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Reuters: Pennsylvania's Traditions of America Named 55+ Builder of the Year

Reuters: Pennsylvania's Traditions of America Named 55+ Builder of the Year

At a ceremony on January 19, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named Traditions of America the "55+ Builder of the Year." Traditions of America took home a total of nine awards – four Gold and five Silver – for marketing, design and lifestyle excellence in the nation's most prestigious active adult housing awards competition.

A Pennsylvania State of Mind - Ideal Living Spring 2015

A Pennsylvania State of Mind - Ideal Living Spring 2015

Pennsylvania is moving up on the list of places to retire in the Northeast, but it’s not always for the reasons one might think. While superb geriatric medical care in Pittsburgh and state retiree tax breaks are a huge plus and a definite draw, the folks we found are interested in the lifestyle.

And they’ve all found what they’re looking for in the same place, just in different cities. Each couple we interviewed has settled into a Traditions of America community, 55 and up neighborhoods located on the outskirts of Pennsylvania’s most popular cities.

3 Senior Housing Marketing Strategies That Deliver Results

3 Senior Housing Marketing Strategies That Deliver Results

Similar to some model units at senior living communities, guest homes at Traditions of America allow prospects to test drive the community before buying into it.

“Try Before You Buy” is the name one of its programs, which aims to make the decision to move easier for potential homeowners.

Spa Baths, Pet Rooms, Islands: The New American Home?

Spa Baths, Pet Rooms, Islands: The New American Home?

"The baby boom generation has been traveling their entire lives and staying in four-star hotels. They know what a spa bath looks like and they want to have it in their homes," said Timothy McCarthy, managing director of Traditions of America, a developer of active-adult housing communities in Pennsylvania.

55+ Homeowners Want More Tech - TecHome

55+ Homeowners Want More Tech - TecHome

Forget Millennials … tech trends are for the 55 and over crowd. At least that’s the philosophy Traditions of America follows—and hopes to expand on—after this year’s International Builders’ Show. The privately owned multifamily developer and builder in Pennsylvania has delivered more than 2,500 active adult homes since the company started in 1997.

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

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

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. 
 
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Hassle-Free Homes

Hassle-Free Homes

Retired high school teachers John and Judy Woffington are trading their home on a three-acre lot in Marshall, Pa., near Pittsburgh, for one that sits on about a third of an acre — not because they don't like the house they've owned for 34 years, but because the whole idea of mowing the lawn and shoveling snow has become too much. 

Pittsburgh 55+ Communities Grow in Popularity - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh 55+ Communities Grow in Popularity - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John and Judy Woffington are just two of the many who purchased a new home in a Traditions of America housing development in Sewickley. Traditions of America, a Philadelphia-based developer, is currently building their second age-restricted community in Pittsburgh. The communities aim to attract active retired people 55 years of age and older.

Best of 50+ Housing Awards Marketing Winners - 50+ Online Magazine

Best of 50+ Housing Awards Marketing Winners - 50+ Online Magazine

Traditions of America wins three awards at the National Association of Home Builders' 50+ Housing Awards in Best of 50+ Housing Awards for Marketing. Traditions of America took Gold winner in the Best 50+ Sales and Marketing Event category for the opening event for Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge active adult community; Silver in the Best 50+ Integrated Marketing Campaign for the launch of Traditions of America at Bridle Path in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley; and another Gold Award in the Best 50+ Online Marketing Strategy.

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Traditions of America Recognized as One of Pittsburgh’s Top Home Builders in the 2015 Pittsburgh Business Times Book of Lists

Traditions of America Recognized as One of Pittsburgh’s Top Home Builders in the 2015 Pittsburgh Business Times Book of Lists

Radnor, PA – September 16, 2015 – Traditions of America, Pennsylvania’s leading developer of 55 and over communities, has been recognized as one of Pittsburgh’s top home builders by the Pittsburgh Business Times. In the business journal’s most recent issue, Traditions of America was ranked as the 4th largest area home builder based on figures submitted from 2014.

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

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

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.

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

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

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 Promotes Sara Kosteva to Director of Marketing

Traditions of America Promotes Sara Kosteva to Director of Marketing

Radnor, PA – May 13, 2014Traditions of America, Pennsylvania’s leading developer of 55 and over communities, has promoted Sara Kosteva to Director of Marketing. Kosteva joined Traditions in 2010 as Marketing Manager. In her new role, Kosteva will have increased budget responsibility and expanded duties related to hiring/training sales and marketing team members.

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Traditions of America “Marches” Online and Offline for the March of Dimes

Traditions of America “Marches” Online and Offline for the March of Dimes

Radnor, PA – May 1, 2014 – “Corporate social responsibility” – businesses taking on greater responsibilities in the greater community – has gained traction as a marketing tactic in recent years. But at Traditions of America, Pennsylvania’s leading developer of 55 and over communities, corporate leaders and homeowners have made an increased commitment based on deeply personal experiences.

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New Over 55 Community, “Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge,” Secures Final Approvals

New Over 55 Community, “Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge,” Secures Final Approvals

Sewickley, PA – August 6, 2013 – Traditions of America, Pennsylvania’s leading developer of active adult lifestyle communities, has secured the final approvals needed for construction to begin on Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge. This new homes development just 12 miles outside of Pittsburgh last week received its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. This approval puts the new community on track for a groundbreaking in early September.

High Demand at Pittsburgh Area Community Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge Demonstrate Greater Strength in Active Adult Housing Market

High Demand at Pittsburgh Area Community Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge Demonstrate Greater Strength in Active Adult Housing Market

48 Deposits Placed in Only Two Hours for Over 55 Community Overlooking Pittsburgh Hills

OVERVIEW: A presales event for a new over 55 community in Sewickley, PA, attracted over 110 interested active adults of which 96 secured a new home. In only two hours, Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge recorded 48 deposits for new homes. Builders attribute the high demand to a combination of product, location and an improving active adult housing market both locally and nationally.

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