If you’re among the unemployed hitting brick walls in your local area, you may want to consider a last resort. That’s right, relocating.

According to a survey published by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas and as pointed out by Fortune, the first six months of 2013 revealed 14 percent of managers relocated to find new jobs. That number is more than double from last year’s numbers of out-of-work management who also moved in the name of securing employment.

In addition to finding employment, a reason for the uptick in moves may be attributed to the housing market. RealityTrac revealed median home values to say they’re on the rise in all of the markets it surveys. Read more