The Best Coming Soon Communities of 2021
This year, renowned home builders plan to make progress on highly anticipated age-restricted and active lifestyle communities. Those hoping to find a new construction home in an ideal retirement destination have a lot to look forward to this year. Keep reading to browse the 37 best coming soon communities of 2021.
The Latest News on the Best Coming Soon Communities of 2019
With many active adults interested in staying up-to-date on the construction of these highly-anticipated communities, we've taken a look at our list of The Best Coming Soon Communities of 2019 and done the research to give homebuyers the latest news on these popular developments.
The 50 Best-Selling Communities of 2021
For the sixth consecutive year, 55places is pleased to announce the 50 best-selling 55+ communities of the previous 12 months. Refining last year's process, 55places included both our own sales data and external sales data from listing services. Let's take a look at best-selling communities across the country.
The 20 Most Affordable Places to Retire in 2021
What are the most important factors you consider when choosing a place to retire? You're probably thinking about climate, home prices, taxes, health care, transportation, and entertainment options, just to name a few, but it might be hard to put all those factors together and find your perfect place. That's where we come in.
On Top of the World Is the 2020 55places Community of the Year
For two years now, On Top of the World has consistently been the highest seller and most popular community on 55places.com. Besides sales and pageviews, we considered each community's placements on our previous 2020 awards as well as any improvements or renovations made in the community this year.
55places Community of the Year: A History
As we near our 2020 verdict, now is a good time to look at the past six COTY winners. These stellar communities offer the best of everything; they are the kinds of places that meet--and exceed--the needs of today's active adults. You'll be pleased to discover that these winners also have homes that are surprisingly affordable.
The Best New Communities of 2020: Honorable Mentions
To guide your search for the country's best 55+ communities with brand-new homes, we compiled a list of the 10 best new communities in 2020. These five communities finished just outside the top 10 for this award but earned an honorable mention. Here's what they have to offer potential homebuyers.
The 10 Best New Communities of 2020
Besides just newer homes, new 55+ communities also give homeowners a chance to shape the lifestyle they desire in their community. This year, we compiled our most competitive list yet, with several communities missing the cut that would have made it in previous years. Let's take a look at 2020's best new communities.
The Most Affordable Communities for Snowbirds This Winter
Snowbirds often leave family and friends for extended periods, putting them in some danger of isolation. 55+ communities reduce that danger drastically by creating a built-in social network of neighbors, friends, and hobbyists eager to meet new people. Here are the 25 most affordable communities for snowbirds this winter.
The 25 Most Affordable Places to Snowbird This Winter
Whichever way you want to snowbird, you probably want to do it affordably. To help you out, 55places decided to look at the most popular snowbirding states, including Florida, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and the Gulf of Mexico states like Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana.