Whether you’re starting a new job a few states away or you are moving just for a change of scenery, long distance moving can be a tricky process. Regardless of when or where you make a move within the United States, you’ll need to decide whether or not you’ll move yourself or hire a professional […]
Albuquerque, also referred to locally as ABQ and Duke City, is the most populous city in New Mexico and is just an hour’s drive southwest of Santa Fe. Known as the hot air ballooning capital of the world, the sprawling city of Albuquerque boasts a picturesque high desert landscape, diverse cultural history, and vibrant art scene. The city’s modern downtown is juxtaposed against Old Town Albuquerque, which dates back to many centuries of Native American habitation, and the 1706 Spanish colonization of the area, and an old west legacy; the cultures are a testament to the city’s rich heritage.
As the location of the hit TV show, Breaking Bad, Albuquerque sometimes gets a bad rap for higher than average crime and a challenging job market compared to other states. However, ABQ is a great place to live and raise a family – with more than 300 days of sunshine, a reasonable cost of living, minimal traffic congestion, and family-friendly neighborhoods in highly rated school districts.
Keep reading to learn more about Albuquerque and prepare for your move. When you’re ready to get going, request a quote from Great Guys to find fully vetted, licensed, and insured movers who’ll take the stress out of your move.