HOUSING FOR THE BOOMER GENERATION

A massive wave of baby boomers is on the verge of retirement, and homebuilders nationwide are getting a crash course in how to meet that generation’s unique housing needs. According to a study by NAHB’s 50+ Housing Council, the 55-and-older population is expected to...

TEXAS A RETIREMENT HOT SPOT

According to the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement, Texas has passed Arizona and California to become the second hottest retirement spot for Americans. This comes as no surprise to Dr. Mark Dotzour, chief economist with the Real Estate Center at Texas...

EAST TEXAS THE NEW FLORIDA?

As part of a program approved by the state legislature last year, Athens, Lufkin and Nacogdoches County have been declared the state’s first Texas Certified Retirement Communities, a designation intended to help areas that are short on economic growth market...