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Deciding Where to Move: Rural or Urban Neighborhood?

Moving HomeMoving to a new location can be daunting, especially if you’ve lived in the same place for a number of years and have become comfortable and reliant on your surroundings. With this in mind, it can be difficult to determine where to move. Do you want to be in the hustle and bustle of everyday life with lots of interesting places on your doorstep or do you want to be cut off from that buzz in a more urban setting? If you’re not quite sure yet, you’re in the right place, as we’ve devised a list of what benefits each location have to offer.

Urban Neighborhood Life

There are a number of reasons why you would want to live in an urban neighborhood. For example, you could save a lot of money on owning a car, as you can rely on public transport easier. Maybe you don’t have a grocery store nearby or want to head into town to meet a friend for coffee; public transport is great for that!

If discovering new art forms, attending gigs and concerts, or enjoying museums are all things that you enjoy, urban life is suited to you. With most of these cultural activities on your doorstep, you won’t lack things to do on a rainy day.

The diversity of urban living means that you get to meet a huge variety of people on a daily basis. You’re also more inclined to meet people in urban neighborhoods.

Living a Rural Life

For a start – probably one of the biggest selling points for many when it comes to more rural living – rural housing tends to be cheaper than urban. House costs are usually lower, which is a huge appeal for many.

Next is the space you can have when living rurally. While the size and exact location of your home are down to your financial situation, of course, you have many more options to choose larger, more spacious homes over those available in urban neighborhoods.

There are certainly pros and cons to both, and if you need assistance in an upcoming rural or urban move, get in touch by calling us at 937-898-7294!