This site was created to help guide the over 200,000 people who move to NYC each year. Moving is a stressful process. We want to make it easier for you.
On this site you will find articles to help you with every aspect of moving to New York City, including: selecting a moving company, finding storage, finding an apartment, picking a neighborhood, making new friends, finding employment and establishing yourself in the city.
This site’s mission is to make your move to NYC a successful one
The Ultimate Guide to Finding an Apartment in NYC (for Renters) If you have ever tried finding a good apartment in NYC – you already know how frustrating it can be. The prices are high, the competition is fierce, and the landlords are judgmental. In this guide, we share advanced strategies that you can use […]Read More »
Affordable Cable TV Alternatives — “have your cable and eat too” Picture this: You have just moved to New York and you are on a budget. You are paying way more than you should in rent. You are so broke that you can’t afford to eat anything but cereal for dinner (the generic brand). Now […]Read More »
Part Time Jobs in NYC For many people that move to New York, part-time employment is a stepping stone towards a full-time career in the field of their choice. Freshly minted New Yorkers often hack-it-out in part-time jobs for months, or even years, while they pursue whatever it is that brought them to the city […]Read More »
Employment Agencies NYC EVERYTHING in New York is super competitive— getting a job through an NYC employment agency is no different. Any decent sized staffing agency receives hundreds of applications every week. They interview dozens of candidates every single day. They are literally drowning in a sea of qualified job applicants. But don’t worry. Employment […]Read More »
New York City is a city of immense diversity, not only in terms of people, but also in terms of neighborhoods. From the vibrant and chaotic streets of the Lower East Side, to the utilitarian expanse of the Financial District – NYC has a ‘hood to suit every taste and every lifestyle. That being said—one […]Read More »
Which should you move to- a nicer apartment or a nicer neighborhood? Better apartment, or better neighborhood? It’s a debate that is as old as New York itself. Lines have been drawn, brokers have been called, and two year UES leases have been have been signed (gasp). But what side will you fall on? What […]Read More »
Thinking of Moving to Brooklyn? – Here is a guide to Cobble Hill & Boerum Hill According to this guide published by Brokelyn (a site that we admire & recommend) Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill are both highly ‘literary’ neighborhoods. What is a ‘literary’ neighborhood exactly? Not so fast, bud. You’re going to have to […]Read More »
Some NYC Renters are Saving Huge $$$ Living in Illegal Apartments According to an article by Nakedapartments, some NYC renters are saving big bucks by living in basement apartments. You are probably wondering why you have never seen these apartments advertised, and the reason is that they are illegal. According to the article, because they […]Read More »
Think Living in a Luxury Doorman Building is “The Best”? Think Again! Living in a nice big luxury building might seem pretty appealing. Certainly more appealing than living in a crummy old walk-up building. But is it really everything that it is cracked up to be? Some people don’t like living in a luxury doorman […]Read More »
Tips for Lightening the Load Before you Move Everyone knows NYC apartments are much tinnier than in other locations throughout the US. Consequently, when most people move to the city, they are faced with the task of getting rid of a large portion of their material possessions. If you are moving to New York soon, […]Read More »