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As you may know, Florida is a popular destination for retirement because it has no state income tax, but unless you plan on renting all throughout your retirement, you won’t be able to escape paying property taxes. Today let’s take a look at the Florida Counties with the highest and lowest median property taxes. Now … Continue Reading » about 10 Highest (and Lowest) Florida County Property Taxes
One of the first things people learn when moving to Florida is that all of the most popular tourist destinations actually do a pretty bad job of demonstrating the laid back lifestyle that Florida used to be known for. Hence the birth of the “Old Florida” concept. Back before tourism was such a big business, … Continue Reading » about Where to Find That Vintage, “Old Florida” Feeling
Four Florida cities made this year’s Forbes List of the Top 25 Best Places to Retire List, up from just two cities last year. Cape Coral made a return appearance on the list and is joined by Clermont, Largo, and The Villages. The list is comprised of 25 places across the country, but their order … Continue Reading » about Cape Coral, Clermont, Largo and The Villages Make Forbes Best Places to Retire List
With all the sunshine Florida has to offer, what better way to experience the amazing weather and scenery than from the humming wheels of a bicycle? Florida also happens to be the flattest state in the US, so with few pesky hills to raise the heart rate too high, anyone can experience the amazing beauty … Continue Reading » about 13 Top Paved Bike Trails of Florida’s West Coast
There are some places that are nice to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there. The Florida Keys is perfect whether visiting for a weekend or deciding to make it a permanent home. An idyllic tropical setting at the tip of the United States combined with a myriad of recreation, entertainment, and cultural opportunities … Continue Reading » about Retirement Living in the Florida Keys