Thinking about retirement and wondering whether or not you should relocate? Consider this: in a new report from the data experts at FindTheHome, Santa Barbara County led the pack as one of the best areas to retire in the country! Experts created a "retirement index" for each county in the U.S. based on five significant factors:
1. The quality of local hospitals, nursing homes, and home health centers; 2. The number of universities, recreational facilities, libraries, and parks per capita; 3. Grocery stores and restaurants per capita plus WalkIQ; 4. The percentage of the population over 65 with a college degree; 5. Real estate market health, median sales price, properties with rent under $1,500/month and more.
Santa Barbara County scored high on the charts with a retirement index score of 94.7502! With our abundance of sunshine, beaches, and outdoor activities, Santa Barbara and the surrounding areas offer plenty of ways for you to relax, unwind, and enjoy your retirement. Convinced? Contact us today and let us help you find your perfect home in sunny Santa Barbara!