Archive: September 2015

    Lakewood Ranch is a popular destination for active adults in Florida. With an ideal location near the Gulf Shore in the central part of the state, it is not surprising so many people seek to purchase a primary or secondary home in this region.

    by Samantha Reid on September 28th, 201511 Comments

    One of the major appeals to retiring in an active adult community is the activities available to homeowners. From bocce ball to knitting club to casino trips, there’s never a dull moment in a 55+ neighborhood. Some communities, though, are more active than others. We’ve gone ahead and narrowed down the top twenty most active 55+ communities in the country, based on number of clubs and activities, speaking with residents, and community tours by our team.

    by Bill Ness on September 26th, 2015No Comments

    Step into the 55+ community Oronoque Village, and it's like living in your own private cottage in the woods. That's because the homes here were designed to naturally complement the surrounding 300 acres of lush landscapes, wooded areas and the gorgeous greens of the on-site golf course, all throughout the four seasons of this Stratford, CT active adult community.

    by Elliot Crumpley on September 25th, 2015No Comments

    When it comes to planning that revered date when you walk out of the office for the last time, it’s because you have decided that you are satisfied with your career and ready to move on to the next stage in life: retirement. You can walk out confident that you’ve accomplished all that you have set out to and are financially and psychologically ready.

    by Bill Ness on September 24th, 2015No Comments

    It can be hard meeting people in a new neighborhood, even if you're the outgoing type. You could try to walk up and start talking to people you see. This might be a good start, but there are plenty of other proactive ways to get sociable and meet your new neighbors.

    by Bill Ness on September 23rd, 20152 Comments

    Active adults who settle in at Maravilla Estates are definitely not settling. This brand-new 55+ community in San Jacinto, Calif., offers breathtaking mountain views and premier amenities in a smaller, more intimate setting.

    by Mayra Rocha on September 22nd, 2015No Comments

    Active adults and retirees thinking about where to retire may want to consider moving to Delaware. Although a small state and not the typical retirement destination that first comes to mind, Delaware has a lot to offer Baby Boomers. It has many tax perks, a four-season climate, convenient location, beautiful beaches, and charming towns.

    by Samantha Reid on September 21st, 20151 Comment

    Now that you've made the decision to move into an active adult community it's time to think about protecting your home and belongings. To protect one of your most important assets, you need the right homeowners insurance. Here are eight tips to help you through the process of deciding which plan is best for your situation.
    Looking to find the serenity of an age-restricted community with low-maintenance living, but don't want to leave the beauty of experiencing all four seasons in the Northeast? Regency at Trotters Pointe is a brand new Toll Brothers community located Tinton Falls, NJ. Construction commenced in 2015 and building is ongoing. Upon completion, this non-gated community will consist of 181 single-family homes.

    by Mayra Rocha on September 18th, 20154 Comments

    When preparing to retire, Baby Boomers usually follow the basic financial tips and tools on how to build their nest egg for retirement. But aside from the financial aspects, have you thought about how you will spend the rest of your days after leaving your job and going into retirement? Do you wonder where you will live or what you will do on a daily basis? Will you seek a part-time job during retirement or are you worried you will lose contact with work friends and associates?

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