Migration To Florida In First Months Of 2022 Exceeds 2021 Levels

The number of people moving to Florida during the first few months of 2022 is even higher than it was during the same period in 2021, the New York Post is reporting.

The Miami area is a particularly big beneficiary of the migration, according to the newly released data on drivers license swaps.

New York’s Mayor had hoped the exodus to Florida would fizzle out now that pandemic restrictions had eased – but it instead seems to be accelerating, the paper wrote.

Here are the number of out-of state drivers licenses swapped for Florida licenses in the first four months of 2022:

  • New York to Florida – 61,728 license swaps (up 12% over 2021 and 55% over 2019)
  • New Jersey to Florida – 10,580 license swaps (up 9% over 2021)
  • Connecticut to Florida – 4,119 license swaps (up 4% over 2021)
  • California to Florida – 9,645 license swaps (up 18% over 2021)
  • Pennsylvania to Florida – 8,412 license swaps
  • Illinois to Florida – 8,149 license swaps

Of those relocating from New York, 2,935 have moved to Palm Beach County, 1,946 moved to Broward, and 1,777 moved to Miami-Dade.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Moving from NYC to Miami soon but I first wanna buy a condo. What’s the best area to purchase in? Budget below $1M.

Nick
1 month ago

You’ll get a lot of value in Edgewater.. near everything.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The best area with that budget, Hialeah!

Anonymous
1 month ago

lol funny

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

midtown miami, youre blocks away from trader joes and target and plenty of restaurants. also there is a free trolley they gets you to downtown and youre near 36st that allows you to go to the beach or hop on i 95. brickell doesnt have target or trader joes.

Tweety
1 month ago

Trader joes is in south beach, how is that blocks away from midtown? Its a few miles away.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They’re opening a Trader Joe’s in Midtown

Anonymous
1 month ago

Agree with Edgewater. Super walkable and up and coming neighborhood.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Super walkable unless you want to walk by the bay….

Anonymous
1 month ago

Super walkable, if you don’t mind walking entire blocks spanned by parking garages and avoid dog poop and flooding every time it rains.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami Worldcenter area! Park West and surrounding! This area will be the best in town in some years.

Anonymous
1 month ago

As someone new to the area, does Park West extend north beyond 395 or is that considered the omni district?

Anonymous
1 month ago

That is considered the Omni district

Azarius
1 month ago

I second this because this would be the most bang for bucks. You can buy new under 1Mil and I can guarantee you 4 years later you can sale for about triple. That’s due to the projects coming as well you have EVERYTHING within 4 blocks including FTX arena. Public transit in this area is ok, better coverage than any other part of the county. Can’t get no better for downtown living.

Ran
1 month ago

Right downtown miami will be the next Brickell in 5 years after miami world center mall will be built

Anonymous
1 month ago

Overtown is about to blow up. You can buy a house and have your own piece of land instead of a condo.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That is actually something I have not considered before… thank you!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Or a townhouse

Anonymous
1 month ago

Brickell is overpriced and overrated but closer to a NYC feeling. The beach is also overpriced. Downtown, especially Park West is an awesome area as its growing fast. Midtown is ok but it’s more of city life as you won’t get waterfront properties or much of a party life feeling. I guess it depends on what you are looking for. Edgewater will be the next big thing after Downtown but it will take longer. Wynwood has barely anything for sale, mostly rentals… and the big elephant in the room is Overtown, as it has a great location and development has just started, this will probably become an amazing area but not there yet.

Anonymous
1 month ago

People who say Brickell has an NYC feeling haven’t been to NYC, or even checked Google Maps Streetview for fifteen minutes.

They call me...
1 month ago

Brickell sorely lacks the Manhattan experience of gooey and stinky trash bags piled up on the sidewalks.
Nothing like tiptoing over those little slime rivers on a 101 degree summer day.
(Miami planners thought about alleys and covered/climate controlled trash rooms in the tall buildings)

Ran
1 month ago

Brickell you actually breathe a fresh air where in Manhattan you breathe car fumes and trust smell

Anonymous
1 month ago

I am actually from NYC and I can confirm that Brickell and now also Downtown has a very NYC feeling, as in Manhattan. Wynwood is more like Brooklyn for example.

