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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S 3 | Introduction 4 | Who We Are 6 | Relocation Program 7 | Referral Services 8 | Departure Services 9 | Destination Services 10 | Group Move 12 | Talent Acquisition 13 | Rental Assistance 14 | Where We Live
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Dan Cottingham (president) and son Daniel Cottingham (chief executive officer)
Au t h e nti c . Commit ted. Driven. Since 1983, Cottingham Chalk has put relationships at the center of residential real estate. Our strategy is to treat your family like our ownâ€” taking time to get to you know you and understanding your needs is essential to our process. We strongly believe in community service. A committed volunteer and donor to charitable organizations, we know the value of giving back to the communities in which we live and work. With more than three decades of residential real estate experience, Cottingham Chalk has built a team of innovative and passionate agents who can adapt to an ever-changing market to get the very best results for your family. When it comes to buying or selling a home, we offer families sound advice and unwavering support at every step of the way. COTTINGHAM CHALK | 3
WHO W E AR E
SUZANNE LAIL, GRP CRP Relocation Director REALTORÂ® / Broker firstname.lastname@example.org
MELISSA ALATSIS, LRS Relocation Coordinator email@example.com 704.364.4400 x 1226
704.364.4400 x 1225
RELOCATION TEAM Meet Suzanne. Suzanne brings over 30 years of real estate experience to her position as Relocation Director. She holds the Certified Relocation Professional® designation and is an active member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council®, Relocation Directors Council® and is a past President of the Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council. Suzanne cultivates relationships with local corporations and global relocation management companies while managing and training the firm’s team of relocation-certified agents. She is a licensed Broker in North and South Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Meet Melissa. Melissa’s experience in marketing, program development and client services equips her with the skills required to serve as Cottingham Chalk’s Relocation Coordinator. Having personally relocated to Charlotte in 2009, Melissa knows first-hand how exciting a move to the area can be and allows her to empathize with the customers we assist. She is responsible for managing and growing our broker-to-broker business and is involved with assessing the needs of corporate transferees. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Education from the University of Georgia.
Consistent nominees, leaders & winners of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® annual conference awards
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RELOCATION PROGRAM For over 35 years, Cottingham Chalk has maintained a fully-staffed relocation department. Our experienced team has been the recipient of numerous awards from corporations, relocation companies, and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. Most recently, our team received the 2017 RELO Direct Ambassador Award which recognizes our commitment to providing unparalleled service. We’re honored to be recognized by the industry, and we hope our achievements reflect our commitment to our clients.
CURRENT REAL E STATE AFFILIATIONS Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association
Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council (CMARC)
Carolinas Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
Charlotte Regional Business Alliance
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
SouthPark Area Council National Association of Realtors®
Luxury Portfolio International
Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC) Relocation Director’s Council (RDC)
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North Carolina Association of Realtors® South Carolina Association of Realtors®
REFERRAL SERVICES At Cottingham Chalk, we’re experts at helping you navigate the local Charlotte community as well as the global community. Our affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® allows us to connect with buyers and sellers in 565 locations throughout the U.S. and 70 countries worldwide. This elite, invitation-only network reflects Cottingham Chalk's status as a leader in the Charlotte real estate market. It doesn't matter if you're buying or selling a home in Paris, Texas or Paris, France—our agents can introduce you to a market leader around the globe.
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DEPARTURE SERVICES When the time comes for a transferee to sell their home, our goals are to guide them through the pre-listing process, successfully market the home and maximize their return on investment. With years of experience and access to advanced technology, our agents know the best marketing strategies to sell your home. Because relationships come first at Cottingham Chalk, we establish a rapport with the seller to understand their needs and expectations, and then work to foster a smooth transition. Sellers are thoughtfully matched with one of our trained, relocation-certified agents who will walk the homeowner stepby-step through the listing and selling process, ensuring each step goes smoothly from start to finish.
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DESTINATION SERVICES At Cottingham Chalk, we understand that buying a home in a new area can be overwhelming. Our agents are here to make the transition to Charlotte as smooth as possible. We match buyers with the agent that is best suited to their needs and who will work diligently to achieve their goals and objectives. To welcome newcomers to Charlotte, we provide a local guide to help navigate the neighborhood and continue to work with families and individuals to help them assimilate into their new community. Please contact our Relocation Services team to request a copy of our Welcome to Charlotte guide.
MOV E High-profile companies, including Electrolux, Met Life and Corning Optical have worked with Cottingham Chalk to find the perfect home for employees relocating to Charlotte. Retention of key employees is one of many factors that determine the success of a group move. Providing employees with the tools they need to transition their career and family are of the utmost importance. To aid in the process, we perform a detailed needs assessment and assist with the purchase of a new home or disposition of the employeeâ€™s existing home.
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TALENT ACQUISITION Cottingham Chalk has seen Charlotte grow into a vibrant, engaging city that’s ideal for many families and individuals. Corporations turn to us to provide complimentary area tours showcasing the city’s attractive features to potential job candidates. We work closely with recruiters to personalize tours, accommodating the candidate’s interview schedule, and give recruiters appropriate feedback. Our goal is to exceed candidates’ expectations, making them feel at home in Charlotte and excited about a future in this thriving city.
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RENTAL ASSISTANCE While Cottingham Chalk specializes in helping newcomers find a home, we understand that buying a house is a major life decision. For transferees who are looking to rent before they buy, weâ€™re here to help. Our complimentary service includes a needs assessment by phone, an overview of the rental market, an explanation of the rental process, lease tips, pet policies, and more. We also offer a fee-based service. It includes everything in our complimentary service, as well as help scheduling appointments and property tours.
WHERE WE LIVE
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IN D IAN TRAIL
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MA RV I N
Cottingham Chalk agents are thoroughly knowledgeable of the various real estate markets in Charlotte and the surrounding communities. Our service area includes, but is not limited to the following locations:
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