Discover Paradise: 10 Exclusive Gated Communities for Luxury Living

by Robert Borges on July 16, 2024

We’ve curated this list of 10 exclusive gated communities, each offering a blend of exceptional real estate, world-class amenities, and coveted locations. Whether you seek desert vistas, coastal charm, mountain retreats, or Southern hospitality, these enclaves provide the perfect backdrop to indulge in the finest aspects of residential living.

Explore Communities with Low-Maintenance Homes Under $400,000

by Robert Borges on July 8, 2024

We've scoured the country to find some of the most exciting active adult communities offering low-maintenance homes built by the nation's top, award-winning homebuilders. So, ditch the yard work and get ready to embrace a life filled with fun, friends, and freedom. Let's explore some fantastic low-maintenance communities with homes under $400,000!

Thriving Together: The Rise of Wellness Communities

by Robert Borges on June 19, 2024

In this article, we’ll explore the rise of wellness communities, examining the factors driving their popularity and the profound impact they have on their residents.

Check out These Communities in the U.S.’s Fastest-Growing Places in 2024-2025

by Robert Borges on June 7, 2024

Whether you're a young professional on the rise, a family seeking a perfect fit, or a retiree yearning for an active lifestyle, this article will show you to the top communities thriving within America's fastest-growing cities.

Millennials Tee Off: Are Golf Communities the New Hotspot for Young Buyers?

by Robert Borges on May 30, 2024

Golf communities are shaking off their dusty image and offering exactly what the younger generation craves: security, a strong sense of community, and top-notch family-oriented amenities.

Who Can Live in a 55+ Community in 2024?

by Robert Borges on May 1, 2024

Get a brief history of 55+ communities and details on who can live in an "age-restricted" community, including the latest regulations, exceptions to the age rule, and tips as you consider a move to a 55+ active adult community.

Is Living in an Active Adult Retirement Community Right for You?

by Robert Borges on April 30, 2024

If you’re contemplating your retirement journey or simply curious about the changing landscape of senior living, this article will help you determine if a retirement community is right for you. Find out what a modern retirement community looks like, discover benefits, explore different types of communities for active adults, learn about top 55+ homebuilders, and start your search!

Lakefront Communities with Homes Under $350,000

by Robert Borges on April 11, 2024

Explore these shimmering affordable lakefront home communities, all featuring houses you can buy for $350,000 or less. 

Affordable 55 and Over Communities on Florida’s East Coast

by Robert Borges on March 27, 2024

If you’re thinking about retiring in Florida, here’s a list of the best affordable 55 and over communities on Florida’s east coast.   

Best Lifestyle Communities Near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

by Robert Borges on March 27, 2024

Known for its celebrity-designed golf courses, beachfront boardwalks, and resort-style vacation living, Myrtle Beach is a paradisiacal place to call home. Here are the best lifestyle communities in or near Myrtle Beach, SC.   

Best Equestrian Communities in South Carolina

by Robert Borges on March 26, 2024

Are you a horse enthusiast looking to retire in South Carolina? Then your research has led you to the right place! From thoroughbred breeding to horse races to sprawling landscapes for riding and top-notch equestrian facilities, here’s a list of the best equestrian communities in South Carolina.

The Best Florida 55-Plus Communities of 2024

by Robert Borges on March 25, 2024

In this article, we’ll spotlight seven of the best Florida 55-plus communities of 2024. Join us as we delve into The Sunshine State’s top-rated age-restricted communities and explore the perfect blend of luxury living, resort-style amenities, and an abundance of social and recreational opportunities.

Best 55+ Communities in Arizona

by Robert Borges on March 25, 2024

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.   

Best Island Retirement Communities in South Carolina

by Robert Borges on March 25, 2024

We’re taking you off the mainland and into your own private paradise with the best island retirement communities in South Carolina.        

Best 55+ Communities in Northern California

by Robert Borges on March 21, 2024

If adventure and relaxation in the top half of The Golden State appeals to your lifestyle, here’s a shortlist of the best 55+ communities in Northern California. 

Arizona Golf Communities with Amazing Views

by Robert Borges on March 21, 2024

With a climate and landscape desired by many active adults, and the year-round opportunity to hit the links, Arizona golf communities feature some of the country’s best courses.   

Best 55+ Communities in Delaware

by Robert Borges on March 13, 2024

Steeped in history and peppered with dune-backed beaches, Delaware is often overlooked as one of the best places for active adult retirement. What was once the nation’s “First State” is now home to a variety of master-planned lifestyle communities on the Atlantic Coast.  

