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On the Importance of Lighting

Emilee Collins Emilee Collins, REALTOR® and Senior Real Estate Specialist® of Real Estate by Design, is spreading the word about Hillsborough’s Active Adult Community of Corbinton. Lighting is an afterthought for many home-owners, but it can completely change the look and feel of any room as well as help prevent injuries, an important point for retirees. The style of fixtures [...]

2017-01-09T16:23:44-04:00January 9th, 2017|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

Why Buy New?

It is true – they don’t build homes like they used to! Today’s new homes feature light-filled, liveable floor plans, durable, low-maintenance materials, and stronger, more efficient construction. Fire protection and other safety measures make new homes a safer choice for concerned families. Electrical power systems in new homes are sized for the heavier electrical demands of today’s family. New [...]

2016-10-18T17:55:20-04:00October 18th, 2016|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

Lafayette Landing Apartments and Villas

Lafayette Landing looks and feels like the classic American neighborhood, belying the fact that it is a rental community. Composed of 83 houses and 120 apartments, all are designed to maximize space, comfort and privacy. The homes come with either a large garage or a spacious office; the apartments are equipped with great windows, walk-in closets, and big laundry [...]

2019-01-21T17:18:19-04:00September 29th, 2016|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

The Villas at Granite Ridge

The Villas at Granite Ridge is a top-tier rental community with 33 homes, completed early in 2015. The environment is exclusive, offering a choice of one, two and three bedrooms. Each has its own yard, driveway, back patio, and an option for an attached garage which allow residents to have plenty of space to spread out yet maintain privacy. Homes [...]

2019-01-21T17:20:25-04:00September 29th, 2016|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

Millhaven Landing — Townhomes Customized for You

Millhaven Landing is a neighborhood of single-level, fully custom-designed townhomes, superbly rising in a serene area off Griffith Road near Winston-Salem’s Hanes Mall. Obviously, builder John Hodges has listened to the empty-nesters and early retirees, usually moving from elegant homes of 5,000 square feet or more. What he kept hearing was that no one wanted to down-grade when they [...]

2019-01-22T15:09:16-04:00September 29th, 2016|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

Baby Boomers…A New Breed

By Carmen Varnell, Triangle Retirement Resource Guide Baby Boomers…don’t you dare call them seniors! They are quite the opposite of what you think of when thinking of “senior”. Contrary to their generational description (ambitious, optimistic, materialistic, hardworking and forever young), Baby Boomers are creating history with the way they are redefining retirement. Not retiring like their parents or grandparents did, [...]

2018-12-26T20:13:44-04:00January 1st, 2016|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

New Homes that Wow!

An entirely new lifestyle awaits empty nesters, downsizers, and early retirees in the Triad. Having lived through a period of relative prosperity, adults in their 50s and beyond have a greater amassed wealth than any prior generation. They are accustomed to a certain lifestyle and level of living that was rare a generation ago. Today’s adults, like their parents before [...]

2015-09-21T18:42:55-04:00September 21st, 2015|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|

A New Phenomenon: Golf Communities

The dramatic rise of golf’s star has brought a blossoming of a new lifestyle in the last 20 years: golf and real estate. Baby Boomers have it figured out. Why buy a house near a golf course when you can live on the course with a golf game outside the front door; however, it’s a relatively new phenomenon. Grande Dunes [...]

Active Adult Communities – Where “The Best is Yet to Be”

The kids are grown and gone, and it’s time to do something about it. The house seems empty because all of the noise and chatter has gone with them. You are beginning to wonder if you really need five bedrooms in a two-story house with a lawn that always seems to need mowing. It’s time to join the empty-nesters who [...]

2015-04-14T23:41:52-04:00April 14th, 2015|Active Adult Lifestyle Communities|
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