Are You Building For All Stages of Life?

August 12, 2012

age-in-place designsBuilders: are you building your Chicago new homes with every stage of life in mind? If not, you should be. Universal, age-in-place designs are a huge trend in the market as more and more baby boomers head into retirement. Now, turning your home designs into age-friendly ones is even easier than ever with tips from Home For Life.

Home for Life is a photo-realistic online tour that follows the transformation of a classic suburban home into a convenient, low-maintenance home perfect for any active adult. During the tour, you’ll have access to before and after photos, plans designed for better space use, insights from leading industry experts and innovative products. Plus, if you visit all of the sponsor Resource Centers, you’ll be entered to win a third-generation iPad!

The Home for Life house has been completely remodeled to not only increase accessibility for aging adults, but also for energy efficiency to help them save money and the environment. Learn how choosing energy efficient products and standards throughout the home can help make your homes greener.

For more information on taking your designs into the 21st century, visit the Home for Life website.

About The Author

Read All Stories By Mitch Levinson

Mitch Levinson is the author of “Internet Marketing: The Key to Increased New Home Sales” published by BuilderBooks. He is an Internet marketing expert with expertise in search engine optimization, website development, email marketing, social media and CRM consulting services. He is known for creating effective programs that can be tracked through analytics to prove effectiveness and ROI. Mitch is founder and president of MLC New Home Marketing and MLC FlatFee Realty, as well as managing partner of mRELEVANCE, LLC, a Marketing, Communication, Interactive agency with offices in Chicago and Atlanta. He currently leads the Chicago team. A Multi-Million Dollar Sales Producer who earned an MBA in Computer Information Systems and eCommerce, he brings a unique perspective and experience to the field of real estate communications. Mitch combines the two interests in order to help home builders and developers gain a competitive advantage through the Internet and technology. When he isn’t behind a computer, he enjoys participating in sports and coaching his kids’ teams. Mitch resides in Arlington Heights, Ill., a northwest suburb of Chicago, with his family, which includes two rambunctious labs. Visit my Google+ profile.

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