Florida is the current moving destination in the US. It offers the best experience ever. Since Florida officially became a US, state back in 1845, it has been known for its low population. Most people did not find any reason to move to Florida until the mid 1900’s. This is when the trend drastically changed. More and more people started inhabiting this state substantially increasing its population. It has become the second most popular state in the south today closely benchmarking with Texas. Perhaps it is one of the most popular states in the US as it is ranking forth overall. Retirees, tourists and even young professionals are moving to Florida each day. My question is what is the trick behind this impulsive growth? Most people will say that it has palatable warmer climate, attractive sceneries, agriculture viable lands, social amenities etc. I am convinced that they may be right or very wrong. If you need to explore this and other important guidelines before moving or deciding to move to Florida, then come with me.
Why the current trend to Florida?
Definitely, there must be a special thing about Florida. One day on my way home from shopping I heard a son and the dad conversing. The dad wanted to know, where the son loved them to move. The son hastily said “The cool Florida.” I wondered. I stood to hear the son convince the dad. “Jenny told me that next week they will relocate to Florida. Tom also told me that they now have a house in Florida and soon they will be moving. I am sure they will enjoy the wonderful climate.” Perhaps apart from the warm climate, Florida presents the following, tenets, which makes relocation trend to skew towards that end.
- 1.Tourists attractions
Florida is one of the state of the art centers of attraction in the world. All the adventure places that you are looking for are in Florida. Some of the attraction sites in Florida include Seaworld Orlando, Epicot center, cypress gardens, Discovery cover, Daytona speedway, Titanic etc.
- 2.Strong Economy
Tourism, Agriculture, Aerospace industry, and attractive business environment are the spices of the current Florida. Improved economy has paved way to more jobs, better infrastructure, health facilities etc. All these are the factors that are fueling the current rapid movements to Florida. After all, who does not treasure comfortable life? Definitely, it leaves Florida to be the main current destiny in US.
- 3.Un-disputable facts
The following facts are also viable reasons to make you move to towards Florida.
- No personal income taxes
- Has so many golf clubs- more than 1250 in number
- Unlike other states, Florida offers exemplary training grounds mainly for league baseball
- Has clean water
How do you Moving to Florida?
Planning is unavoidable in all endeavors of life. Moving to Florida does not by any chance escape this cardinal principle. A tentative plan on when to move, the number of days it will take etc is imperative. Your plan will aid you in getting a sufficient leave to accomplish all your relocation needs. If you are jobless, securing a job remains a priority. So establish a plan and you will be there…
- 2.Select where you need to stay
A budget plays a major role in deciding whether to live in the country, by the beach or inland. This decision is necessary before you move. If your budget is enough then big cities like Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, and the likes will be suitable. However, there are cheaper states like Ocala, Panhandle that can fit your low allocations. If you need high temperature, south Florida is the perfect option. Still if you need milder temperatures, then the northern parts of Florida will suit you. Choose today and be it.
- 3.Look for information
Subscribe to the local newspaper of the city to which you need to relocate. This will give you an in-depth understanding of the city. Get to know the clubs, recreations places, restaurants, tourists’ attractions, and sufficiency of infrastructures.
- 4.Buy or rent a house
Your research will act as a revelation to available rentals or real estate for sale. Get a house, which your budget can sufficiently accommodate. Stay realistic to your plans and you will enjoy your move.
- 5.Pack and move to the great Florida.
Most people are scared by the large costs of moving. Obviously, it can go to thousands of dollars. It is important to understand the tips that will enable you save during your relocation to Florida.
Tips to enable you save during your relocation to Florida
Moving costs can be very expensive at one extreme and still very low at the other end. The trick is simple, implement the below tips and your moving will cheap.
- 1.Do not buy boxes
You can waste a lot of money buying boxes for relocation. It is always wise to minimize your expenses in reducing hustle during relocation. The good news is that, every city or town has a recycle center. These are the places where you can easily Get the boxes at a cheaper price or free. Secondly, hospitals and medical laboratories have so many unused boxes. Medicines and other chemicals are delivered in double-walled strong boxes. Therefore, upon making enough arrangements you will definitely get boxes for packing.
- 2.Move substance not anything
It is always prudent to move the most important and frequently used items. Stop incurring thousands of dollars moving items that you have never used for a very long time. Perhaps a one-year test is sufficient. Any items that have not been in use for at least a year should be purged. Only incur costs for the important day-to-day requirements.
- 3.Innovative packing is a key during relocation
Minimize costly packing. You can utilize recycle bin newspaper to wrap some items. For instance, utensils can perfectly fit in newspapers. Use clothing, towels, sheets etc. The idea is simple BE CREATIVE AT ALL TIMES.
- 4.Be self sufficient, your own supplier
Do not rely on those heavy-duty packing materials that the moving company suggests. Use the clothes, towels, and newspapers. If these materials are not usable, Craigslist.org comes in handy. Here you can get people who are disposing packing materials for either free or at a small tip into the pocket.
- 5.Utilize the post office
For relocation of books, the US postal services will be a definite option. They may take a little longer to get to you; however, their prices are not inflated. Your books or newspapers will get to you in a safe state.
Although the houses, jobs and other opportunities are in plenty in Florida, you have to get some few requirements to head a comfortable life. For instance, you will require to change your driving license, register your car and as a voter etc. It is imperative that you understand the initial preparations to be acquainted once you are in Florida. The following arrangements are necessary.
- 1.Convert your driving license.
The consequences of non-compliant license are far much expensive than meeting the requirements. The requirements are dependent on the city to which you are relocating. Once you attain the citizenship, a maximum of 30 days are allowed to transfer the license. However, you will be required to bring your original ID card. Comply and your stay in Florida will be a piece of cake.
- 2.Register your car
It is a statutory requirement that once you are in Florida, you have to register your car afresh. Most often than not, most people ignore this only to land in problems. It is prudent to avoid this by ensuring that the 10 days deadline given does not lapse before getting your car registered.
- 3.Get a Florida based insurance
According to the automobile insurance requirements, it is compulsory to transfer your insurance to the Florida insurer. This is a prerequisite before attaining the auto registration.
ENJOY YOUR NEW LIFE IN FLORIDA!