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Sample brochure: Written for Iowa Realty, Iowa’s largest real estate firm

Purpose: promote the features of the Legacy Pointe retirement community and help real estate agents sell the new housing complex

Come Home to Legacy Pointe

Would you like to live better? Make the most of your retirement years? Enjoy more convenience and peace of mind?

Legacy Pointe in Waukee was designed for you.

At Legacy Pointe, "home" takes on a whole new meaning. If you're 55 or older, you can choose from 106 maintenance-free town homes, 78 apartments for independent living, and 40 assisted-living apartments, including 10 memory-care units. But there's so much more, like the Main Street-themed Town Centre and a commercial center for your convenience.

Even better, you won't be saddled with entry fees or leases at Legacy Pointe. And you won't find this exclusive offer anywhere else in the Des Moines area.

Legacy Pointe is all about options. This means you'll be able to remain at home, even as your health needs change. But that's just the beginning.

Explore Towne Center

Pull into the 35-acre Legacy Pointe off Highway 6, and you're surrounded by tree-lined boulevards set off with reproduction antique gaslights. It's a safe, comfortable neighborhood - your neighborhood.

When you're home in Legacy Pointe, you can be as social or as private as you like. If you enjoy an active lifestyle, you'll love the options available to you.

Want to get together with friends for morning coffee? Or maybe you need to pick up some milk or eggs or a newspaper. You can do it all at the centrally-located Towne Centre. Stop by the Towne Centre to enjoy:

  1. A restaurant-style dining room
  2. A small convenience store
  3. Comfortable lounge areas
  4. A fully-equipped fitness center
  5. A library with computer
  6. A meeting room for activities
  7. A beauty and barbershop
  8. A billiard room
  9. A big-screen TV and VCR for movie nights

With so many options to fit your lifestyle, don't be surprised if you become more active and healthy--and enjoy life more--in the process.

Pick the perfect town home

 If you like owning your own home but are tired of the hassle, why not try a maintenance-free town home at Legacy Pointe? With three different floor plans offering 48 different options, you're sure to find the right town home to fit your lifestyle.

Ranging in size from 1,540 square feet to more than 3,200 square feet, you can easily find a town home that suits your needs. Want a finished basement? You can have it. How about a sunroom? That's an option, too.

All the maintenance-free town homes are filled with brand names you can trust, like Pella windows, appliances by Maytag, and floors by Mannington. All come complete with:

  1. spacious closets and storage areas
  2. a two-car attached garage
  3. oak trim and oak cabinets
  4. dishwasher, range, microwave, refrigerator, and washer/dryer
  5. decks or porches
  6. a wide selection of amenities and upgrades
  7. much more

You'll have time to relax and enjoy your new town home, since your monthly homeowner's association fee will cover:

  1. snow removal
  2. trash removal
  3. lawn maintenance
  4. master insurance coverage
  5. exterior building maintenance

And don't forget - your association fee also includes a meal plan and lets you access the library, fully-equipped fitness center, restaurant-style dining room, meeting room, comfortable lounge areas, billiard room and big-screen TV at the Towne Center, Legacy Pointe's senior housing commons.

You can also practice you swing at Legacy Point's putting green. If you'd rather put your green thumb to use, head out to the garden plot near your home.

Finding a town home to fit your budget is easy at Legacy Pointe. Prices start at $204,500, with many options available. Association fees will start at $125 a month until the Towne Centre is complete. Dues will then be $175/month. Take advantage of the great value you get for all these amenities.
Enjoy apartment living

If you prefer apartment living, you'll love coming home to Legacy Pointe's beautiful three-story, handicapped-accessible complex.

Walk in the door, and you're greeted by a warm, cozy fireside room. When you move in, you'll get to pick from five floor plans. And you'll find the fit that's right for you, with apartments ranging from 807 to 1,261 square feet.

Each apartment comes complete with:

  1. Maytag appliances
  2. full-sized washers and dryers
  3. window treatments

But this isn't your ordinary apartment building. As a Legacy Pointe resident, you'll also enjoy:

  1. A heated underground parking and car wash bay
  2. A complete building security system
  3. A private dining room
  4. A great room and comfortable lounge areas
  5. A streetside café
  6. A woodworking shop and activity room

All the services of Legacy Pointe's Towne Centre, including the library, fully-equipped fitness center, restaurant-style dining room, meeting room, comfortable lounge areas, billiard room and big-screen TV and VCR
You can also practice you swing at Legacy Point's putting green. If you'd rather put your green thumb to use, head out to the garden plot near your home.

