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Government Identification Challenges on the Horizon

There are challenges on the horizon for those who need a new passport or a renewal –many of whom may be relocating abroad. Delays Anticipated in Obtaining New Passports As you may recall, in the wake of 911, the Western Hemisphere Initiative went into effect, requiring...

After the TRID: Was All of the Hype Warranted?

On October 3, 2015, the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) closing rules went into effect.  Designed to make it easier for homebuyers to shop for and compare mortgage products, some feel TRID was the most time consuming “preparation-for-change” event in...

Foreign Language Training: Time is of the Essence

Language differences are often the single most challenging barriers that companies experience as hey globalize. Whether partnering with companies overseas or by expanding offices globally, the ability to effectively communicate is a strategic business necessity. When you think about the time...

NEI Ranked as “Excellent” in 11 of the Trippel Survey Categories

November 2015 – In the recently released Relocation Managers’ Survey by Trippel Survey and Research LLC©, NEI Global Relocation ranked as “Excellent” in 11 categories with eight of those categories in the top three rankings–four of which were #1 among...

Marketing Homes to Millennials

Is the “millennial” generation starting to buy homes in greater numbers? There are positive signs, but what support is needed to help more purchase their first homes, what properties/locations do they tend to prefer and what do third-parties need to know to better understand them and...

Owning vs. Renting in Today’s Market

Despite what you already know about the advantages of owning a home ─ the American dream, building and borrowing against your equity, and tax deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes – you may be surprised to learn that today, in many markets across the country, it is also less...

NEI 2015 Cost of Living and Cost of Housing Assistance Survey Released

The © NEI 2015 Cost of Living and Cost of Housing Assistance Survey results analysis has just been released. A total of 229 companies participated in the survey which was open between August 6 and September 16, 2015. The composition of participating companies included a fairly...

Shipping Household Goods Internationally: What to Expect

Unlike U.S. domestic relocations, where crossing state borders is just a matter of driving by the “Welcome” sign on the road side, shipping household goods internationally requires a much keener awareness of external forces that can cause delays and negatively impact service...

Professional Collection Services for Repayment Agreements

Payback Agreements are a useful tool for encouraging a reasonable, minimum employment term for an employee who is relocating. As a legally binding contract, the agreement serves as a tool to help with a company’s retention efforts when significant employee investments have been made....

NEI Moves to New Headquarters

October 2015 – NEI Global Relocation is moving its headquarters to a new location. The new building will allow NEI to reintegrate all Omaha employees under one roof as of October 26, 2015. “It took a long time to find the right facility with enough square footage to...

Flooding Impact to Employee Relocations

South Carolina Flooding Could Impact Employee Relocations and Home Closings Hurricane Joaquin hit the Carolinas hard with unprecedented flooding.  A large portion of South Carolina has been declared a Massive Disaster Area by FEMA with more flooding that could still happen as...

International Holiday Differences for Assignees

Employees and families on assignments outside the U.S. will experience some new and, perhaps, different national holidays/festivals than celebrated in their home countries.  Actively participating in or celebrating such events is often an enjoyable and educational way to adapt to the host...

Kate Dodge Recognized at the Women’s Fund of Omaha Event

The Women’s Fund of Omaha held its 25th Anniversary Celebration and awarded over $200,000 in Community Impact Grants to organizations that serve women. Kate Dodge and Dana Washington, this year’s Honorary Chairs, were interviewed about their support of the organization and why the...

Seven Service Partners Honored with NEI Service Exceeding Expectations Awards

Seven companies were presented with the NEI Service Exceeding Expectations Award at the NEI Global Partner Alliance Summit, held in Omaha, Nebraska September 22-23, 2015. “Providing Service Exceeding Expectations is a major component of our core values and an integral part of NEI as a...

NEI Presents Corporate Responsibility Award to Allen Tate Company

Allen Tate Company was honored with the NEI Corporate Responsibility Award at the NEI Global Partner Alliance Summit held in Omaha, Nebraska, September 22-23, 2015. This award holds special meaning for NEI as it recognizes one of our service partners for giving back to their community,...
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