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Your Best Guide for finding 55+ communities throughout the United States.

The senior or retirement years can be a time of great enjoyment as you explore, play, and learn. 

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55 plus manufactured homes in all categories

See these popular pages for manufactured homes:

In separate pages:

Mobile homes

RV park models

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Low Income Housing

Four pages of senior homes for areas in the U.S. Not sure how this works, see our description.

Senior Apartments

Popular list for all states for market-rate apartments for 55+.

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Disclaimer: Our format is changing due to fluctuating prices at the communities. Instead of listing specific prices, we will begin to use a symbolic sign. One dollar sign ($) indicates communities under $300,000, two signs ($$) represent communities priced between $300,000 and $500,000, and three signs ($$$) indicate prices above $500,000 (approximate). To get the most up-to-date pricing and current offers, please contact the community directly using the phone number listed on their website. It's become too difficult for one person to keep up with constantly changing prices, and inaccuracies are unacceptable. Thank you for your understanding.

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Are you craving exercise to stay fit in your senior years? Don't miss our new article on Best Retirement Communities for Active Adults to find the types of activities available at 55+ communities.

Incentives to Buy

We are seeing more offers such as financial or closing costs paid  for incentives to buy.  Be sure to ask what offers are available.  Currently, we are seeing most communities continue to sell out quickly at even higher prices due to shortages of homes.  Some communities have lowered prices, especially on inventory, or introduced a new lower-priced floor plan.

Pricing Update

As of late Spring 2023, home prices have leveled off and are not increasing at the high rate of previous years, nor are they decreasing. While we're seeing numerous offers to save money and some price reductions, we're not experiencing huge price reductions. We'll continue to monitor prices throughout the year.  Please check with your local Realtors for price trends in your specific area.

What is the VIP List on 55+ Community Websites

You can go to the community website of the builder and  sign onto what is called a VIP List.  If you are on that list, you will receive updates.  (Note: If you have a Realtor you want to represent you and be paid a commission should you buy, the Realtor should register with the community before you reach out via the internet.  Communities may differ on this as a policy.)  

It is best to stay in touch with a community early on if you have an interest. Lower priced homes sell fastest.  If you are on this list, you will be notified of when selling starts (verify this).   

Are Prices Dropping at Communities

In your general area you may be starting to see prices level off due to rising interest rates. New home communities are more likely to give incentives such as financing options and paid closing costs or build more small homes. Check with your local Realtor or community to see if prices have dropped in your area.  Communities are still trying to sell out their old inventory and may have special pricing on these.

What are retirement communities doing now about Covid:

Covid-19 Status:  Big Changes! The best way to handle the changes is to call the community first before going.  Some communities require an appointment so that they can  prepare for the showing.  

Increased interaction online

Private appointments with agents are making it possible to purchase or rent homes.  You can view the virtual showings on their website and plan what you want to view at the community before going.  

Active Communities

While most 55+ communities have amenities for an active lifestyle, see what they can offer in this article: 

 "Best Retirement Communities for Active Adults."

Lots of Options for affordable housing

Try searching our low income housing and mobile home categories.  RV park model communities, also called "tiny homes" are popular now and affordable, and if you lease the land even more affordable.  This is especially so for Florida manufactured homes and other low-cost areas.

Seasonal Rentals for Seniors

Senior RV parks can be some of the happiest places in the Snowbird Season Oct-May. Read our review of an RV Park to see the fun that can be had.  It's never too soon to plan for the next season's stay.

For seasonal rentals, see our short-term rental page or Florida apartments page.  Often overlooked, RV park communities are another option for snowbird getaways.  

Our latest 55+ community reviews

  • Rancho Mirage 55+ luxury community by Del Webb in the Palm Springs area at Rancho Mirage.
  • Caliente Springs Resort In Desert Hot Springs, Ca.   Manufactured homes and RV park models good for snowbirds or year-round.  If for year-round, be sure the air conditioning works well.  Great amenities!    
  • Rancho Mission Viejo near the Southern California coast.  
  • Altis in Beaumont, Southern California

From humble trailers to luxury estates, no matter what price range you prefer,
we have listings for you!

 NAR Update:

The National Association of Realtors has news releases monthly. They give excellent updates on the real estate market and trends.  Please consult with Realtors how this relates to your local market or one you are interested in and for advice. 

Note:  Overlapping occurs when your search fits more than one category.  This happens a lot.  The remedy is to check more than one category to find what you are looking for.  For instance, mobile homes can be found in the mobile home, RV and manufactured categories as well as state categories.

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