Best Golf Equipment for Seniors

Whether you’re currently searching for a golf retirement community, already settled into one, or are just a 55+ active adult who loves to hit the links and live the clubhouse lifestyle, we’re here to share some tips for senior golfers that will help maximize your game.    

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Lakefront Communities with Homes Under $250,000

Explore seven shimmering affordable lakefront home communities, all featuring houses you can buy for $250,000 or less.    

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Smart Home Features to Make Retirement Life Easier

As baby boomers grow older and reach senior status, more and more of them are choosing to “age in place.” If you are planning on aging in place, it may soon be time to consider smart home technology to ease the transition into your older years.    

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Should You Buy or Rent in Retirement?

As leaf raking gives way to snow shoveling, then right into spring cleanup and months of lawn mowing, more and more baby boomers are starting to ask themselves, “Does it make sense to rent in retirement?”    

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5 Ways to Stay Active As You Age

As well as improving our physical health, exercise is also highly beneficial for improving mood and mental well-being.  Here are 5 different ways to stay active as we get older.   

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The Best Ski Towns to Retire In

Attention all rippers with a penchant to ply the pow-pow. Or in less gnar, more formal terms, if you’re an active adult closing in on retirement who enjoys skiing, you may be looking for advice on some of the best ski communities to call home. Read on! Here, we’ll get waist deep and explore a few of the best ski towns to retire in.   

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Best 55+ Communities in Arizona

If you're looking for a warm year-round climate coupled with gorgeous landscapes and plenty of stimulating activities, it’s tough to beat the Grand Canyon State. Here's a list of what we think are some of the best 55+ communities in Arizona.   

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Best Golf Communities in Texas

For active adults, retirees, or just straight up golf lovers looking for permanent or vacation living rooted in the Texas country club lifestyle, here’s your guide to a few of the best golf communities in Texas.    

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Top 5 Myths About Retirement Communities

Take a look at five of the most common myths about living in a retirement community.

 

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Best Waterfront Communities in Virginia

Whether you dream of retiring on the water, or you are just looking for the perfect waterfront home for your family, here is a list to kick-start your research, featuring some of the best waterfront communities in Virginia.     

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Most Affordable Golf Communities in North Carolina

A look at several of the best, and most affordable, golf communities in North Carolina.  

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Find Your Niche (and Your People) in an Affinity Community 

Learn about the growing trend of niche or affinity retirement communities, where people of similar interests, cultures, religions, professional backgrounds, or lifestyles decide to live in the same place. 

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Why Active Adults Love Del Webb Communities

Del Webb's long and reputable history of building 55+ age-restricted communities began in 1960, and today is stronger than ever. Find out what makes these communities so popular among active adults. 

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The Future of Active Adult Communities

Active adult communities are continuously evolving to meet the ever-changing demands of 55+ homebuyers. Let’s take a look at the latest trends and developments in active adult communities. 

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Best Retirement Communities for Singles

If you’re unmarried and looking for an inclusive setting that isn’t already full of happily-involved couples, here’s a glimpse of some of the best retirement communities for singles.  

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How to Use Pinterest to Find Your Retirement Community

Did you know Pinterest is a great tool for researching retirement communities? Learn how to save communities from the PCR website right to your Pinterest account so you can look and compare later.  

 

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Why Pickleball is the Perfect Activity for the 55+ Community

The tennis, ping pong and badminton-inspired game has caught fire in America, but it’s the dedication from individuals 55+ that has made the sport a staple at active adult communities.   

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Equity vs. Non-Equity Golf Club Memberships

Are you considering joining a private golf club but having trouble deciphering the different club membership types? We can help! 

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Best Retirement Beach Towns in Florida

We’re here to kick-start your Sunshine State research with a few of the best Florida beach towns with retirement communities.  

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New Year's Resolutions for Retirees

Here's a look at a few popular New Year's resolutions among our community, focused through the lens of active adult retirees... 

 

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How to Find Your Perfect Snowbird Community

Wherever your quest for sunshine and balmy temps takes you, here are some tips to find, plan, and prepare for your ideal snowbird community.  

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Top Communities for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Here, we’ll explore the best places for active adults to retire. And retirement aside, these are some of the best places to live for outdoor lovers of all types and ages. 

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The 5 Best Cities for Golf Lovers

Families, retirees, active adults over 55—if you’re looking to settle down in one of the country’s top golf destinations, here are a few suggestions for the best U.S. cities for year-round golf.  

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Most Affordable Golf Communities in Florida

We did the research so you don’t have to—and compiled a list covering several distinct regions throughout this retirement haven. Here are five of the most affordable golf communities in Florida.   

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The Site of the First Thanksgiving...A Retirement Hotspot?

Famed Plymouth County is home to one of the best places to retire in Massachusetts. 

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Who Can Live in a 55+ Community?

While not all 55 and older communities have the same rules, here are some of the basic guidelines you can expect to encounter as you conduct your search for your ideal retirement community. 

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Benefits of Living in the Mountains

If you find yourself looking for mountain communities to call home, the grand peaks and stunning vistas are a given. But they have a lot more to offer that leads to happiness and health.   

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Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

A fresh, flowering garden full of vibrant colors and scents can be appealing both visually and spiritually. But did you know that tending to a garden can also be great for your health? 

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Top 10 Reasons to Retire in North Carolina

Retirement living in North Carolina can be rewarding on many levels, so let’s take a look at some of the reasons the Tar Heel State might be right for you. 

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No Tricks, All Treats with These Retirement Discovery Packages

What really is the best way to decide on a retirement community when you’ve narrowed down your options? By treating yourself to all-inclusive discovery packages! 

