Vintage Cooperatives

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny, Information Meeting, Tuesday, July 18 at 2 pm and 6 pm

Jessica Davidson - Friday, July 07, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, July 18 at 2 pm or 6 pm at Vintage Cooperatives’ Conference Center (1631 SW Main St. Suite 201, Ankeny, 50023) for an Informational Meeting. Find out what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is under construction in Ankeny and opening later this year! Learn why over 30 beautiful homes are already SOLD. Don’t delay – RSVP today at 515-279-3000.  ... Read More

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny, Information Meeting and Part 2 of 2 educational topics, “ABC’s of Moving for Seniors”, Tuesday, March 21 at 10 am

Jessica Davidson - Monday, March 06, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, March 21 at 10 am at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny (2405 SE Creekview Dr) for an Informational Meeting. Find out what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is under construction in Ankeny! Also, learn about the “ABC’s of Moving for Seniors” with guest speaker and certified senior housing professional, Mary Eikenberry. Simplifying your life should leave you overjoyed, not overwhelmed. Purchase in March and receive $1,000 upgrade credit. D  ... Read More

Ankeny Groundbreaking & Mark Haverland's Remarks

Shona Schmall - Thursday, October 27, 2016

Did you make it to our groundbreaking at Ankeny? We know the community of Ankeny has absolutely loved our first co-op, and we are committed to providing affordable, independent living options for a growing senior population. Mark Haverland, a future Vintage Cooperative member, spoke at the groundbreaking and we are so honored by his kind words! “Twelve years ago, while I was the director of the Iowa Department of Elder Affairs, I heard about Ankeny’s plans for Prairie Trails. I was  ... Read More

How to Preserve Memories Before Moving

Shona Schmall - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

When you get ready to move, it’s important to preserve the memories you’ve made in your current home. This often makes the transition to a new home (and maybe even a new city) a bit easier because you know you’ve captured memories and brought them along with you. Although you likely have a long “to do” list before the big move, take some time to savor the memories in your current home, and capture them to bring along with you. Here are 3 tips to preserve memories before you m  ... Read More

Getting Ready to Move, Part 2: Be Ready for Moving Day

Shona Schmall - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Moving is an exciting, but sometimes stressful challenge. You have a lot of things to consider as you pack and transition to a new home. But with a little organization and preparation, your move can be a seamless transition. Hiring a Mover A good place to start as you choose a mover is to ask for recommendations from friends or family members. Once you have a few leads on companies, ask for in-house estimates of how much the move will cost. Don't trust estimates that are done throug  ... Read More

Getting Ready to Move, Part 1: Downsizing

Shona Schmall - Friday, May 06, 2016

The transition from a large home to a smaller dwelling can generate a plethora of emotions. In addition to being faced with the prospect of adjusting to newer surroundings, you must tackle the challenge of choosing which personal possessions to take with you and what to part with. In most cases, there is simply not room for the collection of belongings that have accumulated over the years within a larger residence. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to make the downsizin  ... Read More

Curious to see what a Vintage Cooperative looks like? Tour Vintage Hills Cooperative in Ankeny on Thursday, February 18

Shona Schmall - Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Join us for a tour of Vintage Hills Cooperative at Prairie Trail in Ankeny. Come and see what a senior housing cooperative is all about and tour a variety of Vintage Cooperative homes. Refreshments provided. When: Thursday, February 18 from 1 - 3 pm Where: Vintage Hills Cooperative at Prairie Trail, 1370 SW Magazine Road, Ankeny, IA For more information about Vintage Cooperatives, contact Julie at 515.729.3040.  ... Read More

Open House in Coralville July 7

Shona Schmall - Thursday, July 02, 2015

Join us for an Open House at our Vintage Cooperative of Coralville Show Room on Tuesday, July 7th from 10am – 4pm. Come meet some of our current members and find out why the cooperative is a unique homeownership model with a great community atmosphere! View all of our amenities from cabinets to flooring. No RSVP needed and refreshments will be provided.  ... Read More