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Why Should You Move To Delaware?

If they don't want to come here to find a job, 28% of attractors see Delaware as a good place to be an entrepreneur or self-employed and 70% of residents see it as an attractive state for entrepreneurship and self-employment than any other state.

Delaware is the least populated state, but also the most densely populated in the country, with a population of 99,087,837. Delaware is famous for its tax-free shopping and this tax-free system has transformed the state into a shopping paradise with people from neighboring states flocking to buy everything imaginable. [Sources: 13]

Although home prices are lower than in other US states, Delaware still has a high cost of living, but it is cheaper to live here than in any other East Coast state. Delaware has a low cost of living for the east coast and has no sales tax, meaning you can get things cheaper than in neighboring states. Delaware is one of the lucky states where you can shop tax-free. [Sources: 6, 8, 13]

Although Delaware is the smallest state in the US in terms of land mass, it is home to more than a million people. The fact that most cities in Delaware have easy access to some of the most visited destinations in the world is one of the reasons why many people choose to move here in retirement. Although Delaware may be home to nearly a million people, it is also the second smallest state in America, meaning that population density is high enough to deceive some people. [Sources: 5, 8, 14]

The popular tourist city of Lewes is known for its picturesque seaside location, historic architecture, great restaurants and outdoor activities as one of the best places to live in Delaware. [Sources: 12]

Not far from the capital, Dover, Wilmington is the vibrant heart of Delaware's nightlife and restaurant scene in the state's central business district. The Blue Hen is home to beachgoers, farmers, Blue Hen alumni, fans of the University of Delaware, and an empire of crabs. Delaware is known for its tempting coastal areas and bustling suburban neighborhoods. [Sources: 9, 12, 14]

Delaware is home to stunning beaches, plenty of small-town charm, and plenty of activities and places to explore, particularly in major cities like Wilmington and nearby Philadelphia. Also known as the First State, Delaware offers a variety of outdoor leisure options in conjunction with excellent city life. Delaware is one of the preferred states for retirement in the US due to its affordability, tax-friendly attitude, health-related factors and high standard of living. [Sources: 12, 13, 14]

Beautiful Parks and Landscapes: Despite its small size, Delaware has 17 state parks with enchanting landscapes. There are many opportunities for long walks along the beach or gentle walks in Delaware's many state parks and abundant nature reserves. Delaware also contains a number of wildlife sanctuaries, public parks and lighthouses that attract local visitors. [Sources: 12, 13, 14]

Small means that no matter where you are in the state of Delaware, you are close to the water. If you want the charm of a small town where you greet people by name as soon as you walk down the street, Delaware has it in your hands. [Sources: 2]

If you are looking for the ideal Mid-Atlantic beach city, Rehoboth Beach is one of the best beaches on the east coast. If you have decided that moving to Delaware is ideal for you, then the first thing you should know is that the process of moving to another state can be stressful and exhausting. [Sources: 8, 10]

Besides taxes, there are many other good reasons to choose Delaware as your retirement state. Rehoboth Beach ranks first in the Sussex County area, first among places to retire in the state and third among places to live in Delaware in terms of remark and reputation. [Sources: 10]

The average price of a home in Rehoboth Beach is a whopping $530K, making it one of the most expensive cities in Delaware. Although the housing cost is competitive and there is no sales tax, you still have some of the lowest property taxes in the nation.

If you are looking at retiring or moving to Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, or Fenwick please consider reaching out to me and letting me help you find your Delaware DREAM home!

-Matt Wright

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