My wife and I are both over 65 and we have found it too expensive to continue living in Maryland. We have purchased a new home in a 55 and over community in Delaware where the property taxes will be one-third what we pay in Baltimore County.
Other costs such as car tags and license fees are also lower, and there is no state sales tax at all.
We have met other people from Maryland who have bought homes in Delaware, and we all basically left or are leaving for the same reasons.
If Maryland legislators don't wise up soon, the state's senior population is going to dwindle substantially.
Timothy Spiese, White MarshCopyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times