Tag: 55+

Last Chance to Enter 3 Prestigious NAHB Award Programs

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Design, Multifamily by on September 8, 2020 0 Comments
Last Chance to Enter 3 Prestigious NAHB Award Programs

A few of NAHB’s awards programs have extended their deadlines until this Friday, Sept. 11. Don’t miss out on a chance to let your work and your colleagues shine!

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Addressing the Needs of Middle-Income Seniors

Filed in 55+ Housing, Housing Affordability, Multifamily by on July 27, 2020 3 Comments
Addressing the Needs of Middle-Income Seniors

The “missing middle” of seniors have too much income to qualify for public assistance, but they are not affluent enough to access different housing choices or personal services. So how does the home building industry provide the kind of housing this population wants and needs?

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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on January 30, 2020 0 Comments
Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped four points to 68 in the fourth quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today.

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Best of 55+ Housing Awards Announce Builder of the Year and Community of the Year

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on January 22, 2020 0 Comments
Best of 55+ Housing Awards Announce Builder of the Year and Community of the Year

NAHB named Robson Communities Inc. in Sun Lakes, Ariz., the Builder of the Year and Trilogy® in Summerlin® in Las Vegas the Community of the Year, as part of the 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on November 7, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

NAHB announced the finalists for its 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 55+ housing industry. A total of 107 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council.

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How to Build for Today’s Boomer Buyers

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design by on September 11, 2019 1 Comment
How to Build for Today’s Boomer Buyers

With 270,000 boomer buyers retiring each month, there is a lot of opportunity for builders to capitalize on this demographic. But not all boomer buyers want the same things. Learn more about the niche groups within this demographic and what they’re looking for in their future homes.

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What Makes a Best Value Active-Adult Community?

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on August 30, 2019 0 Comments
What Makes a Best Value Active-Adult Community?

55places.com recently released its list of top 25 value communities, based on factors such as average price per square foot, construction dates, range of amenity options, lifestyle clubs, home owners’ association (HOA) fees, resident reviews, local property taxes and the cost of living in the surrounding area.

See which 55+ Housing Industry Council members and Best of 55+ Housing award winners were recognized.

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Making the Sale: The Importance of a Buyer Profile

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design by on August 19, 2019 0 Comments
Making the Sale: The Importance of a Buyer Profile

A model home’s job is to accurately reach a target buyer and create a space where a prospective buyer can envision themselves living. To be successful, you and your merchandiser must develop a buyer profile, which will teach you how a prospective buyer will be living in your home and what matters most.

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55+ Housing Market Remains Solid in Second Quarter

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on August 1, 2019 0 Comments
55+ Housing Market Remains Solid in Second Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained solid in the second quarter with a reading of 71, edging down one point from the previous quarter due to softness in traffic of prospective buyers, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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Top Lifestyle Drivers for Boomer Buyers

Filed in 55+ Housing by on July 16, 2019 0 Comments
Top Lifestyle Drivers for Boomer Buyers

Baby boomers say they will continue to work, retire later and want to stay in their homes. Enticing boomers who may be looking local for retirement to move from their existing home can be a hard sell. A community better suited to their ‘aspirational’  lifestyle, however, can be a compelling reason.

Even if you may not build 55+ communities, it’s helpful to know what attracts buyers in this age demographic, as similar amenities within or around the local community may draw them to your projects.

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