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2011 

Del Webb offers 4 new construction communities in Illinois, one of which is Grand Dominion in the Lake County town of Mundelein, IL. This elegant 55+ community opened in 2007 and is planned for 725 single family homes upon completion. Del Webb Grand Dominion is popular for its prestigious locatio...
02/28/2011
Stonecrest is a well-known active adult community in Florida located right next to the sprawling Villages community. With 2,200 homes at Stonecrest, as compared to 75,000 homes in The Villages, Stonecrest is popular among retirees in search of a smaller community still close to all the wonderful ...
02/27/2011
Cinco Ranch is a master planned community located in the suburban town of Katy, Texas. Within this sprawling community is Heritage Grand, open to residents age 55 and better. Heritage Grand is built by Lennar and Village Builders and offers both single-family homes and duplex style homes. The tow...
02/26/2011
Shea Homes is a popular active adult community builder offering resort-style communities with world-class amenities. Trilogy at Rio Vista in Rio Vista, California is a gated 55+ community located in the San Francisco Bay area of Northern California. Outdoor enthusiasts will feel right at home her...
02/25/2011
When it comes to buying a home, some buyers have definite opinions about whether it’s better to buy a new construction or a resale home. Others are more open to what is available at the time they want to buy, and some buyers haven’t given the matter much thought at all. Deciding between a new con...
02/24/2011
Just south of Dover, Delaware in the charming town of Magnolia is the active adult community known at Champion’s Club at Jonathan’s Landing. The state of Delaware is well known as a tax-friendly state making retirement here ideal. The small town of Magnolia is just minutes from a variety of resta...
02/24/2011
Del Webb is famous for active adult communities in Arizona and their Sun City Festival community is another amazing example of resort style living for adults age 45 and better. The community opened in 2006 and boasts beautiful views of the White Tank Mountains. Residents enjoy world-class ameniti...
02/22/2011
Cambridge Lakes is a grand-sized master-planned community in the suburban town of Pingree Grove, Illinois. The Carillon portion of the community is reserved for adults age 55 and better. Of the 3,000 homes in the master planned community, nearly 1,300 are within the Carillon active adult portion....
02/21/2011
As 2011 begins, it’s time to take a look at a few of the trends that appear to be on the rise among active adults across the country. Four common trends include: working during retirement, opting for energy efficient homes, choosing accessibility features, and making fitness a priority. 1. Not-so...
02/20/2011
The Trilogy LifeScape Survey has given Baby Boomers a convenient and fun way to discover more about themselves and their ideas about retirement. Now that over 2,000 participants have taken the survey, Trilogy by Shea Homes has released their survey results, which clearly show that Baby Boomers ar...
02/19/2011