Moving to Louisiana? Here Are 9 Things You Need to Know
Sometimes when I drive I daydream. I know it's not the best thing to be doing when controlling a missile that weighs several thousand pounds and can travel at speeds in excess of 80 mph but still, like you, I do daydream. One of those daydreams occurs when I see a moving van. I wonder if the people whose belongings are in that van are moving in or are they moving out.
According to a recent survey by North American Van Lines, they do a lot of moving families around the country, Louisiana is currently in an outward migration phase. The North American Van Lines study suggested that 54% of customers who hired them in Louisiana were hiring them for moves outside the state. The company reported that 46% of their customers booked their services for a move into Louisiana.
For people moving out of the state, I am sure you have your reasons. I hope they are great reasons and your future "hometown" will be just as friendly and nice as the "hometown" you left in Louisiana was. For those of you moving into Louisiana, there are a few basic things you need to know.
So in order to help you acquiese and settle in quickly to your new Louisiana surroundings we compiled a list of things every new Louisiana resident should be aware of. These are the kind of suggestions that will not only keep you and your family safe but will add to your enjoyment of Louisiana's really unique point of view on life and the world around us.
We aren't kidding when we tell you Louisiana is different. We are an eclectic mix of cultures, recipes, religions, and rascals. Life in Louisiana is fun and exciting. But before you dive in, let's make sure you know exactly what you're getting into.
Moving to Louisiana? 9 Things You Have to Know Ahead of Time