Archive: June 2015

    by Katy Heider on June 30th, 20152 Comments

    Compass Pointe offers active adults resort-style living in a fabulous setting. Compass Pointe is a luxurious non-age restricted community featuring thoughtfully designed amenities and a resort-centered lifestyle in Leland, North Carolina. It opened in 2007, and upon completion will offer 2,000 single-family and attached residences clustered...

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    by Samantha Reid on June 29th, 20157 Comments

    The Internet is rife with retirement advice - from how to choose the best retirement calculator to how much savings you will need to live comfortably - there’s no shortage of wisdom out there. Unfortunately, for teachers it’s a different story entirely.
    A luxury active adult community for those aged 55 and better, Grand Reserve offers world-class amenities and resort-style living in the heart of Eastern Michigan. Located in suburban Flint, the property is also within driving distance of Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit.
    If you're searching for a new home, whether it's across town or across the country, you should consider hiring a buyer's agent. General listing agents represent the seller's interests, whereas a buyer's agent only works for you (as long as he or she is an Exclusive Buyer Agent or "EBA"). There are also buyer's agents who play dual roles for both seller and buyer. With all of that in mind, consider the following benefits of hiring an EBA.
    In the heart of the Willamette Valley amid Salem's lush gardens, nature parks and vineyards you'll find Salemtowne, a well-established, resort-style community for 55+ active adults. The property is located just west of the Willamette River and features a charming clubhouse that was converted from a century-old farmhouse. Residents here are also surrounded by sweeping views of the Cascade Mountains.
    Arizona's sunny climate has long been a draw for retirees. But the state offers much more than just nice weather. Both Northern and Southern Arizona are similar in many ways, offering breathtaking scenery and a nearly endless array of outdoor recreational opportunities. They have their differences as well, especially in and around urban areas. Which region you choose depends largely on your preferences.
    Historic Richmond, known for its beautiful gardens, vintage architecture and charming riverfront, is the backdrop for CrossRidge, a 55+ active adult community in suburban Glen Allen. It's a gated development set on 400 acres amid mature trees, and its resort-style amenities are ideal for a fit and healthy lifestyle.
    Each year in June, the National Safety Council (NSC) sponsors National Safety Month, designed to "reduce leading causes of injury at work, on the road and in our homes and communities." It covers a wide variety of topics, including the risks involved in prescription drug use. With that in mind, here are five things you should know about medication safety.
    Located in the heart of the Woodlands, Texas, Windsor Lakes offers beautifully landscaped homes and a close-knit, community atmosphere for active adults aged 55 and better. Homes are set on private lots with mature trees and native greenery, and residents have access to world-class amenities, both on and off the property, that can easily fill up any social calendar.
    Pinterest, which first gained popularity back in 2012, is a photo sharing website that allows users to organize images from around the web into different categories or “pinboards.” Since then, the site has become a mainstay for anyone looking for fresh ideas on anything from recipes to workouts to apparel. According to the company’s reports, the average user spends 98 hours a month pinning.


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