Month: September 2018

Find Fitness & Fun at the Tampa Bay Active Life Games

The Tampa Bay Active Life Games, formerly called the Tampa Bay Senior Games, are set to begin on Friday, October 5, 2018. The event is about community as much as it’s about competition. Participants want to win, which enables them to qualify for the Florida State Games. But, they also want to cheer each other on, enjoy the camaraderie, and show their support for fellow contestants.

Can I Rent Out My Home in a 55+ Community?

55+ communities have many rules. With so many different builders, brands, and HOAs, it’s hard to keep track of everything. If you’re hoping to rent out your home in an active adult community, we’ve got some tips to make sure it happens.

Community Spotlight: Renaissance at Manchester in Ocean County

Golf course communities have a special appeal for active adults. After all, who wouldn’t want to live in a beautifully appointed home located in a serene setting, while enjoying a country club-style existence? This is why so many 55+ homebuyers are drawn to Renaissance at Manchester. This sprawling, well-established​ community is attractively priced from the low $200s to the $300s and located in desirable Ocean County.

New Jersey Communities Near the Best State Medical Facilities

A recent study undertaken by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reported that people living near stable, highly ranked hospital systems in New Jersey benefit from longer life expectancies. New Jersey has over 100 hospitals, fifteen of which made U.S. News and World Report’s list of the Best Hospitals in New Jersey.

Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Public Pickleball Courts?

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in North America, especially for retirees looking for an active retirement. 55+ communities are home to many pickleball courts across the country, but even if yours doesn’t have one, there might be public pickleball courts nearby. Here’s where to find them.

How to Start Your Own Business When You’re Retired

Almost every working adult looks forward to retiring, but it is not always the fairytale life that they were dreaming about. Although millions of active adults are quite happy to never work again, others simply need to stay in the game for peace of mind or for lack of money. Working for someone else might not be the answer though, now could be the perfect time to start up your very own business.

What Are Lot Fees in 55+ Communities?

Lot fees are generally a hassle people don’t understand when moving into a 55+ community. If you’re building a home on a lot in an active adult community you’ll likely deal with lot fees. Here’s what’s to know.

Mattamy Homes Opening 2nd Phase at West Villages in Venice, FL

Florida is a popular retirement destination, and since Renaissance at West Village opened it has drawn in many active adults. Now, Mattamy Homes is announcing a second phase in the West Villages master-planned community giving more retirees the chance to live at Renaissance at West Village.

55+ Builder Spotlight: Del Webb

Del Webb is the premier builder when it comes to 55+ communities. With over 50 communities under the Del Webb and Sun City brands, active adults across the country have found a home in a Del Webb community. We’ve highlighted a few of the most popular ones.

Why You Should Retire in Grand Rapids, MI recently named Grand Rapids, MI as the seventh-best place to retire in 2018. The city offers active adults outdoor recreation opportunities, a scenic downtown with plenty of cultural attractions, and great craft breweries.

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