Tucked between pristine beaches and the natural stands of palm and mangrove trees, the peninsula is speckled with gulf islands offering weekends of shelling, sunbathing, fine dining, lodging, and shopping.
Florida has a much lower cost of living than many other major cities like Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. In addition, there is no State income tax and the local sales tax rates are some of the lowest in the United States, ranging from 6 to 6.5%. It’s a family-friendly enclave with tree-lined streets, quaint neighborhoods and friendly people.
South Florida hosts outstanding public and charter schools with programs that encourage children to reach their maximum potential. Students can benefit from universities like The University of Miami, Florida International University, Barry University, Nova Southeastern University and other colleges offer degrees in every discipline. For sports fans, we have the Miami Dolphins football team, the Florida Marlins baseball team, the Miami Heat basketball team, the Florida Panthers hockey team, and the Miami Fusion soccer team.
South Florida is a diverse community, both socially and culturally and is influenced by the countries surrounding the U.S., the Caribbean and Central and South America. The spirit of these regions are found in the restaurants, entertainment, culture and festivals, making life here much more than a day at the beach. If you are looking for sunshine, warm breezes, friendly people and eclectic diversity, then South Florida may be the perfect place for you and your family.