The 50 Best-Selling Active Adult Communities for 2019

On Top of the World\'s sprawling amenity campus and affordable homes have made it a hit among active adults.

For the fourth year in a row, 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 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 not represent overall sales in any given community. However, this list does show where readers are buying their next homes.

In order to keep track of your favorite communities, you’ll want to make sure you’re signed up for a User Account. Keep reading to find out which active adult communities made the best-selling list for 2019.

1. On Top of the World – Ocala, FL

Below $100k – Low $400s

Fountain in front of On Top of the World clubhouse
OTOW consistently ranks high because of its blend of affordability and amenities.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: On Top of the World is truly on top of the world for many 55places homebuyers. This age-restricted community in Ocala, Florida earns the distinction as’s best-selling community of 2019.

On Top of the World has long been a popular choice, but sales have continued to increase from last year’s No. 4 best selling to this year’s No. 1 spot. So why do active adults looking for homes for sale in Central Florida continue to choose On Top of The World more than any other community?

With plans for 10,000 single-family and attached homes, On Top of the World will be the third-largest 55+ community in Florida upon completion. But even with its grand size and world-class amenities, the homes manage to stay affordable for many active adult homebuyers.

The superior selection of amenities truly makes this 55+ community stand out. The expansive lineup features three golf courses, two restaurants, several clubhouses, fitness centers, swimming pools, and tennis and pickleball courts. With attractive amenities that appeal to almost every interest, hobby, and passion, many active adults feel right at home at On Top of the World.

2. Sun City Hilton Head – Bluffton, SC

High $100s – High $800s


Can you spot the $207,744 difference between these identical homes?

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