When it comes time to make a move, there is a lot to consider. Beyond the questions of where and when, there can be many other important things to think about. If you are a young couple with children, questions about school districts and quality childcare will come into play. If you are single, you may be more concerned with neighborhood recreation and nightlife. But one group that has a hard time with the issues of moving is often forgotten. Seniors face tough decisions later in life about relocation, possible downsizing and the quality of life implications of a new location. Add to all of this the necessity for not only social but physical support and you uncover a very big need in the moving industry at large.
At Exodus, we are committed to supporting our community. We are currently proud to be beginning our work with a great company called Vision Silver Services. This organization is committed to helping seniors with all the details of selling their home and relocating, handling everything from coordinating garage sales to utility transfers. Exodus is honored to be a preferred mover for Vision Silver Services. The following is our recent interview with the organizations distinguished founder, Mr. Greg Gellar.
Why did you found Vision Silver Services?
When my grandmother died recently, I began thinking about all the people I had helped and visited with over the years. Often, the elderly have no help in the moving process. The process is so overwhelming that they sometimes struggle to begin to pack and get moved to facilities offering care. I decided that offering an all inclusive program could help these people improve their quality of life by removing the uncertainty of how to orchestrate a whole move.
The website says you have been buying homes since 1994. Is your background exclusive to real estate or have you been involved in other industries?
Out of college, I spent some time as operations management of Paradise Cleaners, but for nearly 15 years, I have tried to make the public understand that there can be integrity in the home buying industry; that you can not only get value but you can give value. Today, real estate is the main focus of my work.
What makes Vision Silver Services unique?
Silver Services is the only comprehensive home buying package offering help with all stages of moving available anywhere. In this way it is totally unique and fills a very important niche in the market as well as in the community.
What are the 3 questions most frequently asked of you?
- How old are you (I look much younger than my 40 years)
- How does the Silver Services process work?
- What is the catch? (It’s great when I get to explain, there is none.)
What are the top things you look for in a Moving Company?
- Longevity in the industry
- Web Presence
Why do VSS & Exodus Moving and Storage complement each other?
Both companies seem to understand that being truthful, upfront and honest is the big picture. We understand that in a time where so much distrust exists, that “the job” is to be clear and follow the golden rule at all times. Exodus is concerned, as are we, with grass roots marketing which highlights the faces behind the company. They know that slick brochures do not save the world. We both want the public to know that above all, there is always someone to help and someone to call who can answer questions now, rather than endless tiers of “voice jail”. We are both committed absolutely to people, which makes our companies a great compliment to each other.
Do you have any current events coming up that you would like to highlight?
As VSS ramps up, we have taken a very slow approach. We have been very busy thus far and we will be conducting small events which focus on a more personal atmosphere. People can be looking out for these to start in mid Fall of 2011.
For more information about Vision Silver Services in Denver please visit their website:
As both a concerned and involved member of our neighborhoods as well as a leader in the moving and storage industry at large, we are proud to forge alliances in the community. One such cooperation comes from the obvious mutual interest between those who sell homes and offices and those who move into them. We wanted to get involved with the parts of the communities we serve that are helping our clients to become stronger and more stable in their relocation efforts. And the organizations that work to support integrity and the fluidity of this growth are our spotlight for today. Exodus is grateful to be affiliated with several Board of Realtor groups in our fine home state of Colorado.
Fort Collins Board of Realtors
The Board of Realtors in Fort Collins is a membership organization that focuses on the growth of Fort Collins as it centers around the real estate market. Addressing housing issues of all kinds such as zoning and compliance issues, the FCBR is a interactive resource for its members and surrounding community. Including a host of committees offering various events, government resources and educational programs, the Fort Collins Board of Realtors is overseen by a unique entity called a Sustainability Committee and remains a pioneer in its work to create ecologically friendly business practices.
Loveland Berthoud Association of Realtors
The main mission of the Loveland Berthoud Association of Realtors is to help develop and promote programs that facilitate the buying and selling of property in Loveland Colorado. They believe that through education and support, it is possible to increase the integrity and skill level of these transactions which will ultimately create a positive effect in the community. Working to provide training programs and networking opportunities for all those involved in the housing market, the LBAR is a professional association dedicated to upholding the highest standards of excellence in the real estate sector.
North Metro Denver Realtor Association
The North Denver Realtor Association is a membership organization serving real estate professionals working in the North Denver Metro area. Also known as the NMDRA, this collective focuses on promoting the personal growth of those involved, seeking to improve not only business standards but the economic climate, community and overall quality of life in the areas served. In an effort to improve opportunities and services, this group has many affiliates within its local community.
At Exodus what matters most to us YOU! When we say YOU we really do mean you. You don’t have to be someone needing assistance in moving or help acquiring a storage unity, you are important to us because we are all a part of the same community.
We value our community in Northern Colorado more than a lot of moving companies you will find. Here at Exodus, we make the public our top priority in doing business. We also work hard to build and maintain a reputation that is admirable for the Northern Colorado community and we hope to live up to all the expectations that we have set for ourselves.
We also support locally owned businesses and events that are taking place in Northern Colorado and will do our best to help you out. Let us know how we can help spread the word about your business, organization, and charity by following us on Twitter @ExodusMoving.
Exodus often contributes to non-profit organizations by donating our white glove moving services. Now more than ever, we encourage you this Holiday Season to give back to your community. Wherever you are, whatever you do, you can help someone or something in such a small way that makes such a big difference!
Let’s put it this way, you scratch our back and we’ll scratch yours. Let’s work hand in hand this Holiday Season and even ring in the year 2010 by supporting local businesses, organization, charities.
“We can begin by doing small things at the local level, like planting community gardens or looking out for neighbors. That is how change takes place in living systems, not from above but from within, from many local actions occurring simultaneously”
– Grace Lee Boggs