Regional Real Estate

Whether it’s because of retirement or a desire to move, figuring out where you want to live is a critical decision. Whether it’s Florida, Arizona, New Jersey, or someplace in-between, this is where we explore the many unique regions of the United States to determine what each of them hold for active adults and 55+ residents.

Atlanta, Georgia is a great place for 55+ active adults.
30 Things to Do in Atlanta, GA

Not only is Atlanta the capital of Georgia, but it’s also known as “The Capital of the South” for its central location, rich southern culture, and vibrant arts scene. Many active adults choose to retire in Atlanta in Northern Georgia for its warm-weather climate and tax-friendliness, but one of the top benefits is the abundance of things to do.

The entrance sign at the Polo Club at Mountain Island Lake, a 55+ community in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Best Small Active Adult Communities in Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina is a top retirement destination for adults 55+. With 72 active adult communities in the area, there’s a lot to choose from and think about. If you’re considering a move to Charlotte and already know you’re looking for a small community in size but big on options, then we’ve got you covered.

Cresswind Charlotte is a 55+ community near Charlotte, North Carolina
The Best Communities for Downsizing in Charlotte, North Carolina

A smaller home has less space to clean and maintain–inside and out. They also typically come with a smaller, more affordable price tag. Fortunately for the 55+ crowd looking to downsize in the Charlotte area, there are several active adult communities that offer smaller floor plans at affordable price points.

The clubhouse at Village at Deaton Creek in Hoschton, Georgia
The Best Active Adult Communities in the Atlanta Area

The state of Georgia is a popular destination for 55+ active adults, and the Atlanta area is one of its hottest places to relocate. The city offers fine restaurants, diverse shopping opportunities, and impressive cultural attractions, as well as its own rich history and distinctive southern charm. If you are considering living near Atlanta, you’ll want to take a look at six of the area’s most popular active adult communities.

55+ Communities Near the Philadelphia International Airport

Active adult homebuyers who seek homes for sale near an airport have options in several Pennsylvania and New Jersey suburbs, but real estate here is in high demand, so availability can be limited. The best advice? If you find something you like, grab it before someone else does!

55+ Communities With Condos for Sale Near Orlando

Condos are a great option for active adults who want to live in or near Orlando, Florida. Some condos are in communities on the water and others include golf courses, private restaurants, and recreation centers. Let’s look at some of the most popular 55+ communities with condos for sale near Orlando.

Is Greenville, South Carolina a Good Place to Retire?

If you’re considering retiring in the Southeast, Greenville in South Carolina should definitely be on your list of places to consider. This mid-sized city has quickly become one of the fastest-growing cities in the South. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re considering retiring in Greenville.

New Jersey 55+ Communities With Easy Commutes to Philadelphia

People travel into Philadelphia for different reasons. Many people work there while others have family who call it home. And there are those who have theater memberships or frequently patronize the restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions on that side of the bridge. For them, living within easy commuting distance to Philadelphia is very beneficial.

55+ Communities With Condos for Sale Near San Francisco

Living in a low-maintenance condo affords even more time and freedom to enjoy San Francisco, and its surrounding cities. If you’re an active adult looking for San Francisco condos, read on to learn more about the wonderful 55+ communities offering condos for sale located near the city.

55+ Communities Near Philadelphia Offering Condos

Everyone talks about downsizing, but those who are truly serious about it may eventually make the move into a condo community. There’s an excellent selection of 55+ neighborhoods in the Philadelphia area with condo homes for sale, including two within the city limits and others in the surrounding suburbs.

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