benefits of retiring to southwest florida

Are you tired of the wintry weather?  State Income Taxes?  Lack of Sunshine?

If you are contemplating a location to relocate to after retirement, Southwest Florida is one of the most looked to spots in the nation.  Naples, Fort Myers, Punta Gorda and the surrounding areas have become one of the most popular destinations for senior living.  From beautiful winters and an abundance of golf courses to an affordable cost of living and favorable tax implications, Southwest Florida has a lot to offer.  Retirees from around the United States and Canada now call Southwest Florida home.

The benefits of Retiring to Southwest Florida Include:

Lower Taxes No state income tax is charged for Florida residents!  This is the major advantage of choosing Southwest Florida as a retirement destination. Moving to Florida from a state that has a high-income tax, can save tens of thousands of dollars in taxes.  Florida is one of a handful of states that does not collect an income tax.

Beautiful Weather, Beaches and Sunshine– Southwest Florida offers some of the finest weather in the nation.  Florida is known as the sunshine state for a reason.  From November through May, residents enjoy low humidity, sunshine, and perfect temperatures.  located on the Gulf of Mexico, beaches are abundant.  From Naples to Punta Gorda, beaches provide residents a relaxing setting with calm waters, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, warm water and lots of sand.   Your days spent dealing with snow and sleet are in the past.  Cold, wintry weather is almost unheard of throughout For Myers, Naples and Port Charlotte.  With such beautiful weather, residents spend more time outside staying active with year-round outdoor activities.  Sunlight has been found to have a positive impact of mood, stimulate the immune system, increase oxygen levels and lower blood pressure.  The weather in the summer is not unlike many northern states, hot and humid.  During these months, many residents enjoy the outdoors in the morning and evening when the sun is not as intense.

Wide Range of Housing to Choose From –Whether you are looking for a winter home, a condo on a golf course, a single-family home or a 55+ communities, real estate is abundant throughout the area.   Southwest Florida has a property for every need, price range, size and stage of life.

Countless Recreational Activities – Boating, Fishing, Golf, Biking, Walking, Swimming, Shopping, Theater, The Arts –  activities are plentiful throughout the area.

Medical Facilities – Southwest Florida is home to private concierge services, private medical offices, many hospitals and medical clinics.  From rheumatologists to otolaryngologists, services geared specifically towards older individuals are abundant.

If you are contemplating retiring to Naples, Fort Myers, Port Charlotte or surrounding communities, contact Frank and Sons Moving and Storage.  Frank and Sons is Southwest Florida’s premier Residential mover to rely on for all your moving and storage needs. Since 1982 homeowners have called Frank and Sons for one stop shopping for all types of moves from apartments and condominiums to large estates, retirement homes and assisted living facilities. Through our partnership with Wheaton World Wide Moving, Frank and Sons has the resources, knowledge, experience and manpower to handle local and long distance moves. There is no moving task that is too large or small for Frank and Sons.