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The Villages on Forbes 2016 Best Places to Retire List

Forbes (finally) gets with it. The Villages has been mentioned in Forbes a number of times for different things including America’s Fastest-Growing Small Towns and Best Small Places for Business and Career. But as far back as I’ve been following The Villages and the Forbes list of Best Places to Retire, every year The Villages […]

Real Estate

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The Villages 2016 MLS Resales Stats

Last week I wrote about The Villages 2016 new home sales stats, and this week I’m back with the MLS (resales) stats. In 2016, a total of 1,096 sales took place through the MLS. Keep in mind that these stats do not include resales sold by/through the developer’s resale division, which does not participate in […]

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The Villages 2016 Year in Review

The latest Vmail video is out and it’s all about the good things that went on in 2016 and what Villagers have to look forward to in 2017 and beyond. Take a look:

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The Villages sold 1,966 new homes in 2016

For the first time in a number of years, The Villages no longer holds the title of Top-Selling Master Planned Community. According to John Burns Real Estate Consulting, in 2016 The Villages sold 1,966 new homes. That’s down 14% from the previous year when they sold 2,294 homes. “The Villages masterplan, a retiree haven located […]

Clubs and Activities

There are currently more than 2,000 organized clubs and activities in The Villages. The Villages Recreation Department manages what is known as the world’s largest recreation program. You can learn more about The Villages Recreation Department and their mission here. You can probably imagine some of the predictable clubs and activities that are available. But […]

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Villagers Trick Out Golf Carts for Trump

Election season is heating up, and you can certainly see and feel it here in The Villages. In this video from CBS News, Trump supporters in The Villages show their support by decorating their golf carts in a show of support for their candidate: