New York offers city life like no other place in America. The vast number of high rises, apartments and suburbs create a landscape and topography that is unique to the city. It’s a destination hot-spot boasting a myriad of restaurants, historic sights, and can’t-miss spots like Broadway and Times Square. However many people are deciding to leave their life in the concrete jungle and move outside of the state in part due to the tremendously high cost of living, a crumbling infrastructure, and high tax rates. Austin, TX has become a popular landing spot for those leaving the New York and Tri-State area, and with the stark contrast in lifestyle between these two places, we can see why.
Establishing your needs and lifestyle preferences is critical. The neighborhood you choose to call home will have a big impact on your quality of life. This is where your realtor can be a huge asset to you during your planning phase.
It’s essential to understanding the culture and cost of living for the area you’re considering. Your realtor lives here and can offer advice and tips to help further maximize savings when moving to the area. How do these factors compare to where you currently live?
In July, 2020 Sam Parr asked how many of you intend to move to a new city within 6 months. The results are in: ~5,000 readers answered and 33.3% of the respondents said yes, they intend to move within 6 months.
Top cities people are moving from: NYC, San Francisco, and Chicago.
Top cities people are moving to: Austin, Chicago, and LA. Some of the most popular moves: San Francisco to Austin, NYC to Austin, LA to Austin.
Texans: Get ready for an influx of Californians and New Yorkers.