With so many locations to choose from for relocating, retirement or second home, we wanted to share with you why Delaware is a top choice! We may be a little biased, but the facts sure do speak for themselves.
LIVING IN DELAWARE
All along the Northeast coast we find that residents are choosing Delaware for their home and vacation dwellings. This phenomenon is largely due to the incredible and diverse events and conveniences that Delaware’s beach communities have to offer. Whether you are into water sports, golfing, community events and productions, fishing or sunbathing, Delaware has it all. For those serious shoppers, don’t forget that Delaware also houses one of the region’s biggest outlet malls and even offers tax-free shopping! Sussex County, DE is well known throughout the east coast for being much more affordable than its counterparts such as Maryland.
LIVING ON THE BEACH
· There is no state sales tax.
· State income tax ranges between 2.2% to 6.6%
· Sussex County actually tied for 2nd place among all US counties in being one of the lowest ratio of median annual property tax to home value.
· Delaware has been named one of Most Tax-Friendly Locations of all the US states, by multiple sources.
· Social Security benefits are not taxed.
· Railroad retirement benefits are also exempt and individuals over 60 may exclude up to $12,500 worth of investment and qualified pension income.
· Annual Delaware state events include these and much more:
o Premier East coast Firefly Indie/Rock Music Festival
o Delaware State Fair
o Summertime Wilmington, DE Jazz Festival
o Bridgeville, DE Punkin’ Chunkin’ Fall Contest
Whether you enjoy partying on the beach with live music and happy crowds or prefer a more serene and tranquil environment, there is a beach with your name on it! Delaware offers some of the most beautiful, clean beaches and the culture that you would expect to surround such shorelines. Enjoy a stress-free, coastal resort lifestyle at Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Rehoboth Beach. You can anticipate all of the relaxation and luxury your heart desires, with both casual and fine dining, boutiques and stores, as well as stunning venues and endless opportunities to engage in unique, enjoyable experiences.
DELAWARE’S HIGH WAGES
Did you know that Delaware residents earn the 7th highest salary in the entire country? Delaware state is also ranked #9 as the fasted growing state in America and neighbors large cities such as Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, MD and numerous portions of New Jersey.
If you would like to have a conversation about a possible move to Delaware, give the Don Williams Group a call! The agents on the Don Williams Group team are professional, extremely proficient in Delaware realty, and are passionate about putting families into their dream homes!
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