Are You Moving To Florida & Need A Removals Company
Are you planning on moving to Florida? It’s well known for its many theme parks and leisure facilities. It’s nicknamed the “Sunshine” state, for its year round sunshine and warm climate.
If you are looking to move to Florida, White & Company have been providing an International removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of BAR, FIDI and Omni.
Florida has over 1,800 miles of coastline making it an ideal location for activities like fishing and water sports. It is also home to some of the world’s best golf courses. One of the advantages of living in Florida is its lack of personal and state income tax. It may be worth considering filing for the Homestead Exemption at the local county property appraiser’s office. After establishing a residence in Florida, you may be qualified for further tax cuts.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Florida
Buying a property in Florida is generally a straightforward process. It is wise to secure the services of a reliable real estate agent. These individuals will play a big part in the purchasing process and will be able to ensure everything runs smoothly.
As a guide, for a one bedroomed apartment, you can expect to pay approximately US$1323 (£953) per square metre of real estate in the city. On the outskirts this drops to around US$750 (£540).
If you intend to rent. Currently the average rental cost for a one bedroomed apartment in the city is US$997 (£718) per month and further outside the centre US$835 (£601).
The following site has a selection of properties for sale and rent: http://www.rightmove.co.uk
Schools if moving to Florida
The majority of expats will choose an international school, especially if they only plan to stay in Florida for a few years. Students at international schools in the USA can be taught in English and a foreign language and can follow the curriculum back home. However, good international schools can often have long waiting lists, so it is wise to apply well in advance. The following site has a list of schools: http://www.greatschools.org
Local Information if you are thinking of moving to Florida
When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting. A quick visit to the following website can help you on your way: www.expatarrivals.com
Travel, if you are thinking of moving to Florida
Most expats will choose to drive for reasons of convenience, safety and freedom to move about as they wish. The roads and highways in Florida are relatively easy to navigate. Fuel costs are reasonable and a driver’s licence from your home country can be used. It would be recommended, but is not necessary, to obtain an international driver’s permit (IDP) from the local Automobile before you depart for Florida
Currency Conversion If Moving To Florida
The official currency is the US Dollar (USD). The US Dollar is broken down into 100 Cents. Banking is extremely competitive and the choice of services and rates can make deciding where to open an account confusing.
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm.
Simply follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/. Alternatively, please feel free to call us on Tel: 01494-857672 to discuss your currency requirements.
Preparing for the move
Moving house can be a difficult process at the best of times, moving to a whole new country can be much harder. There are many things to think about and make decisions about. White & Company offer a full international removals service, specialising in removals to the USA, South Africa, Australia, Canada and thousands of other destinations worldwide.
International Removals To Florida
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