What Do I Need to Know Before I Move to a New City?

Much like any other moving experience, moving to a new city can be a stressful and daunting time. With the proper planning and right moving company, it can be a stress-free time! Here are a few things to consider as you embark on your new adventure:

  1. Before you make the move, create a budget that you know you’ll be able to follow. Assign a category for an emergency fund in the event that something unexpected happens. You’ll need to add in the total cost of your move and the new city you’ll be living in. The cost of things like groceries and gas can differ from city to city.
  2. Will you be renting or owning your next home? Once you make this decision, do some research on various neighborhoods throughout the new city. Some things to consider when choosing your neighborhood are school systems, commutes to work and nearby medical care.
  3. If you’re keeping your job, this point won’t be something you’ll need to consider, but you’ll want to look into the job market. Are there jobs available in the industry that you currently work in? If there’s a job that you are interested in, what is the company culture like?

One of the best things you can do to ease into moving to a new city is use a local moving company! Flannery’s Handymen is happy to offer their moving services for residents in or around the Swampscott area. To receive a quote, contact us at 781-775-9943 or by filling out our online contact form. 


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