Top Cities for Seniors to Retire (Part I)

  Where should you retire? This question has several various answers as there are people asking. But before we get to where let’s look at a few important factors that will help you narrow your search. Some of these will weigh more substantial than others. Cost of Living For most seniors, affordability is the most […]

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Most Affordable Neighborhoods with the Best Schools (Part III)

Oakridge Elementary School-Oklahoma City, OK > House payment pct. median income: 10.40% > Pct. above state test score avg.: 34% > Avg. home price: $61,246 Oakridge students, whose results on standardized tests were over 1/3 higher than their peers statewide have outshined in the wake of citywide drops in reading scores. One city official linked the decline […]

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Finding a Family-Friendly Neighborhood (Part II)

Low crime is vital Justifiably, safety from crime is an additional desired quality in family-friendly neighborhoods. Obviously, you want your family to be safe. But, as far as property values are involved, houses in safer neighborhoods are quite sought after than their less-safe ones and thus, better for resale. Hey Neighbor Neighborhoods with mainly single-family, […]

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Finding a Family-Friendly Neighborhood (Part I)

Good schools are crucial, but they aren’t enough Values alter as you get older. When you’re young, you want to reside in a vibrant city, close to public transportation, friends, bars, and nightlife. Add marriage and kids to the equation and now you want a safe neighborhood, to own your own house, good schools, other […]

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Are Gated Communities Really Safer?

You reside in a gated community. You enter a code, use a key, or wave to the friendly neighborhood gate attendant to get into your neighborhood. You have no fear. Or do you? Are gated communities really safer? Why is the idea of safety higher and what puts gated communities at risk of crime? False […]

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Best Places to Buy Cheap Land in America (Part I)

  If you’re retiring, you’re possibly looking for creative ways to boost your nest egg and gain future income. Many retirees decide to invest in rental properties in an up-and-coming place. However, this sort of real estate venture comes with property-management responsibilities like constant calls from those annoying renters about squeaky door hinges and leaky pipes. This […]

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