The Villages is located in the heart of Central Florida, about an hour north of Orlando, putting you close to all the attractions, shopping, restaurants and activities you could imagine. But some folks (myself included) love being around water, whether its a river or the ocean. I get the question ... Continue Reading » about How Far Is The Villages From The Beach
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Question: I am considering purchasing in The Villages in the next year - year and a 1/2. Unfortunately, I will not be able to fully retire for a few years and will need to rent my home. Do you have any information on rental costs, advertising, contracts, rental information for both owner and ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Florida Rentals Question
Orlando International Airport is most likely going to be your best bet as far as airports to fly into when coming to The Villages. In fact thousands (...and that's no exaggeration!) of residents and visitors make the trip either to, or from, OIA every single day. There are a few categories of ... Continue Reading » about The Villages to Orlando International Airport: Driving Directions and Shuttle Options
You may be used to seeing new developments in Florida and other places that are run by Homeowners Associations, which in turn are run by the developer for communities that are still being developed and built. But most of the normal functions of the HOA like you’re thinking of are taken care of by ... Continue Reading » about Should You Join The Villages POA and HOA?
If you're seriously considering moving to The Villages, I recommend to folks that they read one other book (besides mine) before making the plunge. Leisureville, by Andrew Blechman, provides a very accurate (and often humorous) account of what life is really like in The Villages. While Mr. ... Continue Reading » about Leisureville: An Inside Look at The Villages
Today we’re comparing two very different communities situated less that 45 minutes from each other, The Villages and Trilogy® Orlando. You all know The Villages as the most popular retirement community in the country right now. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better than any of the other ... Continue Reading » about Community Toss-Up: The Villages vs. Trilogy® Orlando