Ran
1 month ago

Not nyc feeling much better than nyc no comparison Nyc Old stink Crime up buildings are from 1900s
Beautiful water view in Brickell too to do any comparison between nyc trash and Beautiful Brickell is stupid

Anonymous
1 month ago

But NYC is full of people who know how to write an coherent sentence in English though.

Ran
1 month ago

Yes nyc full of crooks that want to eat you alive full of politicians who wants to steal your money full of criminals who want to steal your money and take your life

Ran
1 month ago

I have been 30 years in nyc Brickell is 1000 better than any neighbors in nyc and less garbage in the streets also less crime
Brickell is maybe the best area in the US right now

They call me...
1 month ago

Brickell is valued by people who value the finer things.
The highest paying jobs, the Four Seasons, Sax Fifth Avenue, a contiguous bay walk, Underline biking and jogging trails, etc.
You can find a condo under a million and
ever need to own a car if you don’t want one.
The running path around Brickell Key is public and amazing, and the biking on The Rickenbacher Causeway is world class.

Ran
1 month ago

Brickell is not overpriced when you compare it to Manhattan and it’s much better than Manhattan

Anonymous
1 month ago

Manhattan is over a century years older and has a population that’s much, much bigger than Miami’s. So please stop with the comparisons.

Colored Town
28 days ago

Now that the beach and Brickell is flooding, suddenly you want to go to Overtown where you used to tell the world to stay away from. We were the great Pariah. No one dared even set foot there. We weren’t good enough. Please leave Overtown out of your greed. Real people live here.
We’ve been a food desert for a long time. You’ve put the garbage dump/ incenerator on one of the main streets here, the toxic sewage sludge to the south . To the middle of Overtown a mess of transformers; the Brightline coursing through at breakneck speeds, mostly empty to take a few passengers to Orlando and then the new massive highway construction putting a shadow over blocks of once sunny streets and bringing more smog and pollution into this small part of high ground. What of the health of our town, our children? Not to mention the refusal to help residents set up viable businesses nor investments in low income and I don’t mean “affordable housing”,cause the rent keeps increasing every 6 months .
You’ve been slicing and dicing our town up for the last 30-40 years and forcing our residents out.

Please look elsewhere, Overtown is not for sale!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Since this site keeps on reporting on other Areas like Fort Lauderdale, what do you mean when you say you are moving to Miami?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Fort Lauderdale is not Miami to me so I mean Miami Miami, either the city or the beach.

Actually do you call Miami “Miami City” and the beach “Miami Beach”? Sorrry if it’s a stupid question. I’ve only been there on vacation and always wondered.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Shhhhh. Don’t say that Fort Lauderdale is not Miami, you get a lot of haters before you even move here🤣 (you are correct tho)

305
1 month ago

miami locals consider miami dade county as “miami” no one in miami considers fort lauderdale as miami

PBC girl
1 month ago

Florida grown Miami is over rated 😂 I’d love to go to another state it’s so much to see so outside hot spot Miami

Anonymous
1 month ago

Correct… and Miami can be so much better, but there are people living there that close their eyes, put their fingers in their ears, and say “la la la la” when somebody says that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They are separate cities with their own Mayors.

Anonymous
1 month ago

So do you say Miami City and Miami Beach or just Miami and Miami Beach?

BB1
1 month ago

You can call Miami,-Miami and Miami Beach- Miami Beach. I don’t think anyone says Miami City that I know of. Of course, there is also Miami Shores, Miami Lakes, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Miami Gardens…also their own cities. We don’t appear to be very creative here when it comes to naming cities. LOL.

Anonymous
1 month ago

So if you live In Edgewater and you are in Miami Beach and someone asks you where do you live, do you say the specific neighborhood in Miami? i.e. Edgewater, or do you say Miami?

