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Education & Training - Steve Hoffacker LLC
Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, MCSP, MIRM (Hoffacker Associates LLC, West Palm Beach, FL), is an award-winning international naging-in-place instructor as well as a well respected author and instructor in the field of universal design.
As a Master Certified Instructor for the National Association of Homebuilders Certified Aging In Place Specialist (“CAPS”) program for well over a decade, I have met, gotten to know, and educated hundreds of remodeling contractors, custom builders, occupational therapists, physical therapists, mo...
Debe Maxwell, in her post today about "Put A Wrap on Your 2017 Business Plan" listed 8 things to do to get ready for the new year. I particularly noticed #7 - which I am assuming was not in any special sequential order by priority - that stated the following: Designations:  Now is a GREAT time to...
There have been several recent articles in various places about the state of real estate in this country and how some believe that the current level of activity is unsustainable. Many of us remember the issues we faced just a few years ago. To that end, there is a fantastic way to prepare for the...
Aging in place - the concept of allowing people of any age or physical ability to remain in their chosen home for as they want to continue living there - is an emerging force in real estate. Essentially people are opting to live out their years in their "forever home" - the one they identify as s...
Over the next two weeks, many of us are going to be going to holiday parties at friends homes or just dropping by to wish them a great holiday and offer encouragement for the year ahead. We might be entertaining in our own homes as well. This is the perfect time to be aware of safety issues.Remai...
Sales and marketing - or marketing and sales if you prefer to mention them in that order - are a lot like salt and pepper. Really?Let me explain. Salt and pepper are generally mentioned as a single item even though they are two distinct items. No one would think that a recipe needed more salt and...
When you were born and given a name by your parents, you had no say in the matter. Now that you literally are trying to make a name for yourself in business and online, there often are complications that likely were never foreseen.Even if you have a very distinctive name that is shared by very fe...
Many of you have expressed an interest in learning more about aging-in-place and how you can incorporate this knowledge into your real estate sales, design, home inspection, staging, or other businesses.I hold these training courses in Florida throughout the year, but a special opportunity for yo...
   "To your health" is far more than just an expression. The benefits of drinking coffee - typically black, caffeinated coffee -  are quite well documented and numerous - with more studies continuing to prove its benefits. Raise your cups and join in celebrating "National Coffee Day" - today and ...
All of have received disguised sales calls. I'm not talking about the obvious sales calls where a product or company is mentioned but rather the ones where someone begins by stating that this is not a sales call or that they are not attempting to sell me anything. Really? Of course, they are tryi...

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