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The Advantages of Temporary Housing


There are not many bigger projects than relocation. It takes a lot of time, money and effort in order to move successfully and without any major problems. And a lot of planning and research, of course. There is simply no other way to stay focused and organized during the relocation than to plan everything ahead. But, sometimes, even this is not enough. As this is a rather big undertaking, there is always a possibility that something goes differently than planned. But, this doesn’t necessarily mean that is is a bad thing. Maybe you are lucky enough to sell your house fast in Brooklyn or at least sooner than you planned. Or you get an unexpectedly great job offer, but you didn’t get the new place yet. In these cases, you will need temporary housing. But do not worry, as that can be a really great solution.

When you should consider getting a temporary housing?

There are many situations when getting a temporary housing is a smart and profitable solution. Even though it seems like it cost more than regular renting, you need to realize that it isn’t always the case, and there many other benefits of choosing this option. For instance, you can stay just a few days, or not giving a deposit at all. So, if you are trying less than a month, it will actually be cheaper than regular renting. But, it is not all about money. Temporary housing has a lot of benefits in various situations, such as:

  • While job hunting
  • During the relocation
  • When purchasing a new home
  • Any transition process
  • In case you need a temporary small home office solution

We will cover some of these scenarios in more details in order to emphasize the advantages of temporary housing. Important to realize is that there are many other situations when this is a smart solution, but that depends on many factors. Sometimes, you can combine this housing and sharing a storage unit with friends in order to save a lot of money. Especially if you need a quick, affordable and temporary solution for yourself and your belongings.

Job Hunting

Temporary housing is a great thing when you are on a job hunt. In all honesty, today’s working market is really turbulent and you need to look for a better job opportunity everywhere. That is why it is very possible that you’ll get a job interview, or a couple of them in a different city, or even State. In that case, you’ll need to move for a short period of time. And, if you get a job, you’ll maybe need to move permanently. In this situation, temporary housing is the best thing ever. You will be able to find good accommodation for a short period of time easily, which is great, as you’ll need to focus on that interview. Depending on the company, sometimes you’ll need to go through more than one interviews, which can take some time. So, instead of paying for an expensive hotel, simply find temporary housing.

woman on a job interview
Make sure you are focused on the important tasks

Purchasing a home

Buying a new property is never a simple task. It is a decision you can’t bring in a day, and it takes a lot of time to find the perfect home. And if you want to change a city, state or a country along the way, then the situation is getting more and more complicated. But, you will find what you are looking for, eventually. In the meantime, especially if you are looking to buy property far away from your current place, you’ll need a place to settle in. That is when temporary housing comes very handy.

bed room
It’s a good solution while looking for a new home

As you need to stay focused on the task, you can’t think about where you are going to spend a night. Especially if you are looking to buy in big cities such as the NYC. Just make sure you find a temporary place prior to starting your NYC adventure. And if you are planning to move from a different country, you should use the opportunity to find a good and reliable international moving companies NYC after you find a new home. This way, you will kill two birds with one stone, and prepare the biggest part of your upcoming relocation

Relocation process

Once the actual moving begins, you will be in quite a mess. All your belongings will be packed, and you’ll probably need to find a place to spend a few days. So, find good temporary housing in your new place, and stay there while your movers take care of everything else. This is the best way to have a smooth relocation, especially if you are planning to hire a full service moving company. So, simply pack the essentials, and spend a few days getting to know your new city, instead of stressing about packing, loading, and all other moving-related activities.

packed essentials
You can enjoy your moving while others take care of everything

As you can see, there are many advantages of temporary housing. You should use it in order to ease your moving, job hunt, or house purchase. Luckily, there are many similar solutions in the market, and you should be able to find them easily. Keep in mind that it doesn’t need to be perfect, as you’ll not spend a lot of time there. More importantly, you need to focus your time and strength towards finding a good and reliable moving company. That is a rather more complicated task, hence you should pay a lot of attention to it. And if you are planning an NYC relocation, U. Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn is the answer. Always be sure that your movers are experienced and know what are doing.  Now you’re ready for all surprises. And remember, not all unpredictable stations are bad, and there’s always a solution to any challenge.

These guys are TRUE PROFESSIONALS! We've now moved with them twice (once in 2017 and then again this week) and we really can't say enough good things about them. Simi is incredibly easy to work with for scheduling and quotes, and the crews - John, Super Mario, and everyone - are just awesome. They're quick, incredibly careful and conscientious, and super friendly. If we ever move again (and god I hope we don't have to) we're absolutely calling them.

Allison "Elnoods" N.

From Brooklyn, NY

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Frequently Asked Questions

At U.Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn, we've earned our reputation through honesty and transparency. We're here to address all your questions and provide peace of mind as you choose our moving services in Brooklyn.

What are your working hours?

We are open from Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM–5 PM, but feel free to contact us through our contact form anytime. We'll get back to you ASAP.

Does U.Santini Moving & Storage offer insurance?

Absolutely! We offer various types of insurance to protect your belongings, including a full replacement option. The cost depends on how much your things are worth and the deductible you choose.

How soon should I schedule my move?

It's a good idea to book your moving company at least 8 weeks before your move. If you're moving during the holidays or in the summer, it's best to schedule it 12 weeks ahead. But if your move is between September and May, you can often book movers with just 2 weeks' notice. The key is to secure your moving crew as soon as you have all the details about your move.

Do you provide packing supplies?

Yes, we do. Along with the necessary boxes and packing materials for your move, we offer various 'Saver' packages tailored to the size of your home. If you don't use all the boxes you purchased, you can return them to our team after the move, and we'll refund the unused portion.

What type of storage do you offer?

At U. Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn, we offer complete storage solutions in climate-controlled units. Our units are monitored 24/7 to keep your belongings safe, whether you need short-term or long-term storage. We even provide storage options for very short durations, including as little as 24 hours.

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