It is not Arizona or Florida, with acres of planned communities and golf courses, but an increasing number of active baby boomers are settling in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Why? What are the attractions for these soon-to-be retirees?
There are 79 million baby boomers, and this year, the oldest boomers turn 65. Their impact on the economy is enormous, so looking at the home buying trends of this group highlights interesting differences between older and younger boomers. A new survey from Coldwell Banker reveals that younger baby boomers are interested in purchasing a second home (34 percent) as compared to their older boomer counterparts (22 percent).