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2011 

Homebuyers who are venturing into the housing market after years in their traditional family homes may be surprised to discover the popularity of open floor plans. This is particularly true in active adult communities where there are many benefits to offering homes with these open, flowing design...
09/30/2011
Del Webb at Rancho Del Lago in Vail, Arizona is an age-restricted 50+ community offering attractively priced ranch homes from the mid $100’s. The community was originally started by K. Hovnanian in 2008 and was purchased by Del Webb in 2009. The location, just 20 miles southeast of Tucson, attrac...
09/29/2011
In many ways, ready access to the Internet has made it much easier for retirees to earn a little extra spending cash. There are sites for selling crafts, taking paid surveys or earning cash-back rewards while shopping. Yet, several money-making opportunities also exist for retirees offline. Here ...
09/28/2011
Sun City Apple Valley is a scenic Del Webb community on the northern edge of California’s Inland Empire. This 55+ community is tucked away in the beautiful California countryside boasting view of the San Gorgonio Mountains. The ideal location offering scenic privacy yet easy access to large urban...
09/27/2011
Carillon at Stonegate in Aurora, Illinois is a 55+ community by Cambridge Homes. The community opened in 2004 and is planned for 336 single family ranch homes upon completion. It’s an ideal community for those in search of a fantastic location minutes from the popular town of Naperville, yet with...
09/26/2011
Villagio is just as elegant as its name suggests. Located on Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, this luxury active adult community is a prestigious retirement destination for the discerning active adult. Stunning architecture and impeccable details combine to create this gorgeous 55+ community featur...
09/25/2011
Spruce Creek South in Summerfield, Florida is a gated 55+ community for value seeking active adults. With pricing from well under $100,000, it’s easy to find a budget friendly home in this mature active adult community. Built by Harvey Erp between 1989 and 1995, the community is located in the he...
09/25/2011
Situated in Marion County, the Ocala area boasts natural beauty and a tranquil, relaxed lifestyle. While there are plenty of recreational and cultural attractions, Ocala residents enjoy life at a comfortable pace, without the hustle and bustle of a big city or the seasonal crowds of a tourist tow...
09/23/2011
Encore at Monroe Township in New Jersey is an exclusive gated community for adults age 55 and better. Set on 120 acres of land, this intimate sized community features just 397 homes and beautiful mature landscaping. Residents enjoy privacy and security thanks to a 24-hour gated entry. The locatio...
09/22/2011
During the height of the real estate boom, it was not unusual to find active adult communities advertising a wide range of high-end features which would be included as part of their new homes’ standard pricing. However, the market has changed and many communities appear to be switching back to th...
09/21/2011
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