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10 Reasons You’ll Love Moving to a New City

Although moving home can be incredibly stressful, there's something incredibly refreshing about moving to a new city. Whether that's purely the change of scenery, new job or social opportunities, or just because you enjoy change, there's always something to look forward to. With that in mind, here are 10 reasons you'll love moving to a brand new city!


Although moving home can be incredibly stressful, there’s something incredibly refreshing about moving to a new city. Whether that’s purely the change of scenery, new job or social opportunities, or just because you enjoy change, there’s always something to look forward to. With that in mind, here are 10 reasons you’ll love moving to a brand new city!

1. The change of scenery

Sometimes we all need a bit of a change of scenery; whether that’s a holiday, or a slightly more permanent move to a different city. This can help bring us a brand new perspective, and help us open our minds to new things that we never would have considered beforehand.

2. The brand new opportunities

Every city is different, but if there’s one thing each and every one of them have to offer, it’s opportunity. This might not be employment opportunity, but perhaps the opportunity to meet new people, to find out more about yourself, and indeed find that dream job that you’ve always wanted.

3. New things to learn

Just like opportunity, a new city will always bring you new things to learn. You’ll have to figure out where things are, how to get around, where the best places to frequent for you are – and of course, you might want to learn more about the city itself. Go for it, you won’t regret it!

4. New people to meet

Particularly if you’re moving alone, meeting new people will become an important part of your life. From friends, to colleagues, to those who will eventually become family, meeting new people is a brilliant aspect of moving to a new city.

5. New areas to explore 

You’ll know the place you grew up like the back of your hand, but this new city? Not so much. This is a good thing, though, as it gives you the opportunity to explore new places, learn new things and get to grips with your new home – and have plenty of fun doing it.

6. A whole new lease of independence

Branching out alone and moving to a new city will give you a whole new lease of independence that you never knew you had. Getting away from the tried and true of your current home will force you to think on your feet, making you feel independent and also realise that…

7. You learn to trust your instincts

Your instincts will rarely fail you, so you need to learn to listen to them! Moving to a new big city will give you the opportunity to do that. Remember, if something doesn’t feel right, that’s because it probably isn’t!

8. You’ll experience a rewarding, life changing challenge

Moving somewhere new, particularly when you’re going it alone is a challenge that you might get to experience only a few times in your life, so make sure you cherish it, enjoy it and reap the rewards that it offers you.

9. Finding a whole new home

Many of us discover, after moving to a new city, that it becomes more of a home to us than our childhood homes ever did. This is because of the process of “finding yourself” that you go through when you jump in at the deep end. This is never a bad thing though, and just proves that you deserve more.

10. Starting afresh

Finally, the opportunity to start afresh, especially if life hasn’t been so good to you in recent times, is a huge benefit of moving to a new city where nobody knows you. It gives you the chance to make new friends, get a new job, indulge in new hobbies, and generally be the person that you want to be.

Real estate, redefined

If you’re thinking of moving to a brand new city and would rather skip spending hours looking through online listings, then let Domobase help. We connect you with only the finest Landlords and Real Estate Agents in your area, and they get the ball rolling immediately, with a portfolio of high quality properties ready to show you.

All you need to do is download our app, fill in some details and then we’ll have up to three first rate industry professionals get in touch within a few days, then all you need to do is enjoy your new city!


Charlotte is the content creator for Domobase, a freelance content marketer and creative fiction writer. When not scribbling away, she can usually be found with her nose in a book.