Live Better Now at Traditions of America! – Frank & Nanci Reinhart describe how the Traditions of America website made their move easier. "I liked the fact that I could look at the activities calendar, so I could see what kinds of things would interest me." Click here to enjoy more video.

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Nationally recognized as a leader in over 55 housing, Traditions of America is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania. It is focused on developing award-winning retirement communities and building the finest low-maintenance homes for people age 55 and better. The firm has built retirement living communities in Pennsylvania (PA), New Jersey (NJ) and Delaware (DE) for 20 years.  Innovative programs and a team passionate about customer satisfaction have led to rapid and sustained growth, often bucking economic trends.

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Recent Media Coverage and Updates

Should Seniors Buying a House Do It With a HECM Reverse Mortgage?

August 18, 2014

Many home purchasers are seniors. Some become homeowners for the first time, but most have been and want to remain homeowners. They just don’t want to remain in their current house. They may want a house that has no stairs, or one that is closer to family or friends, or in a warmer climate. In many cases, they want to downsize, both the physical house and the financial burdens that come with it.

Retirement Housing Developer Launches Reverse Mortgage Education Campaign

July 23, 2014

Recent changes to the home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) program have made the reverse mortgage landscape murkier for homebuyers. But Pennsylvania-based Traditions of America hopes to clarify some of the questions and misconceptions in a new series of free seminars.

Traditions of America Hosts Education Sessions for 55+ Prospective Homebuyers on Innovative Financing Option – Reverse Mortgage

July 15, 2014

Traditions of America, Pennsylvania’s leading developer of 55 and over communities, has a long-standing history of offering a range of innovative programs to help buyers reduce stress and manage their move. Throughout the month of July and August the organization will be hosting a series of free seminars on a financing solution known as Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), led by HECM Specialist Julie Didyoung.

It's Our Time to Enjoy LIfe -- CBS Pittsburgh

July 15, 2014
They’re moving earth and putting up houses in Ohio Township – 240 to be exact. “We wanted a social, healthy, active lifestyle,” said Linda LimberisTraditions of America at Sewickley Ridge is an upscale development that’s designed to be a community of active retirees with a clubhouse, swimming pool, walking trails and other amenities. View the video covereage from KDKA.

US Builders Review - Traditions of America

July 8, 2014

Traditions of America is building more than just 55-plus communities; the Pennsylvania-based company is improving the lives on consumers one home at a time. After 30 years serving the Mid-Atlantic, Traditions continues to develop lifestyle communities that offer award-winning homes and resort-style amenities to promote active living.

Pittsburgh Area Active Housing Market Shows Strength with Record Number of Guests and Deposits at 55+ Community Model Grand Opening Event

July 2, 2014

Sewickley, PA – July 2, 2014 – The Pittsburgh area 55 and over community, Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge, has already experienced great success in its early phases. In the spring of 2013, 54 deposits were placed in only two hours during a presales event. The recent grand opening of the community’s 7 brand new, fully decorated models drew over 500 interested active adults, 36 of them bought on the spot!

Traditions of America at Bridle Path Hires Jamie Elstner as Lifestyle Director

June 30, 2014

Traditions of America at Bridle Path, Bethlehem’s newest 55 and over community has hired Jamie Elstner to serve as Lifestyle Director. In her new role Elstner will be responsible for creating programs for homeowners which promote an active lifestyle. In addition, she will be responsible for driving resident satisfaction and supporting overall marketing and communications efforts.

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