There are plenty of different reasons why people choose to move out of state; Pursuing a new job opportunity, moving closer to a significant other or simply retiring to warmer weather are just a few of the most common. Regardless of your reason for moving to Myrtle Beach, the process of getting yourself and all of the things that you own to your new home is not easy.
With these great tips however, you can at least make it less difficult:
Bring Only What You Need – Chances are you won’t be able to pack all of your possessions up in your car and make it to your new home in one trip – which is why you’ll be looking to rent a moving truck. When doing this, keep in mind that space costs money and you should only pack those things that you absolutely need/want. If you can make it to your destination in one trip with a smaller truck, you’ll save both on space and gas. Make a list to help you keep track of necessities.
Ask for Moving Quotes – Most every moving company will list prices for their trucks/services on their website. However, don’t be shy about calling them up and explaining your particular situation; you may be surprised with the kinds of deals you may be able to get. You may even want to mention a competitor’s offered price to see if they can match or beat it. It’s easy and free to simply ask around.
Find Out If Your Job Requires New Licensing – Depending on your profession, it’s possible that you may need to obtain new licensing or certifications to practice in your new state. This may apply to doctors, nurses, pharmacists, lawyers, teachers, etc.
Become Familiar with Government Regulations – We’d be willing to bet that you don’t give this kind of stuff much thought throughout the day. However, when you move to another state, it is important that you register you vehicle in South Carolina, apply for a new driver’s license within a specific period of time, become familiar with new state tax laws and so forth. The more you learn now, the less headaches you’ll have to deal with once you’re here.
No matter if you’re moving to Myrtle Beach from across the country or across town, the whole getting-there process is always brutal. However, as soon as you settle into our beautiful beach town, you’ll instantly remember that every bit of the hassle was worth it.