10 good reasons to live in Florida

Florida  : Winter is very short (if we can call it a winter), taxation is rather soft, there are very good schools, real estate is attractive, nature is preserved, beaches for all tastes , the cultural offer is still growing … you still hesitate?

1. In Florida, the morning light is enchanting

In Florida, between 7 am and 8:30 am, out on the balcony or in the garden, get children school bags in the car, go have coffee at the corner of the street, are all opportunities to enjoy the first rays so sweet Florida. The amateur and professional photographers love Florida morning. And you?

2. In Florida, the winter lasts between 2 and 10 days.

Winter in Miami, the temperature drops and sometimes close to zero. That day, one leaves his sweater that smells of mothballs, the coquettish unsheathe boots and coats, we called friends to complain that the winter is harsh, and most of all have resource freshness. For the rest of the year, bermudas, flip flops and t-shirts are the official uniform.

3. In Florida, nature is omnipresent

The trees are magnificent and protected, the Everglades are an exceptional playground for hikers and safari; Miami, for example the district of Coconut Grove, offers an incredible density of trees and tropical plants.
All of Florida is populated by many wild animals: a couple of peacocks crossing the road and you snub blocking traffic, an alligator who is sunbathing scales while you ride bicycle with family on a small road in the Everglades, a racoon eating away your picnic leftovers … You will live with the animals in Florida!

4. In Florida, the beaches are great and something for everyone

Florida is bordered by ocean on three sides and has over 1400 km of coastline, without counting the thousands of kilometers of berries and advanced. No wonder, then, that there are beaches everywhere and for everyone and all ages, for every taste and every mood.

5. In Florida real estate is attractive

The Florida real estate offers great opportunities for European investors, especially the French. Prices are often lower than those found on European soil, the dollar remains weaker than the Euro, taxation is less restrictive than in France, and the French are fond of sun.

6. In Florida, the economy diversified and taxation is sweet

Florida becoming more and more attractive services to individuals and businesses grow, and this in all areas.
If the local workforce can not meet all your needs, Florida is a state where the live, educational system, cost of living, weather, environment, taxation and leisure offer will facilitate your recruitment policy.

So you want to start a technology startup, a service to individuals, an import-export or a luxury brand company, Florida is a state that will likely bring you a local market, a first location to access the large US market or bonus an opening to the South American country.
Florida has a lenient taxation but rather specific as compared to 49 other US states. For example, Florida does not levy tax on personal income, and this rule is formally written into its constitution. In the days when Florida was infested with crocodiles and knew no air conditioning, it was a pretty effective way to attract the immigrant.

7. In Florida, there are excellent schools for your little geniuses

Florida has sought in recent years (and it worked very well) to attract young families to boost its territory, and the local authorities understood very well that this policy should go through a quality education system. The investment has created a virtuous circle, good schools attract good students that encourage schools to strive for excellence.

8. In Florida, safety is reassuring …

The police is very present in Florida. This is for your safety, less for your wallet in case of speeding. Florida, including Miami, has invested heavily in security in recent years. It’s good for tourism, and what is good for tourists is good for Florida.

9. In Florida, the cultural offer is developed

Concerts, museums, events, offering Florida continues to grow. Of course, Florida will never be New York or Chicago, Miami, however, St. Petersburg, Naples, Orlando or Fort Lauderdale, multiplying the places and culture of the times. So do not tell us that there is nothing to visit in Florida because it means that you do not read the French District!

10. In Florida, the French and francophone community is very present

There are official data (mainly from the registers of French outside France held by consulates), however all the French who live in Florida know that the reality is much more important.
You will seek to be especially frequent in Florida US to facilitate your integration, however, a cap Lyonnais, a French Wine and Cheese evening, a cocktail sausage, olives and fresh Bandol, District or French evening you may enjoy a little time to the French, which will surely fail after a few months (weeks?) in Florida.