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Forbes Names Austin a Top Retirement City

Posted by Vintage Oaks


One of today’s most potent retirement trends finds people moving to popular cities where the weather is, of course, a consideration, but alongside others including strong employment and real estate market values, and an abundance of activities. Accordingly, Austin is the No. 3 best retirement city in the nation, according to Forbes (and the many retirees who have already discovered the countless benefits of spending their retirement in this thriving city).

The pros of retiring in Austin, according to Forbes, include: “Terrific economy, warm weather, cost of living at about national average, low crime, high grades for bicycling and volunteering.” This is not the first time Austin as been recognized for its retirement potential; the Texas capital was also on its 2014 list.

Nearby cities like New Braunfels, the 13th-fastest growing city in the nation, have also been surging in popularity with retirees thanks to their more relaxed pace, Hill Country scenery, and easy access to both Austin and San Antonio. Top retirements recognizes the retirement prowess of New Braunfels, noting itspeople, weather, excellent health care, beautiful Hill Country and safe living environment, and many good restaurants” as reasons to retire here.

New Braunfels, TX is famous with tourists and retirees for its rich German heritage, festivals, and medical access,” they said. “Some say this town…offers the best lifestyle for the money for senior citizens in South central Texas. New Braunfels is over-flowing with old world heritage and small town Texas charm.”

Within New Braunfels, Vintage Oaks has established itself as a preferred retirement spot for its excellent location on the Texas Wine Trail, array of resort amenities, and a variety of Texas homesites and new home options.

Here are a few more reasons retiring at Vintage Oaks is so popular:

  • The opportunity to build a custom home or choose from available semi-custom homes
  • An array of acreage homesites featuring Hill Country views and topography with settings including hilltop, cul-de-sac, and greenbelt
  • Natural beauty with rolling hills, lakes and rivers, towering trees and abundant greenery
  • Easy access to the best of the Hill Country and area services
  • An array of recreational activities, community amenities, and year-round events
  • Excellent dining, shopping, and entertainment nearby
  • Great quality of life and warm community spirit

For more information on retiring at Vintage Oaks, visit the website of click below to download the Free Guide to Living and Retiring in the Texas Hill Country.

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