Does Every State Require a Real Estate Attorney?
Finding the perfect home and community is time-consuming, exciting, and stressful all at once. However, it's also replete with unexpected costs. Learn about the details and requirements of real estate attorneys.
Lakewood Ranch - A New Del Webb Community Coming to Florida
Baby Boomers seeking to retire in Florida may be interested in exploring a brand new active adult community being built in Lakewood Ranch.
Our Readers' 50 Favorite Active Adult Communities
55places.com features over 1,300 active adult communities in 45 states. Our readers often reach out to us to inquire which of our communities are the “best”. As you can imagine, we have a hard time answering this question because everyone has different criteria for determining their favorite community.
Gatherings at Quarry Place Offers New Construction in Maryland
For brand-new construction, beautiful standard features and the latest in energy efficiency, Gatherings at Quarry Place in Reisterstown, Maryland, is a dream.
Mortgage 101: Retirees Understanding the Basic Terms
It is easy to get overwhelmed by real estate lingo. At an exciting time, like purchasing your new home, you want the process to go as as smoothly as possible. Here are common mortgage terms that will help anyone navigate the murky rhetorical waters of banker-speak.
Top Credit Cards for Retirees
As people head into their retirement years they often look to reduce debt in more ways than downsizing to an active adult community. In addition to cutting costs, some also may get more fastidious about the number of, along with the types of, credit cards they carry. Those who are on fixed budgets may be especially picky because they don't want higher interest rates or card fees. Others may be looking for the perks that come along with carrying certain cards that may enhance a retirement lifestyle.
Poll Results: Where Our Readers Want to Retire
The East Coast has plenty of destinations besides Florida for active adults to live out their retirement dream. The East Coast provides 55+ homebuyers with beautiful landscapes, amenity-rich communities, and a vibrant social lifestyle. We polled our readers to see which East Coast destination would be their first choice to live in retirement and South Carolina came in first place at 27%. Second place was North Carolina at 23% and Georgia in third place at 8%. Other results came in at 18% of active adults choosing to move west while 25% chose none of the East Coast destinations.
Seven Hills: An Established Active Adult Community in Hemet, California
Golf enthusiasts don't have to travel far to get their daily time on the green when they live at Seven Hills in Hemet, California. This community of 1,143 homes is the perfect place for active adults to live and play.
Sun City: The Original 55+ Community Turns 55
In 1960, when Del Webb opened Sun City Arizona, the idea of a 55+ community was a new one. Called "the great social experiment," Sun City opened its proverbial gates on January 1, 1960, and has since maintained its status as one of the largest communities of its kind in the country.