Tag: retirement

Living in Dallas-Fort Worth: The New Retirement Destination for Baby Boomers?

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?

September 30 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for the Monday That Is More than Halfway thru September

It’s actually closer to October than it is to August. The time is flying and the leaves will soon be falling. That reminds me I need to get my gutters looked at. While I’m doing that here are some real estate headlines for this Monday morning:

September 19 / 2011

The Problem with National Real Estate Reports

This weekend I enjoyed some time down the Shore. Not the Snooki or Situation Shore, but the real Jersey Shore. Yup in New Jersey that’s what we call going to a beach at the ocean. With three young boys, my wife and I enoyed a long weekend at my parents home in Wildwood Crest which is near Cape May, the most southern point of the state. While my mom and dad are enjoying their grandchildren, I got caught up on relaxing and some reading. I grabbed USA Today the other morning and saw that AARP came out with a list of their most affordable places to retire.

July 26 / 2011

Best College Towns for Retirement

It’s no surprise that college towns are attracting retirees more and more. According to a recent CNNMoney.com article on Yahoo!, hundreds of schools (such as Duke University) welcome retirees back, providing access to university facilities, discounts at campus events, and the chance to take classes with fellow retirees.

October 11 / 2010
Author David Marine
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Ten Cities for Retirement Bargains

Every gray cloud has a silver lining – and for retirees, the recession transformed a number of popular retirement destinations into home buying bargains. U.S. News and World Report recently reported on 10 Cities for Retirement Property Steals, based on price-to-income data for 384 metropolitan statistical areas from Moody’s Analytics. The winners are: 1. Bend, [...]

July 15 / 2010
Author David Marine
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Real Estate Road Trip

My daughter is a sophomore in HS and I need to start thinking about the College Road Trip.  A right of passage for many parents where you put thousands of miles on the car to drive around and see where your kids will spend the greatest four years of their lives and get a great [...]