How to prepare for moving to a retirement community

How to prepare for moving to a retirement community

While many retirees meet the idea of moving to a retirement community with enthusiasm, this is a difficult decision to make for a lot of people, usually due to emotional ties with their previous homes or because of misconceptions about what moving to a retirement...

What’s the cost of retirement?

What’s the cost of retirement?

Saving up for retirement is a constant concern for many Americans. According to the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), more than 75% of Americans have retirement savings that fall short of conservative savings targets, and 21% aren’t saving at all....

Cary vs. Raleigh: where should you retire?

Cary vs. Raleigh: where should you retire?

The Triangle area in North Carolina comprises the Raleigh-Cary and Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Statistical Areas and the Henderson Micropolitan Statistical Area. Anchored by three major research universities -North Carolina State University, Duke University and...

How can you save money living in a 55+ Active Adult Community?

How can you save money living in a 55+ Active Adult Community?

Specialized care, a wide range of amenities, tailored recreation and home maintenance taken care of for you not only sound attractive, but they also sound expensive. Living in an Active Adult Community is often associated with high costs and numerous fees in exchange...

Retiring in Raleigh: life and benefits for the 55+

Retiring in Raleigh: life and benefits for the 55+

Let’s go over the checklist of things your perfect place for retirement must have: High-quality health care providers. Cultural amenities and academic resources. Entertainment. Access to plenty of green spaces. Affordable housing. Start reading this article with your...

55+ community charlotte

Reasons to settle in Charlotte, NC

The Queen City of the state has experienced a new phenomenon in recent years: not only retirees, but now young families have found a jewel nestled in the Piedmont region, conveniently located between the Appalachian mountains and the beautiful white sands of the North Carolina coast.

Here’s why Charlotte is a great city to retire in

Affordability

With a median salary greater than the U.S. average, low unemployment rate, lower median home value and less than average cost of living, Charlotte is considered for people of all ages to be the perfect place to relax in the golden years or start a new life with a boost.

Entertainment

The cultural scene in Charlotte is always exciting. Great restaurants, local breweries and vineyards, public events and an engaging nightlife guarantee that Charlotte always has something going on for everyone. 

Scenery

Within a few hours, you can go from skiing or trekking in the mountains to a placid warm afternoon by the seaside or at the shore of one of the several lakes that dot the state. The mild weather and beautiful coloring of the forests make Charlotte’s scenery a sight to behold.

Quality Education

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg area is the home of 169 schools with a high level of education. When it comes to higher education, the Triangle area is nest for knowledge, research and learning opportunities for young people and retirees alike. 

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. Learn about our 55+ active adult community in Charlotte.

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