Retire in Winchester, Virginia

Retire in Winchester, Virginia

We looked all over Virginia for the ideal places to retire.   Winchester came very high on the list for several reasons.  The crime rate is significantly less than the U.S. average and the home values are comparatively low.  It’s a very quiet place to live and...
Retire in Merida, Mexico

Retire in Merida, Mexico

Merida, Mexico! If you yearn for warm weather in the winter, culture, diversity, and a cosmopolitan lifestyle, you might want to retire in Merida, Mexico.  Located on the north coast of the Yucatan peninsula, inland and west of Cancun, Merida is a university town of...
Retire in Hendersonville, Tennessee

Retire in Hendersonville, Tennessee

We picked Hendersonville because of the low crime rate, a well-educated neighborhood, and good access to healthcare and transportation.   While it may not have the cheapest housing in Tennessee, the median value of an owner occupied home is $197,000, well below the...
Retire in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Retire in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Just 90 minutes northeast of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, you can retire in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.   The town was named after Hattie Hardy, wife of the founding father.  Founded in 1882, the town was first a lumber and railroad town.   Now home to the University...
Retire in the South Okanagan Valley, Canada

Retire in the South Okanagan Valley, Canada

Your first visit to the Okanagan Valley will definitely surprise you!  Touted as Canada’s only desert, the Okanagan valley has rocky hillsides, sagebrush and pine trees.  And running right down the middle of the valley are several very big lakes.   The area...