Once you narrowed down an area that you want to move you will want to set yourself a budget. How much do you want to pay for your home? You can search online for mortgage calculators or rent information. Take the time to make sure that you do not get in over your head with your monthly payment. Not being able to afford your home is a stressful situation that you want to avoid at all costs! Be realistic about your budget so that you do not get in over your head.