Is a 55+ home a good Investment?

Is a 55+ home a good Investment?

Buying a house is a life changing event, which some people can’t even afford, especially youngsters. That is why it is such a difficult decision to make. There are expectations that need to be met because an investment entails a future profit. However, after 2008,...

Questions to ask when considering an Active Adult Community

Questions to ask when considering an Active Adult Community

While many retirees welcome the idea of moving to a retirement community with enthusiasm, others may be reluctant to take this big step. Moving to a retirement community entails a change of lifestyle. Hence, here are some important questions and inquiries you may be...

Skincare tips for 55+ adults

Skincare tips for 55+ adults

Skin Aging is a natural process that happens when the skin starts to lose its ability to regenerate itself. Pigmentation, lack of elasticity, and alteration on the collagen fibers are some of the signs that indicate that this process is beginning. But don’t panic!...

How to stay physically active in retirement

How to stay physically active in retirement

Many people mistakenly think that aging equals a less active lifestyle. On the contrary, this is a time in our lives when we finally have free time after years of hard work, and can enjoy activities we’ve been longing to do. Plus, these activities can have a positive...

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Charlotte, NC: What’s All the Fuss About?

As a retiree looking for a place to settle in your golden years, you’ve probably heard or read about the increasing population in North Carolina’s cities such as Cary, Raleigh and especially Charlotte, the ‘Queen City’. For both young families and the older population, Charlotte has become a very desired destination to live in due to the many conveniences of its location, the low cost of living and good quality of life. 

What makes Charlotte a great city?

This big Southern city has the charm of a small town in a developed urban area in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The aesthetics of the city are marked by its cityscape with beautiful skyscrapers that contrast with greenery and abundant pieces of art, which create a feeling of diversity and innovation without leaving behind the classic, elegant features of past times surrounded by beautiful nature

For decades, Charlotte’s growth had been influenced by economic niches such as banking which makes Charlotte the second-largest banking hub in the U.S. just behind New York City. More recently, the advance in technology has promoted rapid development and makes it a desirable place with many job opportunities. 

In addition to being a bustling city with plenty of commodities and options for learning and entertainment, Charlotte has been blessed with a location that caters to every taste. With mild temperatures throughout the year still with the four seasons, you can travel a few hours to bring you to the mountains for a skiing or trekking adventure, or alternatively to the white coasts of the state to watch the sunset on the beach. Even closer to Charlotte are a handful of beautiful lakes to do watersports or have a relaxing day on the shore.

In terms of costs, Charlotte offers reasonable house pricing compared to the national median. Real estate market has appreciated in recent years (an expected trend considering the advantages of the area) and property taxes are considered to be reasonable, as well, according to the national average.

Still curious about what Charlotte has to offer? Ask for a consultation to find out everything about quality and cost of living, transportation, security, real estate prices and more. And join our 55+ community in Charlotte!

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