Moving to New York

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    Apr 15, 2009 1:34 AM GMT
    SO I want to move to New York this August. Any advice/suggestions/anything?
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    Apr 15, 2009 1:44 AM GMT
    One of the hardest things about living in NYC is finding a place to live. Well, finding a place that you can afford and be happy living in. Do you know people that live there? If you do, ask around to see if anyone needs a roommate. It's VERY expensive to live on your own in the city.

    Other than that, go for it. I loved living there and want to move back whenever I can.
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    Apr 15, 2009 4:23 AM GMT
    halltd saidOne of the hardest things about living in NYC is finding a place to live. Well, finding a place that you can afford and be happy living in. Do you know people that live there? If you do, ask around to see if anyone needs a roommate. It's VERY expensive to live on your own in the city.

    Other than that, go for it. I loved living there and want to move back whenever I can.


    Oui, bonne chance.

    I'm actually moving to New York for college this fall, thankfully dorms are included in the hefty bill I'll, or rather my parents, will be paying icon_neutral.gif Dear, gahd, I can't wait to start paying my own bills...
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    Apr 15, 2009 4:43 AM GMT
    Look at some places off the Island. I visit my friends in Astoria pretty often and I love it there. East Village is nice too. ;)
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    Apr 15, 2009 4:52 AM GMT
    I'm moving to New York this August too...but will most likely staying in a grad dorm in the Village. I have plenty of friends who have done the whole apartment hunting thing, and the best advice i can say is: unless you're making a good amount of cash, don't expect to find anything in Manhattan bigger than a largish shoe-closet. But Astoria is nice, and there are still decently-priced places in Hoboken and Brooklyn too.

    What brings you to the city?
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    Apr 15, 2009 5:03 AM GMT
    Ahhh ! New York! I try to travel to Manhattan at leas twice a year, I loove New York, in fact i've tried moving there several times but when it comes to winter and being alone (during winter) it was just to depressive for me, so now I try to spend time there as much as I can.
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    Apr 29, 2009 12:55 AM GMT
    It's wonderful living in new york
    Manhattan is my playground and i loveicon_exclaim.gif
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    Apr 29, 2009 1:04 AM GMT
    I just moved to NY, I'm not sure what your financial situation is or if you're familiar with the city and know what you want.If you're going to school they usually have a directory w/ postings for places looking for apartments. Otherwise, I strongly recommend going to Craigslist and apartment shopping like crazy.

    But, in the end it all depends on 1) How much money you have 2) What is important to you and how that influences the location you pick. Good luck!