How to Move from a House to an Apartment
Why move from a house to an apartment?
So, you want to move into NYC? There are a number of reasons to move out here, a new job, more action, or you simply want to live in one of the best cities in the world, NYC is an exciting new adventure. If you’re moving from a suburb, chances are you’re moving from a house. Which in NYC, is much less common than you would imagine. By moving into an apartment. You’re working with a lot less space than you would normally have in any given house. So here are some tips and tricks to help move from a house to an apartment from your local NYC movers. Learn more about moving in Manhattan as well as commercial moves with office movers.
Sell, Sell, Sell!
If you’re moving from a house to an apartment, chances are you’re going to have to get rid of a lot of stuff (unless you are moving to Staten Island). Start to evaluate everything you know you won’t need in your new apartment. For example, now is the time to get rid of your old lawnmower or your backyard propane powered grill. Even if you can’t imagine getting rid of a car completely, now might be a time to downgrade that pickup truck, into a sizeable sedan, parking in NYC is expensive and not that easy to find! This would be a good time to evaluate all the essential items you’ll need for your new apartment. After you’ve made a list and check it twice, you can now have a huge garage sale to get rid of all of the non-essentials.
If there are some things you just don’t want to part with when moving into NYC. This would be a good time to invest in a budget storage unit. Many people find they need extra storage when moving into NYC, and it can be a very useful resource if you have some important belongings you can’t part with, but also can’t fit in your new apartment. Serenity offers a free month of storage when you book for six months.
Hire a moving company
An NYC moving company can help make your transition much smoother. Serenity, your new local movers, can help with any move. We specialize in moving into apartments and provide the proper care and attention to detail it requires. If you book with Serenity, you can get $80 worth of free moving boxes, or you can get $100 off your next move. NYC movers will help with all of your moving issues. Another question people have is how much to tips movers in NYC. Check out our guide to tipping movers in NYC.
While moving into NYC can be stressful, especially if you are moving from a quiet neighborhood in the suburbs, there are still a lot of cool and awesome aspects about living in an apartment. Here are things you should do on the first day you move into your new apartment and don’t forget to hire a locksmith company. You ultimately can save money (especially on gas), time that you would have spent doing yard work or house chores, and on top of that be in the heart of the east coast. To learn more about moving in NYC or hiring a storage unit, check out Serenity’s storage deals, and moving promotions where you can get $100 off your next move or $80 worth of free moving boxes. Serenity Storage has you covered! Learn how to move into a dorm and moving to college in NYC from Serenity!