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Covid Or Not: Are You Finally Ready to Travel?

Category: Travel

August , 2022 — Airlines can’t keep up with demand this summer. Even London’s Heathrow Airport told carriers not to schedule any more flights until the fall. Retirees and others are taking cruises, travelling by train, and taking trips in the car. This surge in demand has caused new problems for travelers, not the least from demon Covid, which shows no signs of going away.

This article will explore some of the pros and cons of traveling in the age of Covid. We also hope to get input on your travel plans and experiences. We’ve also included a few photos for a little armchair experience of our current travels in northern Scotland.

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Posted by Admin on August 11th, 2022

As Housing Prices Fall Off Their Highs, These Markets Are Thriving

Category: Best Retirement Towns and States

August 3, 2022 — Since the pandemic began a housing boom has churned markets across the country. Big cities have lost out, and smaller ones with better quality of life and cheaper housing prices have gained. The Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com Emerging Housing Markets Index  is a list of the top metro areas for a strong local economy, appealing lifestyle amenities, and an appreciating housing market in this year’s second quarter. This index comes as home prices have fallen in most parts of the country for the past few months, finally succumbing to higher mortgage rates and an overheated housing market.

Although the study was mostly oriented toward young working people looking for a better lifestyle, an easier commute, and lower real estate prices, many of the markets that came out on top are quite suitable for baby boomers and people of retirement age. That is not only because these housing markets bode well for the future, but mainly because many of them, such as Billings, Montana, offer exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities. The index’s top-ranked market for the quarter was Elkhart, IN with its 206,000 people. After that came Burlington, NC; Johnson City, TN; Fort Wayne, IN; and Billings, MT. Indiana had two cities in the top 10, as did North Carolina.

Here are the WSJ’s top 10 Emerging Housing Markets:

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Posted by Admin on August 2nd, 2022