What Would Make You Sell Your House

Dated: 05/01/2019

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There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The latest Generational Trends Report from the National Association of Realtors asked recent home sellers to share their reason for moving.

The younger the respondents, the more likely their top response centered around needing a larger home (ages 29 to 53). Relocating for a job was the top reason for those ages 54 to 63 and the second most popular response for those under 53. The chart below shows the breakdown for these two reasons.

What Would Make You Sell Your House? | Keeping Current Matters

For homeowners over the age of 64, wanting to be closer to friends and family served as the top motivator to move. Downsizing to a smaller home or moving due to retirement came in as a close second and third.

What Would Make You Sell Your House? | Keeping Current Matters

Have you outgrown your current house? Are you a homeowner who can relate to wanting to be closer to family and friends? Is your house becoming a burden to clean now that the kids have moved out?

Bottom Line

Give me a call and I can help set you on the path to selling your current house and finding the home that fits your needs, today!

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Richard Bradley

Richard Bradley specializes in residential real estate sales and property management services. I am committed to helping homeowners, buyers & investors with their real estate needs. I spend my time in....

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