The top reason Americans move… and why people move in retirement

With this being snowstorm week, it isn't so hard to believe that the #1 reason Americans consider moving is to seek better weather or climate… followed by better job opportunities and to be closer to family.


The biggest reason people move in retirement, however, isn't weather. People who live in Minnesota know how wonderful our weather is in the summer… why we have so many 'Snowbirds' who spend time in warmer climates in the winter and enjoy Minnesota the rest of the year. It comes as no surprise to me that the biggest reason people move in retirement is wanting to be closer to family!

Reasons for moving in retirement


I work with people moving in and out of the metro for this reason all the time… let me know how I can help you!

Sharlene Hensrud – Baby Boomer Realtor

RE/MAX Results HomesMSP Team - SharleneJohnAngela Minneapolis-St. Paul Realtors


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I love what I do! Highly insightful, analytical and creative, there is nothing I love more than helping you find the right solution for your real estate transition. My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity.

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