How to get rid of the house move in the next six months: The data
A house move may seem like a natural progression in life, but when you’re dealing with millions of people it can be a daunting task.
A recent survey by the Seattle-based National Association of Realtors found that a majority of US residents have moved out of their homes in the past year, with more than 50% saying they would like to move.
While many have done so to better their lives, many also said they felt a financial strain due to the high cost of moving, including moving to a new location and moving out of a close-knit family.
A survey of more than 8,000 people by Realtor.com found that only 35% of people surveyed had lived in their current home for 10 years or more, while another 18% have lived there for three years or less.
More than half (56%) said they have lost their job because of their relocation, while 22% said they had lost their home because of relocation, according to the RealtOR study.
A lot of people also have moved to other states, especially states with a higher population density, according the survey.
For example, the metro area of San Francisco, with a population of more the 26 million, has the highest rate of house moving, with the average house move taking place for the past three years.
While many people have moved in the last few years, a lot of the moving that takes place isn’t done on the move.
According to the survey, the average home move takes place every year.
Most people who have moved live in their existing house for two years or longer, but many have moved for a few months or years before moving in.
According the survey of 2,000 US adults, 78% of those who have lived in the house for 10 or more years said they would rather move to another city or county than live in the same house.
But just 14% of Americans who have been in the residence for less than 10 years said the same.
When it comes to the cost of buying and moving to another home, the cost is particularly high.
A recent report by Bankrate.com said that in 2018, the median purchase price for a single-family home was $2.7 million, while a 2,400-square-foot house in the US could cost $1.8 million.
Renters also face a greater challenge when it comes moving into new homes.
A 2016 study by the Center for American Progress found that one in five renters in the United States are unable to afford a new place to live.
The average renter costs $1,800 per month to live in a home, with rent costs exceeding $1 per square foot of space.
While people who move often have an easier time finding a place to rent, a majority (53%) of those moving have to do so on a temporary basis.
A report by the Washington State Association of Governments (WAOG) found that there are approximately 11.2 million Americans living in the state of Washington, which is home to nearly 8.5 million people.
About 14% are renters, which can be especially difficult when renting in an area with high vacancy rates.
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