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Find my home

A guide to moving to a city for the first time

Moving to a major city for the first time can be intimidating and confusing. You’ve got to find an apartment, pick up the local slang, and meet people in a brand new environment. We know how hard it can be to take it all in and feel at home, so take it one step at a time.

Start with these beginner guides to major cities, and simplify your move with Common.

Moving to a brand new city for the first time

Moving to New York City

Moving to San Francisco

Moving to LA

Moving to Chicago

Moving to Washington, DC

Moving to Seattle

Moving into Common

Moving into Common means you don’t have to worry about furnishing your new home, meeting new people, and chores. Your first move to a brand new city got a whole lot easier. Learn more about our coliving homes across all major US cities.

In the Know

All leasing professionals, defined

There are so people involved in the leasing process that it can get confusing. Stay on top of it all with this list of definitions.

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