Grandezza is a gated country club community in Estero that is perfect for enjoying an active lifestyle.

From tranquil beaches to diverse shopping centers, Estero is a Florida retreat that often appeals to active adults. Whether seeking out a new vacation spot or looking for a retirement destination, Estero draws visitors with scenic beauty and sunny weather. The Estero area also offers several active adult communities with a wide range of amenities and homes to meet any budget. [click to continue…]



Hilton Head Plantation is a coastal community offering world-class amenities and finely crafted homes.

Open to residents of all ages, Hilton Head Plantation is an ideal destination for active adult retirees. This beautiful community is one of the largest on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island. It puts residents within easy access of the island’s many resort amenities, while also providing its own exciting line-up of clubs, classes and activities. [click to continue…]


Are We in a Buyer’s Market or a Seller’s Market?

by Bill Ness on September 15, 2014


Talk with a local real estate agent to learn whether your market is more advantageous to the buyer or seller.

Understanding the real estate landscape can make it easier to make decisions about when to buy or sell a home. While national real estate market reports are a good statistical reference, they may paint a different picture than what you will find in a particular region, town or neighborhood. [click to continue…]


Rivington Impresses with Low-Maintenance Luxury Townhome Living in Connecticut

September 13, 2014

Opened in 2009, Rivington offers luxury living in Western Connecticut. This mid-sized community features low-maintenance, attached living with luxury condos, townhomes and carriage homes. Upon completion, Rivington will include 1,050 homes, a 15,000 square-foot clubhouse and a number of outdoor recreations.

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Volunteering – The Feel Good Hobby Active Adults Love

September 12, 2014

Retirement is a great time for traveling, taking up new hobbies and spending more time with family and friends. It’s also a great time to get involved with volunteering. Volunteering lets you support your favorite causes, while also making new friends and trying new things. Best of all, helping others feels good and can be good for your own health.

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Sun City Texas – Active Adult Amenities, Activities and Excitement Near Austin

September 11, 2014

Located just 35 miles north of Austin, Sun City Texas is spread across 5,300 acres of scenic Texas Hill Country. This impressive community offers an amenity-rich clubhouse, three 18-hole golf courses and plans for 7,500 diverse homes. The surrounding area also features a variety of entertainments, including shops, restaurants and recreation centers.

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Long Island Lures New York Active Adults for Retirement

September 10, 2014

For active adults in New York, Long Island is becoming a popular retirement destination. The area features charming towns, upscale communities, scenic shores and a close proximity to the varied attractions in New York City.

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Del Webb at Lake Oconee – Lakeside Active Adult Living in Georgia

September 9, 2014

Set on the shores of a navigable lake, Del Webb at Lake Oconee is the perfect retreat for water lovers. This beautiful community has a rural setting in Greensboro, Georgia, yet its exciting line-up of indoor and outdoor amenities offers a full social calendar for active adults aged 55 or better.

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5 Great States Where You’d Never Think to Retire

September 8, 2014

When it comes to retirement living there are many great destinations beyond Florida or Arizona. While some active adults dream of the sunny coast or an arid desert, others are more interested in finding an amenity-rich community closer to family and friends. Here are five states that feature fabulous active adult communities and plenty of local appeal.

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King City – Friendly Active Adult Living in Popular Portland, Oregon

September 6, 2014

Active adults in Portland, Oregon, can find exciting amenities and affordable homes at King City. This well-established 55+ community is nestled in the lovely Tualatin Valley, just 15 miles from the diverse attractions in downtown Portland. Its amenities include a spacious clubhouse with a number of indoor and outdoor recreations.

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Don’t Downsize, Smartsize – Declutter and Organize Your Home to Sell

September 5, 2014

Downsizing can be a great way for retirees and empty nesters to minimize their home maintenance and maximize their budgets. But moving to a smaller home can be a large undertaking. Before you can downsize, you’ll need to organize. Here are ten steps to help you declutter and prepare for your new home.

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Sundance – Arizona Active Adult Living for Younger Residents Near Phoenix

September 4, 2014

Located in Buckeye, Arizona, Sundance is a Meritage Homes community which combines small-town charm with easy access to all the attractions of the Phoenix area. Sundance is open to residents aged 45 and better, and designed to offer active adult living. The community features a wide range of exciting amenities, including an 18-hole golf course, a spacious clubhouse and varied sports courts.

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A Cleveland Retirement – Not Just for Betty White and LeBron James

September 3, 2014

On the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland, Ohio, is home to three professional sports teams and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Visitors to the city can enjoy a variety of shopping, dining and cultural attractions. Active adults who choose to settle in the area will also find amenity-rich communities in Cleveland’s beautiful suburbs.

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Discover The Oasis – Active Adult Golf Course Living in Southern California

September 2, 2014

Set around the 36-hole Menifee Lakes Country Club, The Oasis is a beautiful 55+ community in California’s Inland Empire area. This Southern California community has over 1,100 single-family homes in sizes and styles designed to meet the needs of many different homebuyers. The Oasis also offers a number of exciting indoor and outdoor amenities.

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10 Crowd-Pleasing Favorites for Active Adult Living

September 1, 2014

Everyone has their own idea of what makes an active adult community great. Yet many developments offer a variety of homes and amenities designed to appeal to a wider audience. Here are ten mid-sized communities-not too big and not too small-which have homes, amenities and locations that will appeal to nearly any active adult.

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