Family Relocation Intra-State

Family Relocation Services

Help for Families moving WITHIN a state of Australia.

See also: Family Relocation InterState and Family Relocation International

All your worries of where best to live, which school to send your children to, how to make friends – are over ConnectRelocate will guide you through all these obstacles.

PRE-ARRIVAL: RELOCATION GOODS & CHATTELS:

Your preparations for moving home from one state to another in Australia, even if it involves moving only a short distance, can be both time consuming and frustrating. ConnectRelocate can organise your entire move to ensure your move runs smoothly and that you settle more quickly into your workplace when you arrive. For all your goods and chattels, we can:

  • initiate and evaluate removalist quotations (presented in comparative form)
  • assist with the selection of a removal company
  • liaise schedule of services
  • arrange storage provider for furniture if required
  • organise a concierge service to manage house/carpet cleaning of departing residence
  • provide an organisational planning checklist

ARRIVAL: TRANSPORT:

Arriving at a new location can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. You may feel stressed, frustrated and not enjoying the experience. Let ConnectRelocate save you time by arranging all the relocation details. We’ll relocate you as smoothly and swiftly as possible and more importantly, we’ll allow you to enjoy the moving experience.
We will happily arrange any transport needs you may require by organising any of the following on your behalf:

  • airport transfer to arranged accommodation
  • meet and greet service
  • rental car
  • vehicle brokerage (rental / purchase)

LOCATION & ACCOMMODATION:

Feel that you don’t have the necessary time to devote to the research required for your move? Confused about where to reside? Looking for information on the best schools for your children, local sports facilities, the best suburbs to live? Our settling-in program will assist you to quickly become familiar with your new location.

We provide you with the level of local knowledge you need to become fully acquainted with your prospective new location. If you take temporary accommodation as a starting point, we will be there to suggest the best accommodation option to suit your budget, work location and personal requirements. If required, we’ll even arrange for grocery items to be delivered and stored at your accommodation for your arrival. You won’t be alone when you arrive. One of our consultants will provide you with the comprehensive guidance you’ll need.

Unsure of local property prices? Need reassurance that you will get honest, professional advice? Let us introduce you to a property broker to help you save time and money when buying your new home.

A typical area orientation information and assistance pack provided by ConnectRelocate will include:

  • arranging temporary accommodation (hotel, serviced apartments)
  • provision of DVD –city of choice – “Living Down Under”
  • provision of area orientation –
  • suburb report
  • local school report
  • future development report
  • community facilities
  • transport facilities
  • search for rental accommodation
  • suburb research report
  • provide information on rental requirements
  • brief on pre-viewing accommodation facilities
  • assist with viewing & submit tenancy applications
  • inventory inspection on rental properties
  • lease negotiation
  • finalise rental arrangements
  • facilitate rental payment procedures
  • key collection
  • facilitation of purchasing property
  • introduction to property buyer agent / real estate agents
  • provision of housing differential report to assist in purchasing suitable property
  • provision of information kit
  • public transport services / timetable
  • local map
  • directory local community services
  • utility services directory
  • tele-communication providers – mobile phones, internet
  • emergency services directory

FURNITURE & UTILITY SERVICES:

Make it easy on yourself. We can arrange all your utility connections at your new premises, organise short-term furniture rental until your furniture arrives, or long-term rental for your new, unfurnished home. We will even facilitate the purchase of new furniture, based on your budget and taste, if required.

  • arrange utility connections
  • organise furniture rental / purchase & delivery assistance

COMMUNITY SERVICES:

There’s no need to feel isolated or lonely in your new community. We understand the need for guidance and support in this vital area so you can settle quickly into your workplace and new location.

Like to find out about sporting groups and local community services? We’ll help with organised social gatherings and an on-going support line phone number. We will introduce you to people in your new community and assist you with dealing with any day to day issues that may arise. You’ll always have a friendly voice on the phone, and friendly company over a cup of coffee with your consultant at any time.

  • identification of local sporting clubs
  • introduction to community facilities / social networks

EDUCATION / CHILD CARE RESEARCH:

Researching for suitable child care centres or schools can take an enormous amount of time and energy. You may require specialised advice on what schools in the area offer, need to know how to organise tentative placements and understand the registration process for students. Your consultant can assist with these items and more.

  • school search / child care/ training institutions research report
  • provision of school prospectus
  • assistance with school pre-registration
  • arrange interviews & registration application
  • assist with school uniform purchase
  • provide information on school transport facilities

PARTNER (SPOUSAL) ASSISTANCE:

Will your partner find the move lonely and isolating? You may settle well into your work life, but your partner, home alone, may miss daily contact with others. We can assist to help your partner find work and receive invitations to our social events so that friendships can develop – all to support your settling-in process.

  • assistance with networking
  • introduction to community facilities / personnel

OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES WE OFFER:

We will oversee the co-ordination and management of all external services we introduce to your staff. These could include – financial, business or property brokers.

  • support and co-ordination of external service providers

DEPARTURE:

Need to relocate your staff to yet another area? With so much to do and often so little time to do it, ConnectRelocate can really take the pressure off! Let us co-ordinate your staff member’s move once more. As you already know, we will tailor our services to meet their requirements. We can:

  • provide a detailed move planning checklist
  • facilitate return of bond, breaking of lease, or selling of property
  • co-ordinate utility disconnection
  • coordinate termination of school enrolment and return school uniforms
  • organise a concierge service to provide house/carpet cleaning
  • arrange removalist quotes
  • coordinate vehicle / house furniture removal or disposal
  • arrange transfers to airport
  • arrange mail forwarding