When most people retire, they tend to stay in the same place where they’ve spent most of their lives, but some people want a change of scenery. If you’re planning to relocate, here are some factors to consider the cost of living. How does the new area compare to what you’re used to?
Be sure to look at the cost of housing, food and entertainment tax rates, real estate taxes, state taxes, and local sales taxes can differ significantly from one area to another.
Will you have access to the types of doctors and facilities, you might need proximity to family. Will you be close enough to visit family or for them to come to you?
This could be important if you need to supplement your retirement income with job recreation and cultural activities. Does what the area offer meet your
This is important if you no longer drive and need access to nearby services like banks, grocery stores, and pharmacies.
Can you adjust to a climate? You’re not used to the best advice is to test the area out. First, spend a few months visiting before you decide to commit. This
will ensure you’ve selected a place that suits your retirement, budget,
and meets your social and recreational needs.
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One of the reasons to call the Agardi Team if you want to buy a home or have one to sell is:
Not only do we sell our clients’ homes for more money and faster than the average area agent, but your home is also more likely to sell. According to 2015 MLS statistics, only 71% of area homes sold during their listing term. Compare that to our 95% of homes listed that sold before the end of the listing term. YOUR HOME SOLD GUARANTEED OR WE’LL BUY IT*
To discuss the sale of your home, call The Agardi Team at 718-755-2882 and start packing!
*Agardi Team and the seller have to agree on the price and the closing date.