Florida’s Real Estate Woes—How soaring homeowner insurance costs may affect buyers market

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by alphaspirit.it Just when it seemed like the Florida housing market was in a promising sweet spot for prospective buyers, insurance executives have reason to believe the property insurance market is casting a large shadow that may draw homeowners elsewhere. The COVID-19 pandemic created a single-home and condo buying surge in

Understanding Florida’s ‘Anti-Riot’ bill—cracking down on protests in the state

Looted storefront business – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by magraphy Yesterday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed and approved a new measure that vows to crack down on rioting, property damage, and violence during protests. DeSantis called the new law the “strongest anti-rioting, pro-law enforcement measure in the country.” CS/HB 1 – Combating Public Disorder

What is Florida’s Motorcycle Helmet Law?

Man in a Motorcycle with helmet and gloves is an important protective clothing for motorcycling throttle control, safety concept – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Somnuek saelim Motorcycle drivers are plentiful in the Sunshine State. It’s no surprise why they are so popular. And while motorcycles are fun to ride, they are also very dangerous. 

Florida notches top spot in U.S. News Report Best States in 2021

“Welcome to Florida” sign (The Sunshine State) Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ingo70 U.S. News & World Report recently released its comprehensive 2021 rankings for the Best States in 2021, keeping in mind how states are adjusting to life during a pandemic and how its residents have managed during these tough times.  As most Floridians

As Spring Breakers hit Florida for warm escape, Walt Disney World reservations are sold out

Cinderella’s Castle at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park. Photo: aliwigle/Pixabay.com Florida has always been a popular destination for spring breakers across the country.  This year more than ever, will test Florida’s ability to handle a likely surplus of visitors from all states because of COVID-19 restrictions everywhere but in the Sunshine State.  As travelers look

Nestlé Waters Given Rights to Bottle 1 Million Gallons of Florida Spring Water

Crystal Clear Ginnie Springs – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Zoe Esteban One of Florida’s largest freshwater springs will soon be tapped for nearly 1 million gallons of water a day after Nestlé Waters North America was granted a permit approval from the Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board earlier this week. The permit

St. Johns County welcomes Florida’s first Buc-ee’s convenience store, the first of many to come in the state

Texas convenience store giant touted as the world’s largest convenience store opens first location in St. Johns County, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by  stock_photo_world The first Buc-ee’s convenience and fueling station in Florida officially opened this week in St. Johns County. For those who are unaware of or have ever heard of Buc-ee’s,

Florida’s tourism industry reports lowest figures since 2010

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Gustavo Frazao The Sunshine State was on track to post record-setting tourism numbers for state visitations in 2020, but then the pandemic happened, and those projections were derailed. In fact, according to new data from Visit Florida, the tourism industry saw an astounding but reasonably expected 34 percent drop in

Florida’s redistricting process will have to wait—U.S. Census Bureau blames pandemic for delay in data release

2020 Census Form – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tada Images Florida’s population continues to shoot up as the COVID-19 pandemic forges forward in 2021. Because Florida is a “fully-open” state, many families, businesses, and remote working individuals from lesser opened states have made the move down to the Sunshine State in search of new

Tips to Consider When Choosing Charter Boat in Key West

Boat Shelf in Florida – Courtesy: Image by Thomas Schroeder from Pixabay Traveling is something that most people enjoy doing, and it is also a great way to make memories. If you are looking for a top travel destination, Key West is the perfect place to visit if you enjoy going on a charter boat