305
1 month ago

think of miami dade county as miami and each area as areas of miami

when people ask where u live you say:

edgewater
wynwood
grove
gables
downtown
beach (sobe, south of fifth, sunset harbour, etc.)
brickell
little havana
allapattah
midtown
south miami
etc

Anonymous
1 month ago

In that case you would definitely say Edgewater (or whatever other neighborhood it may be, e.g., Midtown, Brickell, North Miami Beach).

305
1 month ago

correct, it is not unlike LA is Los Angeles County and the different municipalities (beverly hills, west hollywood, santa monica are just parts of LA)

no one in real life will correct you and say “coral gables is not miami it is its own municipality” that is for geeks on this forum… issues of municipality only come up when discussing a local election, ordinance, or code, etc. just like LA.

305
1 month ago

but all this being said… know a cardinal sin is referring to anything broward as miami…. perhaps an exception is made for miramar which is culturally miami… miami spillover

Anonymous
1 month ago

I don’t even know what Broward is lol. Sorry.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nah, Miramar is just another sprawling Broward nightmare where the “Miami” radio stations operate.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Right 305. One of the biggest things if you’re from out of town is getting used to knowing when you’ve crossed over into Hialeah.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You can say “over on the mainland,” or if someone is asking you and their actually from Miami, then you can get specific if they ask by saying “I live in Edgewater.”

They call me...
1 month ago

Depends.
Probably Edgewater if you are speaking to a local person in Miami Beach.
Some people would say, “I live on the mainland” or “I live downtown”.

They call me...
1 month ago

Depends on who you are talking to…
But generally, we call Miami the greater Miami area. And the barrier island cities of Miami Beach, Surfside, Bal Harbour, etc is called “The beach”.

Ex.
Before the Lincoln Rd movie theater opened the only reason you’d leave “the beach” was to see a move in “the Grove” (Coconut Grove is a neighborhood in the City of Miami).

Anonymous
1 month ago

I just moved from NYC (Harlem) to Wynwood, as a renter though. Not much sale around here but I’d say Downtown is great, Brickell is nice to rent at but you get more buying power Downtown.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I am moving from Miami to NYC, Harlem also!! Since now Miami costa the same as NYC, I figured I’d get a job there that pays more than here😅

Hella
1 month ago

You are kidding, right? If you don’t bring your job with you, let me us know how that goes. Salaries here aren’t great.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I got a job in a tech start-up as a Sr. Manager in Miami. The salary is only $10K lower than my current one in NY but when you account for no income taxes and lower living costs, I still got a better deal.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You’ll still be spending most of your paycheck on rent, so you’re not escaping anything.

Checo
1 month ago

New Yorkers who move to Miami are not spending “most” of their paycheck on rent.
According to the data from professionally managed apartments, new to market renters are paying 24% of their income on rent.

Miami paychecks do not have withholdings for State or City taxes in their paychecks either.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“I am moving from Miami to NYC, Harlem”

People have been moving back and forth between the cites of Miami and New York before you were born.. so that’s nothing new.

Ran
1 month ago

It’s new a lot this time it’s a huge migration move out of new york which change everything from rent real estate price price of goods and groceries which affect the cost of living

Anonymous
1 month ago

No, it’s not “new.” Are you going to blame all the Hispanic people that migrated to Miami also?

Geezzus.. Miami has so many people living in it that must’ve been born 18 to 24 years ago.

Checo
1 month ago

Don’t believe the hype. Miami does not cost the same as NY.
Miami is still much cheaper.

realitychecker
1 month ago

no it isnt

chongalicious
1 month ago

no it isnt and there is no mass transit here so you need a car with the high insurance rates ,gas prices,monthly payments,hay traffic meng…..

