Not only will the zoning come into play but you want to lease so you will need to get permission from the landlord as this isn't your everyday home based business and also there is all the permits.
Keeping a few kids is completely different from running a Day Care.
Broker, e-PRO, GRI
The weather is actually more moderated along the east coast where the ocean helps to moderate the weather both with higher winter temperatures and lower summer temperatures than in the interior counties. For example, our average winter temperature in Vero Beach, Florida is about 74 degrees while the summer averages 84.
You should be able to lease a home first because there is so much excess inventory and then buy after you sell your Michigan home. Good luck to you.