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Top Places to Visit after Moving to Montgomery County, Maryland

There are just a few places in the world where you can be climbing through a forest one minute and in the hubbub of a country’s capital in the next. Montgomery County, Maryland is one of those very places. Located just a few minutes outside of Washington, D.C., Montgomery County is easily accessible by Metro. The county combines an array of activities including ziplining through a forest, hiking along a canal, and listening to live music during happy hour into a historic, 500 sq. mile package. If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), […]

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Does Your Moving Truck Need a Parking Permit?

Moving can be an overwhelming life event. So picture how much more daunting moving becomes, if on the big day, your moving truck can’t park on your street. Some cities, some towns – and even some suburban residential areas – require parking permits or signage for moving trucks. Local governments will not issue permits directly to a business. Therefore, the responsibility of applying for the permit falls on the resident. These permits let moving companies legally park their truck in front of your new home while they load or deliver your goods. However, permits are not only for professional moving […]

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JK Moving Services Joins the Tech Council of Maryland

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Maryland’s largest technology trade association for life science and technology, The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM). The partnership is designed to support higher education in science, technology, engineering, and math, (STEM) and to deliver informative programming to the Council’s members. Beginning in 2015, JK will award a $2,500 scholarship to a student pursuing a STEM degree at a Maryland college or university. Criteria and application details for the scholarship will be announced in early 2015. “JK has always sought to assist children and families in need throughout the metropolitan Washington, D.C. region […]

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Maryland Regulation Challenges Real Estate Agent Referrals

In August, 2014, Maryland legislators passed a regulation that requires real estate agents to verify that service providers they refer to consumers has up-to-date state licenses. The regulation, passed to protect consumers from fraud and shady businesses, has been highly criticized by realtor estate agents, who claim that it restricts them from providing valuable knowledge to their clients. “This regulation interferes with the professional relationship between the agent and his client… and turns the [real estate] agent into an agent for the state,” said Dennis Melby, former president of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, former district vice president […]

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