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Rise of the Single 55+ Homebuyer Part 1: Meet the Solo Agers

A radical change to the property industry is coming. Driven by the increasing number of households in the United States headed by adults over the age of 55 who are unmarried and have no children, this transformation has the potential to alter the housing landscape for the foreseeable future. Property developers and builders, especially those […]

September 13, 2019

7 Tips for International Developers to Attract More U.S. Boomers

When Baby Boomers are on the hunt for a second home, or primary retirement property, outside the United States, it’s easy for them to initially be persuaded by the promises of luxurious housing, cheaper living, and/or tropical views. Unfortunately, as they start to dig deeper and do more research online, they often find stories about […]

July 18, 2019

What a Surprise! 55+ Homebuyers Use Social Media to Guide Their Home buying Experience

We’ve known for years that social media plays an important role in the 55+ homebuyers’ customer journey, but it wasn’t until we conducted our Online Preferences of 55+ Homebuyers survey that we realized the level of importance mature consumers place on social media as a resource. Just last week, Immersion Active released its new white […]

July 12, 2019

Website Best Practices for 50+ Homebuyers – Part 2: Content

Content is king, says the old (well, old in internet years) saying. You probably didn’t know that this phrase was coined in 1996 by none other than Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, who first used it in an essay arguing that: “If people are to be expected to put up with turning on a […]

June 25, 2019

Website Best Practices for 50+ Homebuyers – Part 1: Design

Over the years, Immersion Active has built a reputation throughout the property development industry for our ability to reach the 50+ homebuyer. This reputation isn’t an accident. We’ve spent years optimizing our website design and content to attract this specific audience. During this time, we’ve learned a thing or two about what makes this audience […]

June 14, 2019

2015 What’s Next Boomer Business Summit

Now in its 12th year, the What's Next Boomer Business Summit is the nation's leading event for companies, expert and thoughts leaders in the aging market to network and learn from Fortune 100 companies, leading start-ups, and established nonprofit organizations who are successfully targeting the largest and most lucrative consumer…

Date & Location:

March 26, 2015 – Hyatt Regency Chicago

50+ Facts and Fiction: Size, Wealth and Spending of 50+ Consumers

There is no doubt that adults 50+ will continue to be the most powerful consumers in the marketplace. The last of the baby boomers turned 50 in 2014 and there are currently over 100 million adults in the United States over the age of 50. With Gen X coming into the mix, the size, wealth and spending of mature consumers changes the landscape of the digital world we live in. Here is a select list of stats and data surrounding adults 50+, baby boomers and seniors.

March 9, 2015

50+ Facts and Fiction: Mature Consumers Online

Baby boomers are the Web’s largest constituency, making up more than 30 percent of the United States’ 200 million+ internet users. Older adults are willing to spend their money online and are quickly adapting to mobile. They use the Internet for research, shopping and are active on social media. Here is a select list of stats and data surrounding older adults as online consumers.

March 8, 2015

Why Boomers Could Be Your Most Valuable Facebook Fans

There are a lot of preconceptions about the online usage of older adults. All the way back in 2008, which is practically forever ago in Internet years, the Pew Internet and American Life project reported that over-65 Web users were “just as proficient as the young though less adventurous in the kinds of things they […]

April 21, 2014

Aging In Place Comes of Age for Baby Boomers

As members of the baby boom generation reach retirement age, the U.S. is seeing a dramatic shift of economic and social ideas. There is a near universal desire by today’s seniors and baby boomers nearing retirement, to age-in-place; that is, to stay in one’s own home and community safely.

February 25, 2013

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