Atlanta Regional Commission Promotes Lifelong Communities

Created by the Atlanta Regional Commission, Lifelong Communities (LLC) is described as "A Regional Approach to Aging." The project represents a desire to design places that meet the needs of residents young and old and to create communities where individuals can live for a lifetime. In order to provide a higher quality of life for all, three goals need to[...]

Windsong Properties Receives 100 Percent GuildQuality Rating on Active Adult Homes

Windsong Properties, one of Atlanta's premier active adult courtyard home builders, recently received a 100 percent satisfaction rating from new homebuyers according to GuildQuality, a community of over 500 remodelers, homebuilders and contractors. GuildQuality acts as a third party and surveys customers who have bought from Windsong. The company asks questions about a variety of topics including quality of work, areas of improvement,[...]

Active Adult Couple Searches for Perfect Soleil Home

It's never too late to find your perfect home, as Bruce and Sally Nagel recently discovered. This week The Atlanta Journal Constitution chronicled the couple's search for a new home, which took them to Soleil Laurel Canyon, one of Atlanta's premier active adult communities. The Nagels previously resided in Cumming, Ga., before deciding that a change was necessary. After visiting several locations and[...]

In Active Adult Atlanta Real Estate, Jim Chapman Communities is Praised

When looking for information about a community, what do you start with? Do you look at floorplans or community features and amenities? Why not start by listening to people with firsthand experience. As a builder of quality active adult communities across the greater Atlanta landscape, Jim Chapman Communities has developed a solid reputation. But don't just take our word for[...]

Atlanta Ranks as the Top Recession-Proof City to Retire In

Atlanta has made it to the top of another Forbes list, and this one is pretty important. Out of all of the cities in the nation, Atlanta ranks #1 as the most "Recession-Proof City to Retire In." So, basically, anyone thinking about retiring in the near future should look to Atlanta as their city of residence, and go ahead and[...]

New Active Adult Community in Canton

The community formerly known as Seasons at Laurel Canyon has been purchased and is reopened under new ownership. Ideally located in Canton, Georgia on the outskirts of Atlanta, the community is now owned by Active Lifestyle Communities (ALC) and temporarily known as Laurel Canyon Lifestyles. In an all-cash transaction with the anticipation of investing over $28 million, Southeast Capital Partners and[...]

Windsong Builds 200th EasyLiving Home

Windsong Properties recently achieved an extraordinary milestone with the completion of its 200th EasyLiving Home. 200 EasyLiving Homes?!? What an amazing feat, and it is only one more shining example of the fact that Windsong Properties is a major contributor of active adult homes in the Atlanta real estate market. So, what is an EasyLiving Home? An EasyLiving home is one that[...]

Atlanta Ranks in Top 10 for Retirement Cities

According to Forbes magazine, retirees can get more bang for their retirement buck in Atlanta, which ranks 9th among top U.S. cities where affordable housing, low cost of living and decent job prospects are available for retirees. The ranking took into consideration the following: the number of people over age 65 who are employed, net migration for people over 65 and[...]