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The 55 Best 55+ Communities of 2021

by Deana Becker on July 12th, 2021

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Tampa vs. Miami: Which Is Better For Your Retirement?

by Cari Oleskewicz on September 22nd, 2021

Many people preparing to retire in a metropolitan area in Florida find themselves choosing between two of the state's most well-known cities: Miami and Tampa. Both of these areas offer unique restaurants, impressive shopping, and some of the best golf courses, beaches, and outdoor recreation in the entire U.S.

Pennsylvania 55+ Communities Offering Condos

by Ellen Kershner on September 22nd, 2021

If you are growing weary of maintaining your lawn, shoveling snow, and carrying laundry down the steps, it could be time to ditch that large home and downsize to a condo. Pennsylvania has plenty of 55+ communities offering attached homes and plenty of reasons why you should retire there.

Arizona vs. Nevada: Which State Is More Retirement Friendly?

by Mike Gerrard on September 22nd, 2021

Arizona vs. Nevada: which is more retirement-friendly? Both of these southwestern states offer mild winters with guaranteed sunshine and the chance to enjoy outdoor activities like golf or hiking for most of the year. But how do Nevada and Arizona compare for a 55+ active adult lifestyle?

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The Most Affordable Retirement Communities in the Fort Myers, FL Area

by Cari Oleskewicz on September 21st, 2021

The Fort Myers area has much of what people look for in a Florida retirement. Homes for sale in Fort Myers and the surrounding area can also be affordable, especially if you're looking in a 55+ community. Here's where to look for a 55+ community on the Gulf Coast.

The Lowest-Priced Communities in South Carolina

by Amy Trainum on September 21st, 2021

Those looking for a resort-style retirement in South Carolina have plenty of options to choose from, without breaking the bank. Keep reading to discover the best lowest-priced communities in South Carolina.

What Is a Casita?

by Elizabeth Kang on September 20th, 2021

Casitas are becoming increasingly popular among homebuyers and homeowners for a variety of reasons. Whether you're thinking about purchasing a home with an existing casita or building one on your property, it's important to consider the benefits, costs, and regulations surrounding these units.

Serenity at Meridiana Starts Construction on Amenity Center and Model Homes

by Audrey Sellers on September 20th, 2021

The sought-after community of Serenity at Meridiana is now beginning construction on an amenity center as well as new model homes. Keep reading to find out everything the 55+ has to offer.


The Most Affordable Retirement Communities in Florida

by Cari Oleskewicz on September 17th, 2021

Homebuyers often find that it's easy to find affordable living in Florida, where there's no state income tax, a lower cost of living, and homes well within most budgets. Check out the most affordable retirement communities in Florida.


Downsizing More Than Your Home

by Maddy Crozier on September 17th, 2021

Downsizing is more than moving into a smaller home--it involves downsizing all of your possessions and even changing your way of thinking. To help get you started, we put together a guide to downsizing more than your home. Here are some ideas for how to downsize different aspects of your life.


The Most Affordable Retirement Communities Near Philadelphia

by Ellen Kershner on September 16th, 2021

There are over 100 active adult communities near Philadelphia, and many are located in reasonably-priced suburban towns. Being able to enjoy the excitement of the city and then drive home to a peaceful residence is a luxury in itself. Read on to learn about some of our favorite 55+ communities right outside of Philly.



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