Real Estate and Events in Katy TX and Surrounding Communities

Realtor Magazine states that baby boomers planning to move for retirement are looking for smaller, affordable homes that are easily accessible to medical care and near their family.  A new poll by Associated Press-LifeGoesStrong.com found that to be  true of more than 1,000 adults born between 1946 and 1964 conducted.

“Baby boomers who make more than $100,000 a year are the most likely to say they plan to buy a new home during retirement. For boomers who plan to purchase a new home, the most important factors cited in a home for retirement included:”

  1. Smaller home (40%)
  2. Near medical offices or hospitals (39%)
  3. Different climate–perhaps warmer (30%)
  4. More affordable home (25%)
  5. Being closer to family (15%)

via Katy Real Estate and Events Blog.

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