Month: September 2011

Have You Heard of Ponte Vedra?

Del Webb Ponte Vedra, formally known as Riverwood at Nocatee, is an active adult community near Jacksonville, Florida. Residents have their own amenities separate from the master planned community of Nocatee. This place has it all! Check it out here.

Illinois’ 10 Best Active Adult Communities

Chicago is not known for its active adult communities. However, there are many great communities for active adults and retirees in the Chicagoland area. For people who like to split their time in different states, this is a great location for a Midwest retreat.

BellaTrae by Del Webb is a Hit With Active Adults

BellaTrae is an age-targeted community in the master planned community of ChampionsGate. BellaTrae residents enjoy their own selection of amenities in the spacious clubhouse. Homes in this community are offered in attached floor plans, townhomes or condos. Check it out here!

Hassayampa Village: Not Your Average Arizona Community

Hassayampa Village is an age-targeted golf community in Prescott, AZ. This is not your average community, as these homes are built on the edge of the Prescott National Forest. With excellent amenities, great homes, and beautiful views, this community stands out from the rest.

California’s 10 Most Affordable Active Adult Communities

California is often one of the first states retirees consider when they are looking to relocate. However, many communities in California are a bit more expensive than other communities around the country. Here are our 10 most affordable active adult communities in California.

Want to Buy a Short Sale?

With the recent housing market turmoil, many potential homebuyers have begun to wonder if short sales are a good way to make the most of the current buyers’ market. While a short sale can sometimes lead to a great deal, the process is far from simple. It’s also less likely to be an option in active adult communities, where short sales are often harder to find.

Green Valley, Arizona – The 55+ Capital of Southern Arizona

Green Valley, Arizona is a conglomerate of 55+ active adult communities south of Tucson, Arizona. The town’s mixture of 13 recreation centers, 8 golf courses, social activities, and numerous home styles combine to offer a world-class lifestyle scarcely matched by any other active adult community in Arizona.

8 Terrible Tax States for Retirees

Each year, Kiplinger and other financial analysts offer advice on which states are the most and least tax-friendly destinations for retirees. The criteria for these lists can vary, but they generally attempt to look at the total tax burden including taxes on income, property, sales, pension, Social Security benefits and inheritance.

Are Golf Courses in 55+ Communities Going Out of Style?

Active adult communities and golf courses were once synonymous with each other. Where you found one you would find the other. However, as communities start to add other amenities for other people’s interests, golf courses have started to slip on the list of must have amenities. Check it out here!

Community Spotlight: Sun City Apple Valley

Sun City Apple Valley is an active adult community in the Inland Empire area of California. This community boasts great amenities both indoors and outdoors as well as excellent floor plans. With so much to keep its residents active and happy, there is no wonder people love this community! Check it out here!

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