BUYING A HOME
SELLING A HOME
Hays is located in the Heartland of America and has a small town feel with a modern and diverse economy. A community of 20,000 residents, an outstanding education systems, a state of the art medical center that serves western Kansas and a proud Volga-German hertiage.
PLANNING A MOVE
Ask A Professional
Buying and selling a home can be very stressful and difficult process. Questions arise and you may not have the answers. Professionals from around the area are here to help fill in the blanks.
Home Buyers Checklist
The Home Buyers checklist indentifies some fo the important factors to consider when choosing a home. In addition to an affordable sales price, you will also want to be sure that the neighborhood and house meet the neesd of your family.
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Important Information for New Residents
As with any town, people moving into Hays must take care of a few business matters before kicking back and relaxing in their new hometown. New residents should obtain a new Kansas driver's license within 10 days of arrival; however, this does not apply to university students who do not claim Hays as their home. The Driver's License Examination office at 1222 Canterbury is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.., Tuesday through Friday.
Residents arriving from outside Kansas must register their automobiles within 909 days of moving to town. As with driver's licenses, college students are exempt.
All pets brought to live inside the city limits of Hays must be registered with the city clerk's office at 1507 Main Street.
People wanting to vote in the district must register at the county clerk's office t the Ellis County Courthouse, 1204 Fort Street or at the City Clerk's office in City Hall, 16th & Main Street. Only residents are allowed to register to vote in Ellis County, and registration must be resubmitted each time a resident moves to a new address.
Finally, of importance to new homeowners who may plan to burn dead leaves or packing trash from their move, take caution. City ordinance only allows burning in containers. Residents planning to burn anything should contact the local fire department.