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Seniors Information Service (SIS)
is an independent, charitable
organisation that has been providing
support, advice and information for
over 20 years to South Australian
seniors, their families and carers as
they consider and navigate their way
through ageing, lifestyle changes and
health issues such as:
• Retirement housing and low cost
• Residential aged care
• Concessions available for seniors
• Remaining independent in your
• Computer training and digital
In addition to a wide range of printed
material available free of charge
regarding these and many other
topics, SIS also offers seminars on:
• Age care costs and how the
• Retirement villages -- what to
consider before moving
• Estate Planning
• Financial Planning
Are you considering changes to your lifestyle?
Top tips for selling
• Know your Agent -- Don't be
afraid to interview them -- ask
about their track record, company
market share and how they will
market your property. Be sure that
the agent you choose is someone
you get along with; a person that
you feel will represent your best
interests first and foremost.
• Get Advice and Listen -- A good
Real Estate agent should freely
give you tips on presentation.
improve the value and reduce time
on the market. What is the most
cost effective method to sell? Not
all marketing works; which is best?
• First impressions count -- Stand
out the front and put yourself in
the buyer's shoes, what would
they be thinking about your home?
• De-clutter -- Less is more!
This means photos, ornaments,
furniture and anything you did not
use in the past fortnight.
•Let go -- It might be the place
where your kids grew up and you
planted every plant and tree in
the garden however the potential
buyers won't take any of that into
account. Throw a goodbye party
if you need to, but say a proper
goodbye and let go. Then you can
look at the property objectively
and make pragmatic decisions.
• Stop listening to your friends --
Sounds harsh doesn't it? Time and
again we hear people say a friend
or neighbour said it would be
worth X amount or other property
related advice. Your family, friends
or neighbours may have sold two,
three, or four homes but that
doesn't mean they are experts in
this or any other market. A good
agency will have sold hundreds
of properties and work with the
market every day so who will
you rely on when you need real
Need help selling your property? Talk
to First National Real Estate Copley's
enthusiastic sales team today!
Ask us about our Pensioners' Package for Sellers!
We know it can be a daunting process deciding to sell your property but if you
have a Pensioner’s Card and are thinking about selling your home, we have
come up with a package to help make it less challenging …
4 Up to $360 worth of services for free 4 Special discount on professional fee
4 We organise the extras: Gardening, cleaning, rubbish removal & more
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Thinking about a sea change or retiring?
Why choose the Fleurieu Peninsula?
• Under 80kms from Adelaide CBD
• Great restaurants, food and nearby wine regions
• Amazing country lifestyle but so close to all facilities
• Strong sense of community
• Unbeatable beaches and fishing
And the list goes on … Call us to find out what properties we have for you!
Shop 5, 2 Mary Avenue
Normanville SA 5204
PH: (08) 8558 2688
Award Winning Agency and Agents on the Stunning Fleurieu Peninsula
Seniors Information Service (SIS) provides a variety of training seminars
relevant to the needs of South Australians.
Are you interested in...?
• Financial Planning (NEW) - What should I know?
• Estate Planning (NEW) - (Wills, Trusts, Assets, Power of Attorney and
Advanced Care Directives)
• Retirement Housing - What should I consider?
• Understanding Aged Care Costs
• Digital Literacy - Tablet showcase & group training - iPad & Android
Bookings are essential. Morning Tea provided.
For bookings or more information ring SIS HelpLine 8168 8776
149 Currie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
New Seminars on offer!
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