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Here Are Some Facts You May Want to Be Aware of Before Moving Your Family to Florida University of Florida Study Shows Florida Is a Very Transient State. People move to Florida after bad winters elsewhere or because they had a great time on vacation in the state. Everyone loves Florida when they first move. As time passes and […]

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Thinking of Florida Warm Weather?   Recently updated !

If you move to Florida for the “warm weather” you may be very disappointed. There is a big difference between warm weather that allows you to be outdoors, and oppressive hot and muggy weather that makes doing anything outside difficult. If you’re in the northern US, you usually experience a few Florida-like days every summer. How would you like […]

Best Places to Retire in Florida 2015 14 comments

These are the best places to retire to in Florida if you’re planning to move here in 2015. We believe we’ve used the same priorities that most retirees would in choosing a place to move to for retirement. This year we’ve given a high priority to access to amenities such as shopping, restaurants, pubs, entertainment, and recreation. A very […]

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The Best Cities to Live in Florida 2015

Warning: We can’t recommend moving to any of Florida’s major cities because they all have very high crime rates. We have prepared this list because some people who will only consider living in a major city. You may be thinking that all major cities in the US have high crime rates, but Florida’s major cities have a worse problem […]

The Safest Towns to Live in Florida 7 comments

Florida’s High Crime Rate Ranking all states by crime rate, with #1 having the best crime rate and #50 having the worst, Florida is ranked #45, according to So if you’re moving from any of the 44 states with less crime, you’re moving to a state with a higher crime rate. Why is this important? Because I’ve talked […]

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Florida Pros and Cons 201 comments   Recently updated !

Does living in Florida even have any negatives? Ask anyone thinking of moving to Florida about the pros and cons of living in the sunshine state, and they will probably be able to give you a long list of imagined positives but may not be able to mention even one negative. Ask that same person five years after they […]