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A house with blue exterior walls, and yellow doors in the right NYC suburb.

How to Pick the Right NYC Suburb

At least once in a lifetime, everyone has wished to live in New York City. Considering how grand and glamorous the Big Apple is, we are not surprised. However, not everyone is suitable for a life in the concrete jungle. Some people and families feel happier if they are surrounded by grass instead of skyscrapers. If you are one of those people, there is no need to worry. You can live near the Big Apple and love it, only if you pick the right NYC suburb for your new home!

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Take a look at our suggestions, and let them help you choose the right NYC suburb for your family.

When picking the right NYC suburb, it is important to have your lifestyle in mind

Moving to New York implies something different for every person. Some people go to New York City in the pursuit of a career. Others move to the Big Apple for educational purposes. Then, there are those who feel like living in NYC is the right move for them at that point in time. No matter your reasons, you need to be mindful of them when picking your NYC suburb, as not all of them support the same lifestyle.

However, people mostly make a transition from urban to suburban because they want to start a family, or already have one. Mind you that not every suburb is the same. You need to decide what the word `family-friendly` means to you. Do you see a suburb with plenty of playgrounds? Do you imagine yourself walking your kids to school every morning? Even though these questions might seem simple to you now, you need to think about them before you start looking for your perfect New York suburb.

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Many questions need to be answered before you can choose your perfect NYC suburb.

Look for a good school district

As previously concluded, in 90 percent of the cases, people move to suburbs in search of a family lifestyle. And, what could be more important for parents than the education of their kids? Therefore, you as a parent must do much more than just create a family budget. You need to make sure your kids attend good schools. By this, we want to say that you need to find a school that offers the following things:

  • A good curriculum.
  • Most importantly, you want to make sure that the schools in your right NYC suburb are safe.
  • Interesting and versatile after-school activities.

Also, you should learn more about your peers. Are the moms in that suburb housewives or do they rely on nannies to take care of their kids? You must make sure that your new home suits your budget and lifestyle. We are sure you do not wish to stand out from the crowd.

Think about the commute

Another important thing to think about is the commute time. No one likes to spend hours sitting in their cars, trying to keep their moods up while stuck in traffic. The moment of picking your right NYC suburb is the one that decides how long of a commute you will have. Be realistic, and try to pick a suburb which satisfies your needs, while at the same time being the closest one to your place of work. Otherwise, you are just wasting precious time that could be better spent with your family!

Look out for key amenities

Of course, the most important thing is for your town to have good schools and friendly people. However, every human being needs some entertainment from time to time. There will be days when you will want to watch a movie with your family or have a brunch on a Sunday afternoon. You must ensure that your new place of living has some key amenities, such as restaurants and coffee shops. Otherwise, you risk being bored on your days off.

Two Starbucks cups on a black table, with a flower pot next to them, in the right NYC suburb.
The right NYC suburb for you must have a few crucial amenities.

Shortlist a few options

Once you take into consideration all the different suburbs around NYC city, it is time to shortlist a couple of them that match your requirements. U. Santini Moving & Storage suggest that you make a list of no more than three candidates. Sometimes, having too many choices makes it difficult to make a final decision. Once you make your list, it is time to experience what life in these suburbs is really like.

Experience the lifestyle

Give it your best shot to spend enough time in each of the suburbs from your list. Perhaps you can dedicate one weekend to each of them. What is important is to get a sense of what kind of a community you are dealing with, and whether things really are like they seem. We assure you, you will know in your heart what the right NYC suburb for you is after spending some time in it. Now that you have chosen your perfect suburb, there is only one more thing left on the schedule before you can start living your life there.

Find your perfect home

The act of purchasing a house is one of the most important things a person has to do in a lifetime. At the same time, this is one pricey purchase, so you need to be careful. There is no need for you to pack and move in a hurry. Instead, take your time, and don`t rush into buying a home. Take the size of your family, your budget and your needs into consideration. Always remember that a house is not something you can easily replace, so you need to think about your future needs, as well. For example, are you planning on expanding on your family?

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Approach the task of buying a house carefully!

That would be it! A short guide on how to pick the right NYC suburb for you. We hope we were able to help. Remember, U. Santini is always at your disposal! Whether you need storage NYC, help when moving or some useful tips, you know where to find us.


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