55+ Housing

Not All 55+ Buyers Alike

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Home Building by on November 5, 2018 0 Comments
Not All 55+ Buyers Alike

There’s a big market for 55+ buyers seeking an active-adult community who either don’t have – or don’t want to spend – money on the bells and whistles. Learn more in the latest issue of the 55+ Online Magazine.

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School Fits Delaware Builder to a T (or Two)

Filed in 55+ Housing, NAHB Cares by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
School Fits Delaware Builder to a T (or Two)

The Dover, Del., 55+ community Noble’s Pond needed t-shirts for its staff members to wear onsite and as it worked with charities and other organizations in Central Delaware. It was a project tailor-made for a group of Dover High School students in an academic and life skills program.

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Who is Your Boomer Buyer?

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Design by on August 1, 2018 0 Comments
Who is Your Boomer Buyer?

New research on baby boomer households conducted by John Burns Real Estate Consulting reveals a number of trends on what active adults are looking for in their next home and next community.

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Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften

Filed in 55+ Housing, Home Building, Multifamily by on June 19, 2018 0 Comments
Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften

Total housing starts rose 5% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. This is the highest housing starts report since July 2007.

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Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees by on May 14, 2018 0 Comments
Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

After bringing on several new board members, realigning its budget and clearly defining its goals, the council was ready to implement a revitalized member-recruitment strategy.

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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Still Healthy

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on May 3, 2018 0 Comments
Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Still Healthy

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped five points to 66 in the first quarter of 2018, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today. The decline came off an all-time high reading of 71 in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Rethinking the 55+ Buyer

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Sales & Marketing by on April 25, 2018 2 Comments
Rethinking the 55+ Buyer

55+ buyers seek convenience, experiences and value. They’re looking for a community that goes beyond a quality home and inviting neighborhood. They care about events, programming and amenities over the size of the spaces within the building.

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New York’s Highest Court Protects Business Partnership Principles

Filed in 55+ Housing, Construction Industry, Legal by on April 12, 2018 0 Comments
New York’s Highest Court Protects Business Partnership Principles

The New York Court of Appeals in March issued a decision that provides clarity for New York business partnerships, including those involving home building and development companies.

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What Retirement? Chuck Ellison Takes Council Leadership

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Leadership by on March 28, 2018 0 Comments
What Retirement? Chuck Ellison Takes Council Leadership

Chuck Ellison is pretty much retired from his position as vice president of Miller and Smith, a greater Washington, D.C. building and development company. He now has the opportunity to do consulting work, the freedom to spend time with his family and a chance to serve as this year’s 55+ Housing Industry Council chair.

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55+ Builders See New Housing Trends in Florida

55+ Builders See New Housing Trends in Florida

The latest models and plans for 55+ community designs were on display last month during the International Builders Show in Orlando.

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