About Downsizing

PA and NJ Senior Downsizing

For seniors living in:

  • Bucks County, PA
  • Montgomery County, PA
  • Mercer County, NJ
  • Burlington County, NJ
  • Camden County, NJ

Downsizing is a conversation you must have at one point or another. After the kids have left the nest and you and your spouse live in this spacious and now empty-feeling house, you can consider downsizing as a viable option for your future.

However, downsizing is an enormous task that often takes homeowners years to complete. The journey to find the right PA and NJ senior communities to enjoy your retirement requires a ton of prep and potentially downsize consulting for assistance.

If you have started to consider downsizing and need to sell your home, pick up a copy of my book, "How to Net the Most When You Sell Your Home," on Amazon. It is geared towards people who want to plan so that they can net the most money possible.

Home Downsizing Services In PA and NJ


  • Bucks County, PA
  • Montgomery County, PA
  • Mercer County, NJ
  • Burlington County, NJ
  • Camden County, NJ

Often, you have lived in your home for many, many years, and you have accumulated stuff. It may be your stuff, your children's stuff, and even your parent's stuff. What do you do with it all? How do you start to get the home ready? What needs to be done to sell the house?

Well, that is why I am here to offer assistance. I understand that PA and NJ seniors looking to downsize have a difficult task ahead. That is why we have created a checklist for seniors and a free service to help you months or years in advance of selling.

We offer a downsizing service called Move Prep Advisers.

Whether you are a few months or a few years away from moving, I offer FREE pre-listing advice & services that complement our "Coming Soon Campaign" at no additional fee.


Retirement Downsize Consulting In PA and NJ

Seniors downsize responsibly and ensure that they have a space they can call home well into retirement. This is typically when they start searching for an independent senior living home in PA and NJ. I help seniors with placement in either smaller homes or into thriving retirement communities that they can call home.

Checklist for Downsizing Seniors In PA and NJ

I understand you have lived in your home for years, and this is where your memories are. I specialize in helping you make the transition to your next home. My downsizing services aim to help you find the perfect retirement home for you!

I want to help prep you so it will be as painless as possible. I will work as a partner with you during the process. Our goal is to make this transition less stressful for you at no extra cost with our checklist for seniors.

​I will:
  • Help identify and prioritize the list of repairs/updates to the home to prepare it for the market
  • Work with you to identify which furniture to remove from the home
  • Provide you with a list of contractors that are reasonable, reliable, and offer great rates for my clients:
      • Attorneys
      • Carpet Installation & Cleaners
      • Chimney Contractor & Maintenance
      • Cleanouts—Junk Removal
      • Cleaners
      • Contractors
      • Donation Pick Up
      • Downsizer/Organizer
      • Electricians
      • Exterminators
      • Flooring Installation
      • Garage Door Repair & Replacement
      • Handyman
      • Home Inspections
      • HVAC Services
      • Insurance
  • Landscaping, Lawn Cutting
  • Loan Officers
  • Mold Testing & Remediation
  • Moving Companies (local or long distance)
  • Move Manager (transition specialist)
  • Painters
  • Plumbing
  • Power Washing
  • Roofers
  • Stagers
  • Structural Contractors
  • Tile Glazers
  • Underground Tank Removal
  • Window Seal Repair
  • Wallpaper Removal

Senior Downsizing Assistance Across PA and NJ

For seniors looking to downsize in PA and NJ, knowing where to turn can prove challenging. Our society has ingrained in us a desire to go for the bigger house with the most amenities, and when you try to go smaller, you don't know where to start. I can help you secure a 2-bed home in a senior community in PA or NJ that is exactly to your liking

Senior Placement Prep Advisers 


  • Bucks County, PA
  • Montgomery County, PA
  • Mercer County, NJ
  • Burlington County, NJ
  • Camden County, NJ

Asking for help from an experienced adviser through a downsizing consultation isn't a bad thing. It represents acknowledging that you need assistance, and I am more than willing to guide you to your perfect senior placement. Whether it’s a senior living community in Langhorne, PA, the Regency at Yardley senior homes in PA, or another luxury senior community in Bucks County, PA, we’ll find the right fit.

I am there for you. Have a question? I'm a phone call away. Need me to look at something? I can stop by at any time! Need a paint color? I can help with that too. I know what colors guarantee a buyer will fall in love with your home.

When you are closer to going on the market, we can provide checklists for seniors and staging tips to get your home ready.

My ultimate goal is to net you the most for the home with the least amount of hassle. I know it is in our best interest to do what is in your best interest. My business is built on referrals, and we want you to be 100% satisfied, so you tell others about our services.

​Remember, I am a professional Realtor; I do this every day. I have the resources downsizing seniors in Bucks County and Montgomery County in PA and Mercer County, Burlington County and Camden County in NJ, need and the knowledge to make your move less stressful. I specialize in walking you through the process and taking the burden off of you.

Christina Swain, 55+ Specialist
Your Realtor In Red

Christina Swain

Expert realtor serving PA and NJ
Senior Real Estate Specialist
Opus Elite Real Estate

Preferred: (267) 397-6291
PA Office: (215) 395-6277
NJ Office: (609) 540-5505


16 S State Street • Newtown, PA 18940
20 Main Street • Robbinsville, NJ 08691
342 Haddon Ave Ste 101, Haddon Township, NJ 08108

(Not AFFILIATED with any communities Homeowners Association). Always be sure to visit www.RealtorInRed.com for all your senior real estate needs.

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