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Pricing 55+ Delaware Homes

February 8, 2017

How much will a new home cost? What will the taxes be? Will I have public water and sewer? These and other questions are important to ask and evaluate when you are buying a retirement home in another state.

Statistics say that most people downsize and stay within an hour of their existing home when they retire.

An AARP survey in 2010 showed that people over 45 prefer to live near family, and within reach of basic services. The desire to stay close to the people and services that they rely on may be one factor keeping seniors in place. If they do relocate, there are usually specific reasons and a lot of it has to do with taxes and cost of living. Weather may also play a role.

They will relocate to areas with a lower cost of living.

Still, many boomers dream of relocating in retirement, leaving behind traffic, cold weather and high taxes. A quarter of a century ago, the most important consideration in choosing where to relocate in retirement was climate. Today, the primary drivers are the cost of living and access to affordable healthcare. -US News

 

So, what will a new home cost in a 55+ community in Delaware?

In an improving real estate market I thought it would be a good time to talk about the relationship between lower taxes and the price of a home in Delaware. It has become no secret that Delaware is one of the most tax friendly states for retirees. (FAQ’s on DE Taxes)

Depending on where you live now, that does not necessarily mean that our home prices are lower. To read about the cost of homes in Delaware's Counties... Sussex, Kent & New Castle on our blog, CLICK HERE or COPY & PASTE the link below into your browser. http://blog.activeadultsdelaware.com/2014/09/16/will-new-home-cost-55-community-delaware/

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