News, tips, and information pertaining to the advantages and options for planning retirement in North Carolina.

Lower Taxes are Another Reason to Retire in NC

With all of the wonderful amenities, a spectacular on site, 18 hole professional golf course, and countless programs and activities aimed for those in their retirement years right in town, Rocky Mount’s Belmont Lake Preserve new home community is the perfect spot to settle into your new home. As if all of that isn’t enough, the state of North Carolina has introduced a reform deal over the course of the past year and a half that has had an immediate positive impact on the rates for retirees and will continue to benefit them for years to come, thus, Lower Taxes are Another Reason to Retire in NC.

Forbes.com detailed the state’s tax reform deal, which has already began paying major dividends, noting three major ways in which Lower Taxes are another Reason to Retire in NC. The site explained the first beneficial change, saying, “The plan will lower income tax rates to a flat rate of 5.8 percent in 2014 and 5.75 percent in 2015. In the current three-tiered system, the top rate of 7.75% kicks in on earnings over $60,000 for a single and $100,000 for a couple, and the second tier, seven percent rate starts at with earnings of just $12,750 for a single and $21,250 for a couple. Further rate reductions could be triggered by revenue growth in 2016 and 2017.”

Detailing the other ways in which the reform will help retirees, Forbes reported, “The plan will abolish the state estate tax retroactive to January 1, 2013. Currently, North Carolina has a generous exemption of $5.25 million per person that matches the federal estate tax exemption…The plan will continue to exempt Social Security income from state taxation. That was one point of contention during the months of wrangling over competing tax reform bills, with the AARP and other groups lobbying to keep Social Security payouts state income-tax free.”

NC Retirement Community is the Perfect Fit

Belmont Lakes Preserve NC Retirement Community is the perfect fit for a rich and active lifestyle in your retirement years. Located conveniently between the Northeastern U.S. States and Florida, making the new home neighborhood the perfect “relocation destination.” Only a short four hour drive from the Washington, D.C. area, the Belmont Lake Preserve NC Retirement Community has countless great amenities to keep you active, social, and help you kick back and enjoy the scenic landscape of Eastern North Carolina in Rocky Mount.

Located on over 1,400 stunning acres that include an 80-acre lake, and an onsite 18-hole championship caliber golf course, Belmont Lakes Preserve NC Retirement Community offers you the quiet and peaceful setting you long for. Giving you peacefulness and beautiful scenery at your new home and the convenience of being just an hour from major cities such as Raleigh and Durham and only two hours from the ocean, the NC Retirement Community at Belmont Lakes offers you the “best of both worlds.” The incredible new community clubhouse gives you access to an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, an on-site fitness center, billiards, dining, and more.

Offering planned senior living villas, the nationally accredited Halle Building Company is now building homes at Belmont Lake Preserve NC Retirement Community, with on course lots starting in the $75,000 range and non-golf course plot starting as low as $27,500. With home prices beginning in the low $200,000’s, Halle Companies can build your home in one of its many award winning, contemporary creative designs or you can purchase your lot and have a builder of your own choosing construct your new house.

Staying with in driving distance of your loved ones, whether they be in the North or Southeastern United States, while enjoying the spectacular weather and endless activities offered in Rocky Mount during your retirement years are only just a few reasons that we are sure you will agree, the Belmont Lakes Preserve NC Retirement Community is your perfect fit.

Eastern North Carolina Golf Community

The North Carolina Golf Community at Belmont Lake was named “One of the Top 100 Courses You Can Play,” by the North Carolina Golf Panel in 2012.  The group also ranked the course the tenth best Eastern North Carolina Golf Community.  Sitting on the beautiful Belmont Lake Preserve new home neighborhood, the community has seen a recent facelift, making the 18 hole professional course even more spectacular than ever.

Eastern North Carolina Golf Community
Designed by award winning, Atlanta based architect, David Johnson, the North Carolina Golf Community at Belmont Lake opened in 2007. Its luxurious layout takes full advantage of the rolling terrain it sets on, with a classic front nine in and back nine out routing system. Boasting five sets of tees on each hole, the gorgeous links at Belmont Lake make for an enjoyable round of golf for players of all handicaps and skill levels.

Eastern North Carolina Golf CommunityThe latest addition to add to the ambience of our majestic North Carolina Golf Community  is the brand new course clubhouse, which finished construction in the Spring of 2014.  This state of the art 7,000 square foot facility not only hosts a full pro shop but also offers members and visitors a breathtaking look out over the course from the beautiful patio where you can enjoy a nice meal straight from the club’s grille room, a refreshing beverage, or simply just soak in the incredible atmosphere.

The acclaimed 18 hole North Carolina Golf course and its spectacular new clubhouse are just a few of the anemeties include in purchasing a home at the Belmont Lake Preserve North Carolina Golf Community. With affordable pricing on homes and lots both on and off the golf course, Belmont Lake also has an incredible community clubhouse featuring both indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a portion of the neighborhood specifically designed to cater to senior living, making it a perfect destination to stay active, while enjoying your retirement years.