8 Reasons to Move to Miami and Waterfront Homes for Sale Right Now

It feels like everyone is moving to Miami these days - and honestly? We don't blame them.

From the year-round sunshine and gorgeous beaches to the lack of income tax, there are endless great reasons to move to the ever vibrant and exotic Miami. Let's get into them...

Here are eight reasons to move to Miami, Florida

1. Weather

Miami offers blissful weather year-round. Classified as having a tropical monsoon climate, Miami enjoys long, hot, and humid summers and short, warm, and dry winters. What's not to love about that?

2. No state income tax

That's right. If you move to anywhere in the state of Florida, you get the benefit of paying zero state income tax. That means more money in your pocket and more money to spend in amazing Miami!

3. Brilliant beaches

Miami's golden beaches stretch as far as the eye can see and are amazing for swimming, tanning, meeting friends, water sports, and more. You'll be a beach bum in no time, just pack your laptop, some snacks, and call it your office.

4. World-class food

There is no shortage of amazing restaurants and eateries in Miami. If you consider yourself a proper foodie then rest assured you'll be well fed at some of America's best restaurants that offer a plethora of international cuisines. The food options will never leave you bored. From key lime pies to ceviche, sushi, and tacos - get a taste the world in Miami!

5. Diverse neighborhoods

Reason number five to move to Miami is that it's a true melting pot of cultures and offers some of the most diverse neighborhoods in America. There's something for everyone - from the hustle and bustle of vibrant Miami Beach and the rich culture and history of the likes of Little Haiti and Little Havana, to the very artistic Wynwood District.

6. Enjoy a thriving social life and lots of activities

Living in Miami means enjoying a thriving social life and never being stuck for things to do and see - like workout classes, some of the world's most famous nightclubs, beach days, and much, much more. The area is considered one of the easiest cities to make friends in. So go out there and take a class, volunteer, join a group or workout studio, visit the many museums, go see some live music, grab brunch, or drop by the dog park.

7. Good public transport

Yet another reason to move to Miami - its great public transportation! Elevated Metrorail and Metromover train systems make getting around without a car super easy and you can avoid all that pesky traffic...

8. Iconic Miami culture

With Cuban, Latin American, and Caribbean influences, Miami has its very own iconic culture that is enriched through art, music, festivals, architecture, and performance arts. All waiting for your to discover, experience, and enjoy.

5 stunning waterfront homes for sale in Miami right now...

1. 194 S ISLAND DR, Golden Beach, FL 33160

This six-bed, eight-bath Mediterranean style estate on the Intracoastal has its own private boat dock and ocean access. Stroll through the grand foyer, take in the spectacular architectural details, and enjoy the huge backyard with covered summer kitchen and grill, heated pool, jacuzzi, cabanas, and more.

Split image of Santorini style home with porsche parked outfront and Miami waterways with skyscrapers

2. 13250 Biscayne Bay Dr, North Miami, FL 33181

This modern masterpiece has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and open concept living with the finest fixtures, finishes, and amenities that emphasize ultimate relaxation. The interiors open to a spacious terrace with an outdoor kitchen, views of the pool, and dock. Set sail from your very own private boat dock, which provides ample room to accommodate a sizeable boat or yacht. The epitome of Miami living.

Very large modern white house with multiple yachts parked on its dock in Miami

3. 1374 S Venetian Way, Miami, FL 33139

Villa Venetian is one of the most spectacular waterfront homes on the Venetian Islands - with rarely available Southern exposure and unparalleled views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. No detail of this home has been overlooked, from the smart home features that operate lighting, music, TVs, shades, and more, to the European design throughout with soaring ceilings, rooftop infinity pool, and expansive terraces. Simply out of this world.

Modern white house with lots of gass on Miami waterfont with dock and red flashy speed boat

4. 56 S Hibiscus Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Casa Babette is a one-of-a-kind Mediterranean-style villa that offers charming and peaceful waterfront living. Located on the exclusive Hibiscus Island, the gated home is surrounded by lush landscaping that lends to the resort-like feel. Expect stylish and cozy living areas, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, 60-feet of water frontage, a beautiful interior courtyard, outdoor kitchen, pool, patio, dock, and a guest cottage - all on a 10,500 square foot lot.

Split image of Mediterranean style house on Miami waterfront with sparkling blue swimming pool and wooden dock out front

5. 288 S Coconut Ln, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Enjoy Miami’s best, unobstructed views from this distinguished three-story, waterfront estate on exclusive, guard-gated Palm Island. Highlights include: nine bedrooms, 10.5 bathrooms, a 5,000+ square foot rooftop, pool deck, movie theater, gym, game room, smart house systems, elevator, and a private boat dock with lift and floating dock. Viva Miami!

Oversized, modern white house on Miami waterfront with swimming pool and lots of lush and tropical trees outside

Browse more stunning properties for sale in Miami here.

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