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Old 01-29-2011, 04:30 AM
 
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Old 01-29-2011, 09:54 AM
 
Location: Greensboro - Winston Salem
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Winter Park on the northern edge of Orlando is certainly upscale. Downtown is a lovely place to stroll on a Saturday afternoon. Nice farmers market downtown on Saturday morning.
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Old 01-29-2011, 03:36 PM
 
Location: SARASOTA, FLORIDA
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Many like Winter Springs, Lake Mary areas.

I like the Sarasota and Tampa areas mainly because of the beaches.

The panhandle is amazingly beautiful.

Ft Lauderdale is also amazing.

Just so many areas to chose from.
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Old 03-12-2011, 01:56 PM
 
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Naples or the Fort Walton Beach/Destin area.
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:30 PM
 
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Hi, Im a 63 yr. old panamanian with a wife. We are retired and planning to move to florida. We lived in Phoenix, AZ. for about 26 yrs., but cant take the heat anymore. We have been doing some research on the St. Augustine area which seems nice. Im not looking for work, just to take it easy and to get rid of some stress. What would you all recommend? Thanks.
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Old 12-02-2011, 08:07 PM
 
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I am an lvn planning to move to florida, but i am not sure exactly which city to move to. Interested to move few miles to community colleges coz i am continuing my education. Not very expensive area rent ranging from $550 - $700/ month. Not close to lakes or beaches. So afraid of alligators. Be keep me posted.
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Old 12-03-2011, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Orlando
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Winter Park is usually voted in the top 100 places in America to live.

I am with you on Winter Park!
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