We have moved so much over the last few years that I like to joke that we have never watched back to back seasons of Game of Thrones in the same apartment. This is true. Also, that’s how I measure the passage of time…in Game of Thrones seasons.
Here is my guide to how we planned and executed moving cross country, while trying to stay on a budget.
I recently wrote about our apartment search this year and our strong desire to leave NYC behind. I think it is fair to say that not everyone can understand not having a desire to live in NYC.
Just recently the city began running taxi tv ads to encourage New Yorkers to explore the city with the slogan “for everyone else it’s the trip of a lifetime, for you it’s a subway ride”. There is no shortage of excitement and adoration for NYC these days.
Well there is definitely about to be one less corgi in Manhattan as we are leaving. But, if you thought moving across the Hudson was the end of it, think again!
With summer approaching, it’s time to discuss lease renewals once again. I am writing my post with good news though. We completed our apartment search in one day. We kept things simple this time. Our only criteria was NOT TO LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY.
Great news! Our journey into the first ring of hell, aka apartment hunting in NYC, is over. Here’s how our search went and 10 things I learned during our apartment search. Hopefully you find this helpful, especially if you decide not to use a broker. We finally found an apartment in a great pet friendly building and in a neighborhood we both like. We will have amenities like a gym, doorman, valet, and laundry on every other floor. Our apartment…