18 Trends for 55+ Housing in 2018

There has never been a more transformative time in 55+ housing. Buyers have virtually unlimited access to knowledge resources, competition is increasing at a staggering pace and the traditional model of mammoth-sized active adult communities is being challenged by buyers who want to do more — with less. During this webinar replay, learn 18 trends for 2018 to make your properties stand out and increase sales momentum in this dynamic segment of the home building industry. From sizing to amenities to optimizing your floorplans, you will discover where your focus should be for 55+ housing in 2018.

Participants in this webinar replay will:

  • Examine major trends for the 55+ housing market
  • Describe the desired floorplans and amenities that best fit the needs of 55+ buyers
  • Identify strategies for increasing your sales in 2018


  • Deryl Patterson, Housing Design Matters
  • John Rymer, Rymer Strategies

NAHB Continuing Education: 1.0 hours of continuing education credits for the following 12 designations: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP, MIRM.

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Deryl Patterson, AIA

President, Housing Design Matters

Deryl Patterson, AIA, is an award-winning architect with over 30 years of experience and the president and founder of Housing Design Matters, Inc. A renown influencer in the industry, Deryl stays on the forefront of current trends and innovations, drawing from everyday life to channel thoughtful design that improves the way we live.  She has served on multiple NAHB committees, including Design, Education and the 55+ Council. Deryl is often a speaker at national and regional industry events.

John Rymer

President, Rymer Strategies

John Rymer is considered a leading authority on the sales & marketing of residential properties in the United States. His career in real estate has spanned more than twenty years and has accounted for more than six billion dollars in sales directly under his supervision. John is widely respected for his opinions and strategic thinking on real estate and has been quoted in such publications as The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and numerous industry publications. John is a member of the Urban Land Institute. He is an active member of the National Home Builders Association and has been a frequent speaker at the International Builders’ Show. John is a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in economics and holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Miami.


Webinar Replay
Recorded 10/04/2017
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