Where to Start
From initial exploratory research to closing, we will help you navigate the entire relocation process step by step.
We are here to assist you in:
Providing a listing agent for your current home
Purchasing or renting a new home in a new location
Exploring possible relocation spots
Helping you plan a fact finding trip
And much more!
We’ve been through the relocation process ourselves, and we understand the challenges, questions, and difficult decisions that always arise in the process. Email us or give us a call, and we’ll be glad to help in any way we can.
Relocations are becoming the “new norm” these days as our society becomes increasingly mobile.
Whether you are moving for professional, professional, or personal reasons, it’s essential to develop a relocation plan ahead of time.
Plan an exploratory trip.
Put together a list of a few possible relocation spots, and investigate those areas in person. If possible, schedule an interview or casual meeting with a possible employer. Meet with local schools if time permits. Spend a few days familiarizing yourself with a relocation spot so that you can further research that area from afar.
Do your research.
How much will you save by relocation? If you’re relocating from areas who high cost of living, chances are you’ll save a ton in taxes alone. One of the most common misconceptions is that salaries are usually lower in areas with a lower cost of living. In many cases, your salary might actually be higher in another state if your profession is in high demand. If you’re a retiree, research the tax ramifications that may come along with a relocation.
Start planning your move.
In today’s real estate market, you may find you sell your home quicker than you anticipated. If it takes longer than you’d expect, never fear; that gives you the opportunity to take your time in planning out your landing spot. Regardless of which situation you face, you will find yourself soon needing to make a final decision, either on a location, a job opportunity, or an offer on your home. In this stage, approach things not with apprehension, but with confidence. Don’t let your fear of a possible change slow you down. You may not feel you’re ready, perhaps, but you may never be more ready than you are right now. If it makes financial, personal, and professional sense to relocate, take the plunge!
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