Tips for Moving Out of California

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Due to increased flexibility to work from home, many homeowners are choosing to move out of California to surrounding states with more affordable housing like Texas, Arizona, Tennessee, and Idaho.

Homeowners want a change but often are unfamiliar with the place they want to move to. How can you choose the home of your dreams when you are looking out of state?

3 Tips for Moving Out of California

You will find universal signs that a neighborhood will continue to appreciate throughout all states. This information is public and can be accessed without visiting the state. Take a look at these tips:

  1. Kids or No Kids, Find a Good School District: Look up school ratings to find an established, solid school district. Flourishing neighborhoods will likely surround it. These neighborhoods will continue to rise in value.
  2. Look into the Crime Rate: Consult the FBI website to find stats on crime in the specific area you are browsing. You can even lookup registered sex offenders and take that into account.
  3. Be Prepared for Elevated Moving Costs: Many homeowners moving out of state are surprised at the moving costs. When you are moving all of your belongings hours and hours away, choose a moving company that you trust and is well-known. Purchase insurance through the company. And ask around for what an average move out-of-state costs for a home your size. Do not go with an estimate that is too good to be true – that is a red flag. The last thing you want is to get scammed during this life transition.

You can search online and get a good idea about a neighborhood using these tips.

For those staying in Temecula, do not think everyone is on their way out. For each homeowner leaving, the homes are being filled with California families ready to start a family or looking for a change themselves.

If you want to get the maximum profit out of your home in Temecula, let me help. Get more tips and advice for moving out of state when you contact me by texting, calling, or emailing at (951) 473-0390 or [email protected].