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Posted by Tori Thompson on March 24, 2022

Are you considering Austin as your new place for retirement? Why is Austin a great place to retire?

 In this blog, I will be sharing my top 3 reasons that Austin is a great place to retire.

I enjoy helping adventurous retirees and families make the move to Texas. Here I will be highlighting why Austin is a great place to retire by sharing 3 great reasons that you will enjoy living in Austin. And please don’t hesitate to reach out if you should have any questions or would like more information!


#1 Lifestyle

Staying active is very important for everyone. Yet, it can sometimes be on the bottom of our to-do list when we are busy. Austin is known for its ‘Active Lifestyle Culture’ and you will always see people active or participating in some type of physical activity. You will see people take part in various bootcamps, playing sports, riding their bikes, hiking the gorgeous hills, or kayaking in some of the area’s most captivating lakes. Thus, making is easy for you to keep fitness center activities top of mind.

Kayaking Austin

#2 Savings

Texas has no state income tax! If you are retired, not having state income tax withholdings, can be a significant savings. In most cases, that means that there will be no state income tax on your social security benefits, withdrawals from your IRA, 401(k) plan, or payouts from your pension.

#3 Scenary

Austin has an array of nature preserves that include breathtaking lakes, rivers, hills, trails and urban landscapes. That are all within reasonable proximity to one another. Many find the relaxing scenes of nature truly serene and calming. It really feels organic, so to speak!

360 Loop

A Few More Reasons

Forbes magazine created an article which contained a list of seven retirement passions, they were noted as arts & culture, fine dining, lifelong learning, volunteering, outdoor activities both on water & land and lastly golfing. 

When Forbes considered Austin, they determined that Austin hit all seven passions. Sometimes we need a little conformation right? Nevertheless, you will most definitely love it here! 

Book your top tier consultation with me today, to learn more about my real estate services. We will work together to set a realistic plan in order that ensures you love where you live. 

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