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#ReloRant: The Definition of Insanity

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Unknown While often ascribed to Albert Einstein, there is no actual evidence that…

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#ReloRant: The American Dream – The freedom of choice and equality in home ownership

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO The American Dream – The freedom of choice and equality in home ownership: Having a place to call home remains a cornerstone of the American dream. …

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#ReloRant: Do the Math – Evaluating Relocation Program Costs

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO Do the Math – Evaluating Relocation Program Costs: Most of us work for companies that are expected to make a profit at the end of the…

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Future-proofing: Adapting Relocation Benefits for a Changing Workforce

Of the myriad of HR benefits available to employees, relocation is unique in that it is not regulated, and benefit levels are not proscribed by law. This allows relocation professionals to craft programs that best balance the needs of the…

#ReloRant: A Measured Approach

Lighting Up your Business Scoreboard A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO Pearson’s law states that, “When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported back, the rate of improvement…

The Relocation Pricing Paradox: Q&A with Steven John

As the global landscape created by COVID-19 continues to evolve, organizations that rely on employee relocation programs have been challenged in new and unprecedented ways. From contending with travel restrictions to navigating shifting government regulations, mobility professionals have had to…

#Unstoppable, #Unwavering, #Unrelenting!

Words inspired by Warren Buffet describe the consumer solutions focus of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ CEO, Chris Stuart and his team of real estate professionals in the August 2020 issue of RIS Media. An inspiring example of the dedicated leadership behind…

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FAQ True Partner Pricing

The questions most commonly asked about HomeServices Relocation’s service fees reclassification Why is HSR offering a new pricing option? Over the years, commissions on HHG and other services have grown in significance as basic service fees have decreased. Unfortunately, while…

Follow the signs and exit now to HomeServices Relocation and PEACE OF MIND!

Have you seen our advertising campaign? Inspired during a long commute to the office, HomeServices Relocation’s new advertising campaign captures the metaphor of an easily traversed road with one simple turn in the right direction, leading mobility professionals to the…

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#ReloRant: Lump-Sums and Other Four-letter Words

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO Lump Sum Only programs Lump Sum programs are appealing to human resource departments as they are easy to administer and still allow them to meet the…

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Is Your Relocation Policy Keeping Pace with Your Business Goals?

Relocation Policy Considerations As the old saying goes, “the only constant, is change.”  Business operates in an ever-changing environment.  Changes in markets, technology and regulation create a shifting landscape that must be navigated by business leaders to ensure the success…

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#ReloRant: Are you Obsessed with Time?

A Brief History of Time (with apologies to Stephen Hawking) A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T HomeServices Relocation President and CEO People are obsessed with time. We “save time,” we “lose track of time,” sometimes we have…