Business View Magazine | February 2020

11 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE FEBRUARY 2020 A ccess Perfect Homes is excited to announce the launch of its residential real estate team dedicated to addressing the housing needs of those with mobility issues or physical disabilities which consequently impact their quality of life. Over 61 million people in the U.S. live with a disability which impacts their mobility, even in their own homes. Established within the Keller Williams Realty system, Access Perfect Homes is the first team affiliated with a national real estate brokerage to be dedicated to finding appropriate housing for those who may need assistive technologies, adaptive design and/or renovations that ease or eliminate livability challenges within a residence. Additionally, Access Perfect Homes’ focus includes meeting the needs of the senior population. According to 2012 Census data, over 40% of adults over the age of 65 live with at least one disability, with the primary limitation being mobility. The Access Perfect Homes team assists seniors, who may be considering downsizing, aging in place in a new home, or searching for an independent or assisted living community. A requirement of joining the Access Perfect Homes team is to have earned the Senior Real Estate Specialists (SRES) designation from the National Association of Realtors which certifies completion of professional training to understand and meet the needs of the elderly. Toni Randolph, Founder of Access Perfect Homes, witnessed firsthand the problems that seniors and the physically impaired encounter when looking for a home while living in a retirement community with her husband, Carl. They saw a need and envisioned a way to serve this OPENING L INES ACCESS PERFECT HOMES - AN INNOVATIVE RESOURCE FOR FINDIN A HOME FOR THE DISABLED, SENIORS, AND MOBILITY IMPAIRED