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Tips for Moving in the Summer |
Typically the most popular season of the year to move, the summer is when most moving companies get inundated with appointments from people looking to relocate during a laid-back time of the year when schools are out and the weather is nice. Of course, as with any move, moving during the summer can have its challenges and difficulties, so familiarizing yourself with them can help you become better prepared.
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Tipping movers is always a little tricky, and you should check if the moving company you hire has any official policy on tipping on their website. Usually tipping 5 percent of the cost of the move is acceptable. If a mover says that he is not allowed to accept tips, don’t force the issue, he is likely telling the truth and forcing him to take a tip could get him in trouble.
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The moving company you choose to hire will depend on the type of move you need to complete. Are you moving local, long distance, internationally? Do you need full service, or just moving help? Knowing the answers to these questions will help you get a more accurate estimate for your move.
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Typically, moving season is between May and September (during the summer when school-aged children are on break) so moves booked and performed during this time are generally more costly. You may also have trouble finding a mover unless you book well in advance. If you can, try to move during an “off” season, like the winter, to avoid price hikes.
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Moving to Arkansas?
Arkansas is a landlocked southern state whose eastern borders are marked by the mighty Mississippi River. The name Arkansas is derived from the French translation of “acansa,” a Quapaw Indian word meaning “people of the south wind.” Arkansas is known by the official nickname The Natural State. Other nicknames include: The Diamond State, The Land of Opportunity, The Cave State, The Hot Water State, and The Cradle of the Ozarks.
Before the arrival of the Europeans, Arkansas was inhabited by Native American tribes like the Quapaw, the Caddo, and the Osage. The earliest European settlers to colonize the state were the French and the Spanish. As part of the Louisiana Purchase, the state was purchased from Napoleon Bonaparte.
Arkansas’ topography is highly varied, ranging from plateaus and plains to mountains and hot springs that offer picturesque vistas and scenic byways. The Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only such place in the world that allows the general public to search for precious gems like diamonds, garnet, agate, and amethyst.
If you’re moving to Arkansas, there are a lot of things you’re going to need to know. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place.
Things to Know When Moving to Arkansas
- A humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and cool drier winters characterize the Arkansas climate. A continental climate is prevalent in certain northern highland areas. Owing to its central location, the state is susceptible to various weather systems from all directions. It experiences thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail, snow, and ice storms. Due to its distance from the coast a direct hit from a hurricane is a rarity, but traces of a tropical system can result in tremendous amount of rain over small areas. The Ozark Plateau and Ouachita Mountains form the highlands in the north and west of Arkansas, respectively. Parting the Ozark Plateau and the Ouachita Mountains is the Arkansas Valley which is the seat of the Arkansas River, the largest river in the state. The eastern and the southern portion of the state is comprised of the lowlands, the west gulf coastal plain and the fertile Mississippi alluvial plain. (Helpful Link: Arkansas Weather)
- Registering your Car: You have 30 days to register and title your car in Arkansas from the date of the beginning of your residency in the state. You need to get your vehicle VIN inspected by a representative of the Arkansas State Police or a law officer. You also need to fill out a title/registration form, provide proof of insurance and personal property taxes, and get your out-of-state title and registration. Along with the required fees, you need to submit the above forms at any local county revenue offices. (Helpful Link: Arkansas DMV)
- Obtaining an Arkansas Driver’s License: You have 30 days to exchange your valid out-of-state license for an Arkansas license at any County Revenue Office. You must present proof of local residency. If you are in possession of a valid out-of-state driver's license, you don't have to take any tests. You have to take written and vision tests if your license has been expired for more than 31 days. Written, vision, and driving tests are mandatory if you are in possession of a license that is expired for more than one year.
- Real Estate: The average listing price for homes in Arkansas is $218,526, while the median sales price is just over $123,000. The Arkansas Association of Realtors is the official real estate resource for the state of Arkansas.
- Moving and Storage: If you are looking for a moving company or storage facility to help you with anything, you should check to make sure the company is registered with the United States Department of Transportation or with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. (Helpful Link: Arkansas State Moving Resource Page)
- Arkansas has adapted the Common Core State Standards Initiative making it the 43rd state in the Union. The initiative is about shared learning expectations from state-to-state in English, language arts, and mathematics. The establishment of a home school office encouraged collaboration between the Arkansas Department of Education, public schools, and home school parents. There are 15 education service cooperatives that offer professional development opportunities and provide technical computer support services to the schools in the area. There are public charter schools along with public schools that function without any regulations and the school board oversees them and assigns charters for every five years. Through its inception in 1871 at Fayetteville, the University of Arkansas system has expanded to include five universities, five community colleges, two schools of law, a college of medicine, a math and science high school and divisions of agriculture, archeology, and criminal justice. Some notable higher educational institutions include the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the University of Central Arkansas, the University of the Ozarks, and Williams Baptist College. (Helpful Link: Arkansas Schools)
As of 2011, Arkansas was ranked 41st out of 50 states in violent crime, with a total of less than 50 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the state.
Economy of Arkansas
The state's economy is driven by livestock, farming, manufacturing, and mining. Broilers, chicken parts, chicken eggs, turkeys, cattle, and aquaculture comprise the major livestock commodities produced in the state. Commercial catfish farming that started in the 50s, with the intention of being a stable source of revenue, has made Arkansas third in the U.S. in terms of production. The state is also the leading producer of rice in the United States. Other crops include soybeans, sorghum, cotton, and wheat. Food products comprise the manufacturing sector with Tyson Foods, the world's largest poultry producer and processor based in Springdale. Natural gas, petroleum, and bromine are some of the important mined products.
- As of early 2012, the state of Arkansas had an unemployment rate of 7.6 percent, which is lower than the national average of 8.2 percent. (Helpful Link: Arkansas Department of Labor)
The median household income in the state of Arkansas is $39,267, while the average per capita income for the state is $21,274.
Important Locations in Arkansas
- State Capital: Little Rock
- Largest Cities:
- Fort Smith
- Little Rock
- Major landmarks and attractions: Arkansas Art Museum; Blanchard Springs Caverns; Buffalo National River; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; Eureka Springs; Greers Ferry Lake; The New Great Passion Play; Wal-Mart Visitors Center. (Helpful Link: Tourist Attractions in Arkansas )
- National Parks:
- Hot Springs National Park
- Arkansas Post National Memorial
- Pea Ridge National Military Park
- Buffalo National River
- State park System: There are 52 state parks in Arkansas that offer a variety of scenic landscapes and cultural resources. Whether it is touring historic buildings and museums, camping on the bluffs of the state's highest peaks, digging for real diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park, visiting prehistoric American Indian mound sites, or exploring an intact Civil War battlefield at Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas' State Parks have something for everyone. You can also indulge in a range of outdoor activities such as canoeing, rafting, kayaking, fishing, geocaching, hiking, hunting, rock climbing, golfing, and cycling. (Helpful Link: Arkansas State Parks)
- Major Airports:
- Little Rock National Airport
- Arkansas International Airport
- Fort Smith Regional Airport
- Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport