Yeah, best retirement is about doing what you want - if you're fortunate enough to be able to. Better to play safe tho and not wait Biggest thing I noticed was the number of people around who don't seem to work. Wife had the same sentiment when she took time off. You're out enjoying your freedom, doing your thing during the day and there's always tons of other folks doing the same. Shocking how many folks don't seem to work when one considers the cost of living (esp housing) in the LML. Most of my neighbours don't work. Some retired, some have "other resources", some are never home... Latest realtor flyer states benchmark detached home is $1.621M for Met Van. And included the gem, "Personally, if I had a home to sell I would sell it now." IDK, I think post pandemic - if there is such a thing - we'll see a lot of movement into and around BC. You can bail but it's a lot tougher to hide out.