When It's Time To Make A Move In California

by Joe N. Pollifrone 12/30/2019

Everyday life can become quite a dull routine. You wake up in the same house head to the same job in the same city. You eat at the same restaurants and shop at the same stores. While you might feel that a vacation is one of the best things you can have, you may need to dig a little deeper into your California lifestyle. Each part of the state offers something different. California is, after all, one of few places that you can ski and surf in the same day if you really wanted to. With a state that has so much to offer, you should never be bored or unhappy with your living situation. Read on for signs that it’s time o call a real estate agent and find another California city to call home. 

You Need A Career Boost

If your job is feeling dead end or you’re miserable getting up and heading to work day after day, you could find more ways to expand your career in another city. You might even be able to make a complete career change. A location change could be just what you need to get out of your career rut. There are no dead ends if you’re open to new possibilities! 

You Want More From Where You Live

If you live near the mountains and crave being near the ocean, you might want to consider a California relocation. Plenty of cities offer easy access to natural beauty like the ocean and hiking trails as well. Easier access to your hobbies might allow you to see what other new and exciting avenues could open up in your life through the process of a move. 

You Need To Move Out Of Necessity

Whether your kids are switching schools or your boss moves you to a different location, necessity can become the escape you’ve been looking for. While change can be scary, it’s refreshing, especially when part of your life seems to be dragging you down. These surprise changes are often the surefire signals that you need to move to a new California location.

Your Money Is Draining Fast

Different locations have different costs of living. If you find that you’re not making ends meet, a location change could be beneficial. A new area could bring you a higher salary, lower grocery prices, and more affordable housing. As a bonus, you might even cut down your commute time to work or live in a place with less street noise than you previously did. A change of scenery could be incredibly beneficial to you and your family. The first step is contacting your California real estate agent.       

About the Author

Joe N. Pollifrone

For over 30 years, Joe Pollifrone has practiced real estate full-time as a licensed Real Estate Broker in California. Joe’s vast sales experience includes duplexes, tri-plexes, four-plexes, apartment buildings, land, condominiums, townhomes, fixer-uppers, estate properties, and bank-owned properties (REOs). He also is active in selling non-owner occupied properties and is well-versed in 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, property management, tenant/landlord issues, and local laws. During Joe’s career to date, he has sold in excess of $200,000,000 of real estate, including over $32,000,000 in REOs. 

Joe brought his deep experience to Sereno Group Willow Glen as a Broker Associate in 2012. He was the Sales Manager and lead a top-producing office. Joe would mentor new Sereno hires, making sure that they’re comfortable with the ethos of the office, plugged into Sereno’s network of contacts, and well-versed in the technology required of today’s real estate professionals. 

Joe prides himself on his proven ability to negotiate, extensive knowledge of contracts, and securing close of escrows in a timely manner. Both he and his clients credit his success to effective communication skills, honesty, and hard work. Joe is a native of San Jose and resides in Willow Glen with his wife of twenty-seven years, Kimi, his daughters Milan and Micaela and their two Goldendoodles, Tony-Luca and Marco.