Archive: January 2015

    Located in Eastern New York, in Orange County, Wildflowers at Wallkill provides upscale living for active adults aged 55 or better. This lovely community has plans for just under 300 single-family homes, making it an ideal choice for homebuyers who prefer a more intimate neighborhood. Its prime location also puts residents within easy reach of retail centers, restaurants, medical facilities and other daily conveniences.

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    There are many benefits to downsizing in retirement, but also some concerns. While a smaller home means less housework and general maintenance, it also means having less living space, less space to store your belongings and less space for overnight guests. However, there are many ways you can make a smaller living space meet your needs.
    Active adults in Southern California's Coachella Valley may find a perfect retreat at Sun City Palm Desert. With just under 5,000 homes, this Del Webb development offers everything needed for healthy, active living. Highlights include three spacious clubhouses, two 18-hole golf courses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness centers and sports courts.
    When planning an East Coast retirement or vacation, active adults can turn to the historic beauty of Norfolk, Virginia. This charming city sits alongside the Elizabeth River and Chesapeake Bay, neighboring Virginia Beach. The area offers shops, restaurants and tourist attractions, as well as several appealing active adult communities.
    Set in beautiful Ocala, Florida, Stone Creek is a mid-sized active adult community which features resort-style amenities and diverse homes. This Del Webb development was designed for residents aged 55 or better, offering social and recreational amenities which appeal to many different interests. The community also has a great location, just 30 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico and about 90 minutes from hot spots like Disney World, Universal Studios and the Kennedy Space Center.

    by Bill Ness on January 26th, 2015No Comments

    With tax time just around the corner, many adults are trying to decide whether to file on their own or hire a tax professional. There are pros and cons to both options, and the decision largely depends on your financial situation. Fortunately, there are also a lot of great online tax tools to help you along the way.

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    Located in North Ridgeville, Ohio, Pioneer Ridge is a gated Del Webb community designed for active adults aged 55 or better. With just under 600 luxury homes, this beautiful development offers resort-style amenities and a full social calendar. Residents can participate in clubs, classes and special events while making new friends among a community of their peers.

    by Bill Ness on January 23rd, 2015No Comments

    The cold months of winter offer a great opportunity to try out some new indoor hobbies. There are so many hobbies you can enjoy at home, at your community center or at a local business. If you're stumped for new things to try, check some of the fun ideas below.
    Opened in 2013, Regency at Palisades is a beautiful new development in Charlotte, North Carolina. This 420-home community is open to residents of all ages, yet its planned clubhouse will offer amenities designed for active adults. Regency at Palisades residents also have access to the Palisades Sports Complex and are eligible for membership at the Palisades Country Club.
    Active adults looking for an East Coast retirement destination may fall in love with the quaint charm of Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania. This tranquil area features quiet age-restricted communities and several nearby shopping districts, while also having easy access to many East Coast hot spots, including Baltimore and Atlantic City.


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