There are many reasons why people want to move house and one of the main reasons is to live in a better area. Affording a home in a great area is just a little beyond the means of many people when they first start out and they have to settle for somewhere that is not exactly what they wanted but ‘will do for now’.
The chance to move to a better area might mean better schools, more job opportunities and more amenities in general. You may want to move to a place with a lower crime rate and where you feel safer. A house move should improve your quality of life, and this should apply to every member of the family.
Some people want to move to another region because the taxes are lower and they are thinking about the future. There are some states of the US where there is no state income tax and you therefore get to keep more of your income, which is always useful.
One of the main tips when moving to a different area is to rent a home there first before deciding whether the area is the right place for you. In this way you learn all about the area but are not committed long term until you know everything that you need to know. This is particularly useful for those who are looking for their ‘forever home’ and who really want to put down roots.