Contributing Writer

Dave Schreiner

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Dave Schreiner, a former Del Webb executive, has over 20 years of experience planning, developing and operating active adult communities. His work has given him unique insight into the challenges and rewards of active adult living. Dave currently is a Principal with Mature Market Strategies consulting firm.


6 Articles by Dave Schreiner

  • Think Like a Developer to Find the Right Community

    by Dave Schreiner on October 5th, 2012

    Recently, I participated in a planning session where a large landowner was looking to determine what would be the best development strategy for their property. The active adult buyer target (that's you) is large in numbers, unfulfilled in lifestyle, looking for value and able to relocate.


  • How to Spend More Time with Your Grandkids

    by Dave Schreiner on September 7th, 2012

    Think back to when you needed formal living rooms, date nights and early bed times to get away from the kids and their entourage of challenges. Now as they’ve grown into busy adults, and if you are lucky, have grandchildren, your driving mission becomes staying in touch.


  • Life Lessons From Six-Year-Olds

    by Dave Schreiner on August 3rd, 2012

    Dave Schreiner, a former Del Webb executive, has over 20 years of experience planning, developing, and operating active adult communities. He currently is a Principal with Mature Market Strategies consulting firm. Here's his take on how to live routine, happy, and satisfying days.


  • Making the Most of Newfound Retirement Free Time

    by Dave Schreiner on June 15th, 2012

    Remember when you always seemed to be late to the office, picking up your kids after ballet lessons and finally to bed? Now, as the children have moved away and work becomes more routine, it seems as if you are becoming more punctual. Racing to an appointment has been replaced with time for a latte on the way. Time has become a manageable commodity. You now have some investment decisions to make.


  • What’s So Great About Your Old House Anyway?

    by Dave Schreiner on May 18th, 2012

    Remember the last time you moved your sofa and discovered how the carpet had faded? Or perhaps you’ve recently replaced your 20-year-old boob tube with a current LED model and sit in awe as you watch the stunning clarity of Dancing With The Stars. The fact is, things change over time but the change can be so slow that it can be imperceptible in the short run. Unless you carefully inspect your situation and contrast it to a contemporary version, you may be living a steadily eroding lifestyle without even realizing it.