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Relocation to Houston has always played a major role in our business
We have been a member of The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) for 26 years and a frequent nominee for its "Award of Excellence – Incoming Conversion." LeadingRE is a global community of by-invitation-only real estate companies, awarded membership based on rigorous standards for service and performance.
The network of brokerages spans more than 50 countries. We are also a proud long-time member of Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC), the largest industry trade group and recognized global leader in mobility and talent management support. Our relocation specialists—in Houston, Sugar Land, Katy and The Woodlands, close hundreds of transactions every year using their knowledge of Texas real estate, homes and neighborhoods, and the intricacies of corporate relocation practices and policies. They are not only skilled, but also empathetic in their delivery of services to home buyers, home sellers and corporate renters. In addition to sales representatives, we have a dedicated rental team and outstanding rental program.
The Murray Group Houston Relocation Services
Departure and Destination Services
- Home sale and Home Purchase Assistance
- In depth community information
- Coordination of home finding trips
- Selection of relocation-trained Realtors®
- Monitoring and follow-up on home finding trips
- Area tours
- Selection of relocation-trained Realtors®
- Vendor management for repairs and improvement
- Houston market area materials for your resource center and employees
- Presentations at destination or origination with staff available at group move events
- Development and facilitation of group tours to potential destination sites
- Area orientation and tour
- Property viewing
- Lease negotiation
- Temporary housing
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President Corporate Real Estate Services SCRP GMS CMS GRP
The teams are led by the President of Corporate Real Estate Services Barbara Springer. Barbara is a global mobility professional. During her 20 years in the appraisal, real estate and relocation industries, Barbara has been an appraiser, an appraisal reviewer, property specialist, relocation counselor, director of account management, and an executive for large brokerage firms in Chicagoland where she started up relocation departments from scratch along with adding destination services departments, broker to broker referral departments and e-lead departments for additional revenue. She was an Account Executive for Prudential Relocation, Vice President of Relocation and Business Development for Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate, Senior Vice President of Relocation and Business Development for Prudential Rubloff Real Estate, Executive Vice President for @properties real estate in Chicagoland, Vice President of Business Solutions and Client Management for Nelson Westerberg and currently President Corporate Real Estate Services for The Murray Group.
She is a past program committee member for the Midwest ERC, past CRC board member, and past chairman of their education committee. She served on that committee and headed up the CRP Review class for 9 years. She is a past Board member of the U.S. Advisory Counsel for WERC and past Vice Chairman of Charitable Causes on the WERC Foundation Executive Board. Barbara has won numerous awards for her work and she is active in many speaking/education sessions within her memberships and outside of them. She is a member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council, Relocation Directors Council, Houston Relocation Professionals Council, Corporate Relocation Council of Chicago, and the Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council.
Senior Relocation Coordinator-Pre-Marketing Listings and Inventory Management
Another key management staff member, Rhona McKay, coordinates relocation inquiries and referrals in addition to managing our clients’ inventory properties marketed for sale. She is a graduate of the University of Stirling in Scotland with a background in law and law enforcement, and she brings personal experience in both domestic and international relocations to her position.
Relocation and Referral Coordinator
Kati Pope joined the relocation and referral department July 2021 as relocation coordinator after 6 years in the medical field. She handles all destination services and incoming/outgoing broker to broker referrals. Kati is a “True” Texan as she grew up in Simonton all her life on a ranch and her family has been in the area since 1942.