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Florida is the top destination of choice for Americans looking to relocate

Miami is the city in Florida to which more people are moving from other areas of the country
Miami is the city in Florida to which more people are moving from other areas of the country

Nearly 25% of the people who are looking for houses to move in the USA they do so outside the metropolitan area in which they currently live. According to a new study, a good part of these people are thinking about Florida as a new destination.

The high rates of inflationthe historical increase in interest on mortgage loans and the economy on the verge of a recession have made the real-estate market most of the country will cool considerably in the second half of 2022. But for those who are still looking for a new home to buy, moving to cheaper areas sounds like an interesting option.

New York is the city from which more people are looking to leave in the country.  Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg
New York is the city from which more people are looking to leave in the country. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

“Many seek to do some economics. With interest rates exceeding 7 percent and property prices remaining persistently high, the traditionally very expensive areas of the country are now more expensive,” indicates the study carried out by the real estate company redfin.

Specifically, according to the Redfin report, 24.1% of people who are looking to buy a new home are looking to move to a different metropolitan area than the one they currently live in. That is, if a family that lives in the city of New York If you are looking to move, it is likely that your search is in another state.

The study examined more than two million Redfin clients who were searching for new properties between the months of August and October of this year. The analysis compared the number of people looking for property in a city compared to the number of people looking to leave that city.

Although five of the ten cities where Americans are looking to relocate the most are in Florida, according to this study, the city to which most people are looking to relocate is Sacrament in California, which is the most accessible large city in the great western state.

The quiet city of Sacramento, capital of California, is the one that is attracting the most new people (Getty Images)
The quiet city of Sacramento, capital of California, is the one that is attracting the most new people (Getty Images)

In Florida, the most searched cities are Miami, Tampa, Cape Coral, Sarasota and Orlando. In all of these cities, the cost of real estate (and the cost of living) is typically significantly lower than in cities like Los Angeles, New York, or Chicago.

Most of the owners looking to change cities are usually people who live in big cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC or Boston. The numbers indicated that more people are looking to leave these areas than are looking to stay, the report said.

24 percent of people looking to buy a home who currently live in San Francisco are looking at other cities. So are 27 percent of those in New York, 20 percent of those in Los Angeles, 19 percent of those in Boston, and 17 percent of those in Washington, DC.

Top 10 cities Americans are looking to move to:

1. Sacramento, Calif.

2. Las Vegas, Nevada

3.Miami, Florida

4. San Diego, Calif.

5. Tampa, Florida

6.Phoenix, Arizona

7. Cape Coral, Florida

8. Sarasota, Florida

9. Dallas, Texas

10. Orlando, Florida

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