55+ Homes for Sale in Fort Myers

Active Adult Communities in Fort Myers FloridaActive Adult Communities in Fort Myers Florida

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Fort Myers 55+ Homes for Sale July 16, 2024
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More About Living in a 55+ Community in Fort Myers

Living in a 55+ Community in Fort MyersThere are many advantages to owning a home in Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, or Cape Coral, but as people age, the burden of maintaining a yard, taking care of household tasks, and managing everyday responsibilities can become overwhelming and costly.

That's why many seniors or those approaching retirement age choose to move to an active adult community, a housing option designed specifically for people who are at least 55 years old. They may be looking to downsize, be closer to family, or simply have a more active and social lifestyle. They may also want to travel without having to worry about the upkeep of their home.

55 plus communities, also known as "55 and better" communities, come in a variety of forms and offer a range of amenities. From luxury multi-bedroom homes to condominiums, townhouses, apartments, mobile homes, and even RVs, these age-restricted communities can be rented, leased, or purchased, depending on the location. While these communities are abundant in warmer climates such as Florida and Arizona, they can be found all across the country, and the cost and offerings of each community vary greatly.

Sense of Peer Community

Many residents of 55+ communities in Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, and Cape Coral are attracted to the social benefits offered in these communities, such as golfing, tennis, shuffleboard, or exercise groups. Joining a community that fosters interaction and group activities can make it easier for residents to stay socially connected, which can help prevent feelings of loneliness and isolation.

Less Expensive Maintenance and HOA

Homeowner's Association (HOA) fees in active adult communities in Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, and Cape Coral typically encompass the maintenance of the community property, such as road resurfacing and upkeep of common areas such as the pool and grounds. Some communities might also include the cost of utilities and internet in their HOA fees. However, it is important to ask what exactly is included in the HOA fees as there is no uniform standard in the industry.

Safe and Friendly

Many 55-plus communities in Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, and Cape Coral have gated entrances, allowing only authorized guests to enter the premises. This feature can provide residents with a sense of security and peace of mind. In addition, larger communities may also have security personnel who patrol the area regularly, ensuring the safety of residents.

The latest 55+ housing options in Fort Myers are more likely to incorporate elements of universal design, which emphasizes practicality, according to Carle. These homes are typically designed as single-level dwellings to eliminate the need for stairs and feature accessible light switches and counters that are lower for those who use wheelchairs. As a result, a well-designed 55-plus home would likely have these types of accessibility features in place.

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