Is clutter piling up in your home? Do you need more space for the newest addition to your family? Or are you simply ready for an upgrade? Here are five potential signs that it’s time for a bigger home. 

  1. Your household is growing but your home hasn’t

The birth of a child. The adoption of a pet. A parent or other family member moving in. If you’ve expanded your household and your home is feeling crowded, it may be time to give everyone more room.

  1. You need more space for work or hobbies

Is your home office a cramped corner of your bedroom? Or do you long for a craft room, workshop or other hobby space? If your square footage is holding back your work productivity or hobby aspirations, it may be time for a bigger place.

  1. You love to entertain but don’t have room

Opening your home to friends and family is one of the joys of homeownership. If your dinner party capacity has been sorely lacking or if your overnight guests have been sleeping in the living room, it may be time for a larger home with expanded entertaining and hosting potential.

  1. You’ve moved up in life, and it’s time for an upgrade

Buying your first home is an exciting moment, but moving up to an upgrade home is a special milestone too. If your dream home is now within your budget, it may be time to make it a reality.

  1. You’re simply ready for more space

Sometimes, just wanting a bigger home is reason enough. And by considering properties in less-crowded or more affordable communities, you may be able to find that space without paying a premium.


If you’re considering a home purchase or renovation to find the space you seek, get in touch today for a free mortgage consultation to learn about your options.