Telecommuting Options Enables Locating to More Affordable Cities

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A new report from Redfin finds that telecommuting increases 25% after a move.  In other words, they found that people are relocating to more affordable cities because they are able to do more of their work remotely.  In addition, their data also found that the most common reason for moving was affordable housing followed by proximity to family.  Indeed….

“The job market is very tight and employers want to hold on to people, so companies are much more willing now to allow workers to move,” said Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather. “Plus, technology has enabled employers to let staff work remotely in a cost-efficient and productive manner.”

 

Click here to read the full report at Redfin.com.

 

 

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