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Top Tips for Moving to a Big City

Posted on March 21, 2019

The buzz and excitement of the city entices many people to move away from rural or countryside locations. Right in the heart of the action, you will have a wide choice of restaurants, theatres, cinemas and sports facilities and you can enjoy the vibrant caféculture of a modern city.

Preparation is key to a successful move

But preparation is key to making the move successful. Always carry out your research well in advance and make sure you know what you are committing to. Ensure that you budget for city living, as essentials can be a little more expensive. Look into your employment options and even get in touch with friends or relatives who have experience of living in larger cities.

Sharpen up your CV

If you’re moving to the city in the hope of securing a better-paid job, it’s a good idea to update your CV so that it stands out from your competitors. You may well have more competition when it comes to job interviews in the new city, so it’s essential that you can demonstrate that you are the best person best suited to the role.

Do bear in mind that your new home is likely to be smaller than the one you currently own or rent in a small town or rural area. So, with the available space being rather more compact and with the limited storage available to you, it’s important that you only take your essential possessions with you.

Most importantly, get out and explore what your new surroundings have to offer. You will undoubtedly meet new people and broaden your horizons.

If you’re moving to Newcastle or another major city in the North East, why not explore the affordable, exceptional properties listed on our site or contact our friendly team for further information and advice.