What does your dream house look like? How close is it to the place, where you are living now? Most people do not actually live in the place of their dreams. But interestingly enough, all of them are extremely hopeful when they are just moving in.
When you are buying a house, you are hardly thinking about a time when you can actually grow to dislike it. After all, are you not buying something that you like at the moment? So what can cause you to throw it all away out of nowhere?
Let me guess – it is the little things, right? Perhaps you just need a tad more space. Or you cannot live without a walk-in closet. Maybe you just don’t like the fact that the kitchen is separate from the dining room, and you want a more modern look to the whole place. You thought you could live with that when you bought the house, but now you just can’t stand it. All you want to do is to rent moving boxes, pack your things up, and go somewhere else. And you know what? Perhaps that is what you should do. Or not.
Today we are going to look into the reasons why you may indeed want to consider moving. However, we will also see why moving may not be the best option, especially if you have not taken all the details into account. So let’s begin!
Who Should Move?
The obvious answer would be – people who are renting. If you are so bothered by your home, but you are renting it, you really have no reason not to move. What is keeping you after all? Perhaps you want to wait till your lease is up, but in any case, moving should not be that difficult for you.
However, things are not so obvious for homeowners. You may be in a bit more trouble, because you may have to sell your home first, or at least figure out a way to handle two mortgages. This is not an easy task, so moving may be out of the question for a lot of folks.
Consider this though – sometimes it is better to move, especially if you want to keep the value of your home up. Nobody will pay for a renovation if it is not something obviously better than before.
But Should Your Remodel?
If you think that moving is really not an option, you are left with remodeling. Honestly, that is not as bad as many people make it out to be. Sure, it can be messy and you can end up spending a good chunk of money on it, but if you are planning to live where you do for a longer period of time, why even worry about that?
Money is made, happiness – not so much. If something is bothering you with your current place, you will have a much better time just fixing it properly.