Many homeowners have realized they need a home office with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be thetimeto find the home that addresses yourevolving needs.
Working from Home Isn’t Just a Fad
Before the pandemic, only 21% of individuals worked from home. However, if you’ve recently discovered remote work is your new normal, you’re not alone.
Asurveyof hiring managers conducted by StatistaandUpworkprojects37.5% of U.S. workers will work remotely in some capacity over the next 5 years(see chart below):
Working from Home Gives You More Flexibility and More Options
If you fall in that category, working from home 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 home in a more affordable area, you’ll be able to get more house 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 ofvacationingin – 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 havea partially remote or hybridschedule, relocating within your local area to a home 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 home with more features, space, or comforts. After all, if you’ll still be at home part-time, why not find a home that better suits your needs?
“. . . 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.”
If you’ve found what you’re looking for in a home has changed due to remote work, it may be time to make a move.
AtVIP Realty, we can help you find a home with the perfect home office. We have helped thousands of people achieve their dream of homeownership.Greg Skinneris the undisputed leader in 43123 sales area. Greg takes pride in the relationships he builds while working relentlessly on his client's behalves selling commercial, industrial and high-quality residential properties. Give us a call at 614-537-1994.
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