Gladstone's retirees buy homes out of town to cash-in big

THE exodus of older people from Gladstone was due to the fact that they could make a large nest egg selling their house here and buying a cheaper one elsewhere.

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TOUGH SLOG: Gladstone's much-loved seniors are being forced to re-locate, away from Gladstone. Bev Lacey

 

The cost of living (e.g. rates) was cheaper elsewhere and there was an element of following a trend or fashion.

We may have had the exodus, even if Gladstone had retirement villages, given the above factors.

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