Connecticut relocation resources
We have helped many people relocate to Connecticut and have put together a list of helpful links for you. No matter if your moving to Bridgeport, New Haven, or Hartford you will find state information, moving companies, Realtors, school information, motor vehicle, and drivers license information to get your license changed.
Of course, when I think of Connecticut, I think of Yale University. Which, by the way, has the most selective undergraduate program in the country. Yale is not a football or basketball powerhouse, no, it is an old fashioned university for which academics is the most important thing. With this focus on matters of the intellect, it is not surprising that Connecticut has the #1 highest income per person in the US. Of course, Connecticut is mainly bedroom communities where people enjoy the beautiful scenery and quiet and then travel into New York City to take on the world and run planetary finances. Some parts of Connecticut, like Fairfield county, are so intertwined with NYC life that they are included in the Tri-State Area. Additionally, Connecticut is known as the Insurance capital Of America, with Hartford being the hub. Hartford has been an important center for insurance since the 1700's.
The State of Connecticut website is a great resource for relocating and provides a guide to all the information you will need to make a new home in Connecticut. It is also a great resource for online assistance for your moving needs.
Tips and information:
The USPS allows you to change your address online. It is easy to use the US postal service website and helps make sure no mail gets lost in the transition.
Making your move smooth and easy is the specialty of Vanlines.com. They have done well at helping you find a moving company. They have put a list of moving companies in Connecticut allowing you to get a free quote.
Connecticut Department of Safety has a website that makes learning the requirements and changing your license easy.
Come here Connecticut real estate and take a look at communities and cities that might be of interest to you.
Being able to compare schools in Connecticut and class room sizes really matter when you are a parent. Great Schools.net has done a great job at that. They even have parent reviews.
Connecticut Home Price Appreciation (Average Annual Rate)
Connecticut Vs. National Average
1 Year Connecticut 9.3% National Average 8.6%
3 Years Connecticut 8.0% National Average 7.4%
5 Years Connecticut 4 5.8% National Average 6.1%
10 Years Connecticut 2.4% National Average 4.3%
10 Largest Cities in Connecticut:
1. Bridgeport 139,529
2. New Haven 123,626
3. Hartford 121,578
4. Stamford 117,083
5. Waterbury 107,271
6. Norwalk 82,951
7. Danbury 74,848
8. New Britain 71,538
9. West Hartford 63,589
10. Greenwich 61,101