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Kristina Gaddy writes about the Mid-Atlantic region for 55places.com, contributing stories about active adult communities and trends in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. Kristina has an MFA
Kristina Gaddy writes about the Mid-Atlantic region for 55places.com, contributing stories about active adult communities and trends in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. Kristina has an MFA from Goucher College in nonfiction writing and writes mostly about history, culture, and health. She loves thinking about the past and present of houses and neighborhoods, something Baltimore makes easy. She has also written about the neighborhoods and culture of Balitmore, Maryland for Neighborhoods.com. Her writing has also appeared in The Washington Post, CultureTrip, Ozy, Goucher Quarterly, and UMBC Magazine.
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- The Virginia suburbs of the Washington, D.C. area are home to 29 age-restricted communities that vary in housing styles, layout, and amenities. Prospective homebuyers can find 12 gated communities in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.
- Looking at cost of living, income for adults over 55, costs of medical care, and tax benefits makes Virginia a good option. For many adults over 55 looking to buy a home, choosing to move to an active adult or age restricted community means low-maintenance living and the chance to downsize.
- Central Virginia includes the greater Richmond area and the Charlottesville area, as well as Lexington and Harrisonburg along Interstate 81. Homebuyers over 55 look to these areas for a variety of reasons, including the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains.
- In the Richmond, Virginia area, homebuyers looking for a gated community have four choices. Three feel more like neighborhoods, with under 100 homes, while one is a mid-sized community with 746 homes. Keep reading to explore the four gated communities of Richmond.
- Virginia is an increasingly popular place for active adults to buy homes. Active adults looking to buy homes in Virginia can choose from 113 age-restricted communities across the state and here are the ones they end up choosing most right now.