Senior Downsizing Coach Skills Training

Coach Your Way to Success

in the Senior Market

Create a long term sales pipeline by helping clients navigate the residential decision-making and downsizing processes.

Whether you are assisting recent retirees with choices like renting versus buying, or supporting mature homeowners with making residential living decisions, it’s critical to have strong communication skills.

SREI’s Coaching Skills Training Program provides you with a highly specialized set of skills designed to set you apart from the competition.

As a Certified Senior Downsizing Coach,

You will

  • Master the art of coaching longtime homeowners.
  • Position yourself as the authority on 55+, retirement community and senior living options. 
  • Learn to communicate more effectively with caregivers and challenging clients.
  • Add additional income opportunities to your real estate practice.
Learn to effectively address...

Objections and obstacles

  • I’m not “ready yet”
  • It’s all so overwhelming
  • We don’t know where to begin
  • I need to wait until my kids can help
  • What will I do with all my “stuff”
  • The thought of making all these decisions scares me
  • I’m not physically able to manage all of this


  • Seven comprehensive training sessions delivered by Dr. Nikki Buckelew, PhD
  • Downloadable SREI Senior Downsizing Coach Skills Guide including forms, scripts, talking points, and critical coaching questions
  • Printed textbook and downloadable supplemental reading materials
  • Access to private online group for collaboration and support
To become certified as a

Senior Downsizing Coach

  • Two private 1 on 1 coaching sessions (phone or video chat)
  • Two private practice sessions (video chat)
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Your name highlighted in CSHP/CSDC directory on the SREI website
  • Special recognition in media releases and social media
  • Usage of the CSDC mark/logo on marketing materials

*Included in live program only. Online students must purchase separately.


Your Pathway to Different!

Live Course
Pay in Full & Save!

$3,497 through Aug. 15

Reg. $4,997

Starts Sept. 1, 2021

Live Course
3 Payments!

3 payments of $1,233

Reg. $4,997

Starts Sept. 1, 2021

Self Study


Reg. $4,997

Independent Study on your schedule

To qualify as an SREI Certified Senior Downsizing Coach (CSDC) you must be a Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) in good standing.