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FLORIDA! One of the Best States to Retire In Now!

Posted by zzz - Lorea Thomson on Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 4:07pm.


The “Sunshine State” consistently remains a top pick in many of the “best states to retire in” lists.  South Florida offers endless opportunities from upscale beachfront city living, to leisure riverfront. Choose from Atlantic Ocean deep sea fishing charters or lazy days paddling on a kayak through Jonathon Dickinson State Park or endless days of golf or sunning at the beach.  

Market Watch of the Wall Street Journal named Florida as the seventh best state for retirement.  The reasons it remains high on the list:  There is no income tax!  In addition, there is good property tax protection for full time residents against increases.  www.topretirements.com `

Yahoo Finance concurs, citing MoneyRates.com “Best States to Retire in Now”.  Florida boasts the ideal climate for year round living.  Statistically, Florida has a life expectancy rate for a senior that is a year higher than the national average. www.yahoofinance.com


South Florida  is home to some of the most beautiful cities – Stuart, Jupiter, Palm Beach GardensTequesta, Hobe Sound, Wellington, Singer Island and so many more offer endless options for retirees.  Carefree condominium living may be an option.  If you like, choose a building that has maintenance and concierge facilities.  You will have retirement living at its finest!  

Contact any of the Waterfront Properties and Club Communities real estate specialists to assist you in your search criteria or answer any questions you may have about retirement living in South Florida.


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