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Stay & Play Opportunities at Florida Retirement Communities

There is no shortage of first-class active adult communities to choose from throughout the state of Florida. That much is for certain. Depending on your own personal likes, interests, and tastes, you will naturally be more drawn to certain types of communities. But how will you really know which community is the perfect fit for […]

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Spotlight on Naples

Like many southwest Florida communities, Naples brings together the best of shopping, recreation, and beautiful white sand beaches. But residents here would definitely argue that Naples offers the best versions of all three. Historic downtown Naples is filled with with high-end shoppes and boutiques. The surrounding areas are littered with championship level golf courses. And […]

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Florida Beach Safety: Know The Risks Before You Dive In

Yesterday was a tragic and sad day here at Florida for Boomers HQ. A man in his 40’s was swimming behind my condo with his twin brother when they were caught in a rip current. A friend of theirs tried to save them and succeeded in getting one of the brothers out, but the other […]

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More Boomers Choosing to Upsize in Retirement

For as long as most people can remember, conventional wisdom has held that when you retire and the kids are grown and gone, you downsize your home. But that’s not always the case anymore. According to a recent Merrill Lynch and Age Wave retirement study of more than 3,600 respondents, 49 percent of retirees didn’t […]

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2015 Mid-Year Florida Master-Planned Community Sales Update

Real estate advisory company RCLCO recently released their mid-year sales update for the Top 20 Master-Planned communities in the country, and if the pace continues throughout the rest of the year, 2015 should go down as another very strong year. Four Florida communities were mentioned in the list: 1. The Villages 3. Nocatee (Ponte Vedra) […]

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7 Questions to Ask Your Future Florida Neighbors

When you visit communities to figure out which one you want to live in, one of the most important things you could possibly do for yourself is talk to as many people who actually live there as possible. Maybe you’re taking advantage of one of the Stay and Play opportunities we told you about recently, […]

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