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Get Holiday Ready: Easy DIY Project Ideas

The holidays are coming and time won’t stop for that grumbling relative who makes unsolicited comments about your home decor.

Real Estate Terminology 101

School’s back in session and there’s no better time to learn (or brush up) on some real estate lingo. Especially for first-time…

Latest Trend: Multigenerational Housing

Multi-generational housing is on the rise and it has become one of the latest trends that real estate professionals are noticing.

Customer Success Story: Chelsea + Ken

2022 was certainly a wild year in the real estate market! Mortgage rates went from historical lows to rates we haven’t seen since 2002, in a matter of months!

Love It or List It

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, take a moment and tell us your thoughts about your home. Do you love it or are you ready to list it?

Is Relocating Part of Your Retirement Plan?

Retirement is a monumental milestone and can bring up new life decisions to think about. One of the first thoughts for retirees is where to retire.

Renovations: DIY or Hire a Professional?

With the growing number of home improvement shows in the last several years, it’s no wonder homeowners are feeling inspired and empowered to take on their own projects at home.

How to Sell Your Home in the Spring?

The spring homebuying season is typically one of the most active times of the year. Eager homebuyers, especially millennials who make up 43% of homebuyers, are looking for that perfect house to call home.

Ten Tips to Downsize and De-Stress Your Move

A recent survey conducted by OnePoll showed that nearly half (45%) of its respondents found moving to be more stressful than breakups. Fortunately, there are abundant ways…

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Eat Well, Live Well, and Age Well – Top 3 Foods to Include in Your Diet Especially for Seniors

New year, new goals! With the new year, many of us are looking to hit the reset button and start it off on the right foot, including re-evaluating our diet and nutrition.

Harmonize Your Home Event Recap and Recording

A week ago, the Simply Westview team put on a virtual event called “Harmonize Your Home” where OC Market Manager Donna Hunnicutt discussed how the “clutter and stuff” in our spaces impacts every area of…

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Donna’s Environmental Wellness/Feng Shui Story

As an Environmental Wellness/Feng Shui Expert, I am often asked how I began my journey with this very profound and revealing subject matter…well, it was really very “serendipitous”…

Introducing Simply Westview

We cannot believe it’s been nearly seven years since we introduced our groundbreaking Senior Home Purchase Program® into the San Diego community.

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Community Spotlight: Partner in Aging

Have you found yourself or know someone you love asking these type of questions? These are important questions that should not be ignored or discussed “at a later time”.

Interview with SHPP Customers Anna and Christina

The SHPP team recently sat down with Anna and Christina, two sisters who helped their parents with the sale of their family home of 60 years. Prior to learning about SHPP…

Do You Know Your Downsizing Options?

Whether the family home has become impractical for empty nesters or grandparents wish to be closer to their grandchildren, our elderly loved ones will likely downsize when they sell their homes.

On Being an Adult Daughter of an Aging Mother (Part 3)

My mom was lucky, in that she was able to postpone the sale of her condo until after she made the move into senior living, in the event she was not happy with her choice.

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On Being an Adult Daughter of an Aging Mother (Part 2)

After months and months of narrowing down her options, my mother made a decision on a two-bedroom apartment when one became available at a community at the top of her list.

Get To Know Van Cupples in Honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration recognizing the contributions and influence of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

On Being an Adult Daughter of an Aging Mother (Part 1)

It seemed like one day I was speed-shopping with my mom at the mall, then suddenly I was apartment-shopping with her at a senior living community.

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Supporting Adult Children Care for Their Aging Parents

According to the the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP’s latest 2020 report, there has been an increase of 9.5 million family caregivers in the United States in the last five years.

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How to Easily Communicate Across Generations

Earlier this month, we began highlighting the growing need to support the relationships between adult children and their parents.

SHPP Featured in The Daily Transcript

On February 8, 2021, Senior Home Purchase Program® was featured in The Daily Transcript, San Diego’s daily business newspaper.

SHPP Featured in The San Diego Business Journal

Recently Rob Perkins spoke with Ray Huard of The San Diego Business Journal about becoming a complete home transition solution by acquiring Senior Move Masters.

Introducing Simply Sell by SHPP

In keeping with their original mission of helping seniors transition into their next home with ease, we are pleased to launch our new listing service, Simply Sell.

SHPP Acquires Senior Move Masters

Home-buying and selling company SHPP is expanding its services with the acquisition of move-management company Senior Move Masters. The acquisition is in partnership with Jonathan Schwartz of Partner in Aging.

“Real Conversations About Senior Living” with Del Obispo Terrace

From the beginning of the pandemic back in March 2020, the SHPP team has been actively finding ways to support our senior community. We’ve frequently checked…

Your Questions Answered: How Will Prop 19 Affect 55+ Homeowners and Family Inheritance Property Taxes?

