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A recent survey of baby boomers looking to purchase a home in the next 10 years found that the most important factors affecting their decision were financial. Value for money, price of the new home, cost of living in the area and tax rates were all major factors in deciding what kind of move to make.
There are a lot of misconceptions about active adult communities (AACs)—that homes cost too much and that associated fees make it less cost effective to become a part of these communities. The truth is, Del Webb active adult communities can be an affordable option for boomers looking for a new home. Del Webb builds quality homes with Inspired Design concepts that have been researched and developed with consumer input throughout the process. That means residents can move into beautiful new homes with features ranging from multi-level countertops, master suites with mini-master bedrooms, and interior designs that maximize natural light. And since Del Webb homes are new, you won’t need expensive repairs and upgrades before you move in like you might with an older home. And some communities include landscape maintenance or snow removal, taking one more ‘to do’ off your list.
Homeowners generally agree, Del Webb communities offer bang for your buck when it comes to community offerings. With options ranging from fitness centers, pools, clubhouses, golf courses, tennis and pickleball courts, plus countless free groups and clubs that could cost a small fortune outside an AAC. Communities are also geared for the active adult lifestyle, with new activities added periodically.
Many Del Webb communities are also located near vibrant cities with easy access to shopping, dining and recreation, and residents often volunteer or work in nearby communities. A number of Del Webb communities are also in close proximity to major airports, making it easy for residents to pack their bags and travel for leisure, visit family or have friends and family stop in and pay a visit themselves.
To see what active adult communities like Del Webb are really like, experience it as a resident would with an Explore Del Webb visit. Come for a day, stay overnight or take a weekend to see for yourself what our AACs are really like.