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Baby Boomers Pushing 65 Demand Active Lifestyle, Quality and GOLF

Baby Boomers Pushing 65- are adamant about maintaining an “Active Lifestyle"...

Here in Asheville, REALTORS ® frequently hear about this "active lifestyle"  priority from our clients who are in search for the ideal place to make their *At Last* homes. " And it is true. . .the Boomer Generation has for the most part enjoyed an active lifestyle.  According to research,(Creswell )  and others (and true to the strong opinions for which research shows  Baby Boomers are known) –

  Baby Boomers , such as  this white-haired community planner demand to continue an active lifestyle into our 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and beyond…


Baby Boomers Pushing 65-
Baby Boomers Pushing 65 – The Wish List (note #9)

  1. Not dependent on our children
  2. Not too far from our children and grandkids
  3. Pet-friendly
  4. Healthy Built home and in an eco-friendly environment
  5. Possibly multi-generational
  6. Fits our financial analysis and a budget- what we can afford short and long term.
  7. Financial stability of development, if apropos
  8. Neighborly feeling
  9. Golfing and Tennis
  10. 10 Year-round out-of-doors activities
  11. Cultural activities
  12. Near a college and Learning Opportunities
  13. Excellent medical facilities nearby
  14. YOGA!
  15. Day Spas =)

    Speaking of GOLF... NORTH CAROLINA is the place to  Be ! Especially this week...when the Top Players in the  world will be taking to the links at Quail Hollow in Charolotte ,NC...(just a couple hours from Asheville.)

    As we mature... the challenges . . .on many levels. . . may become more demanding. ...that's the reason many of the boomer generation now retiring work out a list and have it on hand in advance.

    You can add to this  wish list and find more good info at my Outside blog.




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>>Fits our financial analysis and a budget- what we can afford short and long term.

That's probably one of my clients most important considerations, JaneAnne, which is why they use a Reverse Mortgage to purchase their last home.

Posted by Raymond Denton, Veteran Friendly Realtor® (Homesmart / Evergreen Realty) about 8 years ago

JaneAnne - Thank you for sharing detailed quality information on baby boomers pushing 65 demand active lifestyle and sustainable homes.

Posted by John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest) about 8 years ago

Try to get my run or walk a day in consistently...we aren't running from old age - we're running happily in step with it. :)

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) about 8 years ago

janeAnne-I love Debb's comment and keep building sustainable (green) homes for the baby boomers to live comfortably in. 

Posted by Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience (206 909-7536 about 8 years ago

Hi janeAnne, my husband and I are some of the baby boomers pushing 65 and definitely demand an active lifestyle and sustainable homes.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Vision Quest Realty) about 8 years ago

As I get older, I can see the need for an active community is important. Social, health, mental alertness - all important as we get older janeAnne.

Posted by Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage (Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366) about 8 years ago

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