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Tips for Moving in the Spring |
The spring signifies rebirth and the beginning of new life, so it's a fitting season in which to move and start a new life in a new city or town. While it's a popular time of the year to move, there are always challenges that come with any relocation, so it's best to be prepared for them beforehand to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible. This guide will tell you what to expect when you move in the spring.
Making a Moving Inventory |
Before you move, you can make things a lot easier on yourself by organizing a list of the things that you’ll be taking with you. This is not only helpful for you, but also for the movers who will be providing you with an estimate based on the size of the load you will be moving. Moving inventories are the perfect tool to keep you organized and sane during the packing and moving process, so here are some tips on how to make one.
Phone Estimate vs. In-House ... |
When you set out into the wide world of moving companies competing for your business, you’re most likely going to come across more than one who stands out among all the rest. Making tough decisions is an integral part of the moving process, and one of those decisions that you’ll have to make along the way is choosing a moving company. In the process of choosing a moving company you will be comparing estimates from several movers and you may receive those estimates one of two ways: over the phone
Planning a Long Distance Move |
A long distance move is defined by any move that takes you more than 50-100 miles from your old home. With a definition that is this broad, it can be used to describe a move that takes you all the way to the other side of the country, or a move that takes you to the other side of the state. But the one thing that all long distance moves have in common is that they require careful planning, and a lot of it.
Do You Need Full-Service Movers? |
If you have very little free time coupled with a large home and a lot of goods, full-service movers will take care of every step of your move—packing, loading, transporting, unloading and unpacking.
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Mississippi Moving Companies and MS Relocation Services
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Long Distance Moves bring with them a list of challenges that can be stressful for just about anyone, but finding a long distance moving company doesn't have to be one of those challenges. Movers.com takes pride in finding the best affordable Mississippi long distance movers and it can be one of the easiest parts of the relocation. Whether it's interstate movers or MS out of state movers you're looking for, or whether you want MS full service moving companies, packing services, or simply furniture movers, you can find whatever you're looking for right here among our directory of Mississippi movers.
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Moving to Mississippi?
A rich and vibrant history permeates throughout the state of Mississippi. The teddy bear was created in Mississippi because of President Teddy Roosevelt’s refusal to kill a captured bear. There are many more interesting facts about the state of Mississippi, such as the fact that present-day Liberia, Africa, was created by a group of slaves who once lived in Mississippi.
The Mississippi River is the largest river in the United States and is nicknamed “The Old Man River.” The largest and the longest man-made beach is the Mississippi Gulf Coast from Biloxi to Henderson point. Mississippi also has more farms than any other state in America.
If you’re moving to Mississippi, 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 Mississippi
- Mississippi has a warm climate with short winters and long humid summers. The summer temperatures vary from one part of the state to another. The average temperature in Biloxi on the Gulf Coast is 82 F and in the north-central part of the state the average temperature is 80 F. The lowest temperature ever recorded in the state of Mississippi is 19 F which was recorded on January 30, 1966 and the highest temperature ever recorded was 115 F which was on the 29th of July in 1930. The precipitation in Mississippi tends to increase as you move from north to south. (Helpful Link: Mississippi Weather)
- Registering your Car: Upon your arrival in Mississippi after moving to the state permanently, you have a total of 30 days to update your registration and have your vehicle registered in the state before you may be required to pay a $250 penalty. (Helpful Link: Mississippi DMV)
- Obtaining a Mississippi Driver’s License: A Mississippi Driver’s License can be obtained at any Mississippi DMV location. The state requires new Mississippi residents to update their license from their previous state to a Mississippi driver’s license. If you fail to update your driver’s license you may have to pay a fine. To apply for a driver’s license if you are already in possession of an out-of-state license, you must provide proof of domicile in the state of Mississippi as well as proof of registration and insurance.
- Real Estate: The average listing price for homes in Mississippi is $208,092, while the median sales price is just over $82,700. The Mississippi Association of Realtors is the official real estate resource for the state of Mississippi.
- 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: Mississippi State Moving Resource Page)
- The Mississippi board of education has come up with a lot of goals for all its students in order to improve the quality of education and to enable each student to have bright future careers. Some of the goals of the Mississippi Board of Education are to mobilize resources and support to help ensure that all students exit third grade reading at the grade level by 2020. The next goal is to reduce the dropout rate to 13% by 2013 and to reach the national average on national assessments by 2013. The board of education has also come up with a lot of strategies to accomplish these goals. Some of the major institutes of higher learning located in Mississippi are The University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi. (Helpful Link: Mississippi Schools)
As of 2011, Mississippi was ranked 17th out of 50 states in violent crime, with a total of less than 20 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the state.
Economy of Mississippi
The top five agricultural products in terms of the revenue generated in Mississippi are soybeans, broilers, cotton, aquaculture (including farm-raised catfish), and cattle and calves. Furniture production is the state’s second-ranking manufacturing sector and the state leads in the production of upholstered products. Government services such as the operation of public schools, hospitals, and military establishments also contribute to the economy of Mississippi.
- As of early 2012, the state of Mississippi had an unemployment rate of 9.0 percent, which is higher than the national average of 8.2 percent.
The median household income in the state of Mississippi is $37,881, while the average per capita income for the state is $19,977.
Important Locations in Mississippi
- State Capital: Jackson
- Largest Cities:
- Major landmarks and attractions: Historic Downtown Natchez; Historic Bay St. Louis Depot District; Port Gibson Battlefield; Biloxi Lighthouse; Friendship Oak; Longwood House,; Springfield Plantation. (Helpful Link: Top Tourist Attractions in Mississippi )
- National Parks:
- Natchez National Historic Site
- Tupelo National Battlefield
- Vicksburg National Military Park
- State park System: The state park system of the Mississippi has a huge range of parks which have many facilities for everyone to have fun in the state. Some of the state parks in Mississippi are Buccaneer State Park, Carver Point State Park, Golden Memorial State Park, Gulf Marine State Park, Natchez State Park, Paul B Johnson State Park, Percy Quin State Park, Tombigbee State Park, Wall Doxey State Park, Winterville State Park. These parks provide many opportunities to appreciate the natural wonders of Mississippi by hiking, fishing, biking and hunting. (Helpful Link: Mississippi Department of Natural Resources)
- Major Airports:
- Jackson International Airport
- Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport