Area orientation and familiarisation tour
Garrington Relocation provides an informative and comprehensive orientation service to show all that an area has to offer before Assignees commence a home search. Our professional search consultants offer in-depth knowledge of each local area, including parks, supermarkets and schools. They offer accompanied viewings to different types of properties, advising on transport connections, clubs, restaurants and hospitals.
Prior to each tour we identify key considerations using property and location overviews. This ensures that each orientation tour is focused and in keeping with both corporate and Assignee expectationsHow can we assist you?
One of the most of the important elements of a successful relocation is finding the right property: one where the Assignee enjoys living and feels comfortable and secure. Garrington property consultants are one of the UK’s leading and most experienced property search teams. Each search is approached with a high level of planning and logic, and delivered by professionals who support and guide an assignee through the entire process.
Garrington home search service includes:
- Needs analysis: detailed discussions take place before assignees arrive to fully understand their needs and preferences
- UK housing market information
- Welcome pack: includes maps, local information, guide books, UK information on driving, banking, health care and information specific to the assignee’s requirements
- Detailed market evaluation to identify suitable properties and create an itinerary for a property tour
- Accompanied viewings showing a wide selection of properties each day, giving a cross section of property types and neighbourhoods
- Detailed checklists for each property reviewed
- Advice on pros and cons of each short-listed property
- Negotiation of lease terms, advice on legal compliance and oversight of the preparation of the lease
- Inventory and check in: we arrange for these to be carried out together with the transferring of utilities and give advice on telephone and internet service providers
Garrington works closely with Assignees to make sure that all their needs are met, at the same time keeping the corporate clients informedHow can we assist you?
Advice from Education Consultants
Garrington Relocation partners with specialist education consultants to help each individual child settle and enjoy a new school as part of a family relocation. Our education consultancy offers objective and detailed advice on differences in curriculums and systems, both within the UK and from other countries.
Our education consultants have an encyclopaedic knowledge of international schools, state and private schools across London and the whole of the UK. They discuss complicated admissions processes, help to identify suitable schools for each child and provide practical assistance to help secure placesHow can we assist you?
Our relocation consultants prepare an inventory documenting the condition of a property at the beginning and end of an Assignee’s lease. They accompany the Assignee’s inspection of a property, with the landlord or real estate professional.
This ensures that the inventory is a true reflection of the condition of the property and that all parties agree and sign the inspection check list, thus removing the risk of disputes on damages and safe return of depositsHow can we assist you?
Settling in services
An important part of relocating is a family settling in and feeling at home. We introduce assignees to their home, the neighbourhood and useful local services.
Garrington relocation agents assist with practical moving issues: registering with doctors and dentists, banking services and for a driver’s licence. We provide essential local information, on leisure facilities, shopping and parking permitsHow can we assist you?
Working with carefully selected partners, Garrington Relocation provides training to develop the Assignee’s language and intercultural communication skills. Training fits around work schedules and is conducted through an array of learning vehiclesHow can we assist you?
Cross cultural awareness training
Our dedicated partners offer advice and assistance on cross-cultural relocation, customised to the training needs of each Assignee and organisationHow can we assist you?
International bank accounts set up
Garrington Relocation works with some of the UK’s leading financial institutions, to quickly set up UK bank accounts for Assignees. This can be done before moving to ensure that there are no complications on arrivalHow can we assist you?
Furniture rental and purchase
Our broad panel of providers supply furniture rental from one week to four years, for every taste and budget. Renting furniture is often preferable, saving on inconvenient and expensive removals and shipping. Some Assignees also prefer to rent extra items to supplement the furniture in their new homeHow can we assist you?
Being privately owned and independent, Garrington Relocation is able to work with leading International Household Goods Moving Specialist carriers. Our relocation consultants oversee every stage of the removal process from packing to delivery. We help to ensure that all required paperwork is completed for country specific regulationsHow can we assist you?
An unhappy spouse is often the reason when a relocation fails. Garrington Relocation understands how hard it can be for the Assignee’s partner. We offer tailor-made support for spouses to help them make the most of the assignment both professionally and personally. Career specialists provide advice on legally possible work, finding volunteer work and educational coursesHow can we assist you?
Desktop home search
For urgent or short-term relocations, speed is often of the essence. For rapid results, our relocation consultants search for up to 6 – 8 properties matching your Assignee’s requirements. They provide a full itinerary of the potential options available to meet those requirementsHow can we assist you?
Visa and Immigration Services
Garrington Relocation works with a range of global immigration lawyers to guide clients through the complex procedures of immigration, navigating the passport and country specific immigration laws and regulations that differ from country to countryHow can we assist you?
The end of a relocation is concluded quickly and efficiently. Garrington Relocation guides each Assignee through the mandatory processes such as lease termination and closing utility services. We provide advice and negotiate between the tenant and the landlord regarding dilapidations management and maximising deposit refunds. We work from our own inventories and coordinate the safe return of agreed deposit amountsHow can we assist you?