In Delaware / Oct 10, 2023

Discover Why Everyone is Retiring in Delaware

Why Retire to Delaware?

One of the biggest considerations when deciding where you'll retire is the cost of living in that area and how that works with your lifestyle. States with high costs of living can sometimes be the difference in waiting longer to retire or in retirement lifestyle, so it makes sense that you'll want to find the most affordable location that still offers the quality of life you desire.

It's easy to see why Delaware is one of the most popular states for retiring, offering:

  • Lower costs than most states
  • Zero sales tax
  • Zero tax on social security benefits
  • No inheritance tax

And nestled in charming Middletown, DE, Parks Edge is the active adult community where you'll find the luxury, excitement and location you deserve, without a cost of living that inhibits your lifestyle.

But what are some other reasons people are so eager to retire in Delaware?

Delaware Boasts an Appealing Cost of Living

The numbers don't lie. According to MyLifeElsewhere, Delaware consistently ranks as the most affordable state in the region:

  • 16.9% more affordable than New York
  • 20.4% more affordable than Maryland
  • 50.3% more affordable than Washington D.C.
  • 4.2% more affordable than Pennsylvania

Delaware is even nearly 5% more affordable than Florida! 

And the close proximity and ease of traveling to the surrounding areas as desired makes it obvious why living in Delaware is the preferred retirement investment.

Saving money on taxes and the higher costs found in most other states makes it even easier to build your dream home at Parks Edge. And our thoughtfully designed open floorplans provide a variety of extensions and finishes to fit all lifestyles, so we can bring your ideal space to life.

Design your dream kitchen for hosting picture-perfect family holiday dinners. Upgrade to a luxury spa bathroom in your owner's suite for pampering any time of the day. Or add a sunroom for a light-filled afternoon catching up on your latest novel. The options are endless.


Contact us today to start building and pricing out your dream home! 

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