Archive: December 2016

  • by Elliot Crumpley on December 31st, 2016No Comments

    When it comes to making resolutions for the new year, you have probably given your retirement goals some thought. How well you prepare now could determine how comfortable your retirement will be. People who make financial resolutions at the beginning of each year generally end the year in better financial shape than those who didn't. So let's talk about some 2017 New Year's resolutions that will have a positive financial impact on your retirement.
  • by Mayra Rocha on December 30th, 201620 Comments

    Del Webb Nexton in Summerville, South Carolina is officially under construction. Renowned builder Del Webb broke ground this month on its second age-restricted community in the Charleston area. This gated 55+ community will be spread across 350 acres of lush landscaping and is situated within the award-winning master-planned community of Nexton. The active adult development will have a total of 1,000 single-family homes at build out.
  • by Mayra Rocha on December 29th, 20161 Comment

    Premier homebuilder PulteGroup has partnered with Rachael Ray, lifestyle personality and T.V. host, to furnish new model homes from the Rachael Ray Home Collection. These stylish and luxurious furniture designs will be featured at two of the builder’s newest developments: the 55+ community of Del Webb Wilmington in Wilmington, N.C. and the master-planned community of Shipley Homestead in Hanover, MD.
  • by Mayra Rocha on December 28th, 20169 Comments

    South Nashville is getting a new 125-home active adult community called Williams Mill. Homebuilder Goodall Homes purchased the 38 acres of land last month for $2.5 million. The future 55+ development will be located on the corner of Nolensville Pike and Holt Road with construction expected to begin in early 2018.

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  • Active adult homebuyers are typically downsizing from their larger single-family homes when they retire. But new research suggests that some Baby Boomers are opting for larger homes.
  • by Mayra Rocha on December 26th, 20164 Comments

    The vibrant city of Charlotte in North Carolina has attracted Baby Boomers for years and has emerged as an ideal retirement destination. The city offers an eclectic mix of urban attractions, high-quality healthcare facilities, and a variety of outdoor recreation with a hint of Southern charm. As the largest city in North Carolina, Charlotte provides all of the cultural and recreational activities that active adults could want or need without sacrificing the tranquility of resort-style living found in many of the active adult communities nearby.

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  • With the holiday season upon us, Sun City Lincoln Hills knows how to get in the festive spirit by offering a great lineup of celebrations that bring cheer to the entire community. Residents of this vibrant 55+ community in Lincoln, CA celebrate this merry occasion by attending special events and other holiday-themed activities that are sure to keep their social calendars busy.
  • Big things are happening in San Marcos, Texas. Kissing Tree Golf Course will be the first public golf course built in Texas in the past five years. Premier developer and homebuilder Brookfield Residential Properties began construction on the 18-hole golf course this year and will be completed by the end of 2017. In addition to the new golf course, Brookfield Residential is also developing Kissing Tree, its first new active adult community that is also the first of its kind in the area.

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  • New Jersey is one of the most sought-after retirement destinations in the U.S. And with over 200 active adult communities, it’s also the second state with the most age-restricted communities in the country. The Garden State has become a retirement haven for many Boomers thanks to its tax benefits and distinct landscapes. But its central location along the East Coast is also what makes this state attractive. Empty nesters living in New Jersey have easy commutes to New York, making it easy for them to visit family and friends as well as all of the entertainment and attractions in the area. Active adults who are still working during their Golden Years are also just a short drive or train ride away from the city. While New Jersey may not offer tropical weather year round, it does provide easy commutes into New York.
  • by Elliot Crumpley on December 20th, 2016No Comments

    While golf may have been born in Scotland, the game as played in the United States of America came of age in the South. Until quite recently it was taken as a given that only those born below the Mason Dixon line had a shot at success as a professional golfer. And while technology has allowed northerners to work on their game year round, regardless of the weather, there's nothing like being able to live in the right weather for being able to step onto the links year round. And to reflect that, the South has hundreds of first class golf courses. From courses that are perfect for the family, resorts that will fulfill any cravings for the utmost in luxury, or the course that's steeped in a rich history, there's a green in the South that's perfect for you.

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