So, the time is right and you are actively considering a move to a retirement community. For some, the idea may be exciting. To others, the mere thought is stressful or frightening. Either way, it is a significant life decision and one that needs to be th
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Winter slams the Unitied States and these warm weather communities may be just what the doctor ordered.
You've done all the research, made a list, and narrowed down your choices. Now comes the most important par: visiting. There are four basic characteristics you need to investigate: the homes, the people, the amenities, and the fine print.
Many manufactured home communities are "land lease" communities: you pay monthly rent for your spot in the neighborhood, even though you own your home. The advantages can be substantial...but there are drawbacks, too.
Almost every senior moving to a planned 55+ community will face a challenge most have never faced before: dealing with a homeowners association, a sort of private government which can be vigilant and dedicated, or secretive and even downright tyrannical.
Most people searching for a retirement community are already homeowners. They understand how to sift through real estate listings to find the right home. But what they might not understand is how to head off to another part of the country...for good.