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Selling Your Home can make you Happier

Nov 21st 2015 at 11:39 AM

There are many reasons why selling your home can make you happier. Here we investigate seven of these reasons, although there are, of course, many more.

 

1. Be closer to the family

As folks age, they often have a desire, and maybe also a need, to be closer to their families. Parents wish to be closer to their kids. Grandparents need to be nearer to their children and grandchildren.

 

2. Retire

In the U.S., active adult communities are now commonplace, and they are a very attractive proposition to homebuyers who are in their late 50s or older. The planned communities come with workout facilities, golf courses, club houses, backyard parties, weekend social gatherings, and more besides. Is it any wonder that folks who choose to relocate to an adult community are happier?

 

3. Health issues

If you own a two-story, a physical ailment like a back, hip, or knee problem is going to make life rather difficult when trying to get up those stairs. A solution here for those who do not require round-the-clock care is to opt for a condo or to relocate to housing with assisted living facilities.

 

4. Deferred maintenance

It’s sometimes an easier option to buy a new place rather than having to deal with adding a new roof, refurbishing the bathroom, or dealing with the placement of a new furnace. For most home systems, the life expectancy is around the 15-year mark. Thus, it may be wise thinking to vacate prior to everything going haywire.

 

5. Perfection with home improvements

Some folks love fixing up places then selling on. But once the work is at an end, they quickly become restless given that there’s little to keep them occupied. It may be an obsession to most, but for some, they must have a way to maintain a balance in life and this is it.

 

6. Cash in equity

Oddly enough, but it does happen – some home owners simply hate that their home is worth a whole lot of money. They’d much prefer to have that cash in their pocket. Folks like this love to stare longingly at their savings passbook as they stare at their walls with little to no money in their pockets. It’s all about cash for them.

 

7. Change in lifestyle

Then there are other folks who just don’t wish to own a home any longer as they’d much prefer to go and travel or simply be less responsible. Thus, for them, the ownership of a home is less purposeful, and instead, it’s merely a ticket to realize a dream.

 

You can realize your dream by selling up and moving on: Sell your house fast in Sacramento.

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