Archive: January 2011

    by Susan Quilty on January 31st, 20113 Comments

    There is a common misconception in our society that Baby Boomers are not interested in technology, or even that they are afraid of it. There certainly may be some Boomers who can’t be bothered with computers or tech gadgets, but research shows that the majority of the generation is quite comfortable making use of each new technological advance.
    Situated in Southern California’s beautiful San Jacinto Valley, Solera Diamond Valley is a Del Webb community which has a lot to offer in an intimate setting. The prime location puts residents in close proximity of many of California’s popular attractions, and the spacious clubhouse includes a wide array of on-site amenities.

    by Susan Quilty on January 28th, 20112 Comments

    When looking for a place to retire, active adults sometimes assume that a state that does not have state income taxes will be a more affordable place to live. This is not always true.

    by Susan Quilty on January 27th, 20112 Comments

    Quail Creek, in Green Valley, Arizona, is a beautiful active adult community built by Robson Communities. This resort-style golf community offers something to meet the interests of many different active adults. And, potential residents can explore the community for themselves by scheduling a Quail Creek Preferred Guest Getaway.

    by Susan Quilty on January 26th, 2011No Comments

    There’s no doubt that active adults who love to ski will adore living within close proximity of the Rocky Mountains. This majestic mountain range offers some of America’s best ski resorts. Most of the active adult communities near the Rocky Mountains are found in Colorado, but ski lovers may be surprised to learn that they could also ski the Rockies from a home in New Mexico.

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    Trilogy communities, built by Shea Homes, are known for their exciting amenities, thoughtful lifestyle support and green building practices. Set in Corona, California, Trilogy at Glen Ivy is another of Shea Homes' fabulous active adult communities. Ideally situated just 50 miles east of Los Angeles, the community is perfectly located for retirees who want a newer active adult community close to the culture of L.A.

    by Susan Quilty on January 24th, 20111 Comment

    For some eligible homeowners, a reverse mortgage can be an attractive option. It is a way to bring in extra money, without having to pay taxes on the additional income. There are pros and cons to setting up a reverse mortgage, but recent Federal Housing Administration (FHA) changes to reverse mortgage options make this financial move worth a second look.
    Located in Nipomo, Trilogy Central Coast is a Shea Homes 55+ community that is simply bursting with fabulous amenities. It enjoys a prime location, with hot spots like Pismo Beach and Avila Beach only minutes away, and, upon completion, the community will include 1,671 single-family homes.

    by Susan Quilty on January 21st, 20111 Comment

    Florida’s popular Naples area appeals to a wide variety of active adults. And, with many affordable homes in age targeted communities, the Naples area can meet the needs of nearly any budget. Here is a brief look at five communities which offer homes for under $200,000.

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    Hilton Head, South Carolina, has long been a popular East Coast vacation destination. The area is known for its spectacular beaches, famous golf courses and charming boutiques. Yet those who love Hilton Head do not have to settle for occasional visits. When active adults decide it’s time to relocate, many opt to live in the fabulous Sun City Hilton Head community.

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