November 20.  Welcome, to this week's newsletter. See end of the newsletter for our new Blog post on low income retirement and renting, which is generating lots of comments. Both of the featured communities today are below average cost places to live. Today's Newsletter is sponsored by The Fairways at Savannah Quarters.
Fairways at Savannah Quarters
Construction of the last 36 low maintenance homes at The Fairways at Savannah Quarters is underway. Come down and visit while there are still great lagoon and golf course sites to choose from.  Find out more.

We love it when we find solid data on the relative affordability of different locations. Using the NAHB/Wells Fargo Affordability Index data, we've put together 2 new lists of affordable places to retire.
Clermont, FL
This western suburb of Orlando is a busy and very fast growing place with lower than average home prices.  Grandchildren will appreciate being near Disney World. Topretirements lists 6 active adult communities in or near Clermont.
Leavenworth, WA
We are pleased to announce we have just completed  new mini-guides to 9 countries for international retirement. They are filled with many useful facts to help you get a better picture of life abroad. Let us know your ideas for more!
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Springfield, MO
The Queen City of the Ozarks is located at the start of famous Route 66. It is also home to Missouri State University. Locals report a resurgence in the old downtown area with lofts being converted to apartments. There was a recent spike in the median home price - to $140,000!
New Blog Thread - Low Income Retirement and Renting. Per requests by several members we started a new Blog thread.  The post is looking for suggestions on how to retire when your income is low, and renting might be one of your best options.  We've had 51 comments in the first week, so it looks there is strong interest in the idea!