Relocating your family to another state
Moving your family to a new state can be challenging, but there are a few things you can do to ease the burden.
- Plan your move. Decide how much you can do yourself and what you need help with, such as packing your belongings, hiring movers and finding a new home. We have worked with many clients who have relocated to Ohio, helping them secure a home so they can begin their new adventure in Columbus.
- Get to know the neighborhoods. Each part of Central Ohio offers something unique to its residents, and our agents are experts in matching your family’s needs with what our communities have to offer.
- Stay organized. There’s a lot of parts and pieces to purchasing a new home. From visiting homes for sale to picking a lender, we’ll help keep you organized and on track to make your home buying experience successful.
Lori Hicks and her team do a fantastic job with our corporate relocation transferees, third party relocation partners, and broker to broker referrals for our Relocation Division of HER Realtors. Hicks Elite Realty converted the most opportunities in 2014 earning them the Relocation Award for this year for Highest Conversion Rate. Lori is a true leader to those within her team and they all receive the highest of marks from our relocation referrals from both transferees and relocation consultants. I know that Lori and her team will continue to put forth the extra effort, going above and beyond for each and every one of their clients.Cindy Nixon
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Columbus and its charming suburbs comprise a thriving community filled with beautiful homes, award-winning attractions and a diverse local economy. As the 15th largest city in the United States, Columbus is home to Business Insider’s No. 1 suburb in America, New Albany.
Columbus is also ranked the No. 1 most educated city in Ohio, per 24/7 Wall St., and the state ranks No. 1 for projected income growth over the next five years, according to SNL Financial. You’ll feel welcome as soon as you enter the city, as Columbus is ranked in Global Trade’s Top 10 employee friendly cities in the United States and is one of Money Magazine’s best cities for millennials.
Whether you’re someone who likes a vibrant nightlife scene, enjoys family-friendly activities or gravitates toward a diverse cultural and arts community, Columbus has it all. The Short North, a colorful and active community just north of downtown Columbus, features art galleries, specialty shops and some of the city’s best coffee houses and nightclubs. German Village, a historic neighborhood south of downtown, has been named one of America’s Great Places in the Neighborhoods category by the American Planning Association. Its brick-lined streets and sidewalks, quaint shops and fantastic restaurants make this a favorite destination among both tourists and residents.
Head downtown and you’ll find COSI, one of best children’s science museums in the country. Don’t forget a trip to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium in the suburb of Powell, consistently ranked as a premier zoo and a great outing for families.
If music is your thing, look no further than Central Ohio – one of the best entertainment scenes in the Midwest. Schottenstein Center near Ohio State’s campus features performances by today’s hottest music stars, and other venues like Newport Music Hall and Lifestyle Communities Pavilion offer concerts for almost every taste.
Sports lovers won’t find a better town for variety, with The Ohio State Buckeyes leading the charge among fans. NHL fans will enjoy games at Nationwide Arena cheering on the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Huntington Bank Field offers fans of minor league baseball team Columbus Clippers a true ballpark experience. Don’t forget the Columbus Crew where loyal fans gather to support Central Ohio’s MLS team, which has a long record of winning and won the championship in 2008.
We’re confident you will love Central Ohio as much as we do, and we look forward to finding the perfect house to go with your new home.