Best 55 Plus Communities in Georgia

by Robert Borges on March 7, 2024

If you are thinking about retiring in The Peach State and prefer to be around like-minded contemporaries of a similar age, here are a few of the best 55+ communities in Georgia to consider.      

Best Equestrian Communities in North Carolina

by Robert Borges on March 5, 2024

Explore the best equestrian communities in North Carolina.  

Best Gated Communities in Texas Hill Country

by Robert Borges on February 23, 2024

Considered the border between the American Southeast and Southwest, Texas Hill Country is a massive and diverse region of The Lone Star State that has something for every lifestyle. Comprised of 31 unique cities covering ten thousand square miles of rolling beauty, let’s dig into a few of those towns that feature the best gated communities in Texas Hill Country.   

The Most Popular Lifestyle Communities of 2024

by Robert Borges on February 20, 2024

This diverse list of top 2024 communities includes several categories broken down by state/region. With dozens of appealing and desirable communities in each region, we narrowed them down to recognize the most popular based on a wide range of data that combines user engagement, page visits, and information requests from the previous year. Read on to discover the most popular communities of 2024...

Best Florida 55+ Communities with Golf Courses

by Robert Borges on February 18, 2024

You can’t swing a 9-iron in The Sunshine State without hitting a golf community centered around one lifestyle or here we’ll help focus your attention on 55 plus communities with golf courses in Florida.   

Best Golf Communities in South Florida

by Robert Borges on February 4, 2024

Have a look at what we consider to be the very best golf communities in South Florida.   

Best Retirement Communities for Singles

by Robert Borges on January 31, 2024

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.  

Great Places to Retire Near Spring Training

by Robert Borges on January 30, 2024

With baseball season right around the corner, 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.

5 Unique Mountain Retirement Communities to Consider

by Robert Borges on January 29, 2024

If you are thinking about retiring above the clouds where clean air and unspoiled wilderness reign supreme, here are 5 unique mountain retirement communities to consider.   

Northeast Florida's Best Retirement Communities for Active Adults

by Robert Borges on January 29, 2024

Nestled in the scenic landscapes and charming cities of the region, Northeast Florida boasts a collection of top-tier active adult communities that redefine the concept of retirement living. From gated communities with world-class amenities to those offering proximity to golf courses, beaches, and cultural attractions, the choices are as diverse as the preferences of those seeking an enriching chapter in their lives. 

Best Places to Retire Near Colonial Williamsburg, VA

by Robert Borges on January 28, 2024

With quality healthcare, great tax benefits, and wonderful year-round climate, active adults find a lot to love about this delightful little gem trapped in time. Here are a few of the best places to retire near Colonial Williamsburg, VA.   

Retire in an Active Lifestyle Community

by Robert Borges on January 25, 2024

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

How to Choose the Best Retirement Community

by Robert Borges on January 25, 2024

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.

Top 5 Myths About Retirement Communities

by Robert Borges on January 25, 2024

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


Fitness, Swimming, and Trails: Top 10 Retirement Communities with This Active Adult Trifecta

by Robert Borges on January 25, 2024

According to the latest PCR survey of active adult homebuyers searching for lifestyle communities, fitness, swimming, and trails are the must-have amenities for an overwhelming majority of retirees. Here, we’ll spotlight the top 10 retirement communities from across the country and tell you a little about their next-level active lifestyle amenities.

5 Tax Friendly Affordable States to Retire In

by Robert Borges on January 25, 2024

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. Check out these affordable states to retire in.

Best Gated Communities in Bluffton, SC

by Robert Borges on January 23, 2024

For those looking for a little slice of the Lowcountry while still enjoying all the perks that come with living in a gated community, here is a list of the best gated communities in Bluffton, SC.  


Florida 55+ Communities Near the Beach

by Robert Borges on January 20, 2024

Here are the best Florida 55+ retirement communities near the beach. Keep reading for all the balmy details and ride the wave where it takes you...   

Uncover Paradise: Dive into Southwest Florida’s Spectacular Active Adult Communities

by Robert Borges on January 16, 2024

This article delves into the best active adult communities in Southwest Florida, where residents can enjoy not only the beauty of the Gulf Coast but also a diverse range of amenities and activities designed to enhance their overall well-being. From picturesque locations to top-notch recreational facilities, these communities are redefining the concept of retirement living in one of Florida's most sought-after regions.

