Caribbean Paradise—The St. Lucia Lifestyle

Caribbean Paradise – The St. Lucia Lifestyle Heaven on Earth With its ribbons of sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms, warm waters, and coral reefs, Saint Lucia is indeed paradise. St. Lucia has evolved, in recent years, into one of the region’s most popular vacation and active adult destinations. Couples are not only enticed by the…

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Ecuador—Affordable International Living

Ecuador – Affordable International Living Even before the 2009 economic crisis, my family and I were concerned about our financial future. We are retired and live on a modest fixed income. Expenses to maintain our lovely home were escalating daily and we had reached the tipping point, incurring a negative cash flow that dipped aggressively…

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Florida Ultimate Excursions

Florida Ultimate Excursions BRADENTON GET ON THE POT April 15 – 16
| Spring Pottery Sale 
Art Center Manatee | 
ArtCenterManatee.org Update your home and garden decor with original designs from the area’s most talented potters. Hosted by the ArtCenter Manatee, the local center for art exhibitions, special cultural events, and classes for painting, sculpture, photography,…

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Vacation Home Sales Continue to Soar

Vacation Home Sales Continue to Soar Sales of vacation homes are showing no signs of going on vacation. At least that’s the mood at many luxury master-planned communities or private club and resort-style developments throughout America. Indeed, six months after the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported vacation home sales boomed in 2014 to an…

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Trading in a Snow Shovel for A Pickleball Paddle

Trading in a Snow Shovel for A Pickleball Paddle What do you do when the snow gets so high that you can barely shovel it? The answer is simple—move to a warmer climate. And, that’s just what Seymour and Patrina Goldstein did in 2014. The Goldsteins had lived in Brookville, MD, for over 40 years.…

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Azure Seas and Stunning Sunsets

Los Cabos: Azure Seas and Stunning Sunsets By Robert Dagley. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue Once the tranquil haven of big game fishermen chasing giant blue marlin (they still hunt the behemoth billfish in the Sea of Cortez), quiet Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula is one of…

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Where Progress and Preservation Meet

The “Minto Way” delivers luxury and nature to the same doorstep. By Jamie Penn. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue. Festival features two-story luxury resort vacation townhomes only five miles to Walt Disney World.® It’s no secret that Florida has some pretty serious perks. Every day, nearly a thousand people move to the sunshine…

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History in the Making – Daufuskie Island

History in the Making – Daufuskie Island Daufuskie Island charts a new course for its future by JG Walker. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue “The island is fringed with the green, undulating marshes of the southern coast….Deer cut through her forests in small silent herds. The great southern oaks stand broodingly on her…

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Hot Trends in Master-Planned Communities & Home Design

Hot Trends in Master-Planned Communities & Home Design From Multi-generational Vacation Homes to What Women Want in a Home By Scott Kauffman and Kelly Godbey. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue. [metaslider id=1294733262] Catering to the various demands, attitudes and tastes of today’s retirement and vacation home buyers has become so much more complex.…

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Life in a College Town

If you’re preparing to retire or relocate in the coming years, consider choosing a college town as your destination. If you’ve already got your sights set on a particular location, then find out about the universities, private colleges or technical schools that are in the area. Either way, you’ll find that the proximity of a higher-education institution offers many benefits to residents of any age.

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