Ran
1 month ago

There is some free transportation in Miami depending what your destination I walk to work in Brickell my car insurance is lower because I travel only 5000 miles per year

Ran
1 month ago

Yes nyc pay is much higher depending on your circumstances
You being paid to freeze in the winter and for the foul stink you breathe and high taxes and high cost of living but you paid to suffer

Anonymous
1 month ago

Learn what commas and periods are for next time before you write anything.

MiamiArchi
1 month ago

Its a tough question.
Depends very much on what your are looking for/ your age / how much space you want for <1Mil.
If you want walkability more NYC lifestyle you have:
Miami Beach, Coconut Grove, Brickell, Downtown, Coral Gables, Midtown
Some would say Edgewater but I'm not a fan. Its basically a bunch of nice condos here and there with nothing around. I think its still to broken up.
As someone said Wynwood is basically all rentals.
Miami Beach
As a local I would not recommend Miami Beach. its a great place to visit and go out for a nice dinner or a night out on the town. but its very expensive and traffic is rough if you have to leave the island.
Coconut Grove
The Hot Spot for New Yorkers. Tons of New Yorkers moving here. Pretty expensive but the neighborhood has more options, such as older small condo buildings, townhomes etc. if you look for it.
Brickell
The closest you will find to Manhattan style. Brickell is already built out and has a full vibe establish. For under 1Mil you can find a unit in almost any building here just depends what you are looking for how big etc. In my opinion its my favorite neighborhood you have young people families, locals, Europeans, big mix of people.
Downtown
This is a big area with a big range of options. Some really luxury buildings. Some so so buildings. Its still an up and coming area. Not my favorite area yet honestly but in 10 years it will be very different.
Coral Gables
A very nice area. Very much a locals area. Its a much Older and more quite crowd if that is of interest to you.
Midtown
This is a very nice and walkable area, lots of restaurant options. Some decent condo options. Its a lot like Brickell but is just a lot smaller. But its close to Wynwood and Design District which is nice.

Hope this helps! Good Luck

Checo
1 month ago

Excellent post MiamiArchi.
Very nice summary.

Anonymous
1 month ago

How far below $1M? If real close to $1M I’d move to Key Biscayne or Miami Beach. Don’t let realtor cheerleaders here misdirect you into some concrete canyon like the one you’re leaving. Miami is all about the beach and the water.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami is becoming an urban oasis. It is no longer all about the beach and the water. You don’t need to be a realtor to see that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Exactly. I want to be in a city environment and be able to get to beach in 15 mins. Living just by the beach could become boring with time. Maybe I’m wrong.

Anonymous
1 month ago

By West Ave in Miami Beach, you can already WALK to a real Trader Joes, plus 2 Publixs, a Fresh Market, and a Sadelle in a few weeks, 2 movie theaters, 1 rooftop, a performing arts theater, good hardware store, nice restaurants like Ceviche 105, Huahuas, sunset locations, paddle board rental, etc, etc. And the beach is just a 10 block walk.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You’re wrong.

Anonymous
1 month ago

An urban oasis without decent transit when we have an expandable Metrorail already.

Anonymous
1 month ago

This beach is the main attraction and the main reason why Miami developed at all. Was then, is now, always will be about the beach. Even a realtor should be able to see that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

There is nothing decent below or at $1M in Miami Beach though. I checked.

Anonymous
1 month ago

No problem, there are plenty of other areas you can move to for $1 million. The beaches and ocean are a quick drive away and that’s the beauty of living in Miami instead of somewhere like Nebraska.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lotsa luck finding parking if you have to drive to a beach in Dade or Broward on a weekend or holiday, plus you’ll pay thru the teeth for it and it’ll add up quick.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Oh cry me a river!

Anonymous
1 month ago

What would the taxes, insurance, and HOA fees be for a $1,000,000 ,condo?

Checo
1 month ago

Depends.
Use 2% of your purchase price to estimate annual property taxes, that is a rule of thumb and it will likely be less.
Major insurance (windstorm/flood) are included in your condominium association management (CAM) fees.
The Condo fees can range broadly from 50 cents to $2 + per sq ft depending on the age/effeciency of the building and the amount of services provided for the residences.

