Courtney Tompkins June 1, 2009Moving to Des Moines – questions? The ‘for rent’ signs are popping up all over Grand as our grads head out for residencies and jobs. For those of you preparing to move here or recently moved here, what questions can we answer?Wonder where to live? Check out desmoines.craigslist.org or www.apartments.com or www.realtor.com.Wonder what you’ll have to do here? Visit www.seedesmoines.com or www.downtowndesmoines.com. There’s lots to do here for people with ALL kinds of interests and hobbies! Des Moines was even chosen, recently, on a list of top ten vacation spots! Here’s that site’s description of the area. Or here’s USAToday’s look at Des Moines revitalization over the last few years!Where will the kids go to school? Here’s info on Des Moines Public Schools, Catholic schools (www.dowlingcatholic.org or www.dmdiocese.org), Christian Schools (www.dmcs.org or www.icablazers.org), or some homeschool groups (niche.org or three sisters).What else can I answer for you?? Please post comments on what information would be helpful to you and I will find resources or people to ask! One response to “Moving to Des Moines – questions?” Thanks for the information- very helpful! I also found another website with some pretty good moving advice. Two things they have there are the “ultimate” moving checklist and the “ultimate” moving checklist and 101 best moving tips.At least I found them helpful! 🙂Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.