An industry challenge rarely talked about.

How many of your transferees secure leases as a result of the service your company authorizes? Jack Jampel of Stryker knows. He uses PorchLight, and the ROI is at his fingertips. With over 60% of transferees renting at their destination, this interview reveals the superior service PorchLight provides to renters moving anywhere throughout North America. Find out how measuring relocation …

Global-TV host Ed Cohen interviews Diane Ayres, President of PorchLight Rental & Destination Services.

Ed Cohen, founder of Global Business News and affiliated Relocation News talks with Diane Ayres of PorchLight Rental & Destination Services on the role and challenges PorchLight plays in relocation and moving in this COVID-19 environment. Find out what PorchLight is implementing for safe rental finding and virtual touring in this global pandemic. CLICK HERE to listen to the discussion. …

Service Update – Testimonial

What words would you use to describe PorchLight? D. Garcia, with Stryker chose: The PorchLight team has been nothing short of phenomenal in aiding me to find a great rental unit that suited my needs. The rental agent I specifically worked with, Mariam, based in the San Jose, CA region, was such a great help and extremely flexible with me …

Keep It Real

Keeping It Real.

The Urban Dictionary connects the phrase to many interesting origins: 1. Oilers on early trains in Scotland had to be oiled to stop friction on the drive wheels. Oilers always failed… except the 1870s McCoy brand which became known as the best and “the real McCoy.” 2. William S. (Bill) McCoy was an 1870s bootlegger known for selling top-quality liquor …

Solutions with PorchLight

Corporations & RMC’s: Who Can You Turn to For Help with Renters?

With more and more transferees expressing the desire to rent in their new market, relocation companies and corporations are looking for options that offer solutions. Real estate companies might be the first logical resource in locating a rental property. Common knowledge suggests that most realtors have comprehensive home sale listings as well as accompanying rental listings. An apartment locator service …

Communication with relocation companies

With all of the multiple moving parts, how does your rental assistance company manage this often complex undertaking?

With the numerous communications between relocation management companies, transferees, rental agents, destination consultants and landlords, how does your rental assistance provider coordinate all of these time sensitive, crucial informational exchanges? Many companies utilize technology to communicate at various levels. Technology is definitely an integral part of this process. Tracking of the various relocation components to include, managing appointments, agendas, needs …

avoid rental scams

Rental Scams on the Rise – How to Ensure Your Safety and Protection

Googling rental scams, hundreds of postings appear and the top 10 articles today have the FBI, local police forces, and news stations warning renters that rental scams are on the rise. In 2016, CBS Baltimore reported, “Last year, more than 200 Marylanders were ripped off at a total cost of about $650,000. Nationally, scammers cost victims more than $40 million …