Review of Pensacola, Florida

I am looking for COL info on Pensacola
Star Rating - 8/18/2015
Retiring in 18 months and plan to move from SC to the Pensacola area for it's beauty and moderate climate.

I'd like to know as much as possible about the Cost of Living, sales tax, energy, gasoline, entertainment, housing, etc.

I would also like to know if there are any patio homes (single family homes with VERY small yards requiring minimal upkeep or kept up by the HOA. Every time I search for patio homes i get homes with big yards and patios attached. Does anyone understand what I'm talking about? Sometimes they are referred to as Zero Lot Line homes.

Thanks for your help.
valerie | Columbia, SC
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Valerie, Yes, I do! I lived in a patio home in Denver area for 5 years. Now I live in a patio home for 6 years in Corpus Christi, TX. Patio home are classified under townhomes and have an HOA to manage the maintenance of the outside and pool. I too am doing my research to relocate for a lower cost of living that will also provide consideration with aging. I am looking into Pensacola and Gulf Breeze. Best to you!
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