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June 02, 2015

5 Tips for House Hunting With Kids

Homeownership

Spring Homebuying Series - Use Your Assets

There's no doubt that moving is one of life's more stressful events. Yet nearly 17% of Americans pack up their households and move each year – 13 million of those are children according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

According to Zillow and Care.com, including your children in your home search can help them better adapt to change and ease anxiety. Here are 5 tips to help make your house hunt an enjoyable family task.

  1. Make safety a priority
  2. Think beyond the house
  3. Know your child's limits
  4. Give your child a job
  5. Don't let your child think he's in charge.

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