New York relocation resources
We have helped many people relocate to New York and have put together a guide to help you. You will find state information, moving companies, Realtors, school information, motor vehicle, and drivers license information to get your license changed.
Home of Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, Friends and the pastrami sandwich, New York is arguably America's greatest city. Actually, Chicago and San Francisco have been arguing about this for years, and New York just keeps on growing, improving and ignoring her westerly, johnny-come-lately would be usurpers. But there is a lot more to New York than just bagels and great deli meat, New York also has the best cheesecake in the world, and if that isn't enough, New York is home to the world's largest parking lot, the Long Island Expressway. But wait, act now and there is more, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which collection rivals the great European museums, is housed right on Central Park. Central Park is the single greatest city park in the world and every year hosts the wonderful, Shakespeare in the Park, in which top Broadway talent perform with less known thespians and produce outlandish stagings of the Bard's major works.
The State of New York website is a great resource for moving and New York. Upstate, downtown, midtown, employment, health care, environment, transportation and more are here for your perusal.
Here are some helpful tips and reminders everyone should take.
The United postal service allows you to change your address online. It is easy to use and helps make sure no mail gets lost in the transition.
Find a reliable, professional company to help move your families valuables. Vanlines.com has done a great job at finding a company easy. They have put a list of moving companies in New York allowing you to get a free quote.
The state of New York Department of Safety has made learning the requirements and changing your license easy.
Here is a resource where you can view all the cities of New York real estate online making it easy to make an informed decision.
Being able to compare schools in New York and class room sizes really matter when you are a parent. Great Schools.net has done a great job at that. They even have parent reviews.
New York Home Price Appreciation (Average Annual Rate)
New York Vs. National Average
1 Year New York 9.8% National Average 8.6%
3 Years New York 9.0% National Average 7.4%
5 Years New York 6.5% National Average 6.1%
10 Years New York 3.4% National Average 4.3%
10 Largest Cities in New York:
1. New York 8,008,278
2. Buffalo 292,648
3. Rochester 219,773
4. Yonkers 196,086
5. Syracuse 147,306
6. Albany 95,658
7. New Rochelle 72,182
8. Mount Vernon 68,381
9. Schenectady 61,821
10. Utica 60,651