Another tip, in your inspection period/due diligence period request the Condo Assoc’s last Year End Budget, current budget, and the Meeting Minutes from their last two meetings.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Less than NYC for sure

Ran
1 month ago

Insurance for 1 million condo maybe 1100 per year and up

Maintenance Hoa for 1 bedroom 776 sq ft 835$ per month

5000 and up for real estate tax in 1 bedroom youbget some discount if you permanent resident call homestead exemption

Maintenance including parking basic cable and internet water

Gym pools jacuzzi sauna steam room

Receiving Mail service for packages doorman and valet

Anonymous
1 month ago

Plenty of decent 1 bedroom condos.

Checo
1 month ago

Good and great Realtors get to know their people.

Not everyone cares about the beach and water, and a lot of people do. If you are new to market, just make sure to find the Good and Great Realtors…the barrier to entry as a real estate agent allows for a lot of part timers and hacks.

Don’t use a Realtor who hasn’t worked/lived their profession for at least 5 years in Miami. Don’t use a Realtor who doesn’t own real estate.
Don’t use a Realtor who uses a gmail address.

Avoid those three things and you are sure to have a better experience finding what you want and what you need.

Mike
1 month ago

I just did this last year. Bought in downtown at 900 Biscayne. The major factor for me was not Brickell traffic with the drawbridges, easier access to beaches and north to FLL area, on the metromover (edgewater not), currently a mess with construction, but will be done in 3/4 years and good for property values.

Edgewater stan
1 month ago

I bought last year in Edgewater. It’s a really great neighborhood and in the middle of everything. You have Brickell, Wynwood, Midtown and Downtown all within a short uber ride (or a walk, depending if you don’t mind a 15-20 min walk.) There are tons of NY’ers over this way. I think you would feel right at home here!

chongalicious
1 month ago

lack of bars on biscayne….why the uptight liqour licensing on biscayne??

Anonymous
1 month ago

Biscayne blvd past 38th st is boring because some people back in the day wanted it that way.

Anonymous
1 month ago

just stay in NY please

Anonymous
1 month ago

We need MORE New Yorkers. To balance out all the uncultured locals that want Miami to stay a backwards third-world county wannabe.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“just stay in NY please”

Haha.. someone who hates freedom.

Yep
1 month ago

Brickell and Coconut Grove.

They call me...
1 month ago

Depends on you values and preferences.
Find a Realtor who has AT LEAST 5 years in the business and who owns his/her own home.

If you value size of home more than location, you will likely move further and further from downtown.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
I don’t know who gave this comment a “thumb down vote” but he is right…

Güther
1 month ago

Edgewater gets flood all the time and prices will fall down soon. Don’t buy just before the housing market bubble pops.

Don
1 month ago

Overtown, Liberty City, Miami Gardens all excellent choices. Spread the word to the rest of New Yorkers moving here. We are so happy to have you!!!

Colored Town
28 days ago

Nope, just keep on looking at edgewood,Brickell,coral gables etc

Ran
1 month ago

The most popular area Brickell miami 1000 times better than Manhattan
You can still buy 1 bedroom at 500k and 2 bedroom less than 1 million

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please please pleaseee checkout some history about NYC before you start yapping again.

Ran
1 month ago

Although the Luxury of living in Brickell is much higher Than Manhattan the restaurant food needs to improve to get good food you need to go to other parts of miami like Aventura Flagler and other areas it will take lots of time to know all the good restaurants

Andres Zapata
1 month ago

Hello welcome to Miami, I am a real estate Broker 561-396-5258 we can show you great condos.
Andres Zapata Broker Associate with Partnership Realty Inc.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Keep on coming, New Yorkers! The positive change on our city from new urban-oriented residents is impossible to understate.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

most of these NY folks are cold, rude and classiest. they will live next to a metromover station and still rather drive or get uber.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I actually do not have a drivers license (no need in NYC) so I will take the Metromover as Soi as I move down there.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That is not at all the experience I’ve had with New Yorkers.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They will feel at home in Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

New Yorkers are really nice, you probably live i. Hialeah and got the “broke” ones😅

Anonymous
1 month ago

“most of these NY folks are cold, rude”

If that’s the case, then those New Yorkers should fit in very well with the population in Miami because “cold and rude” people are a staple in this city.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I am a New Yorker and I am very kind like many others I know. We are not rude, we are direct and we keep it real but always with kindness. We also value our privacy and that is why we might appear cold to you but we actually are not.

