Entries by Kaitlin Madden

Moving to New Jersey? Here are the Best Apps for NJ Newcomers

Are you new in or moving to New Jersey? These apps will help you get acquainted with the state. Whether you’re looking to ease your new commute, be informed on transit times, discover local attractions or find the best restaurants in your area, these seven apps have got you covered. NJ Transit Mobile App Any […]

4 Tips for Moving Back In With Your Parents After College

Moving back in with your parents might not have been your first choice for after-graduation plans, but due to a variety of reasons, it’s most likely the affordable and practical option. According to a Pew Research Center Report, one of every four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 indicated that they had […]

How to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal in the Winter

While summer may be an easy time to improve your home’s curb appeal, winter can prove to be a bit more challenging. Warm summer weather means you will be spending more time outside and can easily do activities to improve your home’s exterior, like manicuring and fertilizing your lawn, updating your deck and farmer’s porch […]

Moving Trends: Why New Grads Aren’t Moving Like They Used To

The pattern of Americans moving less than a decade ago mirrors moving trends seen with new college graduates. According to an analysis of government data by two higher education professors, “10.4% of 22 to 24-year-olds with a college degree moved to another state in 2015, compared to 12.7% in 2005.” In general, census reports say […]

Hiring Movers to Pack for You: What You Need to Know

If someone asked you if you’d like to make your move extra-easy, you would of course answer, yes! Well, hiring movers to pack for you does just that. Not only does hiring a professional packing service make your move a lot easier, but it’s also a great way to ensure your most valuable items are […]

The 10 States New Jersey Residents Move to Most

According to United Van Lines data, New Jersey is the second most moved-from state with 63% percent of its total moves being outbound. If you’re wondering where exactly New Jersey residents are moving to, we’ve rounded up the top 10 states according to the IRS migration statistics. Take a peek at our list to see […]

Moving Brokers Vs. Moving Companies: Which To Choose?

When you’re trying to coordinate a move, a simple Google search can pull up hundreds of options for moving companies in your area. You can easily fill out a form and have a quote within minutes. If this may seem too good to be true, it oftentimes is! While your search will pull up many […]

How to Choose the Right NYC Suburb to Move To

There comes a time for every city dweller where they begin to weigh the pros and cons of moving to the suburbs. While Manhattan has everything you could ever want— endless entertainment, a lively culture, world-class cuisine and a relatively fast commute, there are indeed a few drawbacks to the city that never sleeps. With […]

Why People Keep Moving Out of the Northeast

If you caught a glimpse of the The New York Post’s April 1st headline, you would have seen the title “people are fleeing New York at an alarming rate” emblazoned across the page. According to data from United Van Lines, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut all landed in the top five places people were […]

Why Our Customers Think We’re The Best Movers in New Jersey

At American Movers of New Jersey, we value customer experience above all. We know that moving can be a stressful experience, and our team of highly trained and experienced professionals is here to ensure a stress-free, safe and satisfactory move. It’s no surprise then that through our customer-first attitude we have earned praise and recognition […]

9 Apps for Finding an Apartment in New York City

New York City has a reputation for having a pretty ruthless housing market. Just ask anyone who has tried to find an apartment in the city and they’ll regale you with tales of Craigslist apartments gone wrong and realtors who would give even the most ruthless villains a run for their money. If you’re looking […]