As a single parent, you do it all, and daunting though it may seem, you can certainly handle a move. With just a little time and preparation, your move to a new city can be smooth, flawless and even enjoyable. With all of the benefits the internet provides, now more than ever, you can get all of the information you need to make smart, informed and accurate decisions for you and your family.
First, make a list of what is important to you when it comes to finding the right neighborhood. Is it more important to be near your work, or in a better school district? If you’re willing to commute, how much time are you willing to spend on the road and consequently, what is the maximum distance from work you are willing to live? Do you need access to specific types of schools, hospitals or businesses? Is public transportation necessary or desirable? Consider what areas combine the safest neighborhoods without being too costly or too far away from other services you want or need. Also, when considering apartments for rent in Seattle, take some time to research which ones have positive reviews from their tenants and the amenities available that will either be important to you or help you save money in other areas of your budget.
You can also utilize the internet to locate local businesses. Also, take the time to write down services, stores and businesses that you frequent in your current town and see if they are available in the town you are moving to. It may also be of interest to subscribe to local online newspapers, news broadcasts and other media sources that will give you more insider information and a realistic view of the different areas of the city and which might be the right fit for you and your family.