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!

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

by Robert Borges on September 26, 2023

According to Realtor.com, 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.

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 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.

Most Popular Communities of 2023 with Homes Under $350,000

by Robert Borges on March 16, 2023

Located in several Sunbelt states from Florida to the Carolinas to Georgia and even Texas, here are several top communities of 2023 with homes under $350,000.

2023 Top Communities with Pickleball

by Robert Borges on March 9, 2023

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America, and has become an essential amenity for community developers to offer active adult homebuyers. This article spotlights some of 2023's top communities with pickleball courts and facilities. 

Revealed: The Best Communities Near Nocatee, FL

by Robert Borges on February 8, 2023

Considered a suburb of Jacksonville with a population of almost 20,000, Nocatee is an unincorporated community located primarily in northern St. Johns County, Florida. In this article, we’ll showcase a few featured communities in or near Nocatee, FL, and tell you a little about their amenities, real estate, and more.

Affordable Retirement Communities in Virginia

by Robert Borges on January 31, 2023

Often listed as one of the best states to retire in, Virginia checks a lot of boxes for retirees. Thanks to its affordability, quality of life, access to healthcare, and more, Virginia has a lot to offer. In this article, we’ll look at a few of the more affordable retirement communities in Virginia.

Revealed: The Best Communities Near Goodyear, Arizona

by Robert Borges on January 9, 2023

There is no shortage of lifestyle communities for families, active adults, and retirees in or near Goodyear, Arizona. With great schools, world-class golf, 300+ days of sunshine, and plenty of entertainment and recreation with proximity to both the big city and the mountains, check out these communities in or near Goodyear, AZ.

10 Most Popular Active Adult Communities of 2022

by Robert Borges on November 17, 2022

Based on user interaction, page views, and information requests through the PCR site this past year, these are the 10 active adult communities that were the most popular in 2022.

Top Neal Communities in Southwest Florida

by Robert Borges on November 11, 2022

Neal Communities has built over 20,000 new homes in Southwest Florida neighborhoods spanning cities including Bradenton, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Venice, Englewood, Fort Myers, and Naples. Learn more about them here. 

Trending Communities in the 2023 “Markets to Watch”

by Robert Borges on November 4, 2022

This article spotlights trending lifestyle communities in or near the Sun Belt region cities that have been named 2023’s top housing markets to watch.

Best Ski Resort Communities

by Robert Borges on August 24, 2022

Here are some of the best ski communities for active adults, each jam-packed with a variety of lifestyle-specific amenities, stunning mountain vistas, and panoramic views, and most importantly, just a snowball’s throw from a variety of the country’s best ski resorts.  

Top Communities in the ‘Best and Most Affordable Places to Retire'

by Robert Borges on August 15, 2022

In this article, we’ll spotlight five of the places that made Realtor.com’s list and offer information on the surrounding lifestyle communities featured on PCR’s site.

Exploring Thesman 55-Plus Communities Near Phoenix

by Robert Borges on August 3, 2022

The East Mesa area near Phoenix has become one of the world’s most desirable locations for active adult living. So what better place to start your search for Arizona 55+ communities? And who better to begin your search for 55-plus communities near Phoenix with than renowned Arizona developer, Thesman Communities?

The Increasing Popularity of Cottage Style Homes

by Robert Borges on July 19, 2022

In this article, we’ll tell you a little bit about cottage-style homes and even help get your search started with an overview of a few cottage home communities.

Exploring Kolter Homes 55-Plus Communities in the Southeast

by Robert Borges on July 11, 2022

Designed specifically and exclusively for active adults 55 and better, Kolter’s Cresswind communities are renowned for their lifestyle-oriented amenities based on the cornerstones of fitness, relationships, education, and entertainment. Focusing on Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas, this overview will explore a few of Kolter's 55-Plus communities in the Southeast.

Exploring K. Hovnanian® 55-Plus Communities in the Mid-Atlantic

by Robert Borges on June 30, 2022

Committed to excellence since its founding in 1959, K. Hovnanian® Homes is a nationally recognized homebuilder and community developer with designs for every stage of life. With a presence in more than a dozen states nationwide and homes for everyone from first-time buyers to growing families to retirees, this article will focus on K. Hovnanian® 55-Plus Communities in the Mid-Atlantic region. 

