Florida Homes for Better Health

by James A. Wood 04/12/2020

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Nothing’s better than being in shape and healthy. That’s one of the perks of living in Miami. Many people relocate to Miami for health reasons due to the warm climate. There are so many things residents can do to promote healthy living without leaving their homes. Here are a few suggestions:

Plant a Garden

What’s better than growing your own vegetables and herbs? You’ll have all the benefits of fresh food, but digging and maintaining a garden takes work. This is natural exercise that yields great results.

Create Exercise Areas

There is a lot of green space in Miami, but what about being able to work out at your home? Having a yard has its benefits. You can create an outdoor gym that offers all the advantages without having to get in your car. Most Miami neighborhoods are very walkable, so being able to walk or jog and enjoy the scenery on a consistent basis because the weather is so good is an advantage people in other states don’t have.

Build an Outdoor Spa

Picture a beautiful backyard complete with gazebo for relaxing. Then, imagine being able to step outside and into a relaxing spa-like area. Add a hot tub or outdoor sauna and you’re good to go. Don’t forget the pool – which is very common for homes in Miami.

Other Great Benefits

Going out to the beach to inhale the air and water is also good for your health. Even during the winter, the perks of living in South Florida continue to outshine living anywhere else. People with joint ailments and breathing problems are recommended to live in warm climates to help alleviate complications. Unlike North Florida, Miami doesn’t have pollen-related issues.

With so many parks and green spaces it would be hard to envision Miami as a place where you can’t stay in great shape. When considering the health benefits of living in Miami, buying a home near the water is also a great possibility. These types of homes promote tranquility, which is very important in any exercise or plan to achieve better health.

Custom homes have many built-in amenities that help create spaces for exercising and relaxing. It’s always best to determine what type of home you want or how big the plot of land needs to be to determine the best course of action.

Lots of sun, great conditions for working out and built-in custom home features. What else is there? Nothing compares to Miami living. Welcome home!

About the Author

James A. Wood

James is the Managing Broker of Gateway Realty Group, with over 24 years of sales, finance, and management experience in the real estate industry. He has a reputation for his friendly customer service and ability to guide buyers to obtain their dream home, and assist sellers to a smooth, stress free sale of their home. James understands that purchasing or selling a home is one of the most important decisions in a person’s lifetime. James is passionate about educating buyers and sellers to ensure that customers are comfortable during the sales process. James’s knowledge and expertise is attributed to his diverse experience in the real estate industry where he was President of Kensica Mortgage Banc and Midwest Mortgage & Financial Services. His background includes asset management, negotiating sales, and leasing of residential real estate property. James has experience working with first time home buyers to savvy real estate investors. James is currently a licensed real Estate Managing Broker in Illinois & Florida, Community Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida and Licensed loan originator in Illinois. When choosing James as your Realtor you can be assured that you will receive the most professional, prompt, and courteous service imaginable. James have always brought abundant energy, creativity, dedication, experience and personal knowledge to each transaction. You can be assured that he will stay on top of all the details of a deal, to provide a smooth and easy going transaction.