Over 3.7 million American employees work from home at least half the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics. This number is expected to exponentially increase as companies sprint to revamp their workspaces to accommodate employees who already exhibit work mobility capability. Technology has played a huge part in making it possible for employees to work remotely. Both hardware devices and online collaborative software has enabled the hardworking absentee employee.
If you’re one of the lucky ones who can essentially work from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection, you may be living a nomadic lifestyle. This affords you a previously unheard of opportunity to travel the world while earning money. You might even have developed a touch of wanderlust, the desire to pack up and move on whenever the urge strikes.
At some point, however, most people get the desire to settle down. Whether it’s to grow some roots or to start a family, deciding where to settle down in one area isn’t an easy choice. It is one that you’ll need to make based on your own preferences and personal situation, but there are some effective ways to figuring out where you want to live. Ask yourself these telling questions.
ARE YOU AN INDOOR PERSON OR AN OUTDOOR PERSON?
When a realtor shows you a home, do you march straight out the back door to see what the outdoor space is like before even glancing at the indoor space? Do you need lots of windows and natural light any place you live? Would you rather work on a park bench than at a mahogany desk?