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Florida – Top best state to retire in as per WalletHub!

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 According to WalletHub's analysis, which took into account 45 factors, including the cost of living, overall quality of life, and access to medical care, our home state of Florida came out on top as the greatest place to retire. The VERY BEST State in All of the United States to Retire in!

Retirement in Florida means never shovelling snow and enjoying pleasant weather all year round for many individuals. Choosing where to live during retirement is a significant choice. If you run out of money, heaven will not be available. A state with high-quality medical care may also have high taxes and a high cost of living. A state with more inexpensive housing may have fewer hospitals than other states.

WalletHub used a total of 45 factors to decide which state in the United States is the best for retirees. These factors included cost, quality of life, and healthcare. According to the survey findings, Florida is the best state in the United States for retirees who are considering transferring, even though Florida did not rank first in many categories.

According to WalletHub, the cost is a key problem for many retirees, and "even in the cheapest locations of the United States, most retirees cannot rely on Social Security or pension payments alone to meet all of their living expenditures." However, other factors, such as security and healthcare access, also play a significant role in the decision-making process.

WalletHub analyzed the overall retirement friendliness of all 50 states in the United States by comparing them based on 45 different key variables to find which states are the greatest locations to retire. Compared to Colorado, which finished second place, No. 1 Florida's overall score of 61.09 was significantly higher.

The state of Florida placed fourth when it came to affordability, sixth when it came to the quality of life, and 28th when it came to healthcare. The overall score for Colorado was 60.94, although the state placed just 13th in terms of affordability and 16th in terms of quality of life. The only category in which it bested Florida was healthcare, where it ranked sixth.

The New York and New Jersey states scored a respective 41.86 and 37.41 out of a possible 50 points, placing them in the bottom two spots. The state of New York came in at number 49 for affordability, 17 for quality of life, and 27 for healthcare. The state of New Jersey scored number 50 overall, with rankings of number 35 for quality of life and 33 for healthcare. 



About Realtor Scott Garrison:

Bringing over 35 years of experience as a local Orlando Realtor, Top Central Florida Realtor SCOTT GARRISON at ReMax Town & Country Real State has helped perhaps more Orlando-Area families and investors buy and sell Central Florida Residential Real Estate than any other of the #19,000+ Orlando Realtors currently working in the Central Florida area! 


Living in Oviedo and with RE/MAX Real Estate offices in both WINTER SPRINGS, Florida and WINTER PARK, FL, Top Realtor SCOTT GARRISON actively serves your best Residential Real Estate needs virtually anywhere you’d want to be in Central Florida… including Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Osceola, and Lake Counties. Scott has lived here in the Central Florida local Orlando-Area for nearly all of his life, attending the local Winter Park High School and graduating with several degrees from the nearby University of Central Florida. 


As a Top Seminole & Orange County Real Estate Agent, Realtor Scott Garrison also has extensive experience in Residential Sales and Purchases, Vacant Land and in helping clients with Foreclosures and Short Sales!  He owns multiple Rental Property right here in the area, and over the years, has done many “flips” by buying “ugly houses” and making them Pretty for a new buyer, so he also understands the Real Estate Investor mindset!  Call Scott today to find out why “This Realtor WORKS!”

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