Home is where the heart is and should be the one space in your life that makes you feel the happiest. However, is your current living situation not making you as happy as you should be?
Your family is growing – and now you are outgrowing your current living situation. It is normal for families to outgrow their first homes. Living in close quarters can warrant for sibling quarrels, stepped on legos and competition on who is getting to use the bathroom first. While it makes for the best memories, it may be a sign that it is time to take the leap into a home that is better fitted for your families needs. Once you are able to move into a space that has more room for the kids, pets and adults, many of those problems from before can be resolved.
The nest is becoming empty – on the contrary, is your family home slowly saying goodbye to its former members? As kids grow older and move out of the house, it leaves you to wonder what you are going to do with all of this extra space?! While of course you will want to make sure there is always room for visitors and grandkids, it may not be necessary to have as big of a space as you did when there were kids to raise in a full house. Downsizing doesn’t mean downgrading either – having a smaller space can actually make it easier to renovate things to how you would like them and less space to clean? Sounds great!
Payments are becoming too much – anyone’s financial situation can change in any given moment. Maybe the house that you could afford to pay for years ago isn’t necessarily in the best interest for your current wallet. If making payments on your house is becoming too stressful to handle, it is best to re-evaluate the situation and consider moving into a space that is better suited for you financially. Living within your means is the most important part about owning a home.
Are you happy? If you wake up each morning with doubts or questions about where you currently live, it may be time to consider why it may be time to move. If your home isn’t making you happy, then what are you waiting for? As real estate agents, we would love to chat with you about your current situation and what you are looking for in a new home. A happy home makes for a happy heart!