Archive: January 2017

    Active adult homebuyers on the hunt for new construction in a prime location within the Bay Area should check out Foster Square in Foster City, CA. This new 55+ condo community is just 25 miles south of San Francisco provides residents with easy access to conveniences and attractions of a big city while retaining its welcoming and tranquil atmosphere at its core.
    A proposed active adult tower in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood is one step closer to becoming a reality. Although the development still requires city approval, DNAInfo reports the project got the OK from Ald. Harry Osterman, who called it a “solid development plan.”

    by Mayra Rocha on January 30th, 20173 Comments

    For 40 years, GL Homes has been creating beautiful and innovative home designs as well as building luxurious active adult communities in some of the most sought-after locations in Florida. Since its early days as a small and local builder, GL Homes has grown into one of the largest homebuilders in the nation.

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    by Brad Mitchell on January 28th, 2017No Comments

    Now that you have plenty of free time, it might be your best chance to experience some of the most dreamed about golf courses in the world. The West Coast is a haven for iconic courses and golf history. Listed below are just five of the consistently rated top courses in the region. Whether you’re just looking for a day trip or a weekend getaway, these courses will give you everything you need for creating lifelong memories.
    Let’s face it: video rental stores are at this point effectively a thing of the past. Whether you’re missing browsing for films and the smell of magnetic tape or are one of the many of us that could never quite remember to rewind, there is an ever-increasing set of options beyond what’s available on cable television. Video streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Video, and newcomer FilmStruck all have large and varied offerings that are thankfully much more diverse than the newest summer blockbuster movies. With the abundance of streaming options now available to film buffs, indulging in a little bit of Hollywood nostalgia has never been easier.
    GL Homes is bringing their 55+ “Valencia” brand to the Naples area with the announcement that they will soon begin presales for Valencia Bonita in Bonita Springs, FL. While it will be their eleventh Valencia community in Florida, it is their first in the southwest corner of the state.

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    Lifestory Research has identified 55-plus community builder Shea Homes Trilogy as the 2017 America’s Most Trusted Active Resort Builder. It’s the fifth consecutive year Shea has been identified as the most trusted by consumers by the market research firm.

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    Southeast Florida has been a hot spot for tourists and a top retirement destination for many years and for many reasons. It has a tropical climate along with scenic beaches and breathtaking views of the Atlantic coast. It has also attracted retirees from across the country because of its favorable tax climate, access to healthcare facilities, and wide selection of attractions and entertainment. Retirees also flock to Southeast Florida because they may want to stay close to family who reside in large cities like Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or West Palm Beach. Fortunately, Boomers will enjoy this region that consists of Palm Beach County, Broward County, and the Fort Lauderdale area that offer a selection of distinct 55+ communities, which range from small and affordable condo neighborhoods to luxurious and well established single-family home developments. So if you have family in Southeast Florida, then you may want to consider retiring in one of these active adult communities.
    GL Homes is close to officially opening their ninth 55+ lifestyle community in Florida, Valencia Bay. In the meantime, they recently held a grand opening for nine model homes that will line the Boynton Beach community’s streets.

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    Making up 1/3 of the New England states, Connecticut and Massachusetts are states that are oozing with history. To compare the two would be an unfair match-up by some opinion as Massachusetts has a clear advantage in terms of notable historical sites, but closer examination of what each state has to offer leads to a much lesser certain conclusion. From archaeological conspiracy to the alleged birth places of nearly every major sport, the two states are hiding a lot more than what's in the history books.

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