How To Get a Home Loan in Retirement

How To Get a Home Loan in Retirement

Getting the house of your dreams for retirement doesn’t just have to be fantasy. It is true that once your income decreases, getting a mortgage loan becomes more challenging, but with planning and a proper strategy, it can be achieved. Age is not necessarily a...

7 Reasons Why Residents Love Corbinton at Kildaire Farm

7 Reasons Why Residents Love Corbinton at Kildaire Farm

In the past, the idea of retirement was much less exciting compared to now. These days, seniors are taking a fresh look at how they want to approach this new stage in their lives and are coming to find a great deal of appeal in the easygoing lifestyle that a retired...

The Golden Years in Cary, NC: Activities Ideas For Seniors

The Golden Years in Cary, NC: Activities Ideas For Seniors

Reaching a certain age doesn’t have to mean playing bingo and watching daytime TV for the rest of your days. Quite the opposite, in fact. While we tend to have a pretty pessimistic view towards aging, in reality, retirement can be an opportunity to invest in self-care...

A Happy Retirement: A Small Guide to Living Big

A Happy Retirement: A Small Guide to Living Big

Throughout life, we envision a time when all our years of professional and academic investment pay off. A time when we can sit in comfort and quiet knowing we’ve earned it, having put in the hard work, effort and long hours. It’s all too common that frustration and...

National Volunteer Week at Corbinton Living

National Volunteer Week at Corbinton Living

Happy Volunteer Week! In honor of this week dedicated to giving back, we wanted to share with you how are employees gave back this year! Blue Heel Development and our employees are committed to celebrating and contributing to local organizations who make a positive...

Active Adult Lifestyle: breaking it down for you

Active Adult Lifestyle: breaking it down for you

An Active Adult Community makes reference to neighborhoods of homes owned exclusively by individuals or couples age 55 and older. The main objective with this concept is to directly meet the special needs of this portion of our society that have achieved so much in...

Benefits of living in a 55+ Community

Benefits of living in a 55+ Community

You turned 55. Now what? You realize that life is changing. Your responsibilities are different for sure, now that you're retired or about to be, but the most important change is that your needs and desires are not the same anymore. After all the hard work invested in...

How to make your house smart through automation

How to make your house smart through automation

We are in a new era! Each of us are surrounded by technology that makes our lives easier in the work and even living space.  These days we see air conditioners that activate 30 minutes before we arrive, lightbulbs that turn on when we enter the room and even coffee...

New interior-design trends to make your house look great in 2021!

New interior-design trends to make your house look great in 2021!

“New year, new me!”, is the motto we hear at the beginning of the year. This is true not only for the people but for the interior of our comfy homes.  Some features that we used to see everywhere during the 2010’s are fading away while new gimmicks are coming to stay...

How to create your perfect outdoor living space

How to create your perfect outdoor living space

We all need our time with the outdoors, even if we don’t want or can’t get out of our home. Having your own private courtyard is a great, popular way of adding that little extra outdoor living space to your home.  Nevertheless, we want to show you other ways to make...

Corbinton in Chapel Hill Magazine

Corbinton in Chapel Hill Magazine

Soft morning light and the savory smell of fried plantains fill the air. Across the Kitchen island, an open-concept, spacious floor plan unites the dining and living rooms. Sunday brunch in Hillsborough’s Corbinton Commons neighborhood is a weekly tradition for Isabel “Izzy” Piñeiro, 75, and Efrain “Frank” Piñeiro, 78. 

10 Steps to protect your home from the heat this summer

10 Steps to protect your home from the heat this summer

Your home is exposed to the impact of weather changes during the whole year. From frozen pipelines in winter to clogged gutters in fall, there’s a list of things you should take care of every season to keep your home cozy and avoid further and more expensive repairs....

Are you ready to right-size your home?

Are you ready to right-size your home?

Right-sizing your home implies right-sizing your lifestyle; it's all about assessing your needs and putting your happiness first. Busy days with the kids running downstairs for breakfast and filling a pool in the backyard for summer afternoons might be over, but big...

A Floor Plan Designed for this Stage of Your Life!

A Floor Plan Designed for this Stage of Your Life!

Time has passed and things have changed: your children are now independent and forming families and the big house you got years ago starts to look a little too big just for you. Furthermore, being in your golden years does not mean you are just sitting doing nothing....

How to be Energy-Efficient Every Season of The Year

How to be Energy-Efficient Every Season of The Year

Seasons bring holidays a new source of joy and experiences for every family to share, but it’s not all fun when it means a spike in your energy bills. Keeping your house cool in the summer and warm in fall and winter can become quite expensive, especially if you or...

Reclaim free time by getting a Low-Maintenance Home

Reclaim free time by getting a Low-Maintenance Home

Have you ever woken up feeling like visiting your friends or taking up a hobby and suddenly remembering the never-ending list of house chores you still have to finish? Before, when you were younger, it was less of a problem and maybe you had the help of your children,...