Archive: July 2012
Active adults looking for a small-town setting in the Northern California area may fall in love with Woodbridge by Del Webb. This beautiful age-restricted community is set in Manteca, within close proximity of shopping centers, restaurants, regional parks, golf courses and medical facilities. The community also offers plenty of on-site recreations to support a healthy, active lifestyle.
Active adults who are downsizing from a large family home are often faced with choosing between an attached or detached home. Some homebuyers have strong opinions on the subject, but many have trouble deciding as they compare price and maintenance options to the freedom of a single-family home. What are some things to consider when making this decision?
With spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and a luxurious, amenity-rich clubhouse, Heritage at Eagle Bend brings resort-style living to Aurora, Colorado. The beautiful Lennar development is built around the rolling greens of its own 18-hole golf course, though the community offers plenty of recreations for non-golfers as well.
While younger adults may dream of one day retiring to a life of leisure, many older adults are realizing that there are many benefits to putting off retirement or never retiring at all. Continuing a career during your retirement years can provide a sense of purpose, offer health benefits and help maintain financial security.
Just 30 minutes southeast of Phoenix, in Chandler, Arizona, Solera is a small Del Webb community with big active adult appeal. The community contains just 1,149 single-family homes, which is smaller than many of the active adult developments in the area, yet it features an impressive line-up of resort-style amenities including a semi-private 18-hole golf course.
Active adults who are interested in retiring in the beautiful Northern California area may be interested in the city of Lincoln. This charming city lies just 30 miles northeast of Sacramento at the base of the Sierra Foothills. While Lincoln is growing, the city has retained a small-town feel, particularly in the areas surrounding Historic Downtown Lincoln.
With a desirable location in Ocala, Stone Creek is a Central Florida golf community welcoming active adults with a wide range of recreations and amenities. This 55+ community offers a small-town feel with grounds featuring rolling hills and sparkling lakes. Its location puts Stone Creek within 90 minutes of the Kennedy Space Center, Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios.
Owning a home is one of the largest investments many adults will ever make. In an effort to make a sound investment, homebuyers and sellers will often turn to the real estate section of the local paper or online news sources. However, current headlines aren’t necessarily giving you an accurate picture of today’s real estate market.
Located 40 miles north of Atlanta, near the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Village at Deaton Creek is a Del Webb community which welcomes active adults with true Georgia charm. Resort-style amenities in the Village at Deaton Creek include a spacious clubhouse, sports courts and a fishing lake, while homes provide desirable upgrades for luxurious living.
Active adults looking for a way to stay in shape can enjoy numerous health benefits by taking up swimming. This great activity burns calories and builds muscle, while still being easy on joints. Active adult communities are prime destinations for swimmers as many boast impressive indoor and outdoor pools.