Archive for May 14, 2013
Did you know that forty three million Americans move every year, or almost one sixth of the entire population? Many people will be moving to Rochester this season as jobs continue to open up now that the economy is improving. Many people also retire to the Rochester area because of the relatively low cost of living. If you are planning on moving to Rochester NY, here are some tips to keep in mind.
First, when getting ready for your Rochester NY move, plan ahead! This means starting to pack well before you think you need to. Start by putting the items you lease use into boxes, and work your way through your home. Many people leave packing off only to realize it is a larger job than they realize. Yard sales are useful for getting rid of outdated, worn down, or inexpensive items that are easy to replace. The money you get from selling can often help pay for your future redecoration.
Second, when planning your move to rochester NY, do some research on the community so that you will arrive knowing what you want to see, and what you want to try out. Rochester is known for being a small city with a lot of attractions. The Strong museum of play is always a highlight for families, as is Highland Park, which has the most lilac plants of any city in the country, and the lake front, of lake Ontario. Not only does museum have multiple museums and parks, but it also has an interesting nightlife for the younger crowd. One thing I looked forward to after moving to Rochester was Zoo Brew. Zoo Brew is a popular summer destination, and involves drinking and socialize while watching elephants.
Third, make your Rochester move as affordable as possible. If you are going a short distance, it might be cost effective to do the moving yourself. For longer distances, moving companies are usually the way to go. Did you know that moving companies are less expensive in the middle of the week, and the middle of the month? If you can be flexible with your leaving time, you will probably save some money.
Fourth, when moving to Rochester, keep in mind that it is not rated as being one of the safest cities in the country. This means it is wise to remember to practice routine safety and care with your belongings.