Florida: Still The Top US Retirement Destination
Do you want to find the most livable towns in Florida? How about the latest on retirement, real estate and lifestyle in the Sunshine State?
We cover the best small towns and beaches, cost of living and property values. If you’re interested in holding a part time job or starting your own semi-retirement business, we talk about that, too.
And hobbies? There is no better place to explore your interests than in Florida. From treasure hunting to fossil digging to kayaking to the old standbys like boating and fishing, we’ve got you covered.
If it’s philanthropy or volunteer work that lights you up, we have a complete listing of community art centers for the state of Florida. There is no better place to connect with your new community than a community center.
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Often you can find some amazing bargains in Florida real estate – if you know where to look. Here are hundreds of what might be the best real estate buys in Florida today. Since so many non-residents own property in Florida, it is not unusual to discover that some of these out of state owners [...]
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