Great Hobbies for Winter
After the leaves turn colors and, in much of the country, the gray skies and snow arrive, many of us find ourselves with spare time that was once occupied by outdoor activities. These hobbies are perfect for long winter days, or better yet bring you to a warm, sunny vacation.
Latitude Margaritaville Sales Center Opens
Looking to live in one of the most popular 55+ communities in the country? You can now visit the sales center at Latitude Margaritaville to get a feel for the community's homes, amenities, and lifestyle. Get the inside scoop as the community develops.
The Best Apps for Planning Your Retirement
Even if you started planning your retirement years ago, it's important to check in on your retirement plan frequently. Whether you're looking to check your 401(k) or keep an eye on the stock market, you'll always be able to know where you stand in terms of retirement with these apps.
New Community Alert: Four Seasons at Kent Island
Four Seasons at Kent Island is a new active adult community in Maryland. K. Hovnanian Homes has begun the first phase of construction on a new active adult community in Chester, Maryland. Four Seasons at Kent Island has low-maintenance homes, a 24,000 square-foot clubhouse, and outdoor recreation.
Community Spotlight on Charbonneau Country Club
When it comes to low-maintenance homes, world-class amenities, golf course living, and access to outdoor recreation, Charbonneau Country Club in Wilsonville, Oregon has it all. The community's location provides waterfront living, quick access to Interstate 5, and a scenic Oregon setting.
Where to Retire if You Love Theater
With retirement comes the precious commodity of free time that allows ample opportunity to take in a show. Theatre-loving retirees should look for 55+ communities in one of these four cities with some of the best theatre scenes in the country.
Regional Spotlight on the Waterbury Area
Waterbury, and its surrounding region in Western Connecticut often fly under the radar of 55+ homebuyers, especially those unfamiliar with the region as a whole. Whether you’re from the area or not, the region’s history, cultural attractions, and ideal location make this an appealing place to call home.
What to Look for in a Vacation Home
Vacations are easier when you have a second place to call home. There are a few things, however, to consider before you embark on buying a vacation home. From location to cost to rental potential, the decision to buy a second home shouldn't be taken lightly.
What to Do With Leftover Pumpkin Seeds
Throughout most of the United States, autumn is unmistakably associated with the harvest of fall squashes and gourds. Simply put, the pumpkin has a cultural significance that, for instance, the humble butternut or small acorn squash do not. With evidence of cultivation going back at least 10,000 years, the pumpkin is one of the earliest documented Mesoamerican crops, predating even the domestication of corn or beans.
Reasons to Buy a Home in the Winter
As the weather warms up, many put their homes up for sale and even more consider buying, casually strolling from one open house to the next on a sunny afternoon. While there may be fewer homes on the market during this time, there are also fewer buyers, and less competition means lower prices.