What Would Make You Sell Your House?

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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.

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

Contact a local real estate professional who can help set you on the path to selling your current house and finding the home that fits your needs, today!

First and foremost, I am an avid golfer! As a realtor, I have the fortunate ability to incorporate my love of golf into my career. This affords me the unique perspective to assist my clients in many avenues that you wouldn’t typically find in a realtor. I can assist you in all aspects of finding a property, and decide what country/ golf club will be a perfect fit. Whether you are searching for a course that provides the challenge you are looking for, or just to enjoy the benefits of a social lifestyle in a private country club, I can assist! I also provide the social network and knowledge to reach perspective buyers for my sellers that only my marketing plan will target. I look forward to working with you!