More People Moving to Florida in 2013? I Hope It’s Not A Figment

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More People Moving to Florida in 2013?  I Hope It’s Not A Figment


According to Zac Anderson of the Sarasota Herald Tribune more people are expected to move to Florida in 2013 than in the past several years and the migrations should continue to gain momentum through 2016.

Photo by Toni Weidman of Re/Max New Dimensions


This would certainly be good news for employment in the state (and for real estate agents). We can only hope that it is a real prediction and not a figment..

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More People Moving to Florida in 2013?  I Hope It’s Not A Figment

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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC - Austin, TX
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

Good morning Toni,

Hope this is true for you also! There are some great home values in Florida right now. If FL finds an increase in job creation you will find people moving to FL in 2013!! 

Jan 08, 2013 04:47 AM #1
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

That would be fantastic.  We're seeing a influx of people buying second homes, but until the employment numbers change here our "moving here" outlook is bleek.  The news yesterday was another pending 485 layoffs.

Jan 08, 2013 04:53 AM #2
Fred Hernden
Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area - Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque area Home Inspector

Hmmmm, I have mixed emotions about that. I think I would rather just see us move around and buy new homes instead of the state becoming more congested :-)

Jan 08, 2013 05:00 AM #3
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Hello Toni.  All the buyers moving to  New Port Richey, Florida need to call Toni Weidman 1-727-237-0083 for her assistance.


Jan 08, 2013 05:12 AM #4
Frank Laisch
Stewart Insurance & Risk managment- Stewart Title Company - Tampa, FL
"The Insurance Guy"

Toni, That is great news! I love to read positive press about the industry, as usually it is gloom & doom material...Lets keep our fingers crossed that this is true

Jan 08, 2013 05:20 AM #5
Toni Weidman
Florida Luxury Realty - Trinity, FL
24 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

Dorie - I hope so too. Thank you.

Tammy - we have had the second-homers too lately. Still good!

Fred - that doesn't bring new money into the state.

Mary - Thank you, my friend.

Frank - me too. I just hope he's right.

Jan 08, 2013 05:30 AM #6
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
Toni- I would 't be surprised. Over the holidays our area was packed so I' m thinking that many realized what great opportunities there are here in Florida. Of course the weather doesn't hurt either.
Jan 08, 2013 05:34 AM #7
Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366
Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366 - Placerville, CA
General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage

This sounds encouraging for those in Florida Toni, I'm sure it will be a welcome shift.

Jan 08, 2013 05:43 AM #8
Toni Weidman
Florida Luxury Realty - Trinity, FL
24 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

We still have a lot of cars on the roads, Kathy. It seems like lots of snow birds are here this year.

It sure does sound encouraging, Tom. I'm keeping my fingers and toes crossed.

Jan 08, 2013 05:45 AM #9
Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Toni, I can't imagine that trend stopping...interesting pix too LOL...Make it a wonderful week!

Jan 08, 2013 06:57 AM #10
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Hurt, VA

Toni-Additional folks to an area is always a good sign. Have yourself a splendid day.

Jan 08, 2013 07:05 AM #11
Anita Clark
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

Toni: A large influx of people is good for the Florida economy...I hope many end up in your area.

Jan 08, 2013 07:08 AM #12
Kwee Huset
Kwee Huset Realty - Venice, FL
Venice Florida Homes For Sale

Hi Toni, I came across many people who moved away because of Hurricane Charley of 2004, now they are moving back.

Jan 08, 2013 07:28 AM #13
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Denver, CO

Hey Toni,  I hope you get lots of phone calls to help these people.  I know they can use your help.

Jan 08, 2013 08:30 AM #14
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Toni, Hope it's not a figment, that would be great for our state!

Jan 08, 2013 10:17 AM #15
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing


As we have traveled in Florida in limited areas, I can understand why people like it and will probably continue moving to Florida.  We were recently very impressed by the Jacksonville area, Ponte Vedra and St Augustine, especially by their weather.  A

Jan 08, 2013 10:59 AM #16
Dianne Goode
Raleigh Cary Realty - Raleigh, NC

Hi Toni.  I am hoping for renewed growth in Florida too -- you may recall, I have some undeveloped land to sell!  As I tell my clients, it's always about supply and demand.  People moving into a region create demand, which raises prices and spurs new development.  Onward!

Jan 10, 2013 04:37 PM #17
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