aking the decision to move is not an easy one.
Relocating can be time-consuming and very
stressful.. Why do people make the decision to move?
- Families often move because they want a new
- hey may find that they have outgrown their
present home or they simply want a grander, more
- Sometimes owners may feel their present home
was simply a mistake because it just doesn't
suit their needs. The reasons are varied.
- There is also the issue of deferred
maintenance. Maybe some people imply don't want
the hassle of maintenance and repairs which are
inevitable after a period of time.
- When property values escalate and home
values go up, some people want to cash in their
equity because they don't want all that money
tied up in real estate.
employer moves, then the employee has very
little choice in the matter. Sometimes, the employee
may be transferred elsewhere in the U.S. or even
overseas for a limited period of time. The decision
making process for families may be quite different
than for singles.
For people who make the
military a career,
relocation is simply a way of life. Meeting new
people in different parts of the world can be
exciting but often stressful as well.
Moving in with a partner or breaking up can
result in one or both parties wanting to relocate to
a different area. It may be financial reasons or
simply wanting to make a new start.
The social or economic climate in a particular
neighborhood or even physical changes might prompt
families to relocate. Perhaps its unruly neighbors
or maybe a freeway nearby.
Once the kids have grown up and moved out, there
is incentive to move into a house which is smaller
or requires less upkeep.
Some people want to be closer to their families
as they age. Children want to be bear their
grandparents or vice versa. Of course, sometimes
families want to put more distance between themselves
Active-adult communities are attracting many
buyers over the age of 55. These planned communities
retirees and have golf courses, club houses, workout facilities,
week-end social gatherings, back-yard barbecue
parties and more, all designed for people over 55.
Physical ailments such as knee or back problems
make it difficult for an aging population to climb
stairs in a two-story, so a one-story home may be
more practical. A trade-off solution for many
elderly people who don't require round-the-clock
care is to buy a condo or move into assisted living
This can encompass many different reasons.
people may want to be in areas where there are other
single people. Maybe people are just tired of their
surroundings or they want to pursue a hobby
which is more suited to another area.
In any event, they want to do something more
meaningful in their lives and maybe another location
is the ticket.