Affordable homes in retirement, Retire in Centralia, Illinois, The Best Place to Retire, inexpensive, Affordable Housing

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Looking for affordable living? Centralia offers homes to suit every taste from stately 100 year old Victorians to recently constructed modern ranch homes at prices to accommodate any income level. In comparison to major metropolitan markets, purchase prices are often 40 to 60% lower for similar homes. In addition to affordable, appealing homes, Centralia offers other options. Downtown condominiums and apartment living are available for the active senior and plans for new development are under way.

Carefree Senior Living now available in an adult community for the young at heart looking for a maintenance free lifestyle is available at Heritage Woods in Centralia. 50 duplexes with a community room and access to the in-house dining facility and shuttle bus. Only minutes away from Foundation Park a 280 acre nature park and grocery stores and award winning St Mary's Hospital! Rent is on an income adjusted basis, making it affordable to all. Now taking inquiries.

Sell your existing home in a major market for $400,000 and purchase a comparable home in the Centralia area for $200,000 or less. The savings goes in your pocket and may allow you to retire sooner than you thought possible…especially when combined with our overall lower cost of living. As an added bonus our air is fresh and clean and traffic hassles are non-existent. No matter where you live in Centralia, you are always close to everything!


Single Family Ranch Style Home with Basement -
4BR, 2 Bath, 10 Rooms, 2 Car Attached Garage
Year Built: 1983
Price: $149,900
Single Family Ranch Style Home with Basement,
3BR, 2 Bath, 6 Rooms, 2 Car Attached Garage
Year Built: 1958
Price: $329,500

If a new home is in your future plans, several quality contractors are available to assist you, Lots are available within the city limits as well as subdivisions at the edge of town or set your sights on country living and enjoy acres of peace and quiet. Centralia also boasts 2 lakes offering lakeside living.

Our community offers nationwide financial institutions including USBank, Regions Bank and Bank of America, regional lenders including Midland States, Peoples National, Community Trust, and Farmers State Bank, as well as Genfed and Kaskaskia Valley credit unions.

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