Retiring in Maine
The time has come, now you can finally live out your dream retirement in Maine. Maine has become a popular retirement destination, voted one of the top places to retire in the USA by numerous publications including, Forbes.com, Downeast Magazine, and AARP Magazine.
Not only are the Maine beaches what dreams of retirement are made of but Maine offers practical resources as well. Although it may seem surprising, Baby Boomers are retiring in Maine in record numbers.
Maine retirees are people looking to live and active and affordable lifestyle. These seniors must be finding what they need, as the senior population in Maine out numbers all other age groups. With an increase in the aging population, this New England state rises to meet their needs with more programs and incentives.
Portland ME Top Affordable City
Portland Maine alone was voted one of, “The Top Affordable Cities to Live in,” by the AARP. “People have a misconception that retirement in Maine might be expensive but that is just not true. “There are many affordable properties and also health care options,” says Jane Flynn of Flynn & Company Real Estate. According to Downeast Magazine the cost of living in Maine is the lowest in all of New England. Retirees on a budget can enjoy limitless activities and authentic cuisine for bargain, such as a baker’s dozen of raw oysters at Jay’s Oysters on the waterfront for only $12. Those looking for inexpensive summer fun can enjoy Shakespeare performances outside at Deering Oaks Park for free!
Maine Offers Countless Options for Retirement
Maine offers countless options for housing with a focus on the senior population. These housing options range from oceanside estates, to golf side retirement communities, to assisted living communities. “The opportunities are here, it is all about selecting the right home for your needs and lifestyle,” says Jeff Flynn of Flynn & Company.
Portland Maine Top Town Food and Culture
As we know, not all good things are free and for senior foodies, Portland Maine has your highbrow cuisine for a romantic night out or dinner with friends. Portland Maine was recently selected as one of the top small towns for foodies in 2009 by Bon Appétit. And with more time to enjoy the finer things in life, Maine has many places that can feed your cultural appetite such as the Portland Museum of Art. If you are looking for an active retirement can enjoy the hundreds of Maine beaches, hiking trails and scenic tours. Portland Maine has much to offer by way of transportation with the Maine Turnpike, Amtrak train, Casco Bay Lines Ferry, and city buses all just minutes away.
Tour Greater Portland Maine Real Estate
What every your retirement desires are, the Greater Portland area is ready to serve you. For more information on future retirement homes on the market now, contact Flynn & Company or call now at (207) 767-0022.