Keys to Moving a Business to Fairmont, WV

Posted: May 31, 2022 in Helpful Tips

Article by Andrea Needham | eldersday.org

Keys to Moving a Business to Fairmont, WV

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Making the decision to move to a new area to build your business is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Once things settle down, you’ll realize that there’s a lot to do before you can make the move. Here are some tips to make the process as smooth and simple as possible.

Take Care of Yourself

Moving can be stressful, so you must ensure that you take care of yourself as you’re getting ready for the move. Self-care basics like eating a healthy diet and exercising are important. You can also take steps to delegate tasks for the move.


One way to do this is to hire movers. You may need them for your company, as well as your home. Ensure you choose movers who specialize in your company’s industry and who can make the move to your new location.

Many companies will come to pack up your home and unpack it at the new home. This shifts the heavy lifting and other physically demanding tasks to someone else. The company you choose should be properly registered in your area. They also need to be bonded and insured. Take the time to go through the reviews for the company so you have an idea of what customers think of the service.

Set Your Business Up for Success

Growing your company is the reason you’re moving. You must ensure that you’re setting it up for success in Fairmont. This can mean registering it as a limited liability company (LLC) in West Virginia. You don’t have to pay expensive lawyer fees to do this. Instead, take care of it yourself or use one of the services available to help with this.


Contacting the Small Business Administration or the local government office can help you to learn what licenses and permits your business will need. Ensuring you have these from the start is important so you don’t face any legal issues related to this. Fines and legal fees can eat away at your company’s profits. Also check out what business incentives are available.

Find Your Ideal Home in Fairmont, West Virginia

You need a comfortable place to live in Fairmont, but finding one might be rather challenging for you. You have to create a list of the must-haves for the property. This can include the number of bathrooms and bedrooms, as well as amenities like an outdoor pool. Consider dividing your wish list into categories, such as “must have” and “would like” to make it easier to narrow down the options.


Before you start looking at properties, you have to know where you want to live. Are you looking for something downtown or outside of town? Find out about the neighborhoods you’re considering. Factors, such as the commute to get to your business or the school system might play a role in which neighborhoods you’re willing to move into.

Work With a Real Estate Professional

Moving to Fairmont, West Virginia when you aren’t from the area can be a challenge, so you have to find someone who can assist you in finding the best home for your needs. Get in touch with a local realtor, and contact VIP Storage if you need to store some of your things when you make the move.

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