Moving expenses are an often overlooked tax deduction. However, there are situations in which you can claim the cost of hiring moving companies on your taxes. You might qualify if your move is related to employment. The IRS has strict guidelines concerning this deduction. Here’s how to determine if your moving expenses qualify for the deduction. […]
Moving to Fort Worth
Located about an hour west of Dallas, Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in Texas. This sprawling metro area covers almost 350 square miles and boasts a population of approximately 854,113 people. Originally established in 1849 as an Army outpost, it has grown by leaps and bounds to reach its current size.
While smaller than Dallas, Fort Worth has no shortage of entertainment. There are fourteen different museums in the city, which cover everything from modern architecture to Western Art. Additionally, Cowtown has a more sophisticated side, with venues that include the Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Opera, and other fine arts centers. For those who like exploring nature, you’ll love the Fort Worth Zoo, Botanic Garden and Botanical Research Institute, Nature Center and Refuge. The city has a total of 263 parks covering 11,700 acres, which offer opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and other fun activities. If that wasn’t enough, the city is also home of the Texas Motor Speedway, which hosts both professional and amateur car racing events.
Fort Worth has 15 school districts and 15 private schools. There are also five regular colleges, a Culinary School, an Art Institute, and an Epic Helicopters Pilot Training Academy. In addition to great educational opportunities, the city also has low living costs and affordable housing options. For those looking buy a home the area has a lower median price per square foot than the rest of the DFW metroplex. The median home price in the low $200,000s can buy you a lovely home in a quiet, suburban neighborhood. Additionally, rental rates are lower here than in Dallas, making it an ideal place to live if you’re looking to cut costs.
When you’re ready to make your move to, from, or within Fort Worth, give Cheap Dallas Movers a holler. We move boxes better than those cowboys move that staged cattle drive down Exchange Avenue. And we can get you moved faster than you can say GIDDY-UP!