Relocating to Las Vegas or even around the valley requires a lot of planning and often some assistance. Attracting residents from around the world, Southern Nevada is truly a melting pot of diverse cultures and lifestyles. Having a real estate agency with experience and knowledge on how to relocate you, your family, and your business to the Las Vegas Valley will not only help reduce the stress of moving, but will also help reduce your moving costs.

Utilities & Services

Regardless of whether you are moving from Las Vegas to Henderson or from Istanbul to Boulder City, you are going to need to connect your basic services. Electricity, natural gas, cable and Internet, water, and phone are all basic services you will need to establish  your residence in the valley. Here are some of the providers of services you will need to establish your utilities.

NV Energy ( is the electricity provider for the greater Las Vegas area.

Southwest Gas ( can establish your natural gas connection, if you need one.

Southern Nevada Water Authority ( has resources connected to each individual township in the Las Vegas Valley. Depending on the city you will be establishing residence you will need to find your provider. Use the box on the top left corner of this site by entering your address to find your local water provider and other information for watering rules in Southern Nevada.

Cable, Internet & Phone services vary depending on the service and pricepoint you are looking for. Some of the most popular all-in-one providers in the Las Vegas Valley include Cox Communications (, CenturyLink ( and Comcast ( but other providers for satellite or specialty communications services include DirecTV ( and Dish Network (

Government Services

Moving means forwarding your mail and changing your driver’s license information for most individuals, and enrolling in schools for many families. For businesses you will likely want to access other government services to establish business licensing and learn about local laws and regulations. Your Croteau Real Estate Relocation Expert can help you find the exact offices you will need to contact, but some of the most common ones include:

Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (www. can change your vehicle registration, driver’s license or identification cards, and register you to vote. Fees and other information are available online, but many services must be completed in person, while renewals can generally be handled via USPS or online.

United States Postal Office ( is the fastest and most convenient way to transfer your mail from one post office to another in the United States. You can also find your local post office and complete the necessary change of address forms in person.

Clark County School District ( is the public school system for the Las Vegas Valley. Their website offers details information for students, parents and employees, including zoning information. Find, locate and contact your school with their directory, or ask your Croteau Realtor for the school your new home is zoned for.

Nevada Secretary of State ( allows you to search for corporate officers, names, addresses and much more for corporations, LLC’s and partnerships located in the State of Nevada. There are also resources for general information, licensing and businesses.

Clark County Services ( website offers public record search, permits, licenses and county services and agencies you may want to contact as an individual or business owner moving to Clark County. All Clark County services are listed alphabetically in their directory.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce ( is the largest business organization in Nevada. Their focus is on helping member businesses to thrive and grow in Southern Nevada, providing a voice for local businesses in government arenas.

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