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    by Mayra Rocha on April 25th, 2018No Comments

    Rossmoor is an award-winning 55+ community in Walnut Creek, California. This established active adult community is nationally recognized for its countless world-class amenities and natural beauty as well as its wide selection of reasonably priced homes in California’s Bay Area. Rossmoor is situated in the picturesque 1,800-acre Tice Valley area.

    by Mayra Rocha on April 24th, 2018No Comments

    The Bay Area in Northern California is known for its natural beauty, vibrant lifestyle, rich history, and diverse culture. It is also home to popular cities like San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose as well as counties like Alameda, Napa, Santa Clara, and Sonoma.
    Active adult homebuyers are always in search of the perfect home, whether it’s in an age-restricted community or in a master-planned development with active lifestyle neighborhoods. Many active adult builders like Minto, Shea, and Lennar are developing new 55+ communities that feature energy-efficient and modern home designs along with impressive amenities that cater to the Boomer crowd. Luckily, there are several active adult communities that offer state-of-the-art amenities and recreational facilities as well as innovative homes designs and welcoming social environments. Check out the list below to see the five most innovative active adult communities on 55places.com.
    Despite a cooler climate, Pennsylvania is a top state for retirees looking to downsize, while staying near family and friends. There are over 150 active adult communities throughout the state that offer low-maintenance homes and an exciting social atmosphere.
    In a booming housing market, one of the most important trends is where people are moving. Many counties and metropolitan areas can claim to be a quickly growing region, but which ones are where most homeowners look to for a big move? It won’t surprise many that the fastest growing counties are located in the Sun Belt. Less surprising is that those same counties are even more popular in the 55-plus housing market. Here are the top fastest growing counties in the country according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
    Four Seasons at The Lakes of Cane Bay is a charming waterfront 55+ community in Summerville, South Carolina. Builder K. Hovnanian opened this age-restricted community in 2015 within the beautifully designed master-planned development of Cane Bay Plantation and plans to offer a total of 800 single-family homes upon completion. Active adult homebuyers looking for low-maintenance living and innovative home designs along with resort-style amenities and an exciting social atmosphere within a lakefront setting will love retiring in Four Seasons at The Lakes of Cane Bay.

    by Brad Mitchell on April 3rd, 2018No Comments

    Spring has sprung and for golf fans that can only mean one thing, the Masters. Whether you’ll be watching this year’s tournament from Augusta National Golf Club or listening to Jim Nantz on your couch, it’s likely you’ll be ready to hit 18 holes yourself. While you might want to play Augusta National’s famous and scenic fairways during retirement, finding a community near Augusta is tough. Fortunately, Georgia is home to several golf course communities that make the drive to Augusta easier, as well as providing a course closer to home.

    by Brad Mitchell on March 30th, 2018No Comments

    A popular trend among active adults isn’t just living in a 55-plus community, but also in a master-planned community. Master-planned communities include several planned neighborhoods as well city-like amenities, including shopping centers, hospitals, schools, and entertainment districts. One of the most popular master-planned communities in the country is Summerlin. Located on the western edge of Las Vegas, it has attracted those from across the country looking to live in the entertainment capital of the world.

    by Brad Mitchell on March 28th, 20184 Comments

    While Summerfield is far from Florida’s coasts, there are still ample beach options amidst the region’s many lakes. The closest and largest being Lake Weir, which is surrounded by the popular Eaton’s Beach. The lake is great for recreation, fishing, relaxing on a pontoon, or grabbing a bite at Eaton’s Beach Sandbar and Grill. Besides water, outdoor lovers feel right at home being near green space like Ocala National Forest, Ocklawaha Prairie, and Ross Prairie State Forest. Summerfield is convenient for weekend and day trips due to its location. Cities like Tampa, Orlando, and Jacksonville are a few hours’ drive away.

    by Brad Mitchell on March 27th, 20182 Comments

    The last decade has seen Boise grow from a provincial capital to the American frontier’s premier city. Idaho’s capital city provides residents with a taste of a cosmopolitan lifestyle while still living close to nature and scenic mountain views. These two things combine to make Boise a great city for retirees, whether you’re looking for an active culture or an outdoor adventure, the city makes it easy for residents to meet their retirement goals.

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