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    Just over 2,500 people make up the town of McCormick, South Carolina, located near the border of Georgia. It's small with a simple way of life there, with easy access to larger cities. The only active lifestyle community in McCormick is Savannah Lakes Village, but the 4,800 homes that make up its multiple neighborhoods offers a country club lifestyle with dozens of activities to keep you as busy.
    Set amidst 28,000 acres beneath a canopy of towering trees, The Woodlands has earned distinction as one of the best master-planned communities in America. Here, residents enjoy a superb quality of life with access to a range of dining, entertainment, and recreation opportunities. It's also home to three popular 55+ communities.

    by Charles Moss on October 15th, 2018No Comments

    As the state capital of Tennessee, Nashville is most famous for its country music heritage. And while there is a thriving music industry there, Nashville isn't just about the music, though it is a big part of the city. When it comes to things to do, Nashville seems to have no limits. It really just depends on what you like.
    Southwest Florida will be Pulte Homes' testing ground for their new single-family home designs which they plan to eventually launch nationwide. The developer will introduce more than 10 new models for active adult communities and a neighborhood in Fort Myers will be the first to see them.

    by Ellen Kershner on October 15th, 20182 Comments

    New Jersey is home to over 200 55+ communities, many of which are gated. Gates limit traffic and ensure commuters won't be cutting through the neighborhoods. Gates also can increase the homeowner's pride of ownership. Well-maintained homes and landscaping lead to a very desirable outcome, increased property values over time.
    Potomac Green is a large community that offers residents the resort-style amenities in a quiet setting among the busy Dulles corridor. Perfect for those 55+ who want to stay in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. area, Potomac Green offers a variety of housing, and plenty of opportunities to stay active at the on-site pools, tennis courts, and fitness center.

    by Monica Dubé on October 12th, 2018No Comments

    With abundant outdoor recreation, world-famous attractions, and beautiful natural scenery, California's Bay Area provides an exceptional quality of life for active adults. It is home to major metropolitan areas, such as San Francisco and San Jose, but activities like hiking, kayaking, and camping are easily accessible.
    Although the Keystone State certainly has its share of upmarket 55+ communities, budget-conscious homebuyers can find amazing values in many Pennsylvania neighborhoods. Out of the 155 active adult communities here, there are at least ten that homebuyers can move into for under $200K. And, one does not have to sacrifice an abundant, rewarding quality of life or the benefits of low-maintenance living.

    by Audrey Sellers on October 12th, 2018No Comments

    Situated about 30 miles north of Dallas lies the charming community of McKinney. Ranked among the Best Places to Live in America, McKinney gives active adults a small-town feel with plenty of modern amenities. Established in 1848 and boasting one of the state's largest historic districts, McKinney often makes residents and visitors feel like they have stepped back in time.

    by Cari Oleskewicz on October 12th, 2018No Comments

    In Central Florida, communities like Lakeland and Winter Haven offer something a little different than what you'll find on the coasts. You'll enjoy freshwater lakes, lots of nature, and plenty of culture and recreational activities to keep yourself active while relishing the perpetually warm weather and flush of Vitamin D from year-round sunshine.


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