Bay Area Moving and Storage Tips
Perhaps you just landed the tech job of your dreams. Or maybe you’re moving to San Jose to start a new life with your boyfriend or girlfriend. In either event, the process can be exciting and nerve-wracking. The San Jose metro area is home to around 2 million people. It’s a diverse and beautiful city…but you don’t know anything about it. Here’s some helpful information if you’re moving to the South Bay Area.
San Jose offers awesome employment opportunities, lots of cultural life, and great access to scenic nature. But a long distance move here presents fundamental challenges, such as:
- A much higher than average cost of living;
- A competitive (and confusing to navigate) local school system;
- A vast metro area that spreads out over 9,000 square miles, 180 square miles of which constitute San Jose proper. That’s a lot of real estate to try to understand;
- Traffic congestion and potentially lengthy daily commutes.
Understanding What Moving to San Jose Will Be Like
Here’s a great “hack” to help you figure the city out: talk to current residents about what they love and what they don’t love about their living situations. Ideally, consult with people you trust — who moved here for similar reasons. For instance, if you’re a new mom, find moms who’ve recently relocated to San Jose.
Lastly, make use of reliable local resources to make the move painless, cost effective and efficient. For help with moving logistics, turn to the licensed movers at Movers ‘N’ Shakers for professional help. Give us a call today at (877) 797-4253 or fill out our online contact form here on our website.