WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO NEW YORK    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Apart from the bustling "City That Never Sleeps", the state of New York is also home to other beautiful cities, quaint small towns, rich farmlands, lakes, mountain ranges and scenic rural landscapes.

NEW YORK FUN

Beyond the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, Time Square or the Rockefeller Center, this state offers: the Garlic Festival, Buffalo wings, the Great New York State Fair, and bluepoint oysters!

CLIMATE

Summers are usually characterized by high humidity and winters are chilly and windy with snowstorms. Harsh winters are mostly experienced in the upper part of the state like Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo.

DRIVERS LICENSE

If you are moving permanently you must give up your out-of-state car registration and driver's license in exchange for a New York registration/license. You have 30 days to do this or face a penalty fee.

REAL ESTATE

New York homes are listed at an average price of $715,566 with the price for median sales at just above $350,000. To know more about New York real estate, visit the New York Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to New York, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

305 Fun Things to Do in New York

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in New York, but we only had room for 305! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

2018 Best Places to Live in New York

Explore the best towns and cities to live in New York based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit the Statue of Liberty

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the US and is known as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy.