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Moving is a difficult endeavor. There are a plethora of things you need to think about. Things like finding reliable Manhattan movers, finding an apartment, packing, and unpacking, etc. There is also another thing to consider. You are currently living in the suburbs and you are moving into the city. This means that you will most certainly downsize. With all that in mind, we have created an article to help you with your move to the city. So, leaving the suburbs, what’s to know?

Leaving the suburbs, what’s to know?

So, you are getting ready to move into the city for a fast and thrilling lifestyle. There are also some things that accompany the fast lifestyle, and that is the growing prices. Prices are higher in the city because everything is close and there are many more stores around. More stores mean more competition. More competition means stronger economy. Stronger economy means higher prices. This is why you need to be financially ready for your move. The apartments will too, cost more, and be smaller than your suburban home. This means that you may have to find storage NYC to put your extra stuff there. There are many more things that are different, such as space in your home, space outside of your home, the level of traffic sounds, etc. But if you are ready to make the move, these things clearly do not bother you. Let’s get you ready for your move!

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Leaving your suburban home for a city life

Making proper organization

This is the most important step in the moving process. You need to be properly organized in order for your move to be a success. Proper organization is vital for everything in life and that applies for moving as well. Especially when you are leaving the suburbs and moving into the city. The best way towards proper organizations is to create a moving checklist. A moving checklist is a list of things you need to do before and after your move. It is vital because you need to know what to do and when. It is also crucial for anticipating problems and thinking of solutions for them beforehand.

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A fast and thrilling lifestyle

Getting packing supplies

Before you start packing for your move, you need to get packing supplies. This includes packing paper, plastic wrap, moving blankets, air-filled wrap, foam nuggets, and anything else you can think of. In addition to packing everything up, you also need to label every box. This will help you in your organization by a huge margin. Get colored stickers and divide the items by room. Then put a colored sticker to the corresponding boxes and you are well on your way to perfect organization. You should also buy different sized boxes online. Different sized boxes do wonders when it comes to space efficiency and every expert around the world will tell you that. This is because you can stack boxes in the moving truck and be a master of space management.

With all that said, good luck with your move to the city!


About Author

John has been with Divine Moving and Storage in New York for nearly two decades. Starting as a young helper and climbing up the ranks to be a staple in our organization. John has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with any move or storage related needs. You can reach John or any of our associates in NYC at 212-244-4011