WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO WEST VIRGINIA
HISTORY & CULTURE
West Virginia has strong Appalachian roots. The state’s folk singing, dancing, and music are heavily influenced by the first-wave Irish and Scottish immigrants that came to live in the area.
There are a number of events in the state that celebrate its traditional Appalachian roots, including the Harvest Moon Arts, the Mountain Music Bluegrass, and the Augusta Heritage festivals.
The summers can be humid while the winters are milder if you are in the eastern part of the Appalachians. The rest of West Virginia experiences normal cold winters and warm summers.
Once you reside permanently in West Virginia, you need to have your car registered and driver's license updated within 30 days. You will pay a title fee of $10, a lien fee of $5, and $30 for registration.
Homes are listed at an average price of $197,546 with the median price for home sales at just above $105,000. If you want to know more about West Virginia real estate, you should visit the West Virginia Association of Realtors.
MOVING & STORAGE
One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to West Virginia, you should be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.
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