Moving to a new city can be quite tasking, especially if you have practically become used to your present city. Also, looking at the various factors to consider before you make the decision to relocate to a new place, it can be overwhelming. Such factors to consider include the cost of living in the new city, housing, transport, food and restaurant, security, availability of standard schools and their proximity to your home, tourist attraction sites, and so on. These factors are very important and must be carefully considered before deciding to move to new place.
Are you thinking of moving to Florida, the United States? Miami is definitely the city you should move to. Whether you are a professional, a student, or a job-seeker, Miami is absolutely perfect. Miami – Known as the “magic city” due to its rapid all-round growth, is ranked America’s richest city and the seventh in the world in terms of purchasing power. Miami, a major port city known as the “Cruise Capital of the World” is the busiest port in the world.
In 2010, Forbes magazine rated Miami as the cleanest city in the world, based on several factors such as clean air, clean drinking water, clean streets, and citywide recycling program.
When relocating to a new place, knowing the average cost implications such as housing, transport, utilities and food is a good place to start. Rents in Miami vary from one part of the city to another. Rent in highbrow areas such as Brickell, Coconut Grove, and South Beach can be as high as $2,600, whereas, Liberty City and Overtown have rent as low as $1,000 or less. On the average, Miami is one of America’s cities with very low rent.
In terms of taxes, Miami residents only pay federal income taxes; they don’t pay any local or state taxes. Food and transport costs in Miami (though slightly above the national average), are still affordable, as there are several job opportunities in the city. As of August 2015, a loaf of bread costs $2.27, a gallon of milk costs $3.46, and a pound of chicken breasts is $4.20.
Miami is home to some of the best Caribbean and Latin American cuisine known in Florida as the “Floribbean” cuisine. The average price of food for one day in Miami is about $32; one of the lowest in the country.
There are plenty of job opportunities in the city as Miami is home to some of the world’s multinational companies. As of 2010, Miami is rated an “Alpha minus World city.” Several companies and organizations have their headquarters in Miami, e.g. Akerman Senterfitt, Alienware, Arquitectonica, Arrow Air, Brightstar Corporation, Burger King, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Corporation, Carnival Cruise Lines, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, Espírito Santo Financial Group, Fizber.com, Greenberg Traurig, Inktel Direct, Interval International, Lennar, Navarro Discount Pharmacies, Norwegian Cruise Lines and many others.
Miami’s pleasant winter climate makes it a desired haven for many tourists. The city houses some of America’s popular beaches such as the Miami Beach and the South Beach. It also plays host to other tourist sites like the Jungle Island, Zoo Miami, American Airline Arena, Little Havana and Calle Ocho (popular for its distinctive cultural flavor), Miami Seaquarium, and several other interesting sites.
No doubt, based on these eye-popping descriptions, anyone planning to relocate to Florida will consider staying in the Gateway to the Americas, Miami.