Finding the right apartment to fit your budget is easy at Legacy Pointe, with monthly rates ranging from $1,300 to $2,100. Plus, there is no second-person upcharge. With all the amenities you get, you can't be the value of this option.

What if my needs change?

Once you're settled at Legacy Pointe, you won't have to worry that changes in your health could force you to leave the comfort of home.

As your needs change, Legacy Pointe will bring you the services you need. We'll offer you a helping hand with daily activities to help you live as independently as possible. And that means peace of mind for you and your adult children.

You'll be first on the list if the need for assisted living, memory care, or skilled nursing arises. With the assisted living option, your fee will cover three meals per day, housekeeping, and utilities (except phone and cable). Additional care is also available.

As part of the package, you'll also enjoy:

  1. One of Legacy Pointe's 40 one- and two-bedroom studio apartments
  2. Handicapped accessible rooms
  3. An urgency call system
  4. A fireside room
  5. A library and game room
  6. A dining room
  7. An activity room
  8. Laundry rooms on each floor
  9. Generous storage space
  10. Maytag appliances
  11. Access to the Towne Center programs and services, including the beauty and barbershop, library, fully-equipped fitness center, restaurant-style dining room, meeting room, comfortable lounge areas, billiard room and big-screen TV and VCR

All this in-home care, available to you at home in Legacy Pointe, runs from $2,550 to $2,950 per month.
Take care of your health
While you'll always have options at Legacy Pointe for the care you need, you can also access lots of resources to keep you healthy and active.
Take advantage of the healthy-eating kitchen. We'll bring in chefs and dieticians to share their knowledge of healthy cooking and healthy eating.
You'll also have access to Legacy Pointe's congregate meals and the "Dinner at Your Door" service. If you're tired, not feeling well or just don't want to cook, you can call ahead and order the daily dinner special. When it's time to eat, your meal will be delivered right to your door.
Eating healthy has never been so simple!

Sign me up!
Ready to find out how Legacy Pointe can fit the retirement lifestyle you want? Iowa Realty in Waukee makes it easy.
Call Jane Crawford at 515-238-0486, or 515-453-5193. You can also contact Donna Stall at 515-480-1153, or 515-453-5835. Jane and Donna can show you the comfort, enjoyment, security, convenience and fun that you can enjoy at Legacy Pointe.
To make your move even easier, Iowa Realty has teamed up with MidAmerican Mortgage. If you're interested in buying a town home, special financing programs are available. Plus, MidAmerican can offer you free pre-approvals within 30 minutes. This pre-approval letter will give you a big jump on other buyers who haven't started the process yet.
Don't delay--call Iowa Realty today to experience all that Legacy Pointe can offer you. 

Sample brochure: Written for the Hometown Perry, Iowa, museum 

Purpose: increase awareness of the organization and promote new memberships

Hometown Perry, Iowa 

Front Cover Headline/Subhead: 
Hometown Perry, Iowa:
Open the Doors to America's Hometown Heritage

Body Copy:
Small towns and the immigrant that built them have made exceptional contributions to America. Hometown Perry, Iowa shares theses stories with the world!

Come to discover...
How a visit to Hometown Perry, Iowa is like walking into your family's photo album.

To learn...
The unique ways this world-class museum focuses on small towns and the immigrant experience.

To enjoy...

  1. The restored Carnegie Library Museum
  2. Walking tours of Perry
  3. Exhibits that capture the spirit of small-town and immigrant life
  4. Opportunities to see yourself in the story of America

Your Hometown Perry, Iowa membership gives you unlimited chances to explore America's heritage:

  1. High-quality feature exhibits at the Carnegie Library Museum
  2. Exhibits of famous Midwestern authors and other popular writers
  3. Stories and memories shared by long-time community members and new immigrants
  4. Displays detailing the history of the U.S. Constitution and education in the United States
  5. Special events, concerts, lectures, the Hometown Perry, Iowa newsletter, and more!

Whether you join as an individual or a family, your Hometown Perry, Iowa membership will pay for itself through:

  1. Invitations to members' events
  2. Previews and opening receptions that give you private access to new exhibitions

Share the Hometown Experience!

Looking for a way to give a valuable gift that lasts all year? Gift memberships from Hometown Perry, Iowa are available at all levels for all occasions. Call 515-465-2518 for details.

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