Things are heating up across the country and you’re ready to make the move. Now you loved that last vacation you took to Florida but could you live there? If looking for answers on why moving to Florida might be the best decision you’ve ever made, look no further because we have listed 10 reasons that will have seal the deal on your sunshine state dreams.
1. Sunny and 75
While most counties in the United States are suffering from a polar vortex most of the state “suffers” from year-round amazing temperatures that yield a result of shorts and t-shirts nearly 365 days a year.
2. Unlimited Recreational Activities
Florida’s natural treasures are absolutely breathtaking. From natural springs with hidden underwater caves great for day trip adventures to acres of preserved conservation including the largest subtropical wetland, the Everglades. Florida features thousands of activities for the nature extraordinaire for days spent hiking, biking or bird-watching.
3. The Top Amusement Park Destination
As the country’s top amusement park destination, Central Florida is home to the world’s most famous mouse plus dozens of others iconic characters, marvel superheroes and Lego legends. Besides class-act entertainment, amusement parks represent an entire segment of Florida’s economy creating thousands of career opportunities.
4. Calling All Sports Fanatics
With ten professional sports teams plus dozens of minor league and collegiate teams, Florida is a sports fanatic’s playground. Due in part to year-round pleasant temperatures, many of the country’s top teams call Florida home such as the Tampa Bay Rays, Miami Heat, Florida Panthers, the state’s first MLS team, Orlando City Soccer Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers to name a few. MLB teams like the Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox also call Florida home for several weeks during their spring training each year.
5. Cheeseburger in Paradise
Salt life is a state of mind with over 663 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico to be enjoyed all year long. With several sandy cities ranking on top beach lists in the world, Florida beaches offer both recreation and relaxation dependent upon personal preferences.
6. Work Hard, Play Hard
The state of Florida is just one of seven states with no state income tax which equates to more money in your pocket. Where some states collect an upwards to 10% in state income tax, Florida is definitely the people’s champ when it comes to keeping more of what you’ve worked hard for in the right place.
7. A Florida State-of-Mind
Combined with the already mentioned non-existent state income tax, living is Florida has an overall less expensive cost of living when compared to other major US states that leads to an overall better quality of life.
8. Welcome Home
An abundance of available new homes across the state to fit any budget or desired lifestyle from front porch and golf course living to conservation vistas and lakeside leisure are a plus for buyers in the market for a new home. Buyers now have more choices when it comes to find their dream home.
9. A Housing Market That’s Heating Up
The price of new homes in Florida has been steadily increasing in recent years building solid equity for current homeowners. In markets that are still considered affordable, new homes in areas like Orlando, Jacksonville and the Treasure Coast are in high demand reflected by closing prices increasing by the double digits.* It’s all in the numbers and the numbers say get in while the iron is hot!
*According to Builder Online -http://www.builderonline.com/building/a-market-by-market-look-at-new-home-building-in-florida_o
10. We Have A New Home Waiting for You
With several communities spanning across the Central Florida, Jacksonville and South Florida metros, the most important reason why you should considering moving to Florida is because there is a new AV Homes home waiting for you with a lifestyle you deserve.