Costa Rica is a haven for U.S. retirees



Consistently voted as one of the favorite countries to retire in, Costa Rica shows no signs of losing interest among American retirees.

Top 10 Cities for Raising Children



What do you look for when raising a family? A 2014 study based on data from Census Bureau, Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, National Association of Home Builders, FBI, and Greatschools.org., looked at the following criteria:

The Cheapest Cities to Live [infographic]



For a little better understanding of the global real estate picture, and to compare some key markets against one another, Realty Biz News found the cool interactive graphic below from Residential Land.

Market Watch Kennebunkport – Playground of The Elite



Although Kennebunkport, Maine is a small town of about 1,400 people, its size belies the number of notable persons among its citizenry. For example, few people are unaware that it’s the summer home of ex President George H.W. Bush, but it’s unlikely that many realize it’s also the home of Wiley Miller, creator of the […]

Rental Property Developers in Vermont Face Huge Obstacles



Developers in Vermont are facing an uphill battle trying to build new rental properties, according to a new report by the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.  The obstacles are many, and fixing the problem will be a difficult exercise. In Vermont, a two-bedroom apartment runs about $990 per month (7 percent higher than a year earlier […]

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