Why Retire in Florida

On November 5, 2013 by Victor Nawrocki

Why Retire in Florida

Are you looking for an active adult community to enjoy your retirement years? While many people have their opinions of where are the best places to retire, there is no doubt that Florida is on their list. Orlando is one of the most desirable retirement locations, nicknamed Theme Park Capital of the World, that offers a low cost of living, median home prices, no state income tax, great weather, above average air quality, and a number of adult active communities.

Why Retire in Florida


As of 2012, Orlando’s population has grown to over 238,000+ people and the cost of living is 9.5% lower than the U.S. average, with a median home cost of $93,000+. While being known as one of the most popular vacation destination, it has been a mecca for retirement communities. Neighborhoods such as Lake Ashton and Heritage Hills in Orlando, offer 55+ active adult communities with resort style living and amazing amenities that residents enjoy for years.



When looking for a place to retire, there are a few must haves:

  1. Climate – Florida’s weather is nationally known for an overall humid subtropical climate that is great for time in the pool with family or a game of golf
  2. Cost of living – with several communities in Orlando with newly built luxurious homes, the cost of these homes are affordable and cater to those looking to retire
  3. Health Care – Orlando is home to some of the best hospitals in Florida
  4. Attractions for the family to enjoy – within a close proximity of some of the most famous parks, such as Walt Disney World, Orlando can provide an unforgettable time for your grandchildren

If you would like more information about the variety of retirement homes and communities in the Orlando area, fill out the form to the right. Our team of experienced professionals will be glad to take you on a tour of the surrounding area. You can also contact us by phone or email.

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