At key different stages in your life, you’re going to find that you need to move house. It’s just one of those life milestones that seems to crop up every now and again. And while it can be a stressful time, deciding to move can often be in the best interest of you and your family. But how are you to know when the time in right? Sometimes, you just really want to move – and that’s okay. However, sometimes, you can be absolutely in love with your home and find it very difficult to want to leave it. At times like this, you can still find key signals that indicate you should probably move. If you’re still not sure, this should convince you.
You’re Running Out Of Room
The very first, and often the clearest, indicator that you should move is space. If you’re running out of room, then you’re going to need to find more. Especially if your lack of space issue is affecting your quality of life, and more importantly, your children’s’ quality of life. If you’re unable to extend due to boundary or planning reasons, then moving is often going to be your only other option. So as much as you love your home, if it’s becoming harder and harder to live in, you’re going to want to bite the bullet and move.
You Have Too Much Room
On the flip side, you could also be suffering from a case of too much space. To some people, this is never going to be a problem. But as your children start to leave home and you start to feel a little lonely, home downsizing could be a great idea for you. You need to make sure that you do this in your own time. But another plus of deciding to downsize sooner rather than later is money. You’ll be saving more of it and living more frugally.
You Have Noisy Neighbors
Unfortunately, when you have issues with your neighbors, one of the best options is to move. If you have disruptive or noisy neighbors and you’ve tried to complain with no avail, what else can you do? If your happiness is being affected, you’re then going to want to move to an area that is going to be better for you all.
Your Kid Started School
When your kids start school, you may want to move a little closer to the school that they’re attending. This is even something that you may want to do before they enroll. You don’t always choose to live in the best area for schools at first, so you have to move to make sure that you do. Simple.
You Got A New Job
Similarly, if you get a new job, you may also benefit from moving too. If you have a long commute, then it’s going to impact on your quality of life. At the same time, if you’re keen to work for a company that’s based across the country, then you have no choice but to move. So you need to suck it up and start the process!
Disclosure: This is a contributed post.