What you are referring to is the cultural shock you are experiencing from new comers moving in. It’s normal and it can be helped with you either traveling more or speaking with new comers more. Get to know us before judging us.

I personally love the culture in Miami and although I am adapted to it, I don’t plan on changing my way. I rather adjust it though as I expect others around me to also adjust to my culture. It’s not black and white but it’s more like mixing different colors and getting a brand new color😉

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’m the one that wrote that comment above yours. I have no problem with people from New York. I’m in my sixties now and I remember many of my school mates that were from New York and New Jersey back in the day. I was replying to that clown who wrote “most of these NY folks are cold, rude and classiest,” as if Miami is just full of nothing but “pious people.” So don’t get me wrong, I love people from northern states and I would never say bs like “If you move here, but keep your politics in New York,” or “STAY AWAY,” or “keep your blue state voting ways in New York” that appears on this site from time to time. I lived in Europe for almost six years so I really got to know how it feels and what its like living in another part of the world. So people from New York are very welcomed to me. In fact, keep on comin!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Agree with this. To the contrary of those statements, please DO bring your blue votes. 🙂

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please don’t

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Someone who thinks D-Chump is smart.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You realize most of them are probably from east Long Island and not the city?

Anonymous
1 month ago

And you’re probably in Homestead.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s why real estate prices and rents are skyrocketing. It’s the old playbook of demand exceeding supply.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Do you remember what the population was in Miami in 1895?

Anon
1 month ago

Isn’t there a 6 month window in which people have before they have to change drivers licenses and license plates? Not sure this is current info.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think you can change it right away but for tax purposes you have to have lived at least 6 months to claim residency. Not sure if I’m correct either.

Checo
1 month ago

You have 30 days to change your Driver’s License in Florida. Whether you are new to the State or moving across town.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Although that’s not enforced at all. I’ve moved 4 times in Miami and still have a license with my address from my first place in town. Haven’t lived there since 2017. Lol

MiMiami
1 month ago

Lots of people moving to this great state. Can anyone remind me what political parties control those specific states? NY, NJ, CT, CA?

Would love to know.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please give politics a break. Go back to FOX!

Anonymous
1 month ago

He can’t help it because he’s from one of those states that’s controlled by the NRA.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why

Hella
1 month ago

I moved from a blue state, yes, taxes were part of our decision….but to be honest, you kind of get what you pay for. Quality of life here isn’t that great. But to each it’s own.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Quality of life here is terrific if you live in the right areas.

Anonymous
1 month ago

LOL ,as if those high taxes were invested in improving quality of life.

Zonked
1 month ago

They pretty much are. Take a look at the HDI for each state. Things are so good in the NE and West Coast that they’ve priced themselves out of their own market.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Look, nobody’s who’s looking to rent set’s the price, only the owners of the buildings can do that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Incorrect

Checo
1 month ago

These are very good people. Great people. Precisely the people that you want to welcome and call your neighbor.

The overwhelming majority, if not all, of the recent permanent moves are from New Yorkers who are somewhat Democrat because they had been all their lives. They own businesses, and they create jobs. Recently, their passion for their family and their extended family (employees) were getting abused by non-responsive politicians. Businesses that they built all of their lives to send their kids to great schools, were getting abused and unappreciated.

My experience with my die hard leftist friends in New York, is that they are too die hard to admit that their policies are the cause of the crime effect. The diehards have amassed their power base, and are not leaving.

