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Ovation at Oak Tree Hosts Concert Event on August 26

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Ovation at Oak Tree is hosting a concert to promote their new homes.

Ovation at Oak Tree, a new 55+ community being built by William Lyon Homes in Lacey, WA, will host a special evening of music on Saturday, August 26th from 4pm to 7pm. The event will also provide guests with hors d’oeuvres, a beer and wine garden, and an opportunity to tour Ovation at Oak Tree’s three model homes.

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Active Adult Communities with On-Site Shopping in Florida

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These communities have it all, even their own shopping centers!

Florida is the most popular retirement destination in the country. Not only does it attract retirees because of its tropical climate, sandy beaches, and tax-friendly environment, it also draws the 55+ crowd thanks to the numerous active adult communities found throughout the Sunshine State. Baby Boomers can find a wide selection of age-restricted communities that range from small and charming communities to large active adult sections of master-planned developments.

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Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Madison, CT

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A new development in Connecticut could bring new opportunities to

A new mixed-use development could be coming to Hemingway Avenue, a major thoroughfare in Madison, CT and where elderly housing is permitted in that district. A total of 4.51 acres of property and 71 age-restricted residential units as well as two commercial buildings are proposed. The plan is pending approval from a special exemption from the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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50 Best Selling Active Adult Communities

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Sun City Hilton Head by Del Webb has won this year's award for best selling active adult community.

55places.com is proud to release its 2017 list of best selling active adult communities from across the country. The team at 55places.com compiled this prestigious list based on the number of sales through our website in the last twelve months, from August 1st of 2016 to July 31st of 2017. The best selling list is based on sales made through 55places.com and does not represent overall sales in any given community.

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500-Home Active Adult Community Planned for Hermitage, TN

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Craighead Development and Ole South Properties are set to close on Binns Farms, a 285-acre site where they plan to build a 500-home active adult community and target 55+ homebuyers. Craighead Development and Ole South Properties paid $7.5 million for the site on Binns Farms at 4020 Hickory Hills Lane, northwest of Bonna Creek Drive near Lebanon Pike in Hermitage, Tennessee.

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5 Awesome Golf Course Communities in North Carolina

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North Carolina has been a popular retirement destination among Baby Boomers because of its beautiful four-season climate, proximity to cultural and urban attractions, healthcare facilities, and diverse regions. But the Tar Heel State is also known for having a wide selection of active adult communities with beautiful golf courses that attract retirees who want to spend their Golden Years hitting the links. These stunning golf course communities also provide retirees with numerous world-class amenities, quality home designs, and an exciting social scene. If you’re looking to retire in an active adult community that features a lush golf course, then check out these five awesome golf course communities in North Carolina.

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Newly Renovated Clubhouse at Valencia Lakes

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Valencia Lakes in the Tampa Bay Area has recently renovated its 40,000 square-foot clubhouse. The newly renovated clubhouse features a wide selection of resort-style amenities as well as an eight-acre recreation area that is the central hub of physical activity and social recreation.

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Regional Spotlight on Central Arizona

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Arizona has been a top retirement destination for Boomers for many years. According to Arizona Central. Arizona has grown by 27,576 retirees since 2015, making it the second-most popular state for Baby Boomers after Florida.

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New Active Adult Community Coming to La Floresta in Brea, CA

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The New Home Company has just announced its first 55+ community coming to the Orange County area in Southern California – Agave. The community will consist of 80 single-family residences within the La Floresta master-planned development in Brea, CA. The New Home Company will open its sales gallery at Agave on August 19th for interested buyers and the general public as part of its pre-sales event.

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WalletHub Releases List of the “Best Places to Retire”

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Finding the perfect place to retire is always a daunting task. Do you choose a location based on just affordability or do you consider other options like climate, healthcare, quality of life, and activities? According to WalletHub’s 2017’s Best & Worst Places to Retire, nearly four in ten American workers have little or no money saved for their retirement. The study also found that in the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey, four in ten workers today expect to retire at the age of 70 instead of the expected retirement age of 65.

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