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Central Florida – The Safest Place To Buy Luxury Houses For Sale In Florida

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

luxury houses for sale in floridaMany of Florida’s real estate markets took the brunt of the recent subprime mortgage crisis. Miami, for example, experienced an historic housing crisis during 2007 and 2008 – one it will likely take another full decade to fully recover from. Of course, Florida’s panhandle took a beating from the recent Deepwater Horizon oil spill, sending some beachfront property values into freefall. The paring down of the space program has put Cape Canaveral at a disadvantage of late. And, there is the ever-present threat of hurricanes and rising sea water that should concern any potential buyer looking to invest on either coast. That said, there are still some very smart bets in the Sunshine State. In fact, the two safest places to buy luxury houses for sale in Florida right now lie right at its heart:

Lake City, Florida

Thanks to its central location, Lake City is well-sheltered from the potential hurricane threat that so much of coastal Florida is susceptible to. It offers easy access to southern Georgia and, of course, the family fun throughout Orlando. It’s also just off of a main bi-secting highway and boasts easy access to both the Gulf and the Atlantic. The town has plenty of culture to offer and beautiful golf courses, lakes (as the name suggests) and parks, as well as nature preserves and historical sites. And, Lake City residents needn’t worry about luxury accommodations within the city limits – there are plenty of gorgeous gated communities with breathtaking architecture to claim as one’s own. Read more »