Americans Are On The Move

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Now that the economy has begun to stabilize, people are ready to move into new homes.

5.4% More houshold moved this year than last

An estimated 36.5 million people moved in 2012 – up from 35.1 million in 2011

54% of peope in the western US say they’re more comfortable purchasing a house today than any other time in the past 5 years. THIS IS HIGHER THAN ANY OTHER RECION IN THE COUNTRY.

Why are people moving?

A newer or better home: 50% of respondents

A Better Neighborhood: 30% of respondents

An easier commute: 21% of respondents

 

Sources: US census Bureau, Mayflower Moving company, CAR

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