CATEGORY:Buying a Home
  • Why should I have a home finding tour?:

    This tour assists you throughout the entire home finding process. It typically includes conducting the initial property search and follows with the facilitation of the tour. Relocation Today will continue to be a resource for you through your lease signing and actual move-in and will answer any questions you may have during your transition period.

  • Does every real estate agent handle home buying relocation transactions?:

    Every agent may say they do, but a true relocation real estate professional has had extensive training in relocation provided by both their agency and the relocation industry. Since specific documents and processes are used for relocation transactions in addition to state level requirements, it is important that they understand how to properly navigate through the relocation process. In addition to the training and experience, they will also have achieved a proven sales record for multiple years.

  • If I find a home on the internet, should I contact the agent directly?:

    Properties that are listed on the internet can be shown by any agent. If you are not presently working with an agent, it is important to find an agent that can meet your needs. The agent that has the listing may not necessarily be the right fit for you and your needs. The agent may have strong sales skills, but could be a weak buyers' agent. We recommend you contact your account manager before making contact with any agent. Your account manager will interview the agent to see if they meet our requirements and if they are the right fit for your needs. If not, your Account Manager will recommend a more suitable agent.

  • Should I get a home inspection when I purchase a new home?:

    A home's condition significantly affects its value. It is important to have a trained professional examine the property for pest infestation, wood rot, ceiling leaks, radon levels, and other physical components. They will assess the problems and be able to determine what corrective work needs to be done, and what it will cost. Get a home inspection by a reputable inspector. When you hire the inspector, be certain you know what they do and do not inspect. You may also ask about environmental issues such as lead paint, asbestos and radon gas.

  • CATEGORY:Buying a Home
    Why should I have a home finding tour?:

    This tour assists you throughout the entire home finding process. It typically includes conducting the initial property search and follows with the facilitation of the tour. Relocation Today will continue to be a resource for you through your lease signing and actual move-in and will answer any questions you may have during your transition period.

    Does every real estate agent handle home buying relocation transactions?:

    Every agent may say they do, but a true relocation real estate professional has had extensive training in relocation provided by both their agency and the relocation industry. Since specific documents and processes are used for relocation transactions in addition to state level requirements, it is important that they understand how to properly navigate through the relocation process. In addition to the training and experience, they will also have achieved a proven sales record for multiple years.

    If I find a home on the internet, should I contact the agent directly?:

    Properties that are listed on the internet can be shown by any agent. If you are not presently working with an agent, it is important to find an agent that can meet your needs. The agent that has the listing may not necessarily be the right fit for you and your needs. The agent may have strong sales skills, but could be a weak buyers' agent. We recommend you contact your account manager before making contact with any agent. Your account manager will interview the agent to see if they meet our requirements and if they are the right fit for your needs. If not, your Account Manager will recommend a more suitable agent.

    Should I get a home inspection when I purchase a new home?:

    A home's condition significantly affects its value. It is important to have a trained professional examine the property for pest infestation, wood rot, ceiling leaks, radon levels, and other physical components. They will assess the problems and be able to determine what corrective work needs to be done, and what it will cost. Get a home inspection by a reputable inspector. When you hire the inspector, be certain you know what they do and do not inspect. You may also ask about environmental issues such as lead paint, asbestos and radon gas.