Category Archives: Active Adult Communities

Bon Ayre by Lenape Builders

Bon Ayre is an active adult living community in the small and peaceful town of Smyrna, Delaware which was recently ranked 31st overall in 100 Best Small Towns in America. Bon Ayre is one of the best retirement communities in Delaware as it offers a serene and relaxing ambiance. Its calm surroundings and four gorgeous climates make the best Delaware living for the adult community.

For an active adult and lifestyle community, great amenities are very essential. Bon Ayre actually features a community building with a clubhouse, exercise room, large meeting room, card room, and billiard room- perfect for the retirees’ active lifestyle. Moreover, Delaware is known for its gorgeous beach resorts, museums, leisure parks, wildlife refuges, and historic places. It is also home to various festivals and fun events.

Why is PGA Village Verano an Ideal Active Adult Community?

Port Saint Lucie, in Florida, is a beautiful place that has developed into something even more beautiful over the years. This was a town, which fifty years ago, consisted only of a few fishing camps and farms. Now, it is just the opposite. Port Saint Lucie is a vacation hotspot that is extremely popular these days. You can lie on the beach and enjoy the sun, take cruises on the Saint Lucie River and go hiking in the Savannas Preserve State Park, and a whole lot more. Then there is golf….. This is the reason many seniors consider their retirement in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. If you wanted to live in luxury and make the most of living, you should consider PGA Village Verano in Port Saint Lucie.

Should Snowbird Travel Should You Rent or

Snowbird Travel Should You Rent or Buy?

Playing golf in the dead of winter instead of being huddled around the fireplace has prompted active adults to seek refuge in warm, sunny destinations like Florida, California, and Arizona. If this is your first snow season, and you’re considering a part-time residence, is it more practical to rent or buy?

Each option has its perk. On one hand, homeownership is a rewarding investment with the benefit of tax deductions, building equity, and being a master of your own domain in terms of customizing your home. The downside to owning a seasonal home is less freedom to pick up and change locations, and if you don’t live in a 55+ community that offers home maintenance, your lawn may be really overgrown by the time you get back. Alternatively, a condo or apartment might be a great choice since many of these complexes provide maintenance services and the added security of a multi-unit dwelling. If you have a go-to destination that you love to return to each year, delving into the buyers market might be your best bet from a financial standpoint.

Home Buying Myths

Home Buying Myths

Buying a home can be a real challenge, with all the advice you will get from friends and family. So many factors have to be considered, most often, it will leave your head spinning. How do you separate fact from fiction? Here are some common home buying myths.

Pros and Cons of 55+ Communities that Offer Condominium Living

Pros and Cons of 55+ Communities that Offer Condominium Living

Many retirees prefer apartment-style living to that of single-family living. This is the reason they look for 55+ communities that offer condominium living. What are condominiums? Condominiums or condos are individually owned apartments in a building. They provide seniors low-maintenance, single-level living in prime locations. However, condo-living comes with its very own advantages and disadvantages. So, if you wish to spend your retirement in a condo, you need to weigh its pros and cons.

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Retirement Destination

Are you looking for the perfect retirement destination? If so, you should know it’s not that easy. The decision can be even more difficult if you are doing it for the first time and are reluctant about leaving your old home. But, with the right planning, you will be able to find a home, in your ideal retirement destination you will love just as much.

How Can You Say Good-bye to Summer with a Great Labor Day BBQ

Labor Day is one of the most popular holidays to have a cookout. This is the holiday that signifies the end of summer and as such many 55+ active adults will invite their friends and neighbors to a tasty and fun barbeque. Tradition dictates that you celebrate the end of summer with a cookout. And as this is, once again, the last days of summer, you need to make sure your Labor Day barbeque is remembered positively for the rest of the year. Here’s how you can make sure of this. 

Chicago skyline panorama aerial view with skyscrapers over lake Michigan with cloudy sky at dusk

The Midwest’s Best Kept Secret: Illinois

The Windy City of Chicago, and metropolitan capital of Springfield, is just a glimpse into what the Midwest destination of Illinois offers 55+ retirees. The Land of Lincoln is rich in farmland, historic attractions, and Americana. While Illinois may not be the first state that springs to mind when deciding on where to retire, low cost of living and tax friendliness makes it an attractive option especially for those on a fixed income. It may not be sunny California, but if you’re looking for four seasons, and cultural heritage, you’ve come to the right place.