On the other hand, if you plant that same fast growing Red maple far enough away from your house, you will be able to enjoy the dramatic color change it goes through in the fall, for many years to come.
Another thing to consider is, sunlight. Some trees require lots of sun in order to thrive, while others do not. This is important, because a sun deprived tree will never grow to its full potential.
A good resource for information on what trees to plant in Florida is The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences website.