Thirteen cities have increased hiring; Texas and Florida lead the way, while the coasts are dwindling

Now hiring sign at McDonald’s location in Sunny Isles Beach, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock by Kristi Blokhin The economy is trending downward in the most advantageous manner. The coastal Southeast and the Rockies are seeing significant economic growth, with an increase in the availability of well-paying jobs and reasonably priced homes. And with a burgeoning

Florida’s housing market doesn’t match up with the rest of the U.S.

Florida Housing Market – Aerial View of Miami Beach, South Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mia2you According to the most recent data from real estate services company Redfin, Florida is topping the nation in the increase of active housing market property listings. In cities like Cape Coral, the total supply of houses for

Almost 500K residents have departed Florida. How far did they go?

City of Miami Beach, Florida Aerial Perspective — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Cascade Creatives Over a million people moved to Florida from all over the world in 2022, marking a significant increase in immigration from other states and nations. However, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that around 500,000 residents of the state departed for

According to U-Haul, Florida and four other states saw the most moves in 2023 

U-Haul truck – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Around the World Photos New data from equipment rental giant U-Haul shows that 2023 was another year where thousands of people moved across state lines. U-Haul publishes its Growth Index report for the preceding year every year. The business compares the net gain of U-Haul trucks leaving

There will be a new Disney planned community, but it won’t be in Florida or California

Celebration Town in Kissimmee area near Disney – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by VIAVAL TOURS Though it’s not quite near the theme parks, Disney has designed a new residential community that residents can join if they want to live the Disney way year-round. The latest step in Storyliving by Disney, an initiative aimed at creating

Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, is moving back to the Sunshine State

Jeff Bezos & Lauren Sanchez – Courtesy: DFree – Shutterstock Billionaire Jeff Bezos is moving out of Seattle, where he started Amazon over thirty years ago in a garage. The 59-year-old Bezos revealed plans to move back to Miami, where he attended high school, in an Instagram post on Thursday night in order to be

Who is surpassing Florida cities for apartment rent growth?

Miami Beach, Florida: Colorful pastel green house apartment building for rent – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kristi Blokhin The majority of rent price increases last month were in college towns, energy industry towns, Midwest and Northeast cities, while rent growth in the Sunbelt, which skyrocketed during the epidemic, fell further victim to a large

Why is THIS Florida city considered a “safe haven” from storms when other cities in the state have trouble getting insurance for their storm-damaged homes?

Aerial view of boats in Ocala, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Catherine Cornish Residents of the city of Ocala are grateful their location still offers a ‘safe haven’ from the harsh weather in the Sunshine State in the wake of the damage Hurricane Idalia wreaked on Florida. At the end of August, the

Florida surpasses New York to take second place for most valuable housing market

New York City Housing Market – NYC Skyline with Statue of Liberty In View – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by shutterupeire According to a poll, Florida has surpassed New York to become the second-most valued property market in the country. Beginning in June 2022, residential property values in the Sunshine State increased by $160 billion,

Ranking of Florida’s ten largest cities’ cost of living from least expensive to most costly

Tampa Bay, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Florida is the state with the highest population growth in the US, and is a favorite among retirees, but it can also be fairly pricey. Insider looked at The Council for Community and Economic Research’s Cost of Living Index for various major regions in