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What do you want in 55+ Housing?

Sometimes I read reports from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and wonder if they really know what it is we want in our home. They only know if we tell them and one way they know is from Census Data. Here is an excerpt:

At a briefing during the groups annual conference, NAHB Vice President of Survey and Housing Policy Research Paul Emrath was upbeat about the recovery of housing targeted toward seniors and baby boomers. He noted in particular that builder confidence in new, single family homes in the 55-plus market tripled in the third quarter of 2012 as compared to the same time in 2011.

Read the Full Article and let me know if you agree with their information.

What do you want in your home when you retire? Are we different than other home buyers; do we care about different things? Will it be your last home purchase?

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