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New Mexico is the “Land of Enchantment,” because it offers breathtaking views, colorful scenery, vibrant culture and rich history to visitors and residents alike.
Compared to the national average, New Mexico’s cost of living is 7.37 percent lower. This is in stark contrast to California’s cost of living which is well above the national average. Property taxes in New Mexico are also lower than all states in the U.S. except for two.
Though it may seem like it would be hot everywhere in New Mexico, it has a generally mild climate compared to Napa Valley. The elevation of parts of the state lends itself to lower temperatures. Summers in New Mexico can be hot, anywhere from around 100 degrees to below 80 degrees depending on elevation. Winter temperatures also vary but remain around 50 degrees.
While the job market in New Mexico hasn’t always been the best, it is looking up. More jobs are becoming available in healthcare and health services, the construction industry and the financial industry.
Many people choose to move to New Mexico due to its low housing costs. The state has one of the lowest real estate prices in the country with an average of $187,000 for a new home.
You won’t need a moving permit to move to New Mexico, but it is a good idea to check local parking laws for the city you’re moving to.
No matter how far you’re going, an interstate move can be stressful, so make sure that your moving company is experienced and knows what they’re doing.
Turner Moving & Storage has been in the moving industry since 1949, so you can rest assured our professional movers can move you to New Mexico easily and efficiently.
We make the interstate moving process seamless by offering additional services, like:
Partial or full packing and unpacking services
Disassembly and reassembly of large items
Specialty moving boxes and packing materials for your items
A free, no-obligation moving estimate
If you’re moving to New Mexico from Napa Valley, check out our Buyer’s Guide for Household Moves to provide answers to frequently asked questions and definitions of moving terms you may come across.