WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO IOWA
HISTORY & CULTURE
Iowa was originally home to Paleo Indian tribes. In fact, archaeological digs have uncovered settlements that date back eight thousand years. The state prides itself on its natural gold and furs.
The Hawkeye state boasts many scenic locations, and has provided a fertile foundation for farming due to the rich soils, rolling hills, woods, and many rivers and wild prairies.
Here you may need to turn on your A/C and heater in the same day. On average, Iowa has 166 sunny days and about as many snowy ones. Be ready to shovel snow in the morning and then experience a hot midday.
You can visit any Iowa DMV office to get your out-of-state driver’s license updated. You will be required to take and pass the vision test and you have to submit proof of identity.
Iowan homes are listed at an average price of $178,162 with the median sales price at just above $150,500. For more info check out the Iowan Association of Realtors.
MOVING & STORAGE
One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to Iowa, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.
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