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Relocating for business or personal reasons, whether across the country or overseas, can be an exciting yet challenging experience.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Relocation Services provides a wealth of resources and expertise to facilitate the different aspects of moving domestically or internationally. A team of Relocation Consultants is available to assist you, providing the information and guidance needed to make timely, informed decisions. A dedicated Consultant will ensure that your needs are met, serving as an informational resource before, during, and after the move. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Relocation is with you every step of the way, from making the decision to move until the last picture is hung in your new home.
We have put together the following information to serve as a guide and answer common questions about relocation.

Steps in The Relocation Process

1. Evaluation
2. Planning
3. Home Selling
4. Community Selection
5. Home Buying
6. Moving
7. Individual Relocation Services

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Evaluating the Destination

No matter how compelling the opportunity, you need to consider the impact relocation will have on you and your family; weigh the benefits carefully. A Relocation Consultant can help you to begin the decision-making process by conducting a thorough needs assessment, ultimately offering pertinent area information and helpful suggestions. Once you've made the decision, your Consultant is with you every step of the way, coordinating services and managing the process.
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Key Issues To Consider When Planning Your Move

Timing is a key factor in effectively planning your move. Once you have established a time frame, you can begin to plan the move in detail. A Relocation Consultant can help answer these questions and assist with the details of your move.
  • When and how do I put my current home on the market?
  • When should I visit the new location?
  • How do I focus my town search?
  • Should my spouse/partner begin a career search now?
  • When should I apply for mortgage financing?
  • When should I arrange for the shipment of my possessions?
  • Will I need temporary accommodations?
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Relocation Home Selling Support

Each real estate company and agent are unique. Engaging the right real estate firm and agent to sell your home is key to a successful move. To provide an advantage when selling your home, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Relocation Services has designed a specialized marketing assistance program. Your Relocation Consultant will help you select the most qualified sales agent to represent your interests. Together, your Consultant and sales agent will evaluate market conditions, develop a detailed marketing strategy, make recommendations for a timely sale, and guide you through the entire home sale process.
Some Important Issues To Consider
  • Does the firm and selected agent specialize in providing relocation services?
  • Does the firm have a strong marketing program and access to proven sales tools?
  • Have they learned about your property and its unique features?
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Community Selection

One of the most significant decisions you will make during the buying process is where to live. Finding a community (link to On Board community lookup page) that makes you feel at home and offers the amenities most important to you is paramount to a successful move.
Your Relocation Consultant will help minimize the amount of time required to identify potential home towns. They will start by conducting a thorough needs assessment to help identify your preferences and interests. Based on this information, they will provide a customized and detailed information package.
Some Important Issues To Consider
  • Commuting patterns
  • Home prices and availability
  • Community services and public transportation
  • Recreational and leisure activities
  • Urban vs. rural settings
  • School Systems and availability of child-care
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Relocation Home Buying Support

Your Relocation Consultant will connect you with experienced, relocation-certified, sales/rental associates in the towns you have identified. The associates are selected based on their expertise and knowledge of your selected towns. This associate will provide in-depth information, discuss housing costs, meet with you upon your arrival in the area, conduct an area orientation, and help you find your new home.
Your Relocation Consultant will be available throughout the process to answer questions, address concerns, and provide additional information to help you make informed decisions.
Some Important Issues To Consider
  • Does the firm and selected agent specialize in providing relocation services?
  • Does the firm have a strong local presence?
  • Have they learned about your move and objectives?
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Moving

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Moving Services provides complete personal goods move coordination. Our program is designed to provide ease and convenience when moving your possessions to the new home. Your Relocation Consultant will connect you with a Move Coordinator. We have prepared a Moving Checklist to help plan your move.
Some Important Issues To Consider
  • Do you have special moving requirements?
  • How do you select a qualified mover?
  • How do you prepare for the move?
Contact us for more information about individual relocation services or to speak with a Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Relocation Consultant
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Individual Relocation Services

Listed below are the services we can provide to help manage your personal move:
  • Pre-Move Consulting
  • Home Sale Marketing Assistance
  • Home Finding Assistance
  • Household Goods Shipment
  • Mortgage Assistance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Short Term Housing
Contact us for more information about individual relocation services or to speak with a Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Relocation Consultant
Pre-Move Consulting
You have the advantage of a dedicated Consultant who will oversee your entire relocation. As your personal Relocation Consultant, they coordinate all phases of the move, and will advise, inform, and help you make a successful transition.
Home Sale Marketing Assistance
A crucial factor in completing a successful relocation is the timely sale of your present home. Our program assists with agent selection, develops marketing plans, forestalls potential problems, and provides exceptional professional advice to help you sell your home efficiently.
Home Finding Assistance
A cohesive plan, based on the needs of the individual will be developed and implemented by a dedicated Relocation Consultant, keeping in mind specific wishes and concerns. Area and school information, agent selection, continual consulting, and progress monitoring will be provided on an ongoing basis, until you have successfully located a community and housing suited for your budget and lifestyle.
Household Goods Shipment
One of the more complex aspects of relocation is the transfer of household goods and personal effects. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Moving Services can assist with the entire process, from packing to invoice auditing. We have established contracts with national and international van lines and a system designed to provide a high level of customer service at a competitive price.
Mortgage Assistance
Your Relocation Consultant will introduce you to a knowledgeable Mortgage Consultant who can provide pre-qualification and pre-approval assistance. The Mortgage Consultant will oversee the loan application, underwriting process, and closing of the loan. You will have numerous loan programs to choose from and the Mortgage Consultant will work with you to identify the option that best meets your needs.
Insurance Coverage
Your Relocation consultant can also provide access to a variety of insurance products. From homeowner policies to auto insurance, the NRT Insurance Agency works with a wide range of carriers, and operates throughout New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Short Term Housing
We can help find properties that are suited to your temporary needs. The need for short-term housing may occur when you are required to be at the new location before closing on a new home, you are on a short-term assignment, or you are arriving from overseas.
Contact us for more information about individual relocation services or to speak with a Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Relocation Consultant
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