Awards

Whether it’s a monthly ranking based on sales or popularity or a yearly award based on a wide range of data, 55places.com showcases the best active adult communities and 55+ lifestyle trends here. Find out which communities come in No. 1 across a multitude of categories and who the latest award-winners are.

The 50 Best-Selling Active Adult Communities for 2019

For the fourth year in a row, 55places.com is excited to announce its list of the best-selling active adult communities across the country. This list of the 50 best-selling communities comes from data based on the number of sales through 55places.com in the last 12 months, from March 1, 2018, to February 28, 2019. Since the list is based on sales made through the website, it does

2019’s Best, Most Affordable Small Towns to Retire In

When we surveyed 55places.com readers last year to find out what they’re looking for in retirement, we saw a nuanced picture of how active adults want to approach their next home purchase. It comes as no surprise that many people are looking for affordability. When asked how much they expected their next home to cost compared to the value of their current one, 26 percent

The Best Coming Soon 55+ Communities of 2019

We know that many active adult homebuyers like to stay up-to-date on all the latest active adult and active lifestyle communities. Some of the most renowned 55+ developers have been busy building new neighborhoods across the country and homebuyers looking for homes for sale in new active adult communities will want to take notice. We’ve rounded up all of the new communities breaking ground, hosting

The Most Affordable Places to Retire in the US in 2019

Last year, we surveyed 55places.com readers to find out what they wanted out of their retirement when it came to buying a home. When we asked how much they expected their next home to cost compared to the value of their current one, 26 percent said “about the same,” 27 percent said “slightly less” and 24 percent said “much less.” That’s 77 percent of active

Del Webb Rancho Mirage Is the Best New 55+ Community of 2018

55places has named the best new 55+ communities of 2018. Del Webb at Rancho Mirage in the Coachella Valley is the community that came in at number one. If you’re an active adult looking for a new, modern 55+ community, Del Well at Rancho Mirage could be it.

The 10 Best New 55+ Communities of 2018

New active adult communities opened their doors in 2018 to residents. 55places.com measured each of them based on amenities, location, lifestyle, and resident feedback in order to figure out the 10 best new 55+ communities of 2018. Take a look at which communities ended up making the list.

55places 10 Best-Selling Active Adult Communities of September 2018

Once a year, 55places.com announces its 50 best-selling active adult communities. However, we also like to take a look at which communities are the hottest sellers month-by-month in order to see how trends change. Let’s find out which active adult communities buyers were flocking to in September.

The 20 Best Places to Retire in 2018

Close to 10,000 baby boomers retire every single day, which comes out to close to four million every year. That’s a lot of people looking for their right place to retire. And given how many retirement destinations there are in the United States alone, that’s a lot of unknowns and unanswered questions about which place makes the most sense for each and every person. That’s

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