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New Models at On Top of the World in Ocala, FL

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Check out the new home models at On Top of the World in Ocala, FL.

On Top of the World has just unveiled ten brand new decorated models for prospective buyers. This 55+ community, which is located in Ocala, the Horse Capital of the World, provides a great lineup of innovative and distinct new home designs that are priced from the mid $100s to high $300s. Active adults can visit On Top of the World and tour the new energy-efficient floor plans that have been added in three beautiful collections: Classic Series, Premier Series, and Estate Series.

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The Villages Plans 20,000 More Homes

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The Villages plans to expand their already massive community by 20,000 homes.

If you thought The Villages in Central Florida couldn’t possible get any bigger, think again. The country’s largest 55-plus community plans to add more land and homes to the development. The Villages, which spans across three counties and three zip codes, is planning on expanding its community boundaries by possibly building an additional 20,000 homes on land it has purchased in the Wildwood area. The new development will consist of just over 4,500 acres on both sides of the Florida Turnpike.

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March Community Craziness: Final 8

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Check out today's matchup!

Welcome to the third round of 55places.com’s March Community Craziness competition.

Think that your community is a cut above the rest? Are your community’s amenities simply too good to ignore? Has moving to your community changed your life?

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8 Great Resale Communities in New Jersey

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Westlake Golf and Country Club is just one great resale community that can be found in New Jersey.

New Jersey has been a top retirement destination for many years due to its appealing qualities like its central location along the East Coast, tax climate, and distinct landscapes. The Garden State, although small in size, is a populous area that has a wide selection of amenities, attractions, and outdoor recreation, as well as its proximity to urban and suburban settings. It also has more than 200 active adult communities throughout the state, making it the second state with the most age-restricted developments in the country. With so many established and amenity-rich active adult communities to choose from, retirees will have no problem finding a great resale community in New Jersey that fits their lifestyle and budget.

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William Lyon Homes Announces New 55+ Brand – Ovation

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William Lyon Homes has just announced it’s launching a new brand for the 55+ market called “Ovation, a Lyon Active Lifestyle Community.” The builder will also launch this brand in the Pacific Northwest under the name “Ovation, a Polygon Active Lifestyle Community.”

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Why We Love Minto Communities

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As a family-owned and operated company since 1955, Minto has grown from a small homebuilder into a fully integrated real estate development, construction, and management company. Four brothers started the company: Gilbert, Irving, Lorry, and Louis Greenberg and for over 60 years continue to provide quality service to homeowners and residents with their well-built communities and home designs.

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Model Homes and Amenity Tours at Tidewater by Del Webb

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There’s a lot of excitement happening at Tidewater by Del Webb. This 55+ community in Estero, Florida will unveil its lineup of model homes and offer prospective buyers a sneak peak of its upcoming amenity center. From March 25 to 26 and April 1 to 2, between 12pm and 5pm, homebuyers can tour the builder’s four decorated models and upcoming amenity center.

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Great Retirement Communities in the Midwest

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Although the Midwest may not be the most popular retirement destination among retirees, it does appeal to those who want a four-season climate and easy access to regional attractions while staying close to family and friends. Retiring in the Midwest may also be a bit more affordable or offer reasonably priced homes than other coastal retirement hotspots. Fortunately, this region has some of the best 55+ communities in prime locations that offer resort-style amenities, affordable homes, and a vibrant social atmosphere. Check out these ten great active adult communities in the Midwest.

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The Springs of Mill Lakes Clubhouse Now Open

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The Owl’s Roost, The Springs of Mill Lakes’ new clubhouse, is now open. The beautiful 10,000 square-foot clubhouse provides residents with a rich lineup of indoor and outdoor amenities for an active and social lifestyle.

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Where to Retire If You Love Gambling

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Retirees often look for their version of the perfect retirement destination based on their wants and needs. Some active adults search for areas that have warmer climates, outdoor recreation, low cost of living, or top-notch medical facilities. But what if your passion is gambling? Luckily, there are plenty of places where Boomers can retire that are near some of the best spots for gambling. From the popular Las Vegas Strip to the bright lights of Atlantic City, check out these places to retire if you love to gamble.

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