With the arrival of a hopefully much brighter year of 2021, some California homeowners will be ushering in some newly passed…

Celebrating Holidays with Seniors During COVID-19

‘Tis The Season: Celebrating with Seniors During COVID-19

If you turn on the radio, you can hear it.  When you switch on your television, you can see it. The holidays are upon us! And this year is going to be drastically different…

3 Things to Look Out for with Direct Home Selling

As the real estate industry continues to evolve and adapt to changes in the market, alternative methods of buying and selling homes are becoming more prevalent.

Buying Your Home As-is Means No Home Renovations or Prep

The traditional home selling process includes multiple showings and open houses, both of which could take a while before the home can be sold. Opening homes to potential buyers…

5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp Well Into Retirement

Growing older can be a great thing! Retirement gives you more time to spend with loved ones and pursue your personal interests. Plus, older adults can often be…

Advocating For Your Hospitalized Loved One During COVID-19

Sitting bedside with your loved one while they are hospitalized or in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) has been suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many patients are…

Flexibility for a Stress-free Transition to Senior Living

Thinking about selling your home but overwhelmed the concept of how you are going to time the sale of your home to match your subsequent purchase, so as it avoid…

What’s the Difference? Assisted Living vs Nursing Home

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between assisted living and nursing home? These terminologies are sometimes used interchangeably; however, there are distinct…

No Worry, No Hassle with Senior Home Purchase Program®

The traditional home selling process includes multiple showings and open houses, both of which could take a while before the home can be sold. Opening homes to potential buyers…

Hidden Risks and Costs of Selling a Home in Uncertain Times

As virtually all businesses have been forced to re-think how they operate during this global pandemic, real estate stands out as an industry which has seen significant change…

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Donna Hunnicutt Joins SHPP as Orange County Market Manager

Senior Home Purchase Program® is proud to announce and introduce Donna Hunnicutt as our new Orange County Market Manager. Donna joins SHPP with over 20 years of…

During These Uncertain Times, SHPP Can Be Counted On

There is no doubt COVID-19 has made an impact on the real estate market. Home buyers are hesitant or second guessing their decisions, thus leaving sellers overwhelmed…

Transition Stress-free and Safely with SHPP

As the world navigates these challenging and stressful times with COVID-19, we are that families and communities are still in need of assistance with a safe and stress-free…

Top 3 Ways Technology Helps Seniors Stay Connected During COVID-19

With over 200,000 cases of COVID-19 in the United States, the recommended…

Dennis Prager endorses SHPP

One of America’s most respected radio talk show hosts, Dennis Prager has agreed to endorse Senior Home Purchase Program®.

SHPP Featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune

Senior Home Purchase Program® was featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune.

SHPP’s Rob Perkins on U-T San Diego wsRADIO

​SHPP was selected by U-T San Diego to be a guest on Drew Schlosberg’s show during the 2018 Successful Aging Expo.

Van Cupples Joins SHPP as Director of Sales & Business Development

Senior Home Purchase Program® is excited to announce that Van Cupples has joined our team as the Director of Sales & Business Development.

Aging Courageously Workshop

We are very fortunate that Dr. Ken Druck has partnered with us to enhance the service we offer to seniors who are transitioning into senior living.


We are excited to announce that we have expanded our service area outside of San Diego County.

SHPP Featured in Coast News

On March 23, 2018, the Senior Home Purchase Program® was featured in Coast News.

What does Dr. Ken Druck have in store for SHPP in 2018?

Our long-time friend, mentor and new business partner, Dr Ken Druck, shares some of the exciting initiatives that we have planned for 2018.

In a Nutshell, What is the Senior Home Purchase Program®?

This 1-minute video provides a fun and informative introduction to SHPP.

SHPP in the News: Discover North County Magazine

Corinne Ross and Rob Perkins of SHPP sit down for a Q&A

The Perfect Partnership

One of the biggest hurdles for Senior Living Communities to convert their depositors into residents is the sale of their home.

SHPP’s Rob Perkins Joins the Boomer Housing Hour on ESPN 1700AM

Rob Perkins of the Senior Home Purchase Program® joined the Harmes Team on ESPN 1700AM for the Boomer Housing Hour

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3 Great Benefits of Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone in Your Later Years

There are many advantages of challenging yourself by trying new things as you mature as it can have a positive impact on your lifestyle, health, and overall happiness.

Top 3 Tips for How Retirees Can Travel for Cheaper

Retirees are living longer and traveling more than ever to experience the excitement of new places and cultures.

Spotlight: Elder Answers

For eight years Lise Marquis with Elder Answers has been helping San Diego County families find the most appropriate senior living and senior care setting for their loved ones.

The Top Four Benefits of Growing Older

Your life experiences, good and bad, provide you with wisdom and clarity. What are some of the biggest benefits of growing older?

Take Your Life to the Next Level at an Active Senior Resort-Style Living Community

You are going to love what senior communities are all about in this current day and age.

Good Food in Senior Communities: Because Your Tastebuds Aren’t Retired

Gone are the days of being handed trays laden with bland piles of mush, when relatives would be afraid to visit for fear of the boring cafeterias they’d end up seated in.

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