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MOVE WITH EASE. Dickens Mitchener’s Award-Winning Relocation Department 704.342.1000 dickensmitchener.com


YOUR BUSINESS IS YOUR PEOPLE. our business is helping them find their way home.

The move is on to Charlotte. Word has spread that it’s one of the best places in the country to work, play and raise a family. Charlotte started as a small textile town but in recent years it has emerged as the South’s urban gem, a financial & business hub, thriving with rich culture and unlimited entertainment. Despite its incredible growth, this booming city of commerce has been able to hold-on to its small-town roots, offering newcomers & visitors that sweet southern charm everyone loves. So how do you ensure that your candidates, executives and employees find the perfect neighborhoods, schools, and amenities that perfectly match their unique needs? You contact Dickens Mitchener, your best source for residential real estate in the Queen City. Dickens Mitchener’s award-winning relocation team, led by Catharine Pappas, is the leader of corporate relocation in Charlotte. We make moving in and out of the region easy for you by making it easy for each individual and family you serve.

Charlotte is the right move. Dickens Mitchener will make it home.


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OUR UNPARALLELD COMMITMENT TO CLIENT SATISFACATION

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EXPERTS IN CORPORATE RELOCATION

Today, we continue to be the preferred relocation specialists for large and small companies transitioning their candidates, employees and executives in and out of our region. The reason is simple: We make the overwhelming task of relocating as stress-free and seamless as possible. We are committed to offering top-notch service with southern charm & true hospitality.

Dickens Mitchener is a woman-owned and operated business with full time relocation professionals with local expertise and global connections.

OUR SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE RELATIONSHIPS For 20+ years we’ve helped some of corporate America’s most prominent names settle down in the Queen City as well as settle down in new destinations across the globe. SUNTRUST CHIQUITA BANANAS LPL FINANCIAL ELECTROLUX BANK OF AMERICA ORTHOCAROLINA ERNST & YOUNG SOUTHEAST ANESTHESIA CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER GRANT THORNTON SCOTTISH RE BB&T TIAA-CREF NOVANT HEALTH SEALED AIR MSC SPX

ANHEUSER-BUSCH US AIRWAYS US BANK BARRON & HOMESLEY SATO AMERICA INGERSOLL RAND SONIC AUTOMOTIVE METLIFE PNC BANK DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS WELLS FARGO CARMAX HERMAN MOORE LOWE’S DUKE ENERGY WHOLE FOODS FAMILY DOLLAR STORES

“The DM relocation team is a tremendous resource and advocate for incoming & outgoing transferees. There is no one better!”

“DM Relocation team does a wonderful job of making it a personal and professional experience. We felt like our assigned agent had been friends for years and he picked just the right houses for me to view. Thank you for your kindness and deep caring!”

“Catharine was a Godsend and her team was incredible! They truly go the extra mile!”


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Dickens Mitchener’s Award-Winning Website Featuring: Extensive, detailed property search function with interactive map search, where they can select specific areas to find homes in their vicinity of interest.

DEFINING GROUP MOVES. We have been specializing in group moves since the founding of our relocation department in 1991. Here are some of our exclusive group move advantages:

Z Travel to your location, at no expense to you, to give presentations

Learn about Charlotte’s most sought-after neighborhoods with custom community pages featuring videos, maps, and hot spots.

on housing, schools, neighborhoods and more.

Z Help coordinate all aspects of a group orientation trip to Charlotte, right down to gift baskets in your hotel rooms.

Z No matter how large your group, provide every transferee with a

comprehensive relocation package tailored to their individual needs.

DEFINING DESTINATION SERVICES.

Check out our Relocation Resources including a Welcome to Charlotte video, downloadable Relocation Guide, Buyer’s Guide, Seller’s Guide, and a ‘What’s my home worth?’ function.

Do your transferees need help finding the perfect home, school, neighborhood? Whether your company is transferring thousands of employees to a new location or simply recruiting a new employee, we offer a comprehensive suite of custom services which are designed to meet your company’s unique culture and specific needs. We also can assist in developing tailor made relocation packages and polices for your company to ensure both you and your employees are completely satisfied.

DEFINING RENTAL ASSISTANCE.

Get to know our 75+ real estate experts by browsing an extensive agent directory, complete with biography, client testimonials, milestones, community involvement, current/sold listings

Will you have transferees who need to rent rather than buy? We can help! We have a full time of team of agents who are knowledgeable in the rental market and can give custom city tours, research properties, set appointments and show options. Depending on the scale of the group move, most of these rental services are available complimentary.

DEFINING DEPARTURE SERVICES. Do your transferees need help selling homes in the city they’re leaving? Through our affiliates in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, we can pair a transferee with two Realtors who will meet with the employee to provide a detailed market analysis of the home and outline their marketing approach.