Those diehard leftists are not the New Yorkers that I have met moving to Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
And diehard righties say and think “this is my country and you’ll think and vote like me or else.”

You saw them follow the mother duck right into street traffic back on Jan 6, 2021.

Colored Town
28 days ago

The guy asked for your dumb opinion on where he should buy/rent a house. Keep your politics to yourself! Answer the question asked!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I moved to Miami Jan 2021 but didn’t switch my license until Feb 2022 lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

Those numbers tell the tale honestly about the real estate bubble were in. While those numbers are large when applied to the state as a whole, the NY #s for SoFla add up to 3800 people in Dade and Broward coming here in the first 4 months of the year. And NY will be the largest state we get an influx from by far. Do those numbers really justify the housing bubble weve seen?

I would also add that the bulk of the people from NY are not stockbrokers, lawyers and consultants who work remote. They are working class people who were priced out of there. So the question is not if but when the housing market implodes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You are equating drivers license switches with individuals.
Doesn’t count kids and other non-drivers, people who keep their out of state licenses.

Anonymous
1 month ago

People who are moving here are NOT working class people. They are mostly white-collar or tech employees. Since when are working class people mobile enough to pick up and move across the country?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Since their cost of living is still significantly cheaper in Miami as opposed to NY. And yes the vast majority of those coming down are here are not white collar workers but people in the construction, tourism and service sector. The realtor happy talk about all these tech bros and Wall Street magnates moving here is just that: happy talk. 90 percent of the population isn’t in Brickell/downtown or on the coast.

Choo Choo Train
1 month ago

“Significantly cheaper”
Funniest comment yet

Checo
1 month ago

According to one of the Major Food Group partners (Carbone, Dirty French, Sadelle’s, ZZ’s), they employed 1,500 service people in NYC. When they decided to move to Miami during COVID lockdowns, HUNDREDS of their servers, bartenders, waiters, and hostesses.

People who are moving here ARE working class people. They may not be working class all of their life…but if you are a waiter at Carbone you are easily making $250 per night. That is enough to live well in Miami when you are young.

Further, these restaurants buy supplies, hire Public Relations firms, credit card processing services, etc. etc. etc. You get the deal.

People of all stripes are moving to Miami. Welcome all.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
$5000.00 a month is not enough to live well in Miami if you are young?

Well, I guess Checo is about fifty years old and makes around $10000.00 a month.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The housing bubble is primarily investment. Not people moving in. I work in a condo hotel and 90 percent of owners and buyers are from Argentina

Anonymous
1 month ago

^^the real truth here.

Un Boludo Más
1 month ago

Vamos! 🇦🇷🇦🇷🇦🇷

Checo
1 month ago

Wrong.
There is no housing bubble in Miami.
There is too little supply for the demand.

Prices are rising like mad for many reasons, not the least of which is inflation. Stimmy checks (PPP & Eidl) fueled a lot of temporary moves to Miami, and as those tamper off the slope of rent increases will tamper off too. There are about 16,000+ new condo/apt units to be delivered in Miami in the next 2 years, that should soften the rate of increase too.

The new jobs that are being created are high paying jobs. There are a lot of them being created. Add to that the fact that tech and remote service workers who are working multiple gigs are making duel incomes in a one bedroom apartment. The talented young people are stock piling money while their student loans are getting deferred. The smart ones will start paying their loans down as soon as there is some guidance about the “forgiveness” or not….the not so smart recent grads already spent their stimmy checks on boat rentals, cognac, and Whiteclaw.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I would not recommend moving to Florida! It’s becoming very expensive and over crowded. We are suffering from a housing shortage, explosive costs for Property Owners Insurance, infrastructure problems, just a name a few. Sorry your too late!

Anonymous J
1 month ago

Don’t come to Florida – hurricanes, snakes, heat, bugs, crime, low paying jobs, gators, crazy people, high real estate prices, taxes and more. NYC, NJ,CA, PA, IL are much nicer.

