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Local Resources

Take a look at some of the great things Roanoke and Salem have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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Schools
  School Information - free school profiles
  State dept. of education - school reports, statistics, demographics....
Mortgage
  Contact Gail Atkinson for the best in mortgage rates & info! - It is an absolute must to work with the best! And National City Mortgage is a national leader in the mortgage industry and Roanoke is fortunate to have a local branch. Contact Gail Atkinson for all your mortgage needs. She knows the industry and how to work out the best for you and your family. You can even pre-qualify from this link - it is as a simple a start as that!
  Mortgage 101 - Mortgage information, interest rates, mortgage calculators, quick-and-easy pre-qualification forms, and much more.
Area Information
  Community Information - free community profiles
  Local Information - research local area info, stats, and events
  Roanoke Times - For loads of information regarding what's happening in the Roanoke Valley!
Home Inventory
  Prepare a home inventory - Are you prepared should you have a claim for home owner's insurance? Many of us are not. Use this link to download free software to creat a home inventory of your home and all your possessions. Take some time this upcoming season and put it on your to do list. You'll be glad you did.
Local Weather
  Local Weather - forecasts, weather patterns, radars....
Maps
  Mapquest - maps, driving directions, road trip planner....
Preparing your home for market
  Staging your home for buyers -
Relocation Links
  Roanoke Real Estate - Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move
  Moving Center - Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage
  National Weather - find weather info anywhere in the US
  Official City Sites - find area info sites across the world!
  US State Departments of Education - see the list of all 50 states
  USPS' Movers Guide - help for planning and executing your move
Roanoke Area Municipal Websites
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Tax Information
  First-time homeowners -
  Homeowner deductions information -
  How to report moving expenses -
  New 2009 Tax Credit - Find out the information you need on the new tax credit.
  Selling your home -