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Overture Kierland Coming to Scottsdale 2018!

An overture defines a beginning, a start of something, and for residents of Overture Kierland, it’s the first part of living the carefree lifestyle they’ve always dreamed of. The sun-drenched city of Scottsdale, Arizona will soon be home to the luxurious, age restricted community of Overture Kierland. Near Scottsdale Promenade, and Kierland Commons, this prime location will have everything active adults could ever need right at their fingertips. This vibrant rental community will feature 171 maintenance-free apartment homes and an exhaustive list of exciting upscale amenities

The unique Soul program provides convenient services, and opportunities for Boomers to connect, and savor a carefree lifestyle. With home maintenance providing peace of mind, Lyft transportation services, and complimentary, delicious Sunday brunches, Overture Kierland inspires a resort style experience. The amenities offered are virtually limitless and embrace whole body health from the Flex fitness center, Namaste yoga studio, and nutritional education, to fueling the mind with computer software classes that prove to learn something new is ageless. Residents will have a full social calendar with the book, and crafting clubs, cooking classes, happy hour, and an on-site salon to try a new look! Overture Kierland approaches active adult living in a way that sparks creativity and brings people closer together.

Experience the Magic of Old Pueblo

For the love of all things outdoors, with a nest egg friendly economy, one city has topped the charts as one of the best retirement destinations by Forbes, and AARP. Tucson, Arizona made the honor roll for boomers, and retirees boasting affordability, quality medical care, and exciting outdoor recreation. While most people associate Arizona with arid desert, and record heat, Tucson captivates with its mystical saguaro studded landscape, and spectacular rugged wilderness, to inspire a spirit of adventure.

With roots in the mining industry, and a rich cultural heritage from its Native American traditions to Spanish influences, Tucson brings the Old West to the modern age with historic attractions, and landmarks paired with high-end shopping centers, casinos, and wellness spas. Whether it’s watching the sun rise over the Sonoran Desert while taking an invigorating hike, or mountain biking through one five mountain ranges, active adults will find Tucson an amazing place to explore the outdoors and nurture a healthy lifestyle. Over forty golf courses from the Gallery Golf Club to the elite Omni Tucson National Golf Club are certain to challenge, and delight golf enthusiasts of all levels with beautiful views, and resort-style settings.

The Desert Community With a Retro Vibe

The RV lifestyle appeals to many 55+ retirees because it allows them the freedom to travel from place to place, caters to a love of the outdoors, and can be an affordable alternative to a traditional retirement home. RV resort communities across the country provide the ambiance of living in a neighborhood, and many offer the amenities available in a typical 55+ active adult community. At Arizona RV Resorts, mobile home, and RV sites give the option of taking your adventure on the road, enjoy a weekend getaway, or making it your next home.

Ironwood, Apache Junction is a close-knit community with a nostalgic flair. Home to 58 mobile homes, and 43 RV sites, Ironwood offers the perfect place to hang your hat whether it’s just for the night, or you’re planning on sticking around. Renting is a fantastic option that gives active adults the freedom to come, and go as they please, and this community has the best of both worlds in terms of affordability, and an abundance of amenities you won’t find in most mobile communities. RV sites have the option of paying reasonable daily, weekly, monthly, or annual rates, with mobile homes ranging from $430 per month for single-wides to $445 for doubles. Electricity, sewer, and taxes are included, as well as free Wifi for a truly affordable lifestyle.

Destinations for Great Weather & Healthy Living

It’s almost time for snowbirds to be making plans on where to escape the big chill, or maybe you’re ready to ditch your snow tires for good. Fabulous year round weather means more time enjoying the great outdoors, and getting more movement in, because an active adult lifestyle should be about making the most of your next chapter. For fitness, and mild temps lets find out which states won’t leave you stuck inside.

Oregon might seem like an unlikely choice because doesn’t it rain all the time? While northern parts of the state experience their fair share of moisture, areas east of the Cascade Mountains and Southern regions tend to be on the drier side. Rain or shine, Oregonians love to get out and play whether it’s hiking, getting out on the river, or enjoying a bike ride. According to the United Health Foundation, Oregon came in second to Colorado as one of the country’s healthiest states, with a lower rate of cardiovascular deaths, and physical inactivity. They don’t call this place a Pacific Wonderland for nothing!

Live Big On Less Than 150K

Have your amenities and enjoy them too because why settle for less? Most 55+ active adults associate resort style communities with expensive homes or over the top association fees, when in fact, many provide the same luxury lifestyle feel with home prices under $150,000, ideal for baby boomers or retirees on fixed incomes. You don’t have to spend a fortune, or sacrifice quality craftsmanship to buy your dream retirement home in one of these vibrant 55+ neighborhoods.

Del Webb’s master planned community of Solera Chandler in Arizona is a beautiful 55+ community with breathtaking views of the San Tan Mountains. With single family homes starting at $150,000, residents will appreciate vast open spaces, a variety of floor plans, and generously sized lots unique to the community. If the surrounding view wasn’t enough to attract buyers, the Solvista Recreation Pavillion offers endless amenities such as heated pools, and tennis courts, and golf enthusiasts will love the Lone Tree championship golf club complete with its own restaurant. Chandler is one of the nation’s fastest growing cities with lively entertainment and an array of big name retailers.

Why Choose an Age Restricted Community?

Sun City Arizona was the country’s first 55+ community, and has since inspired the development of active adult communities coast to coast. While some residents are retirees, many are on the go baby boomers still working a 9-5 job, and seeking the active lifestyle, and amenities many communities provide. With the focus on a healthy, social lifestyle, calling them “senior” living communities might get you a few eye rolls since many resemble a resort getaway, they’re more like a 24/7 vacation.

According to the Housing for Older Persons Act or HOPA, eighty percent of units within an age restricted community, must be occupied by someone 55+ or better. Some communities set their minimum age requirement at 60+ which they are welcome to do so long as they satisfy HOPA regulations. Depending on the community,there is often a limit to how long younger visitors can stay so keeping the grandkids all summer might be an issue.

3 Luxury Active Adult Communities by Shea Homes

Shea Homes, as you know, is one of the leading, new home builders. It is a privately held company that has been around for more than 130 years. The Trilogy communities, by Shea Homes, are designed to suit the needs and desires of active adults. If you are an affluent active senior who wishes for nothing but the facilities of luxurious accommodations, active adult communities by Shea Homes deserves a closer look. Here are three luxurious 55+ communities by Shea Homes.

Manufactured Homes

As an active adult, you have a wide choice of homes available to you across the USA in thousands of communities. One of these choices is manufactured homes.