Manufactured Homes: The Only Federally Preemptive, Performance-based Construction Code

A recent article in the Lakeland Ledger (the locally based media outlet nearby to Blair Group Communities) serves as a nice reminder just how far manufactured homes have come. As the article states, “Manufactured homes are the only federally preemptive, … Continue reading

Leasing vs Buying Your Land

A Look at “Lease Land” Communities & Monthly Fees As you research and visit retirement communities in the State of Florida, you might find yourself asking this very question, “What are the monthly fees?” It’s a common question, and an important one … Continue reading

Florida Ranks Most Desirable

In a November 2015 survey conducted by The Harris Poll, Florida ranked #1 as the most desired state to live. For what reason you ask? Sunshine and water … and we couldn’t agree more! Looking at Central Florida, where all five … Continue reading

Frame Your Life with Your Frame of Mind

Whether you’re close to it or not, getting in the frame of mind of retirement may help frame your life in a positive way. Considering—or for some daydreaming about—all the adventures and sleep you’ll catch up when officially retire can … Continue reading

Feel Assured Knowing Your Home Is Properly Insured

With all five Blair Group Communities located in Florida and many of our residents relocating from various states throughout the North and Midwest, we can tell you that the insurance industry differs state to state. With that said, it’s important you do … Continue reading

Retire, for the Health of It

So, the story goes, “Stress kills …” Everything from headaches, fatigue and stomach complications to joint pain. You name it, stress can cause it, or worsen it. Studies have shown that upon exiting the full time workforce, stress levels can dramatically reduce, helping … Continue reading

The Value in New

There are a number of advantages to owning a manufactured home over other home types, like “stick built.”As the old saying goes, “You get what you pay for,” and in this context, the advantages of manufactured homes become even more significant when … Continue reading

Retire with a Boom: 3 Tidbits for Baby Boomers

As we dig around the Web to find helpful articles for our 55-plus customers and residents, we’ve stumbled across some good information when it comes to planning for retirement. … The Motley Fool was a business founded on one simple purpose of, … Continue reading

Picking up & Moving … a Manufactured Home

A Look into the Evolution of a Brand New Manufactured Home It all begins in a secure, heavily-regulated factory—free of Mother Nature and her elements—complete with top-notch, energy-efficient materials as well as skilled, certified craftsmen. … In as little as a few short … Continue reading

5 Considerations for the Relocating Retiree

The American Dream involves a dynamic retirement … moving to a milder climate, exploring new adventures, partaking in activities and amenities abound, forgetting about work, and simply enjoying your new, carefree lifestyle. Florida happens to be one of the most popular retirement destinations – and … Continue reading