Discover the Allure of These Prominent Active Adult Communities in Central Florida

by Robert Borges on January 10, 2024

From gated golf and tennis havens to resort-style communities with an abundance of amenities, Central Florida's active adult offerings create a tapestry of experiences that redefine retirement living. Explore these top active adult communities in Central Florida.

Florida Retirement Communities with Marinas

by Robert Borges on January 4, 2024

If you are an avid boater who wants nothing more than to ensconce yourself in a year-round boating lifestyle, here are some of the top Florida retirement communities with marinas.     

Celebrating the Season: Festive Holiday Activities for 55+ Communities

by Robert Borges on December 18, 2023

Whether you already live in a 55 and over community or are considering a move, here are some fun activities that are perfect for bringing residents together and spreading Yuletide cheer throughout 55+ communities.

10 New Year's Resolutions for Seniors: A Guide to Health and Happiness

by Robert Borges on December 18, 2023

Setting thoughtful and intentional resolutions can contribute to a fulfilling and healthy life in your golden years, and in this article, we'll explore some meaningful New Year’s resolutions for seniors.

Pawsitively Perfect Living: The Joys of Residing in a Pet-Friendly Community

by Robert Borges on November 29, 2023

From pet-friendly retirement communities to those designed for 55-plus and active adults, to family-oriented master-planned communities, more and more include amenities, perks, and conveniences that cater to pets and their pet parents. Keep reading to discover the joys of living in a pet-friendly community. 

Tips for Moving to Another State

by Robert Borges on October 25, 2023

According to our recent research, almost 70% of PCR users looking for retirement communities say they plan to relocate to another state. So, we thought we’d share some valuable tips to help make your transition to a new state as smooth as possible.

Top Communities in “The Cities Everybody Wants to Move to Right Now”

by Robert Borges on September 26, 2023

According to, there are several towns in particular that homebuyers from other parts of the country are targeting, and this article will highlight 5 of those cities—as well as some of the popular master-planned communities in or near those cities.

Pros and Cons of Living in a Gated Community

by Robert Borges on September 14, 2023

Gated communities have become increasingly popular in recent years as people seek security, privacy, and a sense of community. And while these communities offer a range of benefits, there are also a few drawbacks depending on your preferences and priorities for finding the perfect place to call home. In this article, we’ll explore the pros and cons of living in a gated community to help you make an informed decision about whether it's the right choice for you.

The Benefits of Living in Oklahoma

by Robert Borges on August 7, 2023

From the bustling urban centers with their thriving art scenes and culinary delights to the serene landscapes of rolling prairies and tranquil lakes, Oklahoma can be a great place to live. If you’re considering a move to the Sooner State, keep reading to discover the benefits of living in Oklahoma. 

Embrace the Gem State: Why You Should Move to Idaho

by Robert Borges on July 24, 2023

From breathtaking natural landscapes to a thriving economy and strong sense of community, this article shares some highlights of The Gem State and top reasons why Idaho is an exceptional state to call home.

Most Popular Mountain Communities of 2023

by Robert Borges on July 5, 2023

Whether you’re an avid outdoor enthusiast, a seeker of serenity, or simply crave an escape from the urban hustle and bustle, these popular mountain communities are part of our Most Popular Communities of 2023 list—and promise a lifestyle enriched with unparalleled experiences and incomparable peace.

Most Popular Lake Communities of 2023

by Robert Borges on June 21, 2023

Whether it's watching breathtaking sunsets, engaging in water sports, or simply enjoying a picnic by the water's edge, these popular lakefront communities encompass both physical and emotional well-being, making it an idyllic choice for those seeking a harmonious and vibrant lifestyle.

Recent Empty Nester? Here Are Some Fulfilling Ways to Spend Your Free Time

by Bob Shannon, Founder, on May 31, 2023

Are you a recent empty nester? If so, it might seem daunting to face the world again, filled with limitless possibilities. After all, there's so much to do and see—where should you start? If you've been looking for advice on how to fill your time in a relaxing and fulfilling way, keep reading for a few interesting ideas.

10 Most Popular Golf Communities of 2023

by Robert Borges on May 16, 2023

As an extension of our “Most Popular Communities of 2023,” we’re taking a deeper dive into 10 of those communities that feature exceptional golf courses and facilities. In addition to providing residents with a plethora of health benefits, golf communities offer beautiful homes with increased real estate value, lush landscapes, opportunities for socialization, privacy and security, and an array of additional resort-style amenities. Check out the top 10 golf communities of 2023 here!