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Housing Trends for the 55+ Crowd

by Mayra Rocha on 8 Comments

With a growing Baby Boomer market, active adult builders are always trying to keep up with the demand and provide retirees with the perfect homes in 55-plus communities that fit their needs and complement their active lifestyles. Although there are plenty of active adult communities to choose from that come in different styles and sizes, many builders are keeping up with emerging housing trends that appeal to empty nesters.

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Top-Selling Active Adult Communities in New Jersey

by Brad Mitchell on 2 Comments

New Jersey saw a strong 2017 in age-restricted community home sales. The state’s miles of beaches, expansive parks and forests, and proximity to New York City has made it a hotspot for Baby Boomers. Whether you’re a snowbird looking to downsize on your summer home or hoping to spend your retirement around family year-round there’s an active adult community for you in New Jersey. Below are the ten top-selling communities in New Jersey on 55places.com in 2017.

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Del Webb Tradition to Grand Open March 24th

by Brad Mitchell on 27 Comments

One of the most talked about new 55-plus communities in Florida has announced its grand opening. Del Webb Tradition in Port St. Lucie will hold a grand opening on Saturday, March 24th. The community will include 900 single-family and attached homes with first-floor master suites and a low-maintenance lifestyle.

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Community Spotlight on Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club

by Adam Prestigiacomo on 2 Comments

Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club is a country club community located in St. George, Utah. Built around a beautiful 18-hole championship golf course, and surrounded by scenic mountains and canyons, residents of this gated community are treated to luxurious amenities and breathtaking views.

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Seven New Model Homes Unveiled at Trilogy at Vistancia

by Mayra Rocha on No Comments

Active adult homebuyers searching for new home designs will have plenty to choose from at Trilogy at Vistancia in Peoria, Arizona. This 55-plus community, being developed by Shea Homes, recently unveiled seven new model homes at the community’s grand opening event earlier this month. The model home gallery includes three new floor plans in the Reflect Collection, three new floor plans in the Contour Collection, and one new floor plan in the Vignette Collection.

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New Floor Plans Unveiled at Encore at Fishhawk Ranch

by Mayra Rocha on 1 Comment

Builder David Weekley Homes has unveiled new floor plans at Encore at Fishhawk Ranch, a new 55+ community in the Tampa Bay Area in Florida. Located within the master-planned community of Fishhawk Ranch, the builder has introduced three new home designs to its Classic Series that are sure to attract active adult homebuyers.

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Amenity Area Now Complete at Barrett Preserve

by Mayra Rocha on No Comments

Residents of the new 55+ community in Marietta, Georgia can now enjoy brand new amenities. Fortress Builders, the developer of Barrett Preserve, has completed construction of the active adult community’s amenity area.

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Construction Started on The Tapestry Clubhouse

by Mayra Rocha on No Comments

Residents of The Tapestry in Garner, North Carolina will soon have a new clubhouse to enjoy with friends and neighbors. Builder Fleming Homes recently announced that construction has commenced on the community’s newest clubhouse called The Lodge.

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Regional Spotlight on Vero Beach, FL

by Mayra Rocha on 6 Comments

Although Florida is a popular retirement destination, retirees searching for a more tranquil and cozier coastal environment should check out Vero Beach in Florida’s Treasure Coast. Vero Beach appeals to many retirees because of its tropical climate and laid-back lifestyle. The city, which was recently named as one of the finalists for Coastal Living Magazine’s “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” contest, retains its small-town charm thanks to its prime location along Florida’s Atlantic Coast. 55places.com has more.

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New Community Alert: Hunterdon Creekside

by Adam Prestigiacomo on 7 Comments

Ready for move-in by summer 2018, the newly constructed Hunterdon Creekside is an active 55+ community located in Raritan Township, New Jersey. Built by Pulte Homes, Hunterdon Creekside looks to entice retirees with its many amenities and expansive natural space.

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