What to consider when moving to Missouri

You are moving to Missouri!

So, you just found out that you’re moving to state of Missouri? If that’s the case, you will enjoy the quality of life in the Show-Me State as Missouri offers a low cost of living without sacrificing fun and great entertainment.  The state is filled with fantastic museums, zoos, and monuments like the famous St. Louis Gateway Arch, along with great barbecue and beer. If you are a sports fan, Kansas City and St. Louis, located on opposite sides of the state, have pro teams in every major league.

Cord Moving and Storage offers quality, professional moving services for residents and businesses that are moving to the state of Missouri. We are dedicated to providing a stress-free moving experience at a very competitive price. There isn’t a moving job in the state of Missouri that is too small or too big for us. Whether it’s a small one across the state or a bigger one from out of the state of Missouri, you can count on Cord to get you to your new home as efficiently as possible.

Missouri has a rich history, as the French and Spanish ruled the state before Americans from the Upland South reclaimed it. Did you know that the Oregon Trail and Pony Express began in Missouri?  Many famous people are from Missouri, including Walt Disney, President Harry Truman, Mark Twain, and Chuck Berry.

So what’s the weather like, you ask? The state has four distinct seasons as Missouri residents typically experience mild falls, cold winters, rainy springs, and hot, humid summers. So you’re going to need your bathing suit along with your winter coat, hat, and gloves. An umbrella for the April showers is a must as well!

If you like world-class cities, you’ll enjoy Kansas City and all its fountains, along with a top notch culinary scene. St. Louis is the state’s second largest city, and its’ vibrant nightlife and music scene, highlighted by Blues and Jazz, is a great place to live and work.

Other notable cities in the state of Missouri include:

  • Columbia
  • Joplin
  • Springfield
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Joseph
  • Cape Girardeau
  • O’Fallon

You may have heard of Independence, the home of America’s 33rd President, Harry S. Truman. The city of Branson, Missouri has many live shows and 60,000 theater seats. Located in the picturesque Ozark Mountains, the “Silver Dollar City” is a popular destination for families.

Mountains, rivers, plains, and rolling hills dot the landscape within the state of Missouri, allowing residents to experience many different outdoor activities throughout the year. Living in Missouri is great if you love the sunshine. Four of the sunniest cities in the United States are located in Missouri, including St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, and Springfield.

Missouri’s major industries include:

  • Health care and bioscience
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial and professional services
  • Agriculture

When you move to Missouri, it’s important to note there are a number of important items you need to take care of. You’ll have to pass the required safety and emission inspections for your vehicle.  You’ll also have to get a Missouri driver license, along with getting car insurance with your new Missouri address. Once you become an official resident of Missouri, you will have 30 days to register your out of state vehicle with the Department of Revenue. For transportation purposes, there are several international and domestic airports in the state of Missouri, including St. Louis Lambert International, Springfield-Branson, and Kansas City International Airport.

Household Moving in the State of Missouri

The professional moving experts at Cord Moving and Storage understand that moving can be stressful or difficult. By choosing Cord, you can leave the stress behind as our experienced team will help you move to your new home in Missouri. Our Missouri household moving services include:

  • Fragile item packing
  • Satellite shipment tracking
  • Floor protection
  • Unpacking
  • Storage

As a leading agent for North American Van Lines, we have the expertise and successful experience you’ll need for a trouble-free move to the state of Missouri.

Commercial Movers in the State of Missouri

If you have a business and are in need of professional moving services in Missouri, you can count on the experienced commercial movers at Cord Moving and Storage. We offer:

  • Corporate relocation programs
  • Project management
  • Asset inventory
  • Installation services
  • Equipment/Furniture set up
  • Packing and Unpacking

We know that efficiency is crucial for any commercial move to Missouri. We’ll work to make sure we minimize downtime and stick with your budget.

There are many things to consider when making a move to the state of Missouri. Real estate and home prices, which high school your kids will attend, and overall quality of life in the Missouri community you move to are a few of the things to think about. The professional movers at Cord will take care of any move you’re looking to make to the state of Missouri. Decades of successful experience will give you peace of mind. Call us today for a free in-home consultation!