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Is Fractional Ownership Right for You?

If you’d love nothing more than to buy a vacation home for the family but are worried it may forever be financially out of reach, let’s take a deep breath and consider a viable alternative: fractional ownership. 

 

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The Most Affordable States to Retire In

When it comes to the most affordable places to retire, consider this list that factors in low cost of living, tax-friendliness, healthcare costs, affordable homes, and more.

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Best Places to Retire if You Love Fall Foliage

As the leaves change over to their vast and vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold, many autumn lovers flock to prime locations for premium foliage viewing. But if you choose to retire in one of these states, you’ll find a community with an annual autumnal paradise right in your backyard.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in a Gated Community

Take a quick glimpse behind the gates and explore the top 5 advantages of residing in a gated community.

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How to Choose the Best Retirement Community

Choosing the right retirement community can seem like a difficult task, but it doesn't have to be! Learn which factors to consider when researching retirement communities.

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What's the buzz about Arkansas communities?

With Arkansas residents calling their communities “heaven on earth” and the “best kept secret in the United States,” the Natural State is one worth exploring!

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Live the Lakefront Lifestyle in Texas

Looking for a home in a tranquil, lakeside setting? Whether considering a retirement, primary, or vacation home, look no further than Texas to find your perfect lakeside community.

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Retire in the Garden State

Active adult communities are springing up across the Garden State.

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Live the Low-Maintenance Lifestyle in Naples, Florida!

Looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle in a coastal Florida setting? Look no further than Avalon of Naples, a new multifamily carriage home community in Naples, Florida.

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Retire in the Keystone State

In 2017, Pennsylvania was ranked by WalletHub as one of the best states to retire in. Read on to learn more about the benefits of retiring in Pennsylvania.

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Final Opportunity to Own a Home in Wildgrass

Now is your final opportunity to own a home in the new, luxury gated community of Wildgrass.

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Retire in an Active Lifestyle Community

You may have planned financially for retirement, but have you planned your health routine? Explore these healthy lifestyle communities.

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Pickleball is Sweeping the Nation

Pickleball is rapidly gaining popularity among baby boomers living in master-planned communities. Read more about the sport and view communities with pickleball.

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Live the Good Life at GlenRiddle

If you’re looking for luxury living in a gated resort-style community, you will find it at GlenRiddle in Berlin, Maryland. Read more about this Ocean City-area community.

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5 Tax-Friendly States to Retire In

There’s a lot to consider when choosing which state to retire in. These five states offer outstanding tax benefits to retirees, as well as great locations, attractions, and desirable lifestyles.

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Great Places to Retire near Spring Training

With spring training in full swing, we’ve created a list of some of the best places to retire that offer quick access to spring training games of some of your favorite Major League Baseball teams.

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Five Outdoor Activities to Enjoy This Spring

Spring is the time to enjoy all of the activities and recreation of the great outdoors. Here are five ways to get outdoors and be active this spring.

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5 Benefits of Living in a 55+ Community

Considering living in a 55+ community? Check out these five benefits to help you decide.

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Retire in America's Most Romantic City

Retirees are falling in love with Charleston, named “America’s Most Romantic City” by Travel + Leisure magazine. A growing number of 55+ communities are popping up around the charming southern city, offering a revitalizing sense of adventure for active adults.

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The Snowbird's Guide to Florida

Tired of the cold? Check out Florida’s snowbird destinations.

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What is a 55+ Community?

55+ communities are popular real estate offerings attractive to retirees and pre-retirees. Here’s an explanation of their unique characteristics and how they continue to evolve.

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'Checkbook IRAs' Let You Invest Retirement Funds in Real Estate

Lil Miller-Fox's individual retirement account has three bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage.

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Invest IRA Funds in Real Estate – Buy Retirement House Now

Lil Miller-Fox had heard about a less cumbersome way to invest her retirement savings into a house or other rental property. But the co-founder of a popular web site that helps people identify future retirement property never knew of anyone who actually did so.

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What Makes a Sustainable, Green Community?

We hear these words spoken more frequently as people shift towards wanting to live more sustainably on the planet and help take better care of Mother Nature. How can one tell the difference between a truly green community offering a sustainable way of life, and slick marketing that is mostly “greenwashing”?

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Second Homes in Private Communities Sometimes Hidden Gems

There's a whole other world of master-planned communities that often go unnoticed by even the most savvy second home seeker. Buyers from all over America can miss these opportunities because they often do not appear on public multiple listing service (MLS) databases sorted by zip code, price point and other search terms designed to appeal to a wider variety of shoppers.

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Sale-Leaseback

A few years away from retirement but still not quite ready to pull the trigger and buy a place in paradise? Maybe you're eager to buy but not interested in moving just yet? Then you might want to take advantage of a little-known opportunity to buy now and occupy later. It's not common knowledge, but builders in many amenity-laden destination properties are willing to sell their model homes and lease them back from their buyers for anywhere from a few months to ...

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Vacation Home Taxes

Uncle Sam offers taxpayers plenty of ways to reduce the cost of owning a beach front house at the shore or a cabin in the woods. Here is a basic primer on the tax aspects of vacation home ownership. While it is intended solely for information purposes, it will give you a good idea of what's deductible and what's not. For more detailed information, be sure to consult professional tax counsel.

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Making (Some) Sense of Club Memberships

In the world of fractional real estate ownership, nothing could be more, err, fractured. There are so many forms of ownership that it's extremely difficult for potential purchasers to get their arms around what they are actually buying - not to mention the advantages and disadvantages each one has to offer.

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