55+ Housing

3 Community Amenities Topping Home Buyer Wish Lists

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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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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Market Ends Year on Positive Note

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Builder Confidence in the 55+ Market Ends Year on Positive Note

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2015 with a reading of 61, up one point from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, released today. This is the seventh consecutive quarter with a reading above 50.

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CAPS: For Many, More than a Course

Filed in 55+ Housing, Business Management, Design, Education by on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
CAPS: For Many, More than a Course

Often it’s important to know why to build something, not just how. That’s certainly true among remodelers and others who take the three-day Certified Aging in Place Specialist course, which not only opens the doors for professionals to enter this growing niche but also opens eyes.

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Demand for Home Health Technology on the Rise

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Home Building, Remodelers, Technology by on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Demand for Home Health Technology on the Rise

As boomers retire, builders and remodelers should expect a rise in demand for home health technology.

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Aging In Place: Trend, Necessity or Both?

Aging In Place: Trend, Necessity or Both?

Millions of Americans are aging, creating increased demand for aging-in-place home modifications. The latest innovations in home remodeling to address this segment of the industry will be featured during select tours at the International Builders’ Show.

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55+ Housing Award Finalists Chosen

NAHB has announced the finalists for its 2016 Best of 55+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 55+ housing industry. A total of 87 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council, which will be announced at an awards ceremony on Jan. 19, 2016, during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Best of 55+ Housing Awards Extends Deadline

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Best of 55+ Housing Awards Extends Deadline

Developers, builders, architects, designers and marketers who have such a clientele now have additional time to submit their best work to NAHB’s Best of 55+ Housing Awards competition.

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There’s Still Time: Enter the Best of 55+ Housing Awards

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Councils & Committees by on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
There’s Still Time: Enter the Best of 55+ Housing Awards

There’s still time to enter the 2016 Best of 55+ Housing Awards — the deadline is Sept. 30. And it’s easy to enter online.

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Traditional Marketing Methods Still Work – With the Right Messaging

Traditional Marketing Methods Still Work – With the Right Messaging

While websites and online advertising are the focal point of many marketing campaigns today, traditional media such as radio and TV are still very effective in driving prospective buyers to your website and your community.

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‘Best of 55+’ Seeks Award-Winning Design

‘Best of 55+’ Seeks Award-Winning Design

Universal design is really all about flexibility, and there’s a whole lot of that in the easyHouse, a floor plan developed by Boulder Creek Neighborhoods for some if its Denver-area developments. Are you ready to enter your universal design plans in this year’s Best of 55+ Housing Awards?

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