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Senior couple looks at contract with real estate agent.

Can Someone Under Age 55 Live in a 55+ Community?

People under the age of 55 can live in a 55+ community, but there are some stipulations. This article explores how those who are younger than 55 can do just that.
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September 2018   By Patricia L Garcia

Overview of Cortina at Terramor community by Del Webb Homes.

Looking for a Launchpad: What the 55-Plus Demographic Really Wants and Needs

Those over the age of 55 are not old, many aren’t truly retired and very few qualify as “seniors” in a stereotypical sense. So what do they want and need in new homes? Master planned communities that offer great amenities and activities.
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Azulón at Mesa Verde, in Costa Mesa, Calif.

What’s Hot in 55+ Housing: Wellness, Rentals and Showers, Oh My!

The newer generation of 55+ buyers are looking for more amenity-driven communities. Here are what communities and builders are doing to cater to the influx of Baby Boomers hitting that 55+ age range.
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August 2018   By Robyn A. Friedman

Many couples of active adults enjoying a welcoming home. Into the background are some umbrellas.

The Benefits of 55-Plus Communities

VIDEO: Thinking of buying into an active adult neighborhood? Before you make the move, take a moment to note the benefits of 55-plus communities.
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June 2017   By Drew Knight

A couple staring through a see-through glass. The man is behind the woman and they are both holding a mug of coffee.

Finding the Keys to Your Vacation Getaway

Buying a second home is exciting, but it comes with special considerations that differ from buying your primary home. Here you can find the key details to get you that much closer to a vacation getaway.
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June 2017   By Drew Knight

An older man chops veggies on a large white kitchen island in his contemporary kitchen with flat-front cabinets.

How to Find the Aging-in-Place New Home That Fits You and Your Family

As you look for a new home, it’s important to ask yourself how long you will be in the home. If you want to retire there, then an aging-in-place home may be your best fit.
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February 2018   By Judy Marchman

An extended family smiling to the camera while sitting outdoors. There is an old couple, a young couple and two children.

Multigenerational Homes: Multigenerational Living is Back

Until World War II, It was common for Americans to live in multigenerational households. That trend is back, abetted by new home designs that address issues of privacy and autonomy.
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June 2017   By Susan Bady

Ascaya

Ascaya: Luxury Living on a Las Vegas Mountain Top

Looking for a new home that feels like a lavish New York City Penthouse but has more open space and quiet than the city provides? Look no further than Ascaya, a luxury community near the Las Vegas strip.
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July 2018   By Marcie Geffner

Dunwoody Way floor plan in the Del Webb retirement community in Myrtle Beach, Florida

Emerging Retirement Hot Spots for New-Age Retirees

As the notion of true retirement fades away, retirees are seeking homes in atypical communities based on proximity to family, community amenities and even work opportunities.
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April 2018   By Michele Lerner

Three senior ladies running and laughing. All these three ladies are equipped in sport clothes and two of them have water bottles in their hands.

What’s on the Horizon for 55+ and Retirement Options?

As more Americans hit retirement, it’s important to consider their housing needs. This article examines what’s on the horizon for 55-plus and senior living options and what developers are doing to respond to what will be an ongoing need in the coming decades.
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June 2017   By Judy Marchman