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Relocation Services

Relocation Service for Chicago

Welcome to our home town! Whether you want a condo in the Loop, a neighborhood home, or a house in the suburbs, you'll find it with us. No one knows the city better than Betancourt Realty.

If this is your first time here, let us introduce you to the great nightlife... Fabulous Food... cultural centers... and quiet neighborhoods away from the buzz. What about the commute? We've got it down to the minute-and we know the shortcuts!

Maybe you're coming back after some time away. We can show you the places you remember and surprise you with all that's changed. We're here to make this your kind of town!
Click here for a helpful Cost of living calculator. The cost if living feature lets you compare two cities side-by-side in all categories you need such as: taxes, housing, food and other costs. You can enter your salary and the built-in Salary calculator will determine how much more (or less) you need to maintain your same standard of living here in Chicago.

Moving From Chicago

Are you heading for another town? Whether you're moving across the state or to another continent, Betancourt Realty can find the best real estate for your personal needs. We have a relocation department and can help you find an outstanding new home anywhere in the U.S. or overseas! Contact us at

However large or small the organization, our services are always tailored to you and your family's preferences.

When you list with Betancourt Realty, you'll get the best in real estate assistance in marketing your current property and finding a new home. Sales associates specifically trained in relocation services will work with you throughout the process. You'll have your choice tours of the area, and the most reliable newcomer information on schools, housing, transportation and local amenities.

We offer:

  • Home sales assistance
  • Advanced marketing
  • "Group move" assistance
  • Temporary housing
  • Rental assistance
  • International relocation programs

With Betancourt Realty, you'll get the benefit of state-of-the-art technology in finding the community that's right for you. And as always, no detail is too small. Do you need painters? Movers? Packers? We can do that!

Click here for a helpful cost of living comparison calculator. The cost of living feature lets you compare two cities side-by-side in all the categories you need, such as taxes, housing, food and other costs. You can enter your salary and the built-in salary calculator will determine how much more (or less) you need to maintain your same standard of living you had here in Chicago.

How will I know that am not overpaying for my home in my new location?
Before actually writing the contract for your new home, our agent will provide you with a list of neighborhood comparable sales. With the help of our agent, you will be able to determine the differences between the home you're interested in and the others that have already sold. This way you will know where to start the negations with the seller.

What are some things I need to consider before choosing a neighborhood I want to live in?
Schools, recreational parks, convenience to shopping and transportation are just a few of the things that you will want to consider before choosing a neighborhood. Our agents know the Chicago neighborhoods and will be able to help you determine which community will be a good fit for your family's needs.

Where do I go to obtain school information?
Printer friendly school reports for Chicagoland.

Corporate relocation-What are my relocation benefits?
Be sure to review your company's relocation policies before getting too far into the process. Although our agents are very familiar with the relocation process, every company's relocation policy is different. It's important to know what your company is offering you in the way of benefits so that you take advantage of your entire Relocation package. There may also be some costly consequences if you do not follow your company's requirements.

Some employers or relocation companies may want you tot work with a particular company when you buy or sell a home.

They want to be sure that you are working with a agent who is trained in the relocation process. Rest assured our agents understand the relocation process and we want to do everything possible to make your move as stress-free as possible. Many companies will also allow you to choose the company or agent as long as the follow your company's relocation policies. Betancourt Realty works with most relocation companies. Be sure to let your employer know you are working with us.

If there's ever a question, just have your company contact our Relocation Director, Joe Betancourt at 773-342-7211 or to discuss the details.

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