Five Good Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Move Home

Five Good Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Move Home

The following is a contribution from another author.

If you’ve done a fair bit of traveling then you’ll have learned one of the universal truths of the world; the grass is always greener on the other side. No matter where you’ve gone, you’ve probably found places that are much more fun and enjoyable than where you currently live. There might be interesting people, there could be a lot of fun events and there might be better schools out there for your kids.

But should you really move? Would you really be willing to pack your bags and move with your kids to a new place? In this article, we’ll be giving you five good reasons why moving home is a great idea and how it can bring more happiness to your life.

1. Moving home is easier than you think, so don’t be afraid of the logistics

Whether it’s hiring a moving service, writing up a list of services to cancel when you move or even changing your address, it’s actually very easy to plan a move. If you look online, you’ll find services like that are more affordable and easier than you think when it comes to the moving process. There are also plenty of checklists that you can find online that will help you with the entire moving process.

2. Moving home can finally give you a better place to live

If you’re tired of your current home because the garden is too small or because it’s falling apart due to age, then it’s never a bad idea to move home to finally get a better place to live.

3. Moving to a new location helps you experience more of the world

As shown in this article at, traveling is something that everyone can indulge in. If you’re renting, then it’s completely possible to move to a new location every year when your contract expires. However, even if you can’t move so often because you have a family to think about, changing up your location now and then can help you experience more of the world.

4. Moving could be easier on your bills

If you’re currently living in a big city, then moving somewhere like the countryside or to the outskirts can help you save a lot of money. Rent will be cheaper, you could get a great deal on a mortgage and you might even save money on things like groceries and services.

5. You’ll have more job opportunities and your kids will have more education opportunities

One of the biggest reasons to move home is to give your kids a better education or even to give yourself a better job. There are plenty of people that move in order to find better opportunities for their career. This article from will give you some signs to look out for that tell you that you should move for your career. If you’ve yet to start a family, then moving to a place with better schooling is a great idea to prepare for when you raise children.


Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).

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