If you hate to move but you have no choice.  People move for a variety of situations. In some cases, it is because the homeowner wants to upgrade their property to find a home better suited for their family. In other situations, it might be time to downsize. Or, you might find yourself in a situation where you need to move to a different location because of a job opportunity or family obligations.

The Perfect Home for Your Family

It takes a lot of effort to move, so we can understand why you might not want to make a change if you already love the home where you live. Do you currently live in a space that is perfect for your family? There are many considerations that go into picking a home, including the layout, décor, and location.

When you are happy with your situation, then you might not see any reason to look for another home. So, what should you do if you find that you need to move, but you don’t want to leave your family home?


Finding another Home to Match

The most common reasons that homeowners move out of their dream home is because they need to be closer to aging family members or they need to relocate for a job. In these situations, you could potentially find another home that will meet all of your requirements. In fact, it is possible that you could find a property that is even better than the home where you currently live!

Look at your current home and identify the reason you like living in this space. Are there certain features about the floorplan that work well for your family? How do you like the neighborhood? What about the size of the property? Make a list of the features that are most important to you, because you can talk to your real estate agent to find another comparable home.

Preserving Family Memories

Just because you are moving, doesn’t mean that you will lose the family memories that were created in the home. Consider the benefits of hiring a professional photographer to take pictures of the property. Then, you can create a printed book of remembrance, so that your family can sit down together to remember the memories that were shared.

Also, have a conversation with your family about the memories that were created in the home. This conversation can be a great way for you to connect with your family and work together to find another home that will work for your needs. You might consider recording the conversation so that you can look back on those memories that were shared.

At DUFFY Realty, we know that it can be difficult to leave a home that you love. If you need to move, then we encourage you to contact our team for more information. We will gladly assist in the process of finding another home that will be good for your family: (678) 318-1700

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