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Real Estate

Retirement destinations require family considerations

Formany retirees, the wish to relocate to warmer locales is superceded by a desire to stay close to family

Approaching retirement a few years ago, Joanna and Roger Beam began searching for a new home by looking in the usual direction: south.

“There was a house in North Carolina that we really liked, and we almost bought a house on a river in Virginia,” said Joanna Beam, 75.

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