Tag: seniors

Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Multifamily by on April 13, 2016 2 Comments
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

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design by on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
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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Demand for Home Health Technology on the Rise

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Remodeling, 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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Entering the 50+ Market in the New Year

Filed in 55+ Housing by on December 24, 2014 0 Comments
Entering the 50+ Market in the New Year

Many businesses have targeted the baby boomer age wave over the years, and so should you. Boomers — one of the country’s largest age cohorts in size and in percentage — are, as a group, the nation’s wealthiest, have the most housing equity, the least debt, the fewest mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures and are best qualified to buy homes.

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Best of 50+ Awards Submissions Due Sept. 15

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on September 3, 2014 0 Comments
Best of 50+ Awards Submissions Due Sept. 15

If you’re building for boomers, consider entering your work in the Best of 50+ Housing Awards.

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Creating Connected Communities for Aging Well

Filed in 55+ Housing by on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Creating Connected Communities for Aging Well

Thirty-six experts in the fields of technology, urban design, residential development, academia, residential architecture, health, local and federal government policy and product development met in Washington in May to explore the ways older consumers use technology and what sorts of technology might work for them in the future.

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