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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

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What is a 55 plus lifestyle community?

A 55 plus lifestyle community is one designed for home owners who want to live with their contemporaries and enjoy an active lifestyle.

What is special about the active adult lifestyle?

A home in a Traditions of America 55 plus lifestyle community is more than just a home. It’s a lifestyle.


Residents of Traditions of America communities enjoy luxurious amenities such as heated swimming pools, golf putting greens, whirlpool spas and saunas, fitness rooms, billiards, shuffleboard, bocce courts, crafts shops and much, much more. They also enjoy a dynamic community of people with similar interests. Want to pursue a passion or pick up a new hobby? Join in the activities at the Clubhouse.

Beautiful homes with your choice of thoughtfully-designed floor plans (all with at least two bedrooms and two full baths on the first floor), houses loaded with top-quality extras, plenty of storage space and a worry-free maintenance program … We make it easy for you to enjoy your new active adult lifestyle

Does Traditions of America build other kinds of communities?
Traditions of America only builds active adult communities. We introduced the Traditions of America brand to exclusively serve the needs of today's active adults and are a leader in the active adult housing industry.

The primary mission of Traditions of America is to design and build beautiful homes of excellent value in communities that facilitate an active adult lifestyle. Free from maintenance burdens, and laden with custom features, these homes are the cornerstone of communities where neighbors become friends, leisure activities can be a shared experience, and natural beauty is one of the amenities

Can I customize my home?
We feel that your home should fit your needs, wants and desires. Traditions of America makes it easy for homeowners to personalize or totally customize their home.

Our professional interior Design Consultants will work with you to choose from an extensive list of options and designer features. Or, take advantage of our Custom Home Program and let your imagination soar! We’ll help you build your dream home just the way you imagined it.

What is your policy on children?
We love children and grandchildren, and welcome them as visitors any time in all our Traditions of America communities! However, only children 19 or older may be full-time residents.
What is Maintenance-Free Living?
It’s never having to shovel snow or mow your grass again. It’s having the time to enjoy life the way you want to. It’s being able to take a trip, without worrying about your home while you’re away.

At Traditions of America, Maintenance-Free Living includes a careful selection of materials used inside and out of each home. These materials are designed to meet the needs and requirements of our discerning buyers. You can count on high-quality materials that are long-lasting and look terrific!

What do the maintenance fees cover?
The maintenance fees cover the upkeep, management and operation of all common areas, including the clubhouse and other amenities. Some examples of covered cost include (but are not limited to):

  • Lawn care and landscaping at your home and the common areas
  • Snow removal on roads, driveways and sidewalks … and right to your front door!
  • Trash removal

Maintenance fees vary by community. Talk with a Sales Consultant for details.

Can I have pets?
Yes! Consult a member of the sales team for the community’s guidelines on pets.
What is an Express Home
Express Homes are new single family or garden homes in Traditions of America communities that are already under construction and are ready to move into quickly, within weeks or month! These Express Homes (often called Spec Homes) reduce the time it takes to build a custom luxury home still allowing you to select many of our custom finishes. Click Here to view the current Express Homes by Traditions of America. It’s time to Live Better.
Will the price for a Express Home ever change?
The price of a Express Home does fluctuate as features are added and the house nears completion. The price listed is for informational and estimating purposes with the final price calculated when an Agreement of Sale is signed. A New Home Counselor will be happy to provide you with real-time pricing on the home of our dreams.
Can I customize my Express Home?
Yes! Traditions of America will “make it yours” by offering many customizing options for your home. Options will vary depending on the model of Express Home and the completeness of the home. See the New Home Counselor for all the details.

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