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Community Spotlight on Creekside at Bethpage

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Creekside at Bethpage is a beautiful 55+ community in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina.

AV Homes has entered the Raleigh-Durham Area in spectacular fashion with Creekside at Bethpage. This 55-plus community in Durham has become a popular spot for those looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle. Upon completion, the community will have 650 attached and single-family homes for retirees.

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Communities with Great Shopping Opportunities

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The Town Square at On Top of the World Ocala offers great shopping opportunities that residents can take advantage of.

At a time when you can get just about anything delivered to your doorstep, on-site retail is still a valued amenity in active adult communities. Many people enjoy perusing their favorite shops to find something unexpected or make sure they’re getting exactly what they want. Master-planned communities that set aside space for retail ensure that their residents never have to go far to purchase the things they need. Here are a few communities with great shopping districts.

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How to Host a Thanksgiving Potluck

by Karl Schuster on No Comments

Hosting a potluck shouldn't leave you exhausted by the time dinner is served, make hosting simpler with these tips.

Hosting Thanksgiving is no easy task. Between keeping a close eye on the temperature of the bird, timing getting everything in and out of the oven at just the right moment, preparing a roux for the gravy, all while trying to visit with family and friends, hosting a Thanksgiving dinner seems to be more stressful than fun. For the person in charge of the meal, sitting down to eat often feels more like a relief than a celebration.

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Meet the Couple Who Found Their 55+ Home by Hitting the Road

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Cresswind’s communities enjoy a reputation as being some of the most sought-after and talked about 55+ communities in the Southeast region of the country. Kolter Homes impresses prospective homebuyers with their innovative and modern home designs, resort-like amenities, and ideal locations that emphasize the natural beauty of an area.

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Looking for a New Construction Home by Lennar? Head to New Jersey!

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After decades of building quality homes with exceptional value, Lennar Homes has a deserved reputation as an excellent builder. While the builder has homes for sale in over 40 markets in 19 states, homebuyers should check out Lennar’s current offerings in New Jersey. Active adults living in the Garden State are surrounded by a variety of attractions, from state forests and national historic parks to beaches along the Atlantic Coast. Another huge benefit is the state’s big-city neighbors, New York City and Philadelphia, both a short drive away.

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Community Spotlight on Cresswind Charlotte

by Brad Mitchell on 2 Comments

Kolter Homes’ newest North Carolina community is well under way with Cresswind Charlotte. This active adult community started construction in 2016 and will have 850 single-family homes upon completion. Cresswind Charlotte is spread across 370 acres of scenic woodlands, which will provide a beautiful backdrop to the community’s miles of walking trails. Besides its lovely natural setting, the community will feature several resort-style amenities, ranging from a clubhouse to a large event lawn. Between a number of interested homeowners and several lifestyle directors on site, there is sure to be an active social life as the community grows.

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Pardee Homes Announces New Community in the Inland Empire

by Riley Ubben on 4 Comments

Pardee Homes has broken ground on Altis, a 55+ community promising a unique and dynamic experience for homebuyers kicking off an exciting new stage of life. Located in the city of Beaumont within California’s Inland Empire, Altis will feature 704 single-story homes priced from the low $300s and designed with the luxurious features and green homebuilding measures that Pardee Homes is known for. A grand opening is planned for the summer of 2018.

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The Resurgence of Vinyl Records

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For most of the 20th century, phonograph records, particularly vinyl LPs and 45s, were unquestionably the most loved and popular format for one’s favorite albums and songs. At one point, nearly every household had at least a modest collection of LPs and singles along with a turntable and, just maybe, a set of decent headphones. Then, of course, there were the enthusiasts who arranged their whole living room around their quadraphonic hi-fi and would endlessly fiddle with knobs and adjustments.

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New Community Alert: Cottages at Governors Landing

by Riley Ubben on 8 Comments

Epcon has begun construction on a new active lifestyle community in Knoxville, Tennessee. Once completed, Cottages at Governors Landing will include 128 attached and single-family homes as well as a clubhouse to meet residents’ social and fitness needs. Located along the coast of the Holston River, the community is ideal for homeowners who enjoy boating, fishing, and water views.

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