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2011 

SummerGlen in Ocala, Florida is an affordable golf course community built by Florida Leisure Communities. Residents of SummerGlen Ocala appreciate its affordable homes and intimate size. This 55+ community is being planned for just 1,029 homes which is much more intimate in size than the larger, ...
06/30/2011
Most active adults know that Florida, Arizona and California are popular retirement destinations. These areas have a wide offering of 55+ communities in all sizes and styles, and Florida easily tops the list when it comes to the sheer number of communities available. Yet, many retirees are surpri...
06/29/2011
Just last year Shea Homes acquired the Jubilee active adult community located in Lacey, Washington. Originally opened in 2004 by Jenamar, the community had been known by its original name of Jubilee at Hawks Prairie. Shea Homes acquired the community in 2010 and today it is known simply as Shea ...
06/28/2011
The active adult community known as Clearbrook in Monroe Township, New Jersey is a nicely maintained and extremely affordable 55+ community. With pricing from just $50,000, this gated neighborhood is very popular among active adult retirees on a budget. Clearbrook was built between 1972 and 1993....
06/27/2011
The discerning home buyer will appreciate the elegance of Cypress Ridge in Arroyo Grande, California. This gated golf-course community is open to residents of all ages yet is age-targeted to those age 55 and better. Ideal temperatures all year-long, stunning landscape and world-class amenities co...
06/26/2011
A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders shows that the homebuyers of today and tomorrow are more likely to buy smaller homes than in past years. By 2015, the average size of single-family homes is expected to be around 2,100 square feet. This trend certainly applies to active ...
06/25/2011
Mountainbrook Village in Gold Canyon, Arizona opened in 1989 and today has 1,659 completed homes. Set at the base of the soaring Superstition Mountains, this 55+ community is privately located far away from the hustle and bustle of Phoenix, which is about 40 miles to the east. Although Mountainbr...
06/24/2011
Perched on the sparkling shores of Lake Oconee is the country’s only Del Webb community located on a navigable lake. Del Webb at Lake Oconee is located 75 miles east of Atlanta in the town of Greensboro. Residents of this unique 55+ community enjoy fabulous amenities including exciting water act...
06/23/2011
Active adults have many factors to consider when choosing a retirement location, and those features are likely to be different for every retiree. Some are set on a community with a range of amenities, some want an affordable home, and others value a sunny climate above all else. Here are some fea...
06/22/2011
Just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean is Riverwood by Del Webb, an award-winning community for adults age 55 and better. Located in Ponte Vedra, Florida within the larger, master-planned community of Nocatee, residents of this gated Del Webb community enjoy their private community with all the am...
06/21/2011
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