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Whats DR? Inquiring minds want to know

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The Edgewater Beach area in Chicago, IL. My hometown.

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I want to live in the DR. Nice people and cheaper
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New Bern NC is a beautiful boating community.  Near a river that goes to the ocean.  Beautiful ocean beaches like Long Island had in the past. Friendly people, great restaurants, theaters, and continued education if you like that.  Plenty of activities, local hospital in town and specialty medical centers close by.  Houses are affordable (atleast 1/3 L.I. prices) and taxes are low.   Pleanty of shopping venues.   Any spot, so far, in NC is a good place to be.

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I would Love to retire in Hawaii, why?  The people are sooooo friendly.  But, the taxes will Eat you alive.  I have lived there for 30 years.  But, everything keeps rising, everytime you turn around, really.  You get a raise at work, good, right, then they raise your rent, then grocery items go up, then the bus rates go up, then you think that's not too bad but then they raise the tax on EVERYTHING YOU BUY!  So, your literally swimming in taxes!

Hawaii is a Tourist Trap and A Tax Trap as well.  Great weather, beautiful skies, but swimming is only good on the North Shore, it's not polluted yet.

Its nice to buy a home if your a millionaire but then they Raise the property taxes, again and again and again, till it chokes families.

So,Where to go?  How about Las Vegas? blue skies, people are friendly, your NOT taxed on everything,plus there are so many people from Hawaii owing to Nevada, tons! You can afford to buy a house.  There are four seasons but not so cold( actually it's only really cold for 4 months).  No mosquitos and No cockroaches!! ( In Hawaii, there are TONS!!). There are mountains to hike and the summers are warm ( gets super hot sometimes), but I prefer the heat better than the cold, any day.  Plus, you can travel anywhere by car, train,plane, whatever you so desire.  What about gambling?  Stay with a limit when you go in and walk out when your done but the best place is Primm, a lottery, you never know if your the lucky one today, so instead of giving all that TAX money to Hawaii's government, try your LUCK at Primm!

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Plan on retiring in Fl. Currently live in MN and tired of the winters. 

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I would like to retire somewhere in the Virginia Mountains, or Tennessee mountains not sure which one it better for tax on seniors?

 

let me know 

 

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If I was able to, I would like to retire either in Norway, Scotland, Montana

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where in AK,how affordable,seismic activity?,.Would sell my 14471 property 150-200K but SS/pension only $1200/month.3 cats&me[eventually bird dog].Small[1BR/1LR]structually sound house/cabin with onsite well,mostly off grid.Need a semi-temperate??location-Raynauds syndrome in feet/fingers.I hunt/fish/crab/ sail/fossil hun/,rustic furniture/traditional black smith/radio listen,printed books.How bad is the debt?-heard AK legislature unwilling to rectify.Cheapest way to relocate from western NY?Seems sticker shock craigslist greater Juneau area.
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PS former pharmacy technician and heavy ehs background.
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Does anyone kn ow anything about St. Paul, Minnesota.

I'd be moving there alone and would need just a one bedroom.

I'm 69, but I don't think I'm too old to start over.

I'm a writer and would like to live in the artistic community if there is one?

I had also thought of out of town, such Cannon Falls, but that would probably be too far for me drive.

I lived one year in Red Wing, MN, and love the country and water, and one year in Hastings, I've heard Hastings is more of a real community now?

I'd appreciate any information or anywhere you could direct me to find out what I need.

Thank you.

Cynthia Scarflett Mercati

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