Some things I heard on the plan from a lady moving from Orlando - Follow up to "Will gators eat my kids?" question
The hive mind was very helpful on my previous question(s
) regarding a pending move to Florida.
The good news is I got the job and am now faced with the move itself. With that I have some more specific questions:
If I work around 482 and S John Young Parkway...
Where should I look for a home? Last time I got a lot of great suggestions, but given the work address, any insight on where to avoid due to tolls, crime, traffic, etc. would be great.
What are some of the better schools in the area?
We are leaning toward private Christian schools. Are there any Christian schools you would recommend in the area?
Are there any public / charter schools that we should really consider before paying for private school?
We are moving from Southern Missouri to Orlando
We are leaning toward using PODS for moving because of the flexibility it provides. (They store it until we are ready for it.)
I would like to hire people to help me unload them once we are there. Do you have any suggestions for services that could help?
Some things I heard on the plan from a lady moving from Orlando:
Can you give me insight to the reality of these statements?
"Chinese Drywall" - There apparently is some area of Orlando down by Kissemme where defective drywall was used and it creates some kind of problem. Is this true? How do I avoid it?
Swimming pools can "pop out of the ground" - She said don't buy a home if the pool doesn't have water in it. She said if a pool stands empty in Florida long it can raise out of the ground. True? Why?
If you dig down 3 feet, you find water - This may be an exaggeration, but how much of one?