How to Know When It’s Time for a New Home

July 2, 2021

You did it! You bought your first home and it worked great for you for the first few years. Now you’ve decided to get a pet, have kids, or maybe you now work remotely. Whatever the reason, it is common that we eventually outgrow our first home. Here are some reasons that will have you thinking it is time to upgrade to a home that works better for you.

Growing Family

When you bought your first home, maybe you bought it yourself or with your spouse and there was plenty of space for you. You may have even had too much space that you didn’t even know what to do with it. Like many people, you might decide to start a family. As your family grows that extra space you used to have starts to feel a lot smaller. Maybe you no longer have enough bedrooms for your kids or perhaps you are all sharing one bathroom. Growing families are one of the biggest reasons why people decide to search for a bigger home.

You Find Out What You Want

Sometimes when we buy our first home, we have to compromise on home features we may have wanted. We also might find out there are certain things we now want in a home that we didn’t know we did before. Living in your first home can help you find out what you really want nor need in your next home. Once you figure out what those things are, it may be time to move!

Lifestyle Change

Peoples’ lives are constantly changing and evolving, and most of the time it comes down to more than just a growing family. You may now be able to work from home, which means you need a dedicated office space so you can focus on work without distraction. You could also land a new job which makes your commute to work longer than you would like, so you would have to look for something closer to your new job.

No Reason Needed

There are also plenty of times when people don’t have a major or life-changing reason to move. Maybe you decided you want something bigger or better than your current home. You may have gotten a big raise at work and can now afford the home of your dreams. Maybe you checked First Weber’s AVM tool and realized your home value has appreciated and you want to capitalize on the money you can make on your current home. Whatever reason you have or even if you don’t have a reason at all, a First Weber agent can help find you your next home.

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