Jeff and Sharon Kay Brown are not retired yet, but they moved into an active adult community in Broomfield, Colorado, just outside Denver, less than a year ago. After living in several different cities over the years, they wanted a social atmosphere with people their own age, but they didn't want to skimp on the luxuries.
"Because this is it. This is the last house you're going to have. You gotta get what you want," said Sharon, who is 56 and works from home.
They bought a new home in a community by luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers. The prices in their community, and in one going up in nearby Aurora, Colorado, can be as high as $1.2 million.