55+ Homes

Live Big On Less Than 150K

August 31, 2016 • Fenny Peiffer

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Have your amenities and enjoy them too because why settle for less? Most 55+ active adults associate resort style communities with expensive homes or over the top association fees, when in fact, many provide the same luxury lifestyle feel with home prices under $150,000, ideal for baby boomers or retirees on fixed incomes. You don’t have to spend a fortune, or sacrifice quality craftsmanship to buy your dream retirement home in one of these vibrant 55+ neighborhoods.

Del Webb’s master planned community of Solera Chandler in Arizona is a beautiful 55+ community with breathtaking views of the San Tan Mountains. With single family homes starting at $150,000, residents will appreciate vast open spaces, a variety of floor plans, and generously sized lots unique to the community. If the surrounding view wasn’t enough to attract buyers, the Solvista Recreation Pavillion offers endless amenities such as heated pools, and tennis courts, and golf enthusiasts will love the Lone Tree championship golf club complete with its own restaurant. Chandler is one of the nation’s fastest growing cities with lively entertainment and an array of big name retailers.

Situated on Florida’s Space Coast, the 55+ community of Indian River Colony in Melbourne is the perfect place for residents to sit back, and savor the good life. Ideally located on 453 acres, with 24 hour security, in a serene natural setting, home owners will find single family resale homes, with floor plans to suit any lifestyle, and options for golf, or lake views. The majority of residents are retired military, and this camaraderie resonates throughout the community. A fantastic maintenance program that includes indoor/outdoor services, means residents can spend more time doing what they love. Close to Patrick Air Force Base, and convenient amenities, this is a truly special place to call home.

Forget what you thought you knew about manufactured homes at Crossroads by Jensen in Aiken, South Carolina. With homes starting at $83,900, buyers can expect quality, Energy Star construction with immaculate landscaping, and options to include features such as low threshold doors, and wide hallways. This land lease community provides the added affordability of owning the home without the cost of purchasing the land. Aiken, South Carolina is a charming southern town rich in historic sights, art, festivals, and is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.

Savoring your retirement home in comfort, and style doesn’t mean you have to forfeit your nest egg to make it happen. With home options from single family to condominiums, active adults can enjoy more, and spend less.

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