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Baby Boomers can still retire even on a limited income by taking steps to stretch their dollars! 

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Baby Boomer Retirement in Austin, Texas

Boomers - Get More for your Money in a Place that has Everything!

 Statistically Speaking

  • Austin was Founded: 1839

  • Austin SMA population: 1.15 million

  • Total Texas population: 20 million

  • Total Austin metro area: 4,226 sq. miles

  • Elevation: 425 to 1,000 feet above sea level

  • Average temperature: 70 F (about 300 days of sunshine per year)

 Getting down to business

  • Forbes Magazine ranks Austin number one as a place to do business and advance a career.

  • Fortune ranks Austin number three on its list of Best Cities for Business in North America.

 Bring your laptop

 

Between 500 and 600 high-tech firms operate in Austin, from IBM and AMD to the latest startups. And 44 percent of Austin households (twice the national figure) have a personal computer.

 

 Culture

 

This is a city with a heart and with a soul. Cosmopolitan, yet unpretentious. Thriving
cultural scene and vibrant nightlife. High-tech, low-key. Big city, college town. Quirky and far from ordinary, it's the kind of place where you check your worries at the city limits sign, trade in suits for something a bit more casual and prepare for experiences you'll find only in Austin.

 

 Housing

 

One of the nice things about Austin is that you can get a whole lot of house for much, much less than somewhere like San Diego, New York or any other major metropolitan area.  New luxury condominiums can be had for $150,000 to $200,000.  Existing homes start at about $100,000.  New 2000 square feet-plus brick or stone homes with large backyards are available from about $225,000 on up.  New mansions - and I do mean mansions! - start at about $300,000, with high-end upgraded 4,500 square feet-plus homes available for $500,000 to $800,000 depending on location.

 

If you have a home with lots of equity and are thinking of cashing out to stretch your money in an inexpensive area, Austin should definitely be on your list!

 

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