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Old Jul 6th 2003, 1:58 am
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So guys, where on the east coast of Florida is safe( good neighbourhood), and where is comparibly not?

Ive been looking at Cape Canaveral and perhaps Ft Lauderdale.

Miami is 3rd choice.

Anything to say on these 3 areas?



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Old Jul 6th 2003, 3:47 am
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Hi Lee,

Personally, I would say Cape Canaveral is the safest - I live between there and Cocoa Beach and have been here since March last year (emmigrated on a fiance visa from the UK). I would put Ft. Lauderdale 2nd and then Miami. You can rent/buy property here for a reasonable price still. Ft. Lauderdale and Miami are much bigger so therefore you get a lot more trouble and things get a lot more expensive too. Check out this website www.cocoabeach.com

When do you emigrate? What line of work are you in?

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HIYA

So guys, where on the east coast of Florida is safe( good neighbourhood), and where is comparibly not?
Ive been looking at Cape Canaveral and perhaps Ft Lauderdale.
Miami is 3rd choice.
Anything to say on these 3 areas?



cheers
Lee
Miami = very bad
Ft Launderdale = very bad
Cape Canaveral =bad..bit too close to Cocoa

Off course thats in the cities...once you get out a bit things can change dramatically...
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Ray,

Cocoa and Cocoa Beach are entirely different, we've never had a problem with people from Cocoa - it appears that because they're inland they don't come to the beach. As I said we've never had a problem and we live oceanfront, but saying that I wouldn't go to Cocoa (never have a reason to anyway) apart from Cocoa Village which I love for the cafes etc.

Where do you live Ray?

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Ray,

Cocoa and Cocoa Beach are entirely different, we've never had a problem with people from Cocoa - it appears that because they're inland they don't come to the beach. As I said we've never had a problem and we live oceanfront, but saying that I wouldn't go to Cocoa (never have a reason to anyway) apart from Cocoa Village which I love for the cafes etc.
Where do you live Ray?

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Hi Fran... That why I specifically said Cocoa and not Cocoa beach
know both areas well, although its been a while, I am 144 miles west.

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Hi Ray,

So you're out on the West Coast somewhere, or pretty close right?

You should've been here last night - fireworks were excellent!!!!

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Hello guys,

Thanks Ray and Fran for your input.

As for me, Im planning on going in early Jan 04.

I work as a dealer in a casino, so I shall be following the cruise ships and/or daily ships.

I know Miami, Ft Laud and then Cape Can in that order have the most ships, but my order preferance for living is the reverse of that.



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Default Re: Good areas of Florida?

Originally posted by waxwabbit
HIYA

So guys, where on the east coast of Florida is safe( good neighbourhood), and where is comparibly not?

Ive been looking at Cape Canaveral and perhaps Ft Lauderdale.

Miami is 3rd choice.

Anything to say on these 3 areas?



cheers
Lee

I live in North Ft Lauderdale and have always enjoyed it. Of course there are some very dodgy areas, usually west of I95 and downtown but you learn where they are and to avoid them. Miami is a dump!!!! OK if your first language is Spanish!!! Otherwise the further you go north of Palm Beach the cheaper and quieter its gets. Port St Lucie is nice and still affordable but generally most places outside the big cities are a good choice. I particularly like Naples on the west coast of Fl, it is beautiful there!

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