Exploring Lennar 55-Plus Communities in Florida

by Robert Borges on June 23, 2022

Founded in 1954, Miami-based Lennar Corporation has solidified itself as one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Known for their community development in 17 states, this article will focus on a few of Lennar’s 55-plus communities in Florida.

Exploring Shea Homes® 55-Plus Communities in California

by Robert Borges on June 13, 2022

Having constructed more than 100,000 homes since its founding in 1968, Shea Homes is among the nation’s largest private homebuilders. Recognized as an industry leader with a reputation for design, quality, and customer service, Shea Homes builds new residential real estate in 10 states throughout the country. In this article, we'll explore Shea Homes communities in California. 

Latitude Margaritaville Amenities Provide Residents with Another Day in Paradise

by Robert Borges on May 2, 2022

For many retirees, the biggest benefit to living in an active adult community is gaining access to a myriad of amenities. And nowhere will you find a more impressive and unique array of resort-style amenities than within the sun-kissed grounds of Latitude Margaritaville communities.

Why You Should Move to Arkansas

by Robert Borges on March 28, 2022

While many people may not even realize it, there are a lot of things that make Arkansas a unique and desirable place to live. Popular for its natural beauty, charming towns, vacation spots, spa cities, and retirement destinations, here are some reasons why you should move to Arkansas.

Tennessee Boating Communities for Retirees

by Robert Borges on March 15, 2022

For those looking to retire on or near water, there are some wonderful options in the Volunteer State, and here we’ll explore a few of the best boating communities in Tennessee.

5 Top Tennis Communities in Florida

by Robert Borges on March 11, 2022

Whether you’re searching in the Panhandle, Gulf Coast, Treasure Coast, or elsewhere, these top Florida tennis communities are great for both the casual player and those looking to take their game to the next level.

Active Adult California Communities without Golf Courses

by Robert Borges on February 8, 2022

For residents of California, an idyllic golf course is rarely more than a 5-iron away, but there are some excellent California communities without golf. In this brief article, we’ll take a look at different parts of the state to explore five non-golf communities in California that feature next-level amenities for active adults. 

Top 5 Georgia Active Adult Communities without Golf

by Robert Borges on August 10, 2021

The Georgia communities without golf featured here are all designed with active adults in mind, and while many still have golf nearby, residents of these non-golf communities can enjoy a peaceful and fulfilling living environment sans the greens, fairways, and golf crowds.

Top Active Adult 55+ Homebuilders

by Robert Borges on June 28, 2021

This list of the top active adult 55+ homebuilders spotlights the biggest builders in the business—and zeros in on their active, age-targeted communities where you’ll find both your dream home and your ultimate lifestyle.  

A Look Inside Margaritaville Retirement Communities

by Robert Borges on May 20, 2021

If you’re looking for a change of scenery as you prepare to spend your golden years, perhaps a retirement change in latitudes and attitudes is also in order. Take a look inside these Margaritaville retirement communities inspired by the laid-back Jimmy Buffet lifestyle.

Four Private Community Amenities that will Keep You Looking and Feeling Young

by Robert Borges on February 11, 2021

Want to live forever? We can’t help with that, but these four private community amenities will help.

Benefits of Living in an Active Adult Community

by Robert Borges on July 16, 2020

If looking to live among people of your generation while maintaining a healthy and dynamic lifestyle, there are many benefits to living in an active adult community.   

What is an Active Adult Community?

by Robert Borges on December 4, 2019

As baby boomers continue to hit retirement age, active adult communities are becoming more and more popular in the U.S. Find out what an active adult community offers.  

Why Active Adults Love Del Webb Communities

by Robert Borges on February 25, 2019

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. 

The Future of Active Adult Communities

by Brittany Waddell on February 8, 2019

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. 

No Tricks, All Treats with These Retirement Discovery Packages

by Robert Borges on October 17, 2018

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!