Settling-In Services

settle in: to become familiar with a new home, the surroundings and  to feel comfortable and happy there.

Where’s the post office?

How do I enroll my children in school?

How do I obtain a driver’s license?

I need to find a vet for my dog.

Where can I get my car repaired?

My dryer broke, who should I call?

These are all questions that anyone, particularly international inbound transferees, have as they move to a new location. PorchLight and our local experts are the professional resource assisting the employees and their families with becoming familiar with their new destination. We handle as much of the legwork, and hassle, as possible for you and your transferees.

Area Acclimation Tours

Once moved in, the family wants to make their new city home and needs to get familiar with the basics. Let PorchLight welcome the family and introduce them to the people and places of their new hometown.

International Inbound Services

It is often overwhelming to move to a new city or state. However, for those moving from a different country, the process of getting their paycheck, having a working phone, being able to pay bills, obtaining a driver's license, etc., must be managed quickly and efficiently. PorchLight offers guidance and direction with completing these time sensitive tasks while helping our newcomers make their new city feel like home.

School Search Assistance

Schools are of utmost importance to anyone with children and PorchLight can help.

Lease Review Services

Employers and transferees can relax knowing that PorchLight offers expertise with the review of leases and the research of the rental property owners to avoid potential errors in the lease or fraudulent acts.

Departure Services

When an assignment is nearing its end, PorchLight will help prepare for departure by conducting walkthroughs of the property, assisting with utility disconnects, etc.

We’ll help your transferee hit the ground running and feel comfortable in their new homes and cities. Call us at 888.622.4325 or click here for more information on the many services we provide across the U.S. and Canada.



We’ve really accomplished a lot already, fruitful and intensive days indeeed! I highly recommend it. it makes all the difference for colleagues that are moving to the US, as I am.
– Vanessa B.


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