Essentials to know about New York City
just before your move.
Moving to New York
Learn more about New York before your long distance move. For example, did you know that the Island of Manhattan was purchased from the Native Americans by a Dutch Settler named Peter Minuit who paid them with trinkets that were worth sixty Dutch guilders?
In our informative articles below, you’ll find out about the demographics of New York and the neighboring boroughs, the economy of the city, the cost of living, and which area will be best for you or your family to rent or buy an apartment. Weather conditions in New York are different to other parts of the country, find out what you need to know before making the move. You’ll learn about long distance moving to New York, and how costs are calculated. If you’re moving locally within New York, either into the city, or out to the suburbs, find out how local New York moving companies charge. We also show you what you’ll need to know when choosing a long distance moving company, and how to get around the city and the surrounding boroughs by using one of the worlds most efficient public transport systems.
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