Is This Why Florida Home Prices are Still Going Up?

Record high real estate prices plus fast rising interest rates means home affordability is the lowest it’s been since the 1980’s. This means that most people have a hard time trying to afford a home or can’t buy at all, especially in Florida. But people with deep pockets can still buy in the Sunshine State … Read more

Worst Home Affordability in Thirty Years

According to the National Association of Realtors home-affordability index, it’s harder to afford to buy a home now that it’s been in over three decades. That means homes are harder to buy now than they were in 2008 during the great recession. This is because there’s a larger gap between how much buyers can qualify … Read more

The #1 Moving to Florida Guide

Avoid Expensive Mistakes with the The #1 Selling Book on Moving to Florida The Florida Move Guide By Ron Stack, main author of this website. Here is just some of what the Florida Move Guide will do for you: You’ll learn the reasons so many people “permanently” move to Florida, only to eventually decide it … Read more

Sarasota Pros Cons

If You’re Thinking of Moving to Sarasota Florida, Knowing the Pros and Cons of Living There, Before You Move, Couldn’t Hurt. Occasionally, readers will leave an interesting detailed comment on this website that is so long, it can slow down the loading of the page it was left on. To keep page loading times fast, … Read more

5 Safest Places in Florida

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Quick Article Navigation Here’s why this Safest Places to Live in Florida List is Different Why Moving to a Safe Place in Florida is so Important The Criteria Used to Identify the Safest Places That Also Offer an Overall Higher Quality of Life The Safest Places to Live in Florida, the List Satellite Beach Florida … Read more

Retiring in Florida Pros and Cons

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Retiring in Florida Pros and Cons Warning, there are cons or negatives to retiring in Florida. Actually there are quite a lot of them. However, as a real estate broker and talking with 1000’s of new retirees moving to Florida, you wouldn’t think so. Most people retiring to Florida learned all they know about the … Read more

Better State Illinois or Florida?

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Florida Vs Illinois, Which State is a Better Place to Live or Retire in? This comparison of 10 quality of life factors in Florida and Illinois, can help you decide which may be a better state for you… Well compare Illinois to Florida on: Cost of living Crime and safety Economy Strength Employment and jobs … Read more

Better State New York or Florida?

Is Living in Florida Better Than New York? Thinking of moving from New York to Florida? If so, you’re probably trying to determine if living in Florida will be better than New York and actually result in improving your life. This is a quality of life comparison between living in New York and Florida can … Read more