Paragon is excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in two categories for both the Americas EMMA Awards and the APAC EMMA Awards sponsored by the Forum for Expatriate Management. Paragon GeoImmigration has been shortlisted in the Immigration Provider of the Year category, while Paragon Relocation has been shortlisted in Relocation Management Company of ...
No Comments » August 7th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
Happy 4th of July! Have a safe and fun holiday weekend as we honor and celebrate our great Nation and those who have fought for our freedom and who continue to do so.
Paragon’s U.S. offices will be closed Friday, July 4th.
No Comments » July 3rd, 2014 by tmahlberg
Paragon Relocation and Paragon GeoImmigration are in the home stretch of another successful showing
at the 2014 SHRM Conference in Orlando, FL.
There is still time to stop by our booths, 1983 and 1985,
to enter for a chance to win a new iPad Air!
No Comments » June 25th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
COPPELL, Texas – June 18, 2014 – Paragon Relocation, a leading provider of global relocation management services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Abigail Flanagan as Senior Director, Global Relocation Services. Flanagan will be based out of London, England and will be responsible for account management in the EMEA region, as well as international ...
No Comments » June 18th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
Guest Blog Post
by Oliver Dubester, Director of Global Business Alliances
The summer months are upon us. For those who are moving, this means that there can be much to accomplish in a short amount of time; however, since it is the busy season for relocation, van lines and other service providers sometimes get overbooked. In order ...
No Comments » June 16th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
Homesale incentives are typically, any payment of monies and/or valuable consideration or services performed to encourage the sale of a specific property. Some examples of homesale incentives include: cash incentives or bonuses to transferring employees who are able to locate a potential buyer for their home, or a repair and improvement allowances (to be used ...
No Comments » June 13th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
COPPELL, Texas – June 12, 2014 – Paragon Global Resources, a leading provider of global relocation management, immigration and mortgage services, is pleased to announce the promotion of Deborah Beech to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Beech joined Paragon in December, 2013 as the Senior Director, Finance and Accounting. Her new responsibilities include overseeing ...
No Comments » June 12th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
Homesale Assistance is the reimbursement for expenses incurred in selling a residence. Homesale Assistance consists of programs for disposal of the employees’ home in the old location, which allows for tax advantages; these programs are also sometimes called Home Purchase programs.
To align with IRS regulations and in an effort to limit tax liability to an ...
No Comments » June 5th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
As we head into the holiday weekend, we take the time to remember the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for the country we are blessed to call home.
Thank you to our military and those who sacrificed and continue to serve our country. Paragon’s U.S. offices will be closed Monday, May 26.
No Comments » May 23rd, 2014 by tmahlberg
The International Preview Trip or Pre-assignment Trip is a trip to the assignment location for the employee and their spouse/partner to assist in deciding whether to accept the assignment, and to select housing and schools. A typical trip is up to a maximum of seven days.
For an International Assignment, the majority of companies today offer ...
2 Comments » April 29th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
In celebration of Earth Day, employees from Paragon Relocation’s headquarters in Coppell, Texas participated in Clean Coppell, Keep Coppell Beautiful's annual city-wide cleanup event.
For the fourth year, employees picked up litter at a designated area, collecting more than nine bags of debris from the roadside. The Clean Coppell project is just one of Paragon’s planned ...
No Comments » April 25th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
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 ...
No Comments » April 11th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
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 ...
No Comments » March 27th, 2014 by tmahlberg
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. ...
No Comments » March 25th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
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 ...
No Comments » February 25th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks
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 ...
No Comments » February 14th, 2014 by Kristin Eubanks