March 24, 2021

Retire to a New Home in Delaware


Categories: Caruso Homes, Build On Your Lot, Delaware

Delaware holds a wealth of opportunities and benefits for retirees — with exquisite beaches, warm weather, low taxes, and plenty of social and entertainment choices, Delaware might be the perfect place to spend your best years! 

Caruso Homes is experienced in providing affordable, semi-custom homes designed for the “after 55” lifestyle. Explore to see why Delaware and Caruso Homes are right for your retirement.

Delightful Retirement Living On The East Coast

If you’re looking to relax in style and comfort, look no further than Delaware! There’s an abundance of awe-inspiring nature and outdoor activities to discover for avid beach-goers, hikers and boaters. And, for those wishing to remain closer to family and friends, Delaware offers many retirement benefits within a short drive or train ride to New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Baltimore/Washington D.C.

In addition to the beaches, Delaware delivers a variety of entertainment options including arts, historical destinations, events/festivals, Dover raceway and three casinos—the Casino at Delaware Park, Harrington Raceway & Casino, and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Delaware also enjoys tax-free shopping and renowned dining. Residents take pride in the historic small-town ambiance with local businesses, picturesque gardens and walkable, safe neighborhoods. Whether you’re meeting friends for a weekend luncheon, taking grandkids to a local museum, or just watching the sunset from the boardwalk, Delaware has it all!

Financial Benefits To Retiring In Delaware

Aside from the charm and beauty of ocean-side cities, there are many financial benefits to choosing Delaware for your retirement. The state boasts tax-free shopping, low property taxes, low estate tax and no inheritance taxes. 

People over 65 years of age living in the state can look forward to tax-free social security retirement benefits, along with an additional $2500 standard deduction and $12,000 exclusion from retirement income including IRA, pensions and 401k. 

Beyond the tax breaks, cost of living in Delaware is lower than many other East Coast states. All these great incentives are very enticing for retired homebuyers with carefully budgeted living expenses.

Homes Built For Retired Life

Consultants at Caruso Homes can help simplify your move to Delaware for retirement. As one of the only semi-custom homebuilders in the state, we’re dedicated to working closely with you to achieve your home goals. Our new home builders provide a sustainable and durable house, fit for your unique lifestyle.

Our single-family homes feature natural light, open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and plenty of space for hosting family and friends year-round. Each floor plan can be customized to add additional space or even a second story. And with the help of our design team, you have countless ways to personalize the charming details to fit your tastes.

We ensure state-of-the-art construction with careful, deliberate planning, whether you build on your own lot or choose from one of our home and community packages, you can count on exceptional quality and energy efficiency for your investment. 

Contact Caruso Homes today to learn more about the possibilities waiting for you in sunny Delaware!

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