Relocation Resource Center

Only the educated are free

Moving to a new city or town can be a wonderful adventure. People who have made many job transfers and moves recommend researching your destination city before the move. Visit the city on a workday and a weekend so you can see what kind of place it is in which to live and work. Use the Internet to research the area’s amenities and subscribe to your destination city’s local newspaper. South Florida is a great place to live and work. The life style is different, no matter what your needs its here, Ocean, Lakes, Golf Courses, Horse Ranches, Country Living South Florida has it all.
Find out from your employer what kind of relocation package will be provided. Will the cost of the move be paid for? If you have a home to sell in your current city, will your employer help with the closing costs or guarantee a buy-out if the house doesn't sell right away? Get such offers of assistance in writing. Will you be able to afford the cost of living in your new city? It is essential to figure out what you will need in order for the move to work for you.
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Here are some practical tips to help you with a relocation transition:
* Move quickly. Extended good-byes are painful and upsetting.

* Conserve cash. Have an emergency fund for surprises that may occur before, during, and right after the move.

* Be open to your new environment. The new area may be just as good as or better than the place you are leaving.

* Understand that your children may experience loss and confusion. They may act out if they can't express their frustration or sadness.

Ask your employer about the HarderandSmarter relocation buyers assistance program. This program will provide you with a stress free move and depending on your employers participation provide additional financial rewards above and beyond that provided by your employers relocation package. The stress free road map includes

1. Phone consultation, needs analysis.


2. Web-based presentation describing neighborhoods, prices, taxes, schools and other pertinent information based on the needs analysis


3. Just Listed emails. Daily emails of homes coming on the market meeting needs requirements.


4. Visit Preparation. Before visit narrow home choice, ensure home availability, make appointments


5. Visit. Escort employee and family to the homes selected. Help prepare offers by having a list of comparable previous sales. Present offers and manage any counter offers


6. Post Visit. Manage Appraisal and Inspection Manage and take care of problems.. Attend Walk Through and Closing.


Information Links

Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
County Government
Palm Beach County Schools
Palm Beach County Sheriff
Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce
City Of  Lake Worth Site
City of Greenacres Site


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