B.C. retirees chasing good health care in the golden years may want to head east. This Kootenay town of 10,600 residents has 30-plus medical offices and a hospital. Comparatively low property taxes, a walkable town core with more than 350 heritage buildings and an average home price of $462,000–not to mention the spectacular Selkirk Mountain setting–complete the package.
Buy here: Nelson average detached home value (2018): $462,000 (up 18%).