How do you know when you’re ready to move home?

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Fed up and needing to move

If you’re starting to feel a little restless where you are but not sure what’s causing it, and you’ve lost interest in decorating your current home, then maybe it’s time for a change of property.

Moving to somewhere new can re-energise you and open up areas that you didn’t know existed, whether it’s a city location or a quieter rural area, changing address could be the answer, but how do you know when the time is right?

The first thing to consider is how good a shape your finances are in if you’re in the black and have dealt with previous debts or credit card balances and you’ve managed to build up some savings then this is a great sign that you’re ready and able to move home. If you no longer dread paying the rent every month, then you’re ready to start looking at buying your own home.

The next sign is knowing that you’ve reached a decision that you’re ready to commit to a degree of permanence and you want to move into your own place, somewhere you’ve invested in, somewhere you can call your own.

Another way to be sure it’s time to consider buying a new home is to take a look at your credit report, even if you’ve had debts in the past as long at it now shows healthy finances you can be confident that your ready to make this kind of investment.

If you’re ready to put down some roots and you have a pretty good idea of what you are looking for then it’s time to go out and see what’s available and with Help to Buy (Scotland) available on properties under £200,000, it’s the perfect time to get moving.

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