Why Retiring In Arizona Is Your Best Bet

in Arizona


If you're planning to retire, you'll find numerous Phoenix property bargain homes. Arizona boasts of mild weather, gorgeous holiday destinations, diverse landscapes and easy transportation. Because of such appealing features, a large number of retirement community options are offered to those searching for retirement opportunities in Arizona.


The climate is the main reason for retiring in Arizona. The state goes through warmer winters, and so is a very good choice for anyone who likes to spend a good chunk of their day outdoors. During the summer, of course there's going to be lots of sun and heat. Then again, some of those who have lived in much colder places like New York and Canada would not mind that at all. Just about every place in Arizona are air-conditioned, from grocery stores to stadiums to public transport.


Another reason why Arizona is such an attractive place for retirees is that you can easily find a place that will allow you to live "low maintenance." You'll be able to find retirement communities comprising of thousands of homes, where community guidelines require sized gravel to be the ground cover instead of grass. In this case you get to have beautiful, low-maintenance desert landscaping where you also won't have to deal with the lawn-mowing noise.


Arizona retirement communities provide a wide range of housing choices from apartment living, one family units and assisted living and life care. Seniors can select a retirement community that works well with their budget. Options range from sophisticated senior living in Scottsdale at the Silverstone to Grayhawk to Sedona. There are so many options from big family mansions to smaller beachfront condos, but all retirement home deals offer the same liquidated real estate prices, which are most appealing to retired couples and empty nesters.


In the previous months, Phoenix real estate prices have declined by at least 20 percent and even reaching 50 percent in some places, so you might want to contact a Phoenix realtor right away. As the the global economy is starting to get back on its feet, the city of Phoenix may witness a huge rebound in property prices. Due to the worst times that have hit Phoenix real estate, home values have also become much cheaper for retirees. At the same time, these deals will not endure very long, since, the numbers of retired couples and retirees transferring into the city have not gone down. Scottsdale real estate among others will offer the same limited deals.


The top retirement home deals come from Avondale, Palm Valley and Anthem, which are communities built for retirees to start with, and have seen a considerable 20 to 30 percent decline in property costs over the previous 2 years. You'll also find Scottsdale affordable prices among other cities like Mesa and Tempe, where real estate values have also dropped between 20 and 40 percent.


So you think you can't afford retiring in Arizona? Think again. Arizona provides retirees with the excellent combination of great climate, exciting landmarks and good property value, whether you're looking for a Scottsdale, Cave Creek or Glendale property for sale. Consult your realtor for more information.



Maureen Karpinski

Find your Phoenix Arizona Property at Cactus Country Arizona Homes & Properties

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Maureen has been in the real estate industry for 36 years as an agent and broker/owner of her own company. She prides herself in successful negotiation for both buyer and sellers and in building successful portfolios for investors. She is proud of her Agent friendly office environment that is her own creation and the caliber of real estate agents she has working for her

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This article was published on 2010/10/27