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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Short Sales in High Demand

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“Prices shot up like rockets and are coming down like feathers.” According to Orlando-based economist Hank Fishkind. “It takes a while for prices to fall as far as they should because sellers are often unwilling to lower their price to market levels.” This phenomenon seems to be dragging out

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Retirement Community Builders Going Green

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Many retirement community builders are following the current trend and going green, In 2007, Al Gore accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for his initiatives surrounding global warming. Despite one of their own leading the charge surrounding the whole green initiative, many Baby Boomers were less pronounc

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Living with Neighbors

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Think you are too close to your neighbors now? Try living with them. A new active adult housing development in Boulder, Colorado is trying just that. Silver Sage Village is an age-restricted community with a catch: residents live in homes that share common areas such as kitchens and dining rooms. T

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2008: The Death of the Housing Incentive?

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Could 2008 mark the year that housing incentives go away? If builders have their way, the answer would likely be “yes.” These changes to the Housing Incentive could very well impact active adult housing as well. “We are going to get away from these crazy incentives that have been flooding the

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