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4 Active Adult Communities Around Orlando to Tell Your Parents About

Posted by Tim Weisheyer on Feb 2, 2017 5:50:42 PM

For the most part, gone are the days of using the phrase “retirement community”. While Florida may still be a very popular retirement spot for those looking to enjoy the year-round sunshine and tropical weather, it’s quickly becoming a favorite for active adults, so the term “active adult community” is better suited for what we’re talking about.

Active adults are typically considered those aged 55 and over, who may still actually work part- or full-time and live a very independent lifestyle. A community geared towards active adults simply realizes that these residents are most likely at the same stage of life and share similar interests when it comes to leisure time, while looking for relatively maintenance-free living.

There are many active adult communities around Orlando, and we’re highlighting a few you may want to tell your parents about (or bookmark for yourself for now or later!).


This 55+ community that has been named one of the Nation’s Top 50 Master-Planned 55-Plus Communities by Where to Retire magazine. Living in this gated community in Kissimmee means you can easily walk, bike or drive your golf cart to indoor and outdoor dining venues, spa and fitness complexes, tennis courts and other facilities for sports and games. You can also meet new friends while participating in social clubs and classes. Solivita takes what the above communities have to offer and bundles the amenities into one perfect package that is intended for retirees.

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Topics: Retiring in Central Florida, Active Adult Communities

Selling a Home with Retirement in Mind

Posted by Tim Weisheyer on Mar 17, 2016 11:40:23 AM

There comes a time in everyone’s life when you start to think about retirement. With that comes certain decisions to make. Deciding how to fill your newfound free time may be an easy one to figure out, but some of the things that may be running through your mind right now are a little more complicated. Things like…

  • How do I maintain the same lifestyle I’m accustomed to without that regular paycheck?
  • Will I miss the day-to-day tasks associated with working?
  • Is my home too large, my bills related to it too hefty, now that I’m ready for the next stage in life?
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Topics: Selling your Home, Retiring in Central Florida, Selling 101

Surprisingly, college towns draw retirees. Find out why.

Posted by Tim Weisheyer on Sep 23, 2014 8:22:00 PM

We’ve mentioned before that Central Florida is a key destination when people think of retirement. The mix between the laid back lifestyle, endless opportunities for golfing and shopping (depending on which might be your pick!) and the year-round Florida sunshine might be a big part of why people want to retire in Central Florida. However, another factor that you many have yet to realize has to do with college towns. While some might not see the connection between the two, we’ve got the inside scoop for you.


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Topics: Around Central Florida, Retiring in Central Florida, Buying 101

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