Over the past year, many houszowners realized what they need in a housz is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated housz office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the housz that addresses your evolving needs.
Working from Your Housz Isn’t a Passing Fad Before the pandemic, only 21% of individuals worked from the housz. However, if you’ve recently discovered remote work is your new normal, you’re not alone.
A survey of hiring managers conducted by Statista and Upwork projects 37.5% of U.S. workers will work remotely in some capacity over the next 5 years (see chart below):
Working from the Housz Gives You More Flexibility and More Options If you fall in that category, working from your housz may provide you with opportunities you didn’t realize you had. The ongoing rise in remote work means a portion of the workforce no longer needs to be tied to a specific area for their job. Instead, it gives those workers more flexibility when it comes to where they can live.
If you’re one of the nearly 23% of workers who will remain 100% remote, you have the option to move to a lower cost-of-living area or to the location of your dreams. If you search for a housz in a more affordable area, you’ll be able to get more housz for your money, freeing up more options for your dedicated office space and more breathing room. You could also move to an area you’ve always dreamed of vacationing in – somewhere near the beach, the mountains, or simply an area that features better weather and community amenities. Without your job tying you to a specific location, you’re bound to find your ideal spot.
If you’re one of the almost 15% of individuals who will have a partially remote or hybrid schedule, relocating within your local area to a housz that’s further away from your office could be a great choice. Since you won’t be going into work every day, a slightly longer commute from a more suburban or rural area could be a worthy trade-off for a housz with more features, space, or comforts. After all, if you’ll still be at your housz part-time, why not find a housz that better suits your needs?
According to the latest Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate from The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE), many homebuyers are already taking advantage of their newfound flexibility: “. . . after years of apparent but variant trends towards urbanization, the pandemic universally caused a movement away from urban cores, particularly for those with higher incomes who could afford to move and for lower-income individuals seeking lower costs of living.”
Bottom Line If you’ve found what you’re looking for in a housz has changed due to remote work, it may be time to make a move. Let’s connect today to start prioritizing your housz needs.