Don J. Wilkins Earns NAR Designation as a Certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist
Redding, CA -June 2008 —Don J. Wilkins broker with GENESIS Real Estate has earned the nationally recognized Seniors Real Estate Specialist® designation from the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the National Association of Realtors®.
Wilkins joins more than 15,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the SRES® designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in understanding the needs, considerations, and goals of real estate buyers and sellers aged 55 and older.
“Working with seniors to meet their housing needs requires an expert understanding of their lifestyle and financial needs, and the SRES® designation means that a Realtor® has that understanding,” said Wilkins. “Whether they are buying, selling relocating or refinancing, seniors can be confident that a Realtor® designated SRES® will be able to help them every step of the way.”
SRES® Council, founded in 2007, is the world's largest association of real estate professionals focusing specifically on representing senior clients in real estate transactions. There are more than 15,000 active members of the organization world-wide.
The National Association of Realtors®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
To assist with this effort he is a chairperson on the Older Adult Policy Council of Shasta County and works closely with the Elder Law Center in Redding that specializes in Probate, Living Trust, Conservatorship, Guardianships, Medi Cal and Asset Protection. Attorney Nancy Gottes can be reached at 530-244-1716 or visit her at; http://www.gotteslaw.com/
In addition Wilkins works with Alice Stribling Advocacy specializing in healthcare retention. Alice can be reached at 530-246-0418. In addition there are great area healthcare advocates at HICAP California Health Advocates-Senior Program which covers shasta, Lassen, Modoc, Siskiyou and Trinity Counties which can assist with many healthcare issues and questions, you can call them at 530-223-0999 or visit; https://cahealthadvocates.org/hicap/shasta/
To further serve Seniors and Active adults in their Golden Years, Wilkins is active with Today's Senior Magazine Northern California edition. This magazine has received the "Kepp America Strong Award" and is featured on the National Television show "Moving America Forward" hosted by William Shatner and Doug Llewelyn. View their digital online magazine and all of the useful articles at
For more information on SRES, visit ;http://seniorsrealestate.com/why-use-sres