With many jobs comes the need for relocation, both for executives and their families, and there is often little time to travel between destinations looking for houses, schools and nearby amenities. This is where the relocation agent comes in, making moving from one part of the country to another far easier and more timely than going through the hassle oneself.

A relocation agent will typically be responsible for finding suitable properties for the client to view, assessing the appropriate finance deal, supervising the preparation of property viewings, check-ins and tenancy agreements. They may also be required to source moving companies and ensure all documentation is correct.

A suitable applicant for a position as a relocation specialist will have excellent communication and numerical skills, and will be passionate about customer service, with experience in the relocation market. It is very common for people to move from a career in Lettings into one in Relocation.