Editor’s Note: Recently, MoneyWise revealed its list of the 40 most frugal and friendly places to retire. In a bid to provide an idea of what housing inventory is available in these cities and towns, we’re taking a look at listings in each of the cities on the list.
Not everyone can spend $1 million or more on a second home, even if it’s with the idea that eventually you’ll retire there. So when MoneyWise’s list of 40 places to retire that are more budget-friendly came out, we were curious — what kind of homes could you find in these towns?
Last week, we looked at the 35th city on the list — Metairie, Louisiana. This week, we look at Mesa, Arizona, and found three great homes — all for less than $300,000.
“Mesa offers modest living, with a median rent below $900 and homes selling at around $150,000,” MoneyWise said. “This is suburban living in a dry climate, and having a swimming pool nearby is a must.” (more…)