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Logistics and Location: New Home Decisions

The time has come for your family to make a much-needed move. Whether you have grown out of your current house or work commitments are pressing you to relocate, it can be incredibly stressful. If you’re looking for a stress-free move you need to take your time in choosing a new home for your family. From location to logistics, you need to consider all of the following pointers for a smooth and seamless house move.


Where Will You Move?

There is probably a valid reason for you wanting to move house, but you need to make a choice that is right for your family. If you’re moving interstate it can be a daunting start to a new chapter in your life, but you might need some additional support. Hiring a moving company that can accommodate your needs is tricky. Additionally, you want to find people in your new area who can become true friends. As well as physically moving your belongings to a new place, you are also creating a new life for your family. Think carefully about both the logistics and the emotional impacts and you will soon land on the right decision.

Does the Home Fit Your Needs?

As well as considering the location, you need to think about the home itself. Just because a house is situated in the right area, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right for you. Consider how many bedrooms and bathrooms it has; think about parking facilities and outdoor space. What is the most important thing to your family? You will have certain priorities over others, so make sure you keep them in mind at all times.

Consider Work and School

Fitting your new home into a work and school schedule is very important. In fact, it’s probably one of the first things you’re considering when looking for a new home. Check out the local schools and make sure you know your commute to work so there are no surprises.

Don’t Rush Into Buying

Whatever happens, you cannot rush the process of buying your home. First of all, this will be one of the biggest financial commitments you make in your entire life. Although you want to get the move done as quickly as possible, you don’t want to make a mistake. Ask for advice and talk through each stage of the process with your family members. You will come to the right decision eventually, it just might take some time.

As soon as you have figured out a workable plan for your family, you can start taking action right away. From hiring professional movers to placing an offer, your house move will be a calm and enjoyable one. As long as you remember that this house move will bring your family happiness in the end, you will be able to focus on the task at hand. Choosing a new home for your loved ones will be possible, as long as you remain thoughtful and level headed.

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  1. Moving to a new home is both exciting and stressful. I love your tips. The most important for me is that it fits my family's needs and it's near my kids' school.

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  2. I remember going through this when we moved to Texas. We decided to move off base for the first time so we had to find a home with good schools and one that worked for us.

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  3. Shari L Von Holten11:06 AM

    My husband and I have discussed moving but really don't know where to go. This is helpful and I will definitely take your suggestions into account when picking that new state. Thank you.

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  4. My husband and I are kind of annoyed we didn't buy this one house is a DYNAMITE location. The only reason why we didn't do it was because it was right next to the freeway. THAT being said... It went up $500,000 since it was purchased to today, so F! LOL

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  5. Went through this last year. Even though I'm glad we moved and happy where we settled in another state it was extremely stressful and a ton of work.

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  6. This is some good advice. Moving can be both stressful and exciting!

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  7. This is really great information for anyone looking to buy a home. I am thankful you shared some simple, yet important tips about a new home purchase.

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  8. What a great thought guide for home buyers! Buying a home is an important decision. There are so many things to consider!

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  9. When we were house haunting the price and allocations where the main reason and goals to reach. There are many things to consider when purchasing a house, this help!

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  10. This is great advice. Whenever we move the school district and the commute for my partner to go to work is always important.

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  11. Those are valid questions that needs to be answered before moving. It must be devastating making major mistakes. Moving to a new home is exciting but it isn't that easy I guess.

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  12. These are some valuable tips. We have moved quite a bit during my husband's military days and it can be so challenging.

    Chubskulit Rose

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  13. We are planning to move next year in an another city. So these things are so important and must be considered!

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  14. Moving is so stressful. I hate to do it so luckily we have only moved twice in the last 20 years!

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  15. This is such a helpful post. I felt like I had an unspoken pressure to buy things to try to replace what I no longer had (or possibly even needed). I’ll probably be moving within the year again.

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  16. I think these are all great tips. It's so important to consider a lot of things when getting a home. We always look at price and location when selecting a home. Very important for sure.

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  17. My husband and I recently sold our house and moved into a downtown condo. Best decision we ever made. We love being able to walk everywhere and haven't missed all of those house chores a bit! xx

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  18. This is such great advice. We recently down-sized into a small apartment and then realized that there really is a "too-small" option and we had chosen it. Now, we're looking again when if we had just realized sooner could have saved ourselves time, aggravation and of course money.(Rena)

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