| Built: 1959 – 1973 | Gated: No
Mesa, AZ – The very first 55+ community in Mesa, there are no HOA fees and recreation center fees are voluntary. This community works well for people who don’t mind an older house or minimal amenities, and want a very inexpensive home with very low carrying costs.
| Built: 1960 – 1978 | Gated: No
Sun City, AZ – The original Sun City that launched an entire industry of active adult communities. Just like the name indicates, this is an entire city dedicated to 55+ resort-style living with 7 recreation centers, 8 golf courses, and hundres of clubs and activities.