There are many pros and cons to having a property in one of those Florida gated communities. The positive aspects of being an exclusive homeowner in these communities include the added security and having a place that shares common interest. On the other hand, gated communities have also faced much threat because of the fact that they are known for their opulence. Many personalities, whether from the world of show business or those who run successful businesses, are known to live in these communities. Personally, if I ever have the funds to acquire such properties, and the leisure of time to enjoy them, I would definitely go ahead and do so.

 

The Sunshine State

Floridais known as The Sunshine State. Although many people say that this is because of the number of beaches that run along its coast, one can also suspect that the name is derived from the sunny disposition of its residents. The people ofFloridaare very warm and welcoming. In fact, they play host to an estimated sixty million guests every year. Located at the south-eastern corner of theUnited States, it is home to wonderful beaches such asMiami BeachandSouthBeach. Moreover,Floridais home to the famedEverglades, one of the natural heritage sites of the world. If you crave more than adventure with nature,Floridais also known for world-renowned theme parks that include Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. The city is also known for providing a world-class shopping experience and international cuisines to please every palate.

 

Safety In Florida Gated Communities

Perhaps it is because of this high level of entry of foreigners thatFloridahas come to develop its gated communities. In its most basic sense, these communities are surrounded by perimeter walls to protect its residents. They have controlled entry and exit points, and only homeowners are allowed to enter the premises. Put simply, these walls were meant to keep all outsiders from going in. On top of this, gated communities also usually have their own security systems. There are those that employ roaming guards at all hours of the day, while some simply have designated areas where guards can be reached in case of any problems or emergencies. These communities can also be expected to use only the top-of-the-line surveillance systems, with hidden cameras scattered throughout the properly. Less cars, less people, these all lead to the safety of the homeowners.

 

Shared Interests

Another perk of being part of these gated communities is the fact that most of the other members are more or less like you. They can afford to have a house that is at the same level of yours, meaning they have a more or less decent livelihood. It is easier to strike up a conversation with these people than just any random person. You can even talk about the common things in your neighbourhood. For example are the amenities which could include sports courts, gyms, and even the community swimming pool. The people who live in these communities were probably enticed by one or two of these amenities.

 

When Outsiders Enter The Florida Gated Communities

Florida Gated CommunitiesThe problem now, of living in these communities, is the fact that the people seem to be more paranoid about letting other people into their community. If you are a new member for example, you can expect to get some stares as you walk or jog along the property. Surely, there is danger for outsiders who go into these gated communities, the same way there is danger for the residents of gated communities because they think of themselves as targets of all other people. But all in all, safety is definitely secured especially in Florida gated communities