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Closing the Generation Gap: Multigenerational Homes Meet Varied Needs

A multigenerational home is a good choice for those families who need space and privacy, but live under the same roof as more than two generations of a family. Here’s how multigenerational homes specifically address the needs of families with adult children or aging parents in the home.
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August 2017   By Robyn A. Friedman

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The Many Faces of 55+ Communities

Today’s 55+ communities range from those who offer medical services and daily living assistance, while others are independent living to the fullest. Here are the different types of 55+ communities and how they differ.
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Get Ready to Fall in Love with

New home shopping website gives consumers a visual way to explore, learn and actually find their perfect home, all by telling the website what they do and don’t “luv.” With this new tool, finding your dream home is only a few clicks away.
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July 2018   By Judy Marchman

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ReNEWable home design promotes family wellness, sustainability, and multigen living

A new concept house introduced at the 2018 International Builders Show was designed to incorporate energy efficiency, large family life and overall health and wellness for homeowners. NewHomeSource has detailed how the BSB Architects-designed building will do just that.
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Two multi-racial senior woman, one Caucasian and the other African American, taking a walk in a residential neighborhood on a bright, sunny summer or spring day. They are enjoying each other’s company, smiling, face to face, talking.

What’s the Difference Between Age-Targeted and Age-Restricted Communities?

While age-targeted communities and age-restricted communities are similar, there are significant differences you should understand. Here’s more on the difference between these two types of 55+ communities.
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October 2017   By Patricia L Garcia

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What to Know About 55-Plus Communities

Nearing the age of retirement? An active adult community might be perfect for you. Before you make the move, keep these key considerations in mind as you tour the 55-plus communities near you.
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June 2017   By Drew Knight

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Grand Turk, Caribbean. This bar, restaurant and adult playground is just steps from the cruise ship terminal on Grand Turk Island. It seats up to 500 people and serves 52 flavors of margarita. Buffett is creating Margaritaville-themed retirement communities.

Would You Retire in Margaritaville? Jimmy Buffett Hopes You Will

Minto Communities and Jimmy Buffett expands his Margaritaville brand to include retirement communities. Here’s more the upcoming Latitude Margaritaville retirement community.
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October 2017   By Sanda Brown

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Latitude Margaritaville is Retirement Paradise for Parrotheads

Jimmy Buffett super-fans now have the perfect place to retire: Latitude Margaritaville. It’s a series of active adult communities perfect for recent retirees who want less work, more play and are interested in reaping the benefits of a newly built home.
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April 2018   By Michele Lerner

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Master-Planned Communities Stand Out with Unique Amenities

In master-planned communities, it’s not just about the pools and golf courses anymore. Builders and developers are starting to include unique amenities to appeal to the adventurous sides of homebuyers.
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June 2017   By Drew Knight

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Top Amenities That Retirees Want in Their New Communities

Retirees are a unique bunch: they generally have the money and time to enjoy the life they’ve been wanting all along. So, what kind of lifestyle do 55+ homebuyers want? Here’s a list of the top amenities that retirees want in their new communities.
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September 2017   By Sanda Brown