55+ Housing

55+ Households Account for 2/3 of Home Equity

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55+ Households Account for 2/3 of Home Equity

Households headed by someone age 55 or older account for two-thirds of the nation’s total home equity, according to data from the most recent (2016) Survey of Consumer Finances. (SCF). The survey is conducted every three years by the Federal Reserve and serves as one of the few federal sources of information on household wealth.

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55+ Housing Market Ends 4th Quarter on Record High

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55+ Housing Market Ends 4th Quarter on Record High

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a reading of 71, up 12 points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

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Builder, Community of the Year Earn Best of 55+ Housing Awards

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Builder, Community of the Year Earn Best of 55+ Housing Awards

NAHB has named Jim Chapman Communities in Atlanta the Builder of the Year and Overture Virginia Beach the Community of the Year as part of the 2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

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New in 55+: A Winning Parade Home

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New in 55+: A Winning Parade Home

A collaboration between builder David Jackson of Jackson Design Build and marketing consultant Robert August of North Star Synergies – both active members of the HBA of Metro Denver – resulted in a Denver Parade of Homes entry that also served as a universal design showcase, brought new vendor partnerships (and about $350,000 in donated product) and was toured by more than 5,000 visitors: a win-win for all involved. Learn how these two building industry professionals made it happen in the Winter 2018 edition of the 55+ Online Magazine, now available for NAHB members to download for free.

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RSVP Today to Tour Cutting-Edge Homes at IBS

RSVP Today to Tour Cutting-Edge Homes at IBS

Once you’ve hit the show floor at the International Builders’ Show Jan. 9-11, make sure you hit the road with NAHB’s unique home tours. Buses will leave each morning, taking you on one of four tours throughout Orlando to see the latest features, trends and methods in real homes and real context. Tickets are required for all tours and going fast, so sign up quickly.

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Experts at Your Fingertips

Experts at Your Fingertips

Want to know the important questions to ask before buying land? Should your company have a Facebook page? What design trends appeal to mature home buyers? Those are just some of the questions that industry experts have addressed in the Fall issue of the 55+ Housing Online Magazine.

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55+ Housing Builders, Developers Stay Confident in 3rd Quarter

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55+ Housing Builders, Developers Stay Confident in 3rd Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to be positive in the third quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.

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Equip Homes for the Future with These IBS Pre-show Classes

Equip Homes for the Future with These IBS Pre-show Classes

Take NAHB’s Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) pre-show courses Jan. 6-8 at the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando and receive free entry into the IBS expo.

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Finding Community: LGBT Housing for Seniors

Finding Community: LGBT Housing for Seniors

A small outcrop of LGBT-focused multi-unit or single-family development communities for seniors has sprung up in recent years.

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

This year, 111 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council. Those winners will be announced on Jan. 9, 2018, during IBS.

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