Maine relocation resources
Move to Maine and use our guide to help you find your way around. You will find state information, moving companies, Realtors, school information, motor vehicle, and drivers license information to get your license changed.
Maine, lobster and clams are well known parts of the local lore, but increasingly hunting is becoming a big pasttime with deer, moose and bear. And although cranberries are popular, Maine is the number one exporter of that brain-food:blueberries. That's right, the only berry with ability to teach old dogs new tricks and part of any healthy brain diet, is likely to come from Maine. Besides Rachel Carson, Maine's favorite son has to be Hawkeye, the wise cracking saw bones from MASH. While at the 4077 MASH Hawkeye frequently wrote back to his father in Maine and probably gave the state more publicity than anything other than lobsters.
Visit the State of Maine website and you will find tourist information, business help, relocation guides, legal resources and more to help you with your transition. Whether you need to know about buying a home, renting a car or paying taxes, they can help.
Things to do:
The United postal service allows you to change your address online. Since you can do it online, you can save some gas, reduce green house emissions and prevent the earth from ending up a fiery inferno due to green house gases.
While you are preparing for your move, make sure that you research your moving company. Vanlines.com can make finding a good moving outfit easy. They have put a list of moving companies in Maine allowing you to get a free quote.
The state of Maine Department of Safety has made learning the requirements and you can change your drivers license easily.
Here is a place to view all the major cities of Maine real estate online making it easy to make an informed decision.
Being able to compare schools in Maine 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.
Maine Home Price Appreciation (Average Annual Rate)
Maine Vs. National Average
1 Year Maine 9.7% National Average 8.6%
3 Years Maine 8.5% National Average 7.4%
5 Years Maine 6.6% National Average 6.1%
10 Years Maine 3.2% National Average 4.3%
10 Largest Cities in Maine:
1. Portland 64,249
2. Lewiston 35,690
3. Bangor 31,473
4. South Portland 23,324
5. Auburn 23,203
6. Brunswick 21,172
7. Biddeford 20,942
8. Sanford 20,806
9. Augusta 18,560
10. Scarborough 16,970