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Rossmoor Coronavirus Updates and Resources

This is a difficult time for us all, and especially for those seniors who have been asked to self-isolate for their own health due to the Covid-19 strain of the Coronavirus.  I’m posting some resources to help keep all informed at Rossmoor Walnut Creek with Rossmoor coronavirus updates.  I could use your help! I encourage you to use the comments section, or email me, Tom Nevin, at tom@tomnevin.com to let me know if there is any additional information or links that I should add that would be helpful.

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Posted on March 19, 2020 at 4:49 pm
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How to Buy Real Estate in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek CA 55+ community


While buying Rossmoor real estate is similar in many ways to buying real estate in any other community, there are significant differences.  When you work with me, you’ll be working with a realtor who specializes in Rossmoor, avoiding delays, misunderstandings, and surprise costs.   I am an experienced agent who is familiar with the current market and can help you identify what you’re looking for in current Rossmoor homes for sale.  The best Rossmoor real estate agents are SRES certified, know the area completely, and can help you find Rossmoor homes for sale that are right for you.

Here are some quick points for individuals interested in buying Rossmoor real estate, the premier 55+ community in Walnut Creek, California:
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Posted on January 4, 2020 at 9:04 am
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Waterford at Rossmoor – Carefree Congregate Living

The 300 units at the Waterford at Rossmoor community are offered as condos on a resale basis. The Waterford is unique in that it allows you to purchase a condominium home with all the benefits of an inclusive care retirement community. The purchase of a Waterford at Rossmoor home preserves equity and affords the tax benefits of ownership, as well as any appreciation value.  Situated on 16 acres, this independent living community offers separate occupant-owned 1 or 2 bedroom condominium units with full kitchen – some also with dens (see floor plans below).  Independent living is key to the Waterford at Rossmoor Walnut Creek.

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Posted on November 15, 2019 at 9:42 pm
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What is the initial transfer fee to “buy in” to Rossmoor? What is the Golden Rain Foundation?

Initial Transfer Fee to “buy in” to Rossmoor

When a home buyer purchases a home in Rossmoor, they pay a transfer fee to the Golden Rain Foundation ($10,000 as of July 1st, 2019). This fee helps to support the Golden Rain Foundation operate and maintain the Continue reading

Posted on August 24, 2019 at 8:13 pm
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Partnering with a Real Estate Agent to help sell a home for a parent or loved one

The need to sell a home for a parent or loved one is extremely stressful, especially when working full-time or when out-of-area or out-of-state. In addition, the details and effort required may seem overwhelming.

As a full-service, SRES-certified real estate professional, consider me a partner in the process.  I can help with many tasks, with special consideration and compassion for the dignity of your loved one or parent. Continue reading

Posted on July 17, 2019 at 7:11 pm
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Is Rossmoor strictly a retirement community, or do residents of Rossmoor work?

Rossmoor is an age 55+ resort community.  Therefore, many individuals buy real estate in Rossmoor to enjoy their retirement. However, many residents at Rossmoor work full or part time (approximately 33.4 percent*).  Employed residents buy Rossmoor real estate (condominiums, cooperatives, single-family detached homes, and condominium congregate living) to enjoy Rossmoor’s carefree lifestyle & activities.  Rossmoor features a central location, proximity to San Francisco, great weather, 24/7 security, and great transportation options. Continue reading

Posted on June 5, 2019 at 8:02 pm
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What is the difference between a Co-op and a Condo at Rossmoor?

Many are confused by the difference between condominium and cooperative real estate at Rossmoor.  At Rossmoor, there are three primary forms of residential ownership:

  1. Condominium (Condo)
  2. Stock cooperative (CoOp)
  3. Single-family detached home.

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Posted on May 21, 2019 at 9:04 pm
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What do HOA Fees at Rossmoor include?

HOA fees at Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, cover significantly more than the typical homeowners association fees at most other condominium communities.  HOA fees include…

  • 24/7 Security service and front-gate monitoring
  • Use of all common facilities such as…  Continue reading
Posted on May 14, 2019 at 10:21 pm
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I’d like to visit Rossmoor to see if it’s a good fit for me. How do I get into or tour Rossmoor Real Estate for sale and Rossmoor?

Because Rossmoor is a gated, 24/7 secure community, only residents and their guests are permitted unrestricted entry. However, you may visit Rossmoor or tour Rossmoor real estate for sale by  Continue reading

Posted on May 7, 2019 at 8:51 pm
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What does real estate at Rossmoor, Walnut Creek look like, and what does it cost? Additional Rossmoor costs?

With approximately 6,700 residential units within three cooperative (co-op) groups, 14 condominium (condo) groups, one single-family home development, and over 100 different floor plans/configurations… Continue reading

Posted on April 21, 2019 at 8:32 pm
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