YOU?

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR – I am impressed with the growing number of Baby Boomers and Beyond, who are making new choices about where and how to live.  It is interesting to me that couples and singles are searching … Continue reading

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