Industry Relocation Trends – U.S. Domestic Home Marketing Assistance

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Home Marketing Assistance is best described as proactive marketing assistance designed to help the employee market the primary residence by designing a customized marketing strategy and assist with offer negotiations. This assistance may be provided independently or in conjunction with the Homesale Assistance Program. In addition, Home Marketing Period is the time during which the employee ...







GenEquity Appoints Executive to Head New CA Location

 GenEquity Appoints Executive to Head New CA Location

GenEquity Mortgage, a leading mortgage provider, has appointed an experienced executive to lead the company’s expansion into the Southern California region. Richard Thomas, Vice President and Regional Sales Manager, will develop and manage the growing retail mortgage lending platform for GenEquity Mortgage in the Western U.S. Thomas will be responsible for building the GenEquity mortgage ...







Industry Relocation Trends – International Miscellaneous Expense Allowance

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An allowance to cover incidental expenses not otherwise covered by policy (such as purchase of luggage, needed additional clothing, telephone/cable/electronics installations, host location driver’s license and driver training, pet transportation or boarding, baby-sitting fees, etc.). Almost all organizations provide their employees a miscellaneous expense allowance for incidental expenses that are not specifically covered by other reimbursements. ...







Industry Relocation Trends – International Hardship Allowance

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A hardship allowance is paid to an assignee as incentive to accept an assignment in a hardship location and/or as compensation for adapting to the difficult environment. The criteria used to determine a hardship location include climate, environmental risk, political instability, security risks, availability of goods and services, cultural isolation, lack of social amenities or ...







Happy Valentine’s Day from Paragon

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Did you know that Valentine's Day is banned in Saudi Arabia or that the first Valentine's Day card is believed to have originated in France when Charles, Duke of Orleans, sent love letters to his wife while imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1415.  If not, check out this cool article about Valentine's Day ...







Industry Relocation Trends – International Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)

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COLA is an allowance or differential paid to the employee to provide approximately the same goods and services purchasing power in the host location that they have in the home location based on their family size and salary level. The COLA is intended to cover the excess cost to purchase the host country market basket ...







GenEquity Mortgage Named Best Lender

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Paragon's mortgage subsidiary, GenEquity Mortgage, is proud to announce that we have been named the 2014 Reader’s Choice for Best Mortgage Lender in both Allen and Coppell by Star Local Media.  Thank you to all those who took the time to vote for us!  If you or anyone you know is in the market for ...







Change is Coming: Navigating the Mortgage Arena

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In November, Steve Crispin, CRP, Vice President of GenEquity Mortgage and Laura Henneberry, SCRP, SGMS, EVP of Morreale Real Estate Services co-presented a webinar entitled "Change is Coming: Navigating the Mortgage Arena." The informative session included discussions on rules, disclosures, qualified mortgages and revisions to the HUD-1 statement going into effect in 2014. The impact ...







Social Media Playing a Larger Role in Global Job Searches

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More and more often, job seekers are turning to social media to search for global career opportunities. According to the Kelly Global Workforce Index, an annual survey from workforce solutions firm Kelly Services, employees are increasingly using social media to network and find potential job opportunities. Roughly 21,000 people were surveyed from a variety of countries ...







Paragon Provides Donation to the North Texas Food Bank

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Paragon Relocation, a leading provider of global relocation management services, underscored its commitment to charitable giving by conducting a fundraiser to support the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). Staff members donated more than 250 cans of food along with a monetary donation that was matched by the Paragon Foundation resulting in a total donation of ...







Message from Paragon CEO Joseph Morabito

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As we close out 2013, our 22nd year in business as Paragon, we must thank our clients for their continued support and suggestions that allow us to continuously improve our company. Without them there would be no Paragon. At the same time, we have achieved the best service results in our company history at 97% ...







Only 6 days left to vote for GenEquity Mortgage!

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There are only six days left to vote for GenEquity Mortgage as Best Mortgage Lender in both Allen and Coppell! We need your vote to make us the Winner! Go to the link below to enter your vote. You may choose either then Allen American or the Coppell Gazette or preferably BOTH! http://starlocalmedia.com/extras/readers_choice_ballot/ Click ...







Happy Holidays from Paragon

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At this joyous time of year, from each and every one of us at Paragon, we wish you abundance, happiness and peace. As a reminder, all of our offices will be closed December 24th and 25th. Happy Holidays!







GenEquity Mortgage Nominated for Best Mortgage Lender

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GenEquity Mortgage is excited to be nominated as Best Mortgage Lender in both Allen and Coppell!  Now, we need your vote to make us the Winner!  Go to the link below to enter your vote.  You may choose either then Allen American or the Coppell Gazette or preferably BOTH! http://starlocalmedia.com/extras/readers_choice_ballot/ Click through to the 8th screen and ...







Happy Thanksgiving from Paragon

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Everyone at Paragon wishes you a very Happy Thanksgiving holiday!  As a reminder, all U.S. offices of Paragon will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  Enjoy this wonderful time of year as we all take time to give thanks for our many blessings.







Elaine Martin to Moderate Immigration Sessions at Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium

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Paragon is pleased to announce that Elaine Martin, Managing Director of Immigration Services for Paragon GeoImmigration, is organizing an immigration-specific track at the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium.  Martin is organizing the sessions with Daniela Lima, Practice Director/LatAm Regional Migration Manager, at Berry Appleman & Leiden, LLP, Brazil. Due to overwhelming interest in immigration topics at ...