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Florida Active Adult Builders on the Builder 100 List


Builder Magazine has released their annual list of the Top 100 builders ranked by new home closings, and we’ve created this round-up of builders working on active adult communities in Florida that made the list. The most notable of course has to be The Villages which came in at #19 on this year’s list with […]

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 […]

A Fantastic Summertime “Stay & Play” Deal


We’ve been working hard on putting together a round-up of the best “Stay & Play” programs at communities around the state and we’ll be sending that out to you real soon. For those who don’t know, the “Stay & Play” is a program that a lot of communities have in place where prospective residents get […]

3 “Must-See” Florida Panhandle State Parks


I’ve written before about how the Panhandle is really Florida’s Final Frontier. It’s probably the least developed part of Florida, and that also means there’s plenty of unspoiled nature here to explore. In this article, let’s take a closer look at three of the must-see state parks located in the Florida Panhandle. Florida Caverns State […]

Will Your Retirement Be Solar-Powered?


Stretching every dollar and making sure their money lasts are top priorities for most Boomers retiring to Florida. But one thing some people forget to account for is what their spending on energy costs might be. For sure, it can vary from house to house depending on size, location, construction materials used and so on. […]

Three Unique Experiences Courtesy of Florida’s Nature Coast


For nature loving Boomers, Florida’s Nature Coast region is just a natural fit for retirement. The places to explore and things to do are nearly endless, but some experiences are more unique than others. Below we’ve shared information on three of these experiences, from articles we’ve produced over the last few months for one of […]

Location is King at Sun City Center


If there’s one thing the residents of the popular community Sun City Center believe in, its the tried and true real estate axiom of “location location location”. Sun City Center is surrounded by five popular Florida cities known for their arts, culture, restaurants, shopping, and beautiful scenery: Tampa, Sarasota, St. Pete, Clearwater and Bradenton. Let’s […]

Cape Coral and Port Charlotte Make Forbes Best Places to Retire List

Dark clouds hovering over the water

Each year, Forbes comes out with a list of Best Places to retire in the U.S. This year, two Florida cities made the Forbes list, Cape Coral and Port Charlotte. Cape Coral Cape Coral, on the Gulf of Mexico, was founded in 1957 as a master-planned community and currently has a population around 160,000 people. […]

Lakeside Landings Model Home Tour: The Flamingo


Lakeside Landings currently has 10 floorplans to choose from ranging in size from about 1,300 sq. ft. living area to more than 2,500 sq. ft. living area. Prices currently start in the low $200k’s. One of my favorite floorplans there is called The Flamingo. The Flamingo is part of Lakeside Landings “Preferred Series” floorplans. It […]

Kings Point Explores The Dark Side of Retirement Life


Last month I watched an HBO Documentary called Kings Point. The film follows the lives of several residents of a 55+ retirement community in Delray Beach, FL called Kings Point. The main topics explored are love, loss and self-preservation. Here’s the trailer: Though most people I’ve discussed the movie with called it “depressing”, and fair […]