So You Want to Move to Florida

How to Save Time and Money in Becoming a Resident and Exploring Florida's Treasures Your Guide to Securing Your Dreams in Florida

by Stan Farnham



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/7/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 296
ISBN : 9781418451424

About the Book

If you relish the idea of saving money, and living a dream too, this clear, concise book will give you keen insights on moving to and living in Florida. You’ll learn how to:

  • Lead vibrant, interesting lives in Florida.
  • Find the best places to visit as a resident.
  • Establish Florida as your domicile.
  • Protect your nest egg.
  • Save thousands of dollars in buying your new home.
  • Identify wildlife and birds.
  • Avoid or minimize Florida intangible taxes.
  • Have a Florida friendly yard.
  • Do business in Florida.
  • Tap into 55 cost saving ideas.
  • Deal with the unique challenges and problems of Florida.
  • Develop a priority-order focused plan.
  • Avoid “had I known, I would have…” comments.

Magic Threes. You’ll learn the top three birds, animals, lighthouses, wildlife refuges, beaches, day trips, mini-vacations, Florida “castles;” and three interest or expertise levels for activities. By focusing on the top three, you will be able to select the activities that best fit your unique needs and desires. These exciting experiences can unleash a new level of success and positive change for you.

You’ll appreciate the business savvy, optimism and spirit of adventure that threads through the fabric of this easy-to-read book.

About the Author

Stan Farnham has been a U.S. Forest Service fire fighter, a U.S. Army paratroop officer, a technical writer, a company CEO, president of condominium associations and president of two national associations. This is his second book.

He led five manufacturing companies, as a turnaround CEO, from dire straits to profitability during the 1990s. Stan and wife Mary moved to Florida after he completed his fifth successful turnaround.

A graduate of Drake University, Stan and Mary have six grown children. She participated in the adventures described in the book. She also has been active in homeowner associations, and conducts a water aerobics class three days a week.

To get in touch with the author, visit the web site