55+ Housing

NAHB Honors 55+ Housing Builder, Community of the Year

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, International Builders' Show by on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Honors 55+ Housing Builder, Community of the Year

NAHB named Renaissance Luxury Living at Sun Lakes the 2016 Community of the Year and its builder, Robson Resort Communities Inc., the 2016 Builder of the Year on Tuesday during the Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

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Centrals, Anyone? At IBS, They’re a Must

Centrals, Anyone? At IBS, They’re a Must

Be sure to make time for these fun and informative hangouts that have a little bit of everything rolled into one, comfortable space. Each Central is focused on a niche area of the building industry.

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Building Systems Councils Introduces “The Lounge” at IBS 2017

Building Systems Councils Introduces “The Lounge” at IBS 2017

The Building Systems Councils Lounge, a new hot spot at the 2017 International Builders’ Show focused on all things building systems, will host more than a dozen events, including a wide variety of instructive, education sessions and a few networking opportunities. Stop by Tuesday through Thursday (Jan. 10-12) for catered breakfast and lunch, and a wide range of formal […]

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55+ Housing Industry Council Expands Presence at IBS

Filed in 55+ Housing, International Builders' Show by on November 24, 2016 2 Comments
55+ Housing Industry Council Expands Presence at IBS

In addition to the 55+ Housing Industry Council’s strong slate of educational sessions in the 55+ Housing Central, the 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) includes at least three additional ways to learn the ins and outs of building homes and communities that 55+ buyers find attractive.

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Strong Showing for 55+ Housing Market

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Economics by on November 3, 2016 2 Comments
Strong Showing for 55+ Housing Market

Builders report that the single-family 55+ housing market is holding strong in the third quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today. The index had a reading of 59, two points above the previous quarter and the 10th consecutive quarter with a reading higher than 50.

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2nd Quarter Results Show 55+ Market Still Positive

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
2nd Quarter Results Show 55+ Market Still Positive

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory in the second quarter with a reading of 57, up one point from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, which was released this morning. This is the ninth consecutive quarter with a reading above 50.

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Bipartisan Policy Center: Seniors Need More Housing Choices

Bipartisan Policy Center: Seniors Need More Housing Choices

A new report from warns that the rapidly increasing population of older Americans is leading to an additional squeeze on housing supply and affordability. The report recommends 10 specific policy changes that Congress and the Administration must make to combat this growing threat.

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Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Millennials are in the minority when it comes to a preference for one-story homes. The significant majority of seniors and baby boomers are the ones driving the trend.

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Age Clearly Impacts Preferences in Home Size

Age Clearly Impacts Preferences in Home Size

The varied priorities of house hunters become much clearer when looking at the buyers’ ages. Surveys show just how different the desired home size is for younger home buyers compared to that of the older generations.

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3 Community Amenities Topping Home Buyer Wish Lists

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Home Building, Housing Trends, Remodelers by on February 22, 2016 4 Comments
3 Community Amenities Topping Home Buyer Wish Lists

Home-buyer preferences constantly evolve, making it a challenge to stay up to date on who wants what. Luckily, the majority of buyers – regardless of age – are looking for the same features in a community.

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