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Embrey Mill® is an all-ages master-planned community located in Stafford, Virginia, just north of Fredericksburg, and offers a totally st...

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The Grove is an upscale, manufactured home community for active adults 55+, located in sunny Bradenton, Florida, on 40 lush acres of form...

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Twin Oaks is a 55+ active adult community located in sunny Bradenton, Florida, and brimming with serenity and charm. Our private, pet-fri...

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COMING SOON to North Carolina is a vibrant, brand new 55+ active adult community! Cresswind Wesley Chapel is slated for ...

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Fairfield Glade, a stunning master-planned community, is perched high atop the Cumberland Plateau, and offers serene mountain beauty as i...

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Cadence at Lansdowne is a brand new 55+ active adult community offering a vibrant lifestyle in Lansdowne, Virginia. It's where you can ha...

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September 15, 2021 – Members in a recent Topretirements poll gave us their number 1 considerations for choosing a place to retire. Atop the list by a large margin was climate, followed by affordability, being near friends and family, and good medical.  Much further down the list were taxes and political environment.

These are all important things to think about when choosing a place to retire. But there are other, less obvious considerations that are even more critical. Here are 5 overlooked considerations that we think deserve special attention.

  1. Do you really know the area where you about to relocate?

“Rose”, who retired to Myrtle Beach (SC), listed a perfect example of this situation in our recent poll: “Never retire where you like to visit. There are so many tourists and so much traffic it is unbearable. There is very little here that I was looking for, such as classes and like minded people.” 

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What It Is Like to Retire in Beaufort NC

Just east of Morehead City, Beaufort,North Carolina is a charming and friendly small town of 4200 by the sea. Pronounced Bow-furt, it is not to be confused with the South Carolina city of the same name, pronounced B'yoo-furt (see the Retirement Guide to Beaufort, SC). The Hatteras barrier islands sweep away to the east; ferries will take you to beaches on nearby barrier islands.This old seaport has history and beautiful housing – many homes sport historic plaques... more >>

State: North Carolina


What It Is Like to Retire in Gainesville GA

Gainesville, Georgia (population 36,000) impressed any number of people as a potential retirement community in 1996 when some of the Olympic canoeing and rowing events were held near here on Lake Lanier. The combination of a small city on a lake has lead many active adults here in quest of the perfect active adult community... more >>

State: Georgia


What It Is Like to Retire in Honolulu

Honolulu is the largest city and the capital of the 50t:h state, Hawaii.  The population of the city proper is just under 300,000 while 1,000,000 live in the city and county. The city consists of many neighborhoods - both commercial, tourist area of Waikiki, and The Arts District Honolulu in downtown/Chinatown. Ala Moana Center is the "World's largest open air shopping center" and the largest shopping mall in Hawaii... more >>

State: Hawaii


What It Is Like to Retire in Panama City

Panama City, the capital and largest city in Panama, has a population of over 1.5 million within its metropolitan area, and is located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. The construction of the Canal attributed to the infrastructure, health and economy of Panama City which helped it to become a financial and shipping center and tourist destination. The city lies in the Panama District but the metropolitan area also includes neighborhoods on the opposite side of the Canal... more >>



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