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Your interstate moving checklist

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Moving home is stressful at the best of times–but a move interstate can bring with it a whole lot of other things to consider. From finding your new home to furniture removals, there are plenty of things to plan.  Here is your checklist of things to research before moving yours and your family’s life to a new state.  Visit Your (Potential) New City  This one seems incredibly obvious, but some people base their opinions of a new place through word of mouth or via internet research– where the likelihood of getting an accurate perspective of a new city is pretty slim. Visit the city and the surrounding areas and stay locally for a bit to get a feel for the place. Go to local tourist attractions and pick up flyers with recommended venues. Visit local hot-spots by researching on review websites such as TripAdvisor to see what locals are proud of!  Research Schools If you have school-age children, you’ll want to research what kind of education they’ll be getting in their potential new city. A quick Google will show you exactly what schools are in the area in different neighbourhoods, and use websites like the good schools guide to help with your research. You can compare schools and look into the best provision for your offspring’s education.  Budget and Save  Moving is e-x-p-e-n-s-i-v-e! Without a shadow of a doubt, moving out of state costs even more than traditional moving within the state–that goes without saying. It costs on average $4000 to move out of state… Read More