Phoenix Arizona Made Forbes’ 25 Best Places To Retire List

Best Places to Retire

The Phoenix area has been getting a lot of press lately, and unlike the last four years, it’s been good press this year!

That’s right, Forbes magazine isn’t the first to recognize Phoenix in 2012 for its many strong points. Take a look back at some of the other posts I’ve already gotten to write about the Valley of the Sun this year – and it’s only June!

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And now, Phoenix has made Forbes’ list of 25 Best Places to Retire in 2012! But Phoenix didn’t just make the list for its warm weather and mountain views. Besides the usual financial factors, such as average home sales price, cost of living, and tax burden on retirees, the magazine also looked at availability of doctors, serious crime rates, and encouragement for an active retirement. In fact, not only did Arizona rank favorably in the majority of these categories, Forbes said Arizona was one of the best states in the country for retirees from a tax perspective.

Phoenix’s list of notable achievements is growing so fast! I wonder what list it will make next…

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About Doug Hill

Doug Hill is an Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, and founded The Hill Group with his wife, Kirsten in 2003. Combined, they have helped over 1,000+ clients buy and sell homes in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Doug holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management & Economics, and is a Navy veteran. He is an active member of the Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors on their Professional Standards Board, and he and his wife have had the #1 team for Coldwell Banker in Arizona for multiple years in a row. He loves to read, travel, and spend time with his family and friends.
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  • JK Realty

    This is awesome stuff! In a study about which cities people are moving to the most conducted by Penske Phoenix ranked number two! Things are looking pretty good for us!

    • Joshua Hill

      I agree, it’s nice to be in the news for good reasons for a change, isn’t it?!

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