Florida girl
1 month ago

It’s only beautiful when it snows 🍿85% of Florida are people from those states 😂

Anonymous
1 month ago

I moved to Miami in 2014 from California and still have not changed my drivers license. I do not have a car and take the metrorail to work.

Joey
1 month ago

If you want less urban but still trendy and vibrant with walkability, the South Miami/ Dadeland area is much greener and a million buys much more space. Only a couple of miles from the bayfront…the taller condo buildings have Biscayne bay views and fantastic sunset views also. Metrorail gives quick access to Downtown and the airport. South Miami village has less crowded and very walkable entertainment and shopping area. Dadeland Mall is the finest mall south of Boca. Less noise from airplanes as the MIA airport is 10 miles directly north. From Brickell north to 36th ST, pp lanes fly overhead day and night.

Antennae
1 month ago

Keep your poli… Where you came from.
In the meantime
Welcome!!!!!

Manny
1 month ago

So over 60000 moving from NY to Florida, but only 7000 moving to South Florida. Where in Florida are the other 53000 New Yorkers moving to?

Anna
1 month ago

I live in Ponte Vedra (Nocatee) and it’s rapidly increasing as well. I love it here.

Dro
1 month ago

Rent and invest that million somewhere else. Miami real estate values are a roller coaster ride.

anonymous
1 month ago

test

Bri
1 month ago

I live in Aventura it’s as North as you can go in Miami. Next few lights past Gulfstream racetrack casino is Broward. This is a great area, close to the beach, best mall on the east coast, and racetrack casino. Prices are rising but you get a lot of bang for your buck and Brightline building stops here, you can go to Palm beach and not worry about a car

Kay
1 month ago

Would you be interested in a 3 bedroom 2 bath in Pembroke Pines, Broward County? Near City Center with shops, restaurants and close to highways.

Yeppers
1 month ago

As long as they don’t vote like they did in the blue states they came from.

Ponch
1 month ago

Until the end of the summer after rainy season and hurricane season hits, then the reverse exodus happens.

Nano nano
1 month ago

Go back to NY

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nope

Steven
1 month ago

The Migration is coming from Cuba. Not New York, not Illinois, not California. Get ur Story Straight. Here’s the Part of it. They come here and Expect us to Speak Spanish. This is the United States, is it not?

Colored Town
28 days ago

Florida was actually colonized by Spain at one time. Please learn your history before espousing ignorance. You only make yourself look stupid. So, infact ,Spanish was and continues to be spoken here. In addition these United States do not have an Official Language. This coming from a native English speaker, who decided that learning new languages is a boon. Yes ,I speak 2 more and learning a 4th.
Now, I’m not saying you have to learn another language , God forbid, but stop bashing others, especially when you don’t know any history…at all.

Anonymous
1 month ago

West Palm Beach.
Downtown – beautiful with many amenities.
Beautiful airport with direct flights.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I am moving to Miami though, so it’s either Miami City or Miami Beach. I am not interested in other cities.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes. Thank you. That is why you asked the question on The Next MIAMI.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Palm beach is nice if I was retired but honestly as a born n raised miami native I think palm beach is freaking boring!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes, I’m 32 so I want to be around a young crowd. I’m narrowing down my choices to Brickell/Downtown or the beach but luxury condos by the beach are too expensive so it won’t work.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Although someone mentioned Overtown and I’m giving it a thought. I could buy a cheap house and renovate it and still be under $1M maybe. Not sure but I’m considering this option too now.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please come get to know the area before investing in it. It will definitely be gentrified in the future but that doesn’t mean it’s at all safe yet. It’s in fact VERY sketchy and not at all like Brickell at the moment.

Checo
1 month ago

Don’t be a pioneer in Overtown. The neighborhood is definitely getting better, but set a firm base and foundation before you start making investments that may or may not pan out.

Anonymous
1 month ago

West Palm Beach, has good young and nouveau riche crowd. Palm Beach proper, meaning the island is old money. Western Palm Beach County, meaning between Florida’s Turnpike and the Everglades tends to be where the retired lives.