Atlanta moving and relocation guideAtlanta moving Guide

Relocating to Metro Atlanta or just purchasing a new home in a new county or community? Below you will find information that will hopefully make your move an easy one! We've included Metro Atlanta utility companies, resources for movers and moving companies, change of address, school information, applying for a driver's license and more.

If we've missed something and you need assistance, please call. We wish you all the best in your new "nest"!

 

Movers & Moving Companies | Utilities | Drivers License | Homestead Exemptions | Other Helpful Links

 

Movers & Moving Companies

When selecting a moving company, it is often stressful for many homeowners. You want the best price, the best service and on time delivery, especially if it is an out of state move.

  • If your primary focus is getting the best price, Moving.com offers a service that will allow you to fill out one form and get up to six quotes.
  • If great service is most important to you, there are several online review websites you can visit:

KUDZU.com :::::: Angie's List :::: Better Business Bureau Accredited Movers

 

Atlanta Utility Providers

Electric Companies

Georgia Power - 1-888-660-5890 or http://www.georgiapower.com

Cobb EMC - 770-429-2100 or http://www.cobbemc.com/

Marietta Power - 770-794-5150 or http://www.mariettapower.com

Natural Gas Providers

Atlanta Gas Light - 770-994-1946

Georgia Natural Gas - 1-888-442-7489

Scana Energy - 1-877-467-2262

Shell Energy - 1-888-350-7435

Southern Company - 1-866-762-6429

Water Companies

Alpharetta Water - 770-475-9566

City of Atlanta Watershed - 404.658.6500

Cobb County Water - 770-423-1000

Dekalb County Water - 404-378-4475

Fulton County Water - 404-730-6830

Gwinnett County Water - 678-376-6800

Marietta Water - 770-794-5150

Powder Springs Water - 770-943-8000

Roswell Water - 770-641-3759

Phone / DSL / Wireless Providers

AT&T - 1-888-757-6500

Comcast Cable - 404-266-2278

Direct TV - 1-800-531-5000

Dish Network - 1-800-333-3474

 

Homestead Exemptions

If you purchase a Georgia home (as your primary residence), you will qualify for a reduction in property taxes (aka Homestead Exemption) the following calendar year. You can now apply for homestead exemption year round upon closing. If you tend to procrastinate, the deadline for filing is in March or April for the following year -- the date varies by county, so please select your county below to access additional information and forms to file for your Homestead exemption.

Cobb County

Filing Deadline is currently April 1st, but please confirm on the Cobb County Tax Commissioner webste.

Phone: (770) 528-8600

Visit website for more information about Homestead filing guidelines

Dekalb County

Filing Deadline is currently March 1st, but please confirm on the Dekalb Tax Commissioner webste.

Phone: (404) 298-4000

Visit website for more information about Homestead filing guidelines and forms.

Fulton County

Filing Deadline is currently April 1st, but please confirm on the Fulton County Tax Commissioner webste.

Phone: (404) 612-6440

Visit Fulton County website for more info and homestead filing guidelines

Gwinnett County

Filing Deadline is currently March 1st, but please confirm on the Gwinnett Tax Commissioner webste.

Phone: (770) 822-8800

Visit website for more information and guidelines

 

Drivers License - Georgia Department of Motor Vechicles

[Coming Soon!]

 

Other Helpful Links

USPS Change of Address

Metro Atlanta Guide to Schools (including phone #s and web addresses)

 

 

 

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