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Reasons for Moving Vary Widely – What’s Your Reason?

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Prior to the housing trough, Americans had many reasons for moving, and they averaged one move every five to seven years or 11.9% in 2008 according to Pew Research’s article, Who Moves? Who Stays Put? Where’s Home? As housing prices drop, people remain in their existing homes for many reasons, like concerns about home value or employment uncertainty.

As the economy pulls out of this extended recession, people are wondering if now is the right time to move and how do they know if they have good reasons for moving. Have home prices stabilized, even increased in some markets? Are interest rates going... 

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