10 Ways to Reduce Your Housing Costs in Retirement

10 Ways to Reduce Your Housing Costs in Retirement
From the desk of Ralene Nelson, REALTOR serving Trilogy at Rio Vista: During the course of working with my clients I am asked all sorts of questions. When it comes to finding affordable housing and downsizing to save money, Trilogy at Rio Vista has it all! Decreasing your housing payments will help your retirement savings last longer. Affordable Housing Housing is often your biggest retirement expense. But there are a variety of ways to cut your hou...

Homes of Retirees: I Want It My Way

Homes of Retirees: I Want It My Way
Pretty much everything you think you know about the homes where today’s retirees live and want to live is wrong, based on the results of the new Merrill Lynch/Age Wave survey, “Home in Retirement: More Freedom, New Choices.” Living in sunny-weather abodes after long-distance relocations? Generally not. The survey found that among people 65 and older who moved last year, 83% chose to remain in the same state. (This finding echoes a Better Homes and Garde