Tag: Illinois

    by David Witek on September 18th, 2018No Comments

    Small communities are beneficial in many ways to residents. Smaller communities lead to a close-knit community with neighbors. A slower paced lifestyle away from the activity and stress of a big city. If you're hoping to enjoy a tight-knit community while staying close to family in the Midwest, we've found some of the best small communities in the region.

    by Adam Prestigiacomo on August 30th, 2018No Comments

    Throughout Illinois is a variety of fun and unique outdoor pastimes to partake in, including hiking trails, kayaking, and fishing. Fortunately, several 55+ communities are just minutes away from these scenic spots, allowing for active adults and nature lovers to truly live a lifestyle that embraces the outdoors.

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    by Adam Prestigiacomo on August 15th, 2018No Comments

    All throughout the state of Illinois homebuyers will find an abundance of small active adult communities, many of which provide its residents the opportunity to pursue an active lifestyle within a close-knit atmosphere. Within these smaller-scale communities, residents have the means to not only establish true relationships with their neighbors.

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    by Adam Prestigiacomo on August 9th, 2018No Comments

    Illinois has a number of popular active adult communities, many of which offer unique amenities and lifestyles. But, with so many communities to explore it can be a daunting task finding the community best suited for you. Fortunately, 55 Places is here to help. Compiling internal sales data from July 2017 to July 2018, we've pinned down the ten best-selling active adult communities in Illinois. Read on to learn more.
    Edgewater by Del Webb takes the best of Illinois suburbs and includes them in an active adult community. In addition to the more than 1,000 resale homes and exercise-oriented amenities, residents can enjoy a trip to the history museum or the symphony.

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    by Adam Prestigiacomo on July 13th, 2018No Comments

    Illinois isn't always the first thought when it comes to retirement. Despite that, many active adults choose to stay near family year round or just in the winter. Here's how to do that without breaking the bank.

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    Earlier this month, Pulte Homes opened Carrington Club, its newest community in Willowbrook, IL. The community, which targets active adults, offers new construction low-maintenance homes in a prime location that’s close to amenities, entertainment, and major roadways.

    by Mayra Rocha on February 7th, 20171 Comment

    Homebuyers looking for innovative home designs should check out the two new models opening in Carillon at Cambridge Lakes in Pingree Grove, IL. The Arlington and Clifton are two of D.R Horton’s newest model homes added to their Freedom Series Collection. These single-family homes, which are priced starting in the mid $200s, are specifically designed to meet the needs and wants of today’s active adults with one-story living and low-maintenance exteriors. Active adults can tour the two brand new models at Carillon at Cambridge Lakes’ grand opening event on Sunday, February 26th from 11pm to 3pm.

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    If you’re thinking about retiring in the Midwest, the Chicagoland area has more than a dozen active adult communities, some of which offer a great selection of new construction homes as well as resale homes. Not only will you be closer to family and friends who live within this vibrant metro area, but you will also be within driving distance to Chicago’s best attractions and entertainment options. In addition to a prime location and quality-built new homes, many of these age-restricted developments also feature world-class amenities and an exciting social atmosphere, making it convenient for residents to enjoy a fun and fulfilling lifestyle without having to travel far from home. So if you’re on the hunt for a new construction home in a 55-plus community that’s close to Chicago, then check out these six active adult communities.

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    by Elliot Crumpley on March 1st, 2016No Comments

    Dizzying skyscrapers or country serenity? Lower cost of living or favorable taxes? The collegiate Columbus or culinary craftsmanship of Chicago? Indiana isn’t all that separates Ohio and Illinois.

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