Plainfield IL. Real Estate, Naperville, Illinois Real Estate - Baby Boomers Dominate
By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
Baby boomers, the generation born between 1946 and 1964, and who count more than 76 million, are getting near to retirement but are most definitely not ready for a retirement home! Whether they are selling their homes and heading to Florida or remodeling to accommodate their retired lifestyle, boomers are making an impact on new housing trends. Some features that Orlando builders and remodelers are seeing as they begin to cater to the boomer generation include the following:Home Offices- As life spans continue to increase, many are choosing to work past the age of 65. However, they want home offices for flexibility. This can also eliminate the hassle of commuting while keeping them active and adding supplemental income.Tech/Media Centers- The tech-savy boomer generation wants amenities ...