Blog: Moving to Illinois

Michael’s Midwest Move

“Illinois offers a vibrant culture and diverse opportunities!”

My name is Michael, I’m 36, and I moved to Chicago, Illinois from Houston two years ago. The transition was significant, but Illinois’s charm made it worthwhile. I hope my story inspires you to consider Illinois for your next move.

First, a big thanks to ReloAdvisor for their outstanding service. They provided multiple quotes quickly and answered all my questions. The moving companies they recommended were professional and made the process smooth. I highly recommend using ReloAdvisor.

I spent most of my life in Houston, working in the energy sector. The stories about Illinois’s vibrant culture and diverse opportunities intrigued me. After some research, I decided to make the move.

Moving Process

I chose Chicago for its vibrant community and job market. Finding a job was straightforward, thanks to the city’s expanding industries. My new employer helped with the legalities and healthcare requirements for the move.

Housing in Chicago can be expensive, but I found a beautiful apartment in a lively neighborhood. The next step was moving my belongings. ReloAdvisor connected me with reliable movers who handled everything from packing to unpacking. The move was seamless.

A Tip

Plan your move during the spring or fall to enjoy the mild weather. Also, ensure your moving company provides comprehensive services, including insurance. My movers offered great insurance options, which gave me peace of mind.

Illinois is charming with its vibrant culture and diverse opportunities. From the bustling city life of Chicago to the peaceful countryside, there’s always something to explore. I’m thrilled with my decision to move here and look forward to many more adventures.