In a tight real estate market like we have experienced for over the past two years, high demand for rentals puts extra pressure on an assignee. Even astute, resourceful folks who find several good options prior to the tour day are likely to find them already rented. By scheduling an accompanied tour, the assignee can rely on the local real estate expert to pay close attention to the availability of rentals so that their search is more efficient.
We are proud to announce that CORT was selected as a platinum award winner at this year’s Brookfield Forum! With the theme of “Performance Thru Execution,” this year’s event brought together nearly 500 professionals from the relocation and real estate industry to discuss solutions for improving service delivery.
A few words of praise about America’s older industrial cities: they sometimes receive a bad rap from the press, and unfortunately from some relocation folks. But it’s important to understand that places like Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis offer many attractive lifestyle options from downtown lofts in lively neighborhoods to leafy suburbs.
Congratulations! Graduation has passed and you are starting your next big adventure. Very often, this step in your life involves moving to a new apartment or home. Without the services of a moving company, however, this can quickly become a laborious task – exhausting and tedious for everyone involved.
Attending college in a foreign country is an exciting and unique experience for students, but relocating to somewhere new can be a very stressful decision in a student’s career. From selecting which school to attend, to where you should live and how you will get around, there are many potential challenges that come with being an international student.
The relocation industry looks vastly different today than it did in 2007. In the past, more than 60 percent of relocating employees were homeowners; today, more than 70 percent of relocating employees are renters. In fact, executives and their families are driving growth in single-family home rentals. With this shift, corporate relocation policies are changing, impacting how HR professionals support employees in transition.
Military families have to make many sacrifices, one of which is frequent relocations. From finding a new home and furniture rental to getting settled into the community, the process can seem overwhelming. Below are a few tips to help you make your new house and community feel more like home.
Relocation, whether it’s to another city or just across town, can be very unsettling. Even if you have used destination services, relocation can be a lot of work. Aside from the hassles of packing, unpacking, organizing and cleaning, relocation also means turning your new space into a place you can call home. A great housewarming party can help you do just that.
Relocation can be hard on pets. Because pets tend to imprint on their environment, the confusing and even chaotic process of relocation can leave them stressed and nervous. However, with a little preparation, care and attention, you can keep your pet healthy and happy during the relocation process. Thinking ahead about the potential challenges can make all the difference.