Originally Posted by n8kraft
Why do you want to retire to anywhere on the East Coast? I'd consider getting waterfront property anywhere on Puget Sound (Specifically near Everett or Langley) and drop a mooring out front. Great cruising grounds if you ask me.
When we started looking for retirement areas, we looked real hard at Puget Sound. Boy, is that place expensive!
I think the west coast of Florida would be as nice as the east coast of FL and less expensive. But if I had my way, I'd go to Oriental, NC.