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Four reasons why many Britons could opt to make emigration cash house sales

Have you ever considered emigrating from the UK? If the answer is yes: You traitor! How could you? Tell you what, how about you leave right now and never, ever return? Go on… Seriously, though – we wouldn’t genuinely be that horrible towards you if you really want to emigrate from the UK. In fact, there are many good reasons why many Britons could opt to make emigration cash house sales with help from QuickBuyers. Here are what we reckon could be the four most common reasons for people wanting to emigrate from the UK.

Cost of living

A YouGov survey conducted last year saw a massive 52% of respondents cite the cost of living as a reason why they wanted to emigrate from the UK. Meanwhile, in another survey of 1,000 British families conducted last year by Huddersfield University for research titled ‘When the British built Adelaide they wanted to build a better Britain’, 49% of the families cited the economic downturn while 43% mentioned expensive housing as reasons why they wanted to emigrate from the UK. Indeed, as many UK household bills for fuel, mortgage, and food rise, it should be unsurprising that many Britons could consider making emigration cash house sales due to a rising cost of living.

British weather

Terrible weather seems to have become as much of a British tradition as the Queen and drinking tea. It’s no wonder that so many of us have the kinds of complexions that would make Goths proud. It should hardly be surprising, then, that many of the countries that Britons typically emigrate to, including Australia and Spain, are renowned for their much warmer weather. Hence, many Britons could make emigration cash house sales while eagerly anticipating perfecting their tans without having to use any sunbeds.

Job availability

A report recently published by the Home Office revealed that the main reasons for Britons emigrating from the UK are work-related. Indeed, most British emigrants are of working age – contrary to the common perception that many British emigrants are relatively elderly and emigrating simply as part of retirement plans – and often in managerial or professional jobs. It certainly shouldn’t prove that surprising that many Britons could opt to make emigration cash house sales if they know or think that they can obtain similar or better jobs in countries that they frankly prefer to the UK.

Other Britons – yes, really!

“Hell is other people” famously said the French philosopher and writer Jean Paul Sartre – and, had he been referring specifically to Britons, he may have had a point. Indeed, there really is evidence that many of the reasons that many Britons want to emigrate concern the behaviour of other Britons. The aforementioned YouGov survey revealed that 11% of respondents considered other Britons a good reason to emigrate from the UK, while the aforementioned Huddersfield University survey saw 35% of respondents cite bad manners and 33% mention lost community spirit and neighbourliness in British society as reasons why they wanted to emigrate from the UK.