How To Become A Relocation Consultant For Profit
You Control The Middle Ground To Fulfill The Needs Of your Client!
The term relocation consultant is an encouraging business that involves everything that has to do with moving people.
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What Does A Relocation Consultant Do?
A relocation consultant is a person who provides assistance with moves.
People may hire one because they are not able to deal with the move by themselves.
Also, professionals who work for large companies may receive a relocation consultant allowance as part of their compensation package.
The task of a relocation consultant may include any or all of the following activities and services that generally come with moving to a new location:
- Selecting a moving company
- Selling the old house
- Finding and buying a new home
- Renting a new apartment
- Suggesting schools, church, etc.
- Job placement referrals
Of course, you choose which services you want to include in your service packages.
However, in a joint effort with other professionals in your area, you can really offer an extensive array of services.
Relocation consultants do not own moving companies.
They hire moving companies for and on behalf of the client.
As a relocation consultant, you also deal with Real Estate agents, travel agencies, and career consultants.
You caontrol the middle ground where all these services merge to fulfill the needs of your client.
A Relocation Consultant Is All About Shelter
The most important issue in any reloaction is where your client will reside in the new city or State.
Some clients buy a home in the new city before they move.
Others prefer to rent, giving themselves more time to become familiar with the area before buying a house.
Most relocation consultants receive their commission from the Real Estate agent.
However, if your client wants to rent, as opposed to immediately buying a home, the company relocating your client will more than likely pick up the tab, usually equal to one month’s rent.
Corporations Are Where The Money Is
You can do a real volume business by targeting large corporate accounts.
Companies in high-technology related products and services are the growth markets in relocation.
Contracts for technical top-guns range from three to five years; so you can expect excellent turn over in the high-tech industry.
Concentrating on a specific industry gives a relocation consultant credibility and lots of referrals.
Watch this video to understand why moving people is a serious responsibility