5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving Locally in Manhattan

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving Locally in Manhattan

There is nothing more exciting than local moving, especially in Manhattan. You know the city, the restaurants and the intertwining grid of the streets. You know which trains run where and when, and it’s very likely that you know where you want to live.

Your familiarity with the neighborhoods, established workplace and proximity to friends will help you choose the location of your new place. There are a few ways to make the move more enjoyable, so come along and find out!

  1. Hire Movers

This is the number one rule of moving in Manhattan. If you don’t hire NYC movers to carry you through your move, you will cry more than once. The bustling streets, pushy pedestrians and mass amounts of traffic will create more stress than you need to deal with.

Choose movers that know the ins and outs of Manhattan, that will get your things where they need to go in a timely manner and in one piece. Life instantly becomes easier this way!

  1. Know Your New Hood

Knowing the basic timeline of life in your new neighborhood will help you know when to move, which is just as important as where. What time your movers can park their truck alongside your new building to unload your things is imperative information to obtain before the move. Finding a parking spot in Manhattan isn’t easy, which is why hardly anyone owns a car here.

  1. Find Your New Grocery Spot

Pizza is fine for the first night, but to make your new place feel like home, you need groceries. Scope out the neighborhood and find your new grocery go-to. Manhattan is full of family owned and big business grocery stores. You’ll be able to find anything you need…at any time of night.

  1. Establish Your Commute

Nail down your new commute, both from your new place to work, and your old place to your new place. Chances are, you might move a few things yourself. Whether it be taxi, Uber or train… make it a point to find the best way to your new home. Manhattan is known for public transportation. Make the best of it!

  1. Follow Your Gut

Choosing a new apartment isn’t easy, especially with the price of rent in desirable Manhattan neighborhoods. When it comes to switching your living space, go with your gut. Don’t rush into anything, and don’t sign that lease until you’re sure you’re in the right location for you!

When you’re ready to make the move, Simply Moving will be here to help. Call us today, and get a free quote, so you can start planning today!         

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