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Study Reveals Practicality of 55+ Buyers

In today’s real estate market, buyers are more concerned with financial issues as opposed to those dealing with design. In a recent joint study by the 50+ Housing Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the MetLife Mature Market Institute, it was shown that 55+ buyers are more practical than ever when […]

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Need to Pay Down Debt? Here’s How

For would-be buyers of retirement real estate, one of the most common pieces of advice is to pay down debt before seeking a mortgage loan. Now we have advice on the best ways to manage your budget so you can do just that. The tips come from Mechel Glass of CredAbility, guest columnist at the […]

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Soleil Ambassador Program Helps 50+ Buyers Make Tough Decisions

Choosing the right 50+ community is all about receiving proper information. And what better way to learn than by interacting with current residents? This concept led the people at Soleil Laurel Canyon to create an ambassador program in 2009. The program allows current residents to teach potential homebuyers about life at Soleil. There are currently […]

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Windsong Properties Receives 100 Percent GuildQuality Rating From 50+ Buyers

Choosing the right home is tough. With so many factors to consider, finding reliable sources of information on all aspects of a community and its builder can seem impossible. Luckily, GuildQuality is a community of over 500 builders, remodelers and contractors that surveys customers and acts as a third party. And the community recently announced […]

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No Maintenance Communities, All Play and No Work

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could spend your free time vacationing on a cruise, visiting grandchildren or perfecting your golf swing? It’s too bad that you have to spend all of your extra time fussing over spring yard maintenance, right? Well, not if you live in a no maintenance community built by Boone Homes. […]

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