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Reasons To Retire to Florida

Reasons to Retire to Florida     My mom and dad retired to Florida in 1971which  was the year that I graduated from high school.  On the same day that I left for college; Mom and Dad left to Florida in search of the first page in the next chapter …

Florida First Impressions

I’m going to retire in Florida. But what were my first impressions?   My parents moved to Southwest Florida after my father retired from the banking industry in New Jersey in 1971. They traveled to buy a house in Fort Myers and wound up in a house in The Villas, …

REO – Bank Owned Asset

Stressed Assets, REOs In South Florida Real Estate Market over 70% of the real estate deals involve cash purchases and bank owned property (REO). This means if you area a Real Estate agent and are not dealing with bank owned property or buyers of bank owned property, you probably are …

States with No Income tax

Retire to a State with no income tax There are nine states with little or no income tax. For retirees looking for a state with no income tax; Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming do not levy a tax on income.  New Hampshire and Tennessee, while having …

Facts About Florida

Facts about Florida Population  18,537,969  , which is about 6% of the total of the United States ·         17.2% is age 65 and older ·         15.9% Africian American population  ·         79.8% Caucasian population ·         21% Hispanic population ·         8,800,000 housing units ·         $47,802   median household income     Florida Economy, State Spending …