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CORPORATE RELOCATION SERVICES

Destination Solutions

Dickens Mitchener’s Relocation Department is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help your employees’ transition into their new home quickly, with as little stress as possible, so that they can be an immediate asset to your company. The following services are offered to individuals relocating to Charlotte:

Counseling via telephone & email for all incoming transferees Home Finding Assistance: carefully select one of our 75 market-leading agents who best matches transferee’s specific needs & areas of interest. Agent will provide Neighborhood selection, statistics and comparisons, overview of schools, churches, medical facilities, lease negotiation, information on local taxes Information on new home construction and introductions to trusted affiliated area builders Mortgage counseling from our trusted vendors Spousal career counseling services Family Assistance: provide detailed information on daycare/babysitting services, summer camps/extra-curricular activities for children/teens, tours of public & private local schools/universities Assistance in locating doctors, veterinarians, accountants, plumbers, summer camps/activities for children Rental assistance, corporate housing & fully furnished temporary housing information Area Orientation: newcomer receptions/neighborhood welcome parties can be organized to help your employee meet new people and get acquainted with new community Tracking of transferees and weekly progress updates supplied to your company’s HR dept. Extensive follow-up contact after closing to ensure employee’s needs are being met and they are acclimating to new home Hardcopy or digital guides including Home buyers Glossary, Convenience list & Under Contract Guide


CORPORATE RELOCATION SERVICES

Departure Solutions

Dickens Mitchener is committed to preparing your employees for the journey ahead and ensuring that every single relocation gets started on the right foot. We aim to alleviate the challenges and fears associated with a new job, a new employer, and a move to a new city, by offering the following services to incoming transferees:

Counseling via telephone & email for incoming transferee Comprehensive relocation package (digital or hard copy) packed with detailed information, statistics, convenience lists and maps to get transferee quickly acquainted with the area’s economy, climate, homes, schools, transportation, health care, business environments, events & attractions Policy Consulting: When relocation is initiated, our relocation experts will consult transferee on their relocation package and company policy to ensure they understand their benefits and options Transportation to and from the airport for all tour trips to the Charlotte and surrounding areas Hotel and travel arrangements, daycare or babysitters when the need arises Personally tailored city tours of the city’s most sought after neighborhoods Home Marketing & Sale Assistance: Referral to a qualified LRE affiliated agent who is active in the transferee’s area to give advice on getting house listed, properly marketed and sold Information on moving companies in your employee’s area Hard copy or digital guides including: Seller’s Glossary, Moving Checklist & Preparing Your Home to Sell Guide Household goods move management Discounted moving services Price estimates on all relocation expenses


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MOVE WITH THE BEST.

Meet the leaders of the Dickens Mitchener relocation team.

OUR AFFILIATION BRINGS

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THE WORLD TO YOU

CATHARINE PAPPAS, CRP, RCC Director of Relocation & Corporate Services

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

REALTOR /BROKER ®

704.661.2402 cpappas@dickensmitchener.com Catharine Pappas is the mastermind leader of Dickens Mitchener’s award-winning relocation department. As a native Charlottean, Pappas brings a wealth of intimate knowledge, experience, enthusiasm and attention to her job of transitioning families to and from the Queen City. Pappas has more than 20 years of relocation experience and also holds many impressive relocation designations. She holds her Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Relocation Certified Coordinator (RCC) designations.

As an affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, we bring you the depth and reach of a worldwide network that dominates in more U.S. markets than any other national franchise. Proving the power of partnering strong local brands like Dickens Mitchener with pervasive national and global networks, we support your relocation needs with more than 500 firms, 4,000 offices, 120,000 associates in more than 40 countries.

ANNA PLYLER Relocation Coordinator & Website Manager

704.602.4288 anna@dickensmitchener.com Anna Plyler brings years of experience as a marketing executive and advertising coordinator to her position as relocation coordinator/Website Manager for the Dickens Mitchener Relocation Department. Plyler is responsible for placing and managing thousands of incoming and outgoing referrals. She also creates all of the department’s custom relocation packages, brochures, advertisements, and flyers. As Website Manager, she maintains all new content including agent profile pages, statistics, blog posts, and video content.

Our Relo Quality Certification Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® network recognizes its top performers with the RELO® Quality Certification Program. This program was the first standardized measure of quality and performance in the relocation industry. Using a rigorous set of criteria, all aspects of a relocation department are carefully considered. From business plans and web site design to service evaluations and workplace environment, the thoroughness of the screening process guarantees that those approved have truly earned the designation "best-of-the-best."

DICKENS MITCHENER’S AWARD-WINNING RELOCATION DEPARTMENT PROUDLY SERVES THE GREATER CHARLOTTE REGION

EASTOVER OFFICE 2330 Randolph Road Charlotte, NC 28207 SOUTH CHARLOTTE OFFICE 7810 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy Ste. 103 Charlotte, NC 28277

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Corporate Relocation Brochure  

EXPERTS IN CORPORATE RELOCATION since 1991. Today, we continue to be the preferred relocation specialists for large and small companies tran...

Corporate Relocation Brochure  

EXPERTS IN CORPORATE RELOCATION since 1991. Today, we continue to be the preferred relocation specialists for large and small companies tran...