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Top Ten Reasons To Retire In Colombia

Medellin has a notorious reputation among Americans who know it mostly for its drug-laden past, but that hasn’t prevented a huge expat population from springing up within city limits. Medellin’s El Poblado district has Japanese, French, seafood and Italian restaurants within a block of each other. Its health care system ranks atop any other stop on this list, while the cost of everything from housing to entertainment are a great fit for a fixed income.

1) Location
The most privileged location in South America. At the North West corner of South America, with coast at the two seas Pacific and Atlantic, Andean mountains, and all types of geographical spots.

2) Travel Distance
About three hours flight from Miami to Bogota, Medellin or Cali;

3) Climate
You can choose whatever to fit your needs. You can feel the four seasons whenever time of the year if you want .

4) Cost Of Living
You will probably be able to live in Colombia with even more luxuries than you are accustomed to, simply because the prices are so economical.

5) Real Estate
The property market offers significant bargains. Community complex with the comfort of a resort, outside the cities but near at the same time is getting popular in Colombia.

6) Incentives
Foreign investment is welcome in Colombia and consequently foreign investors have the same rights as Colombian nationals.

Right now foreigners can purchase homes, invest, and run any business with no other limitations than the same for locals, and may obtain full ownership titles.

7) Shopping
Large supermarket chains are already settled in most Colombian cities (French retail chains like Carrefour and Groupe Casino who bought local retail chain “Éxito” have stores in all major cities). They carry a wealth of local and imported groceries and general articles.

8) Technology
High internet accessibility is due in part to the fact that Colombia maintains the third-highest telephone density in Latin America, ahead of Brazil and Mexico.

9) Food
We produce all kind of fruits and vegetables in abundance. Fresh products and exotic fruits are available daily in the markets around the country. You’ll be surprised to taste delicious fruits you can even heard off.

10) Healthcare
An extensive modern private healthcare infrastructure is available around Colombia. You can buy a health insurance for half the cost than in the US. Health tourism is becoming popular in Colombia. Hospitals and clinics count with up-to-date articulate medicine, trained doctors, technology, and equipment, at very competitive prices.

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