Relocation Information Guide
A Guide to Relocation Services, Realtors, and Moving Companies
Welcome to Saint Louis University!
Saint Louis University wants your transition to Saint Louis University to be as smooth
as possible. As a service to relocating employees, our Human Resources Office has
assembled this relocation guide containing information about relocation services,
realtors, and moving companies with which the University maintains a referral
relationship. Although we are not responsible for the actual services provided, we are
interested in your comments. If you have any questions or comments about these
relocation services, please contact our office at (314) 977-2360.
Laura McCarthy Relocation Management Contact Person: Michelle Bennett
2730 N. Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63131
1-800-325-4037 (314) 569-0808 Fax: (314) 569-5077
We know that moving to a new town can be quite a challenge. At McCarthy Relocation Management, we have assisted
individuals and families relocating to St. Louis since 1944. Our goal is to have you and your family make a smooth
transition to your new home and community. We have worked with many people associated with Saint Louis
University and are delighted to assist you in your relocation to St. Louis.
Buyer representation- So you know we are working in your best interest
Advance preparation to home finding trip- Planning and information, cost of living comparisons
Relocation packet – Current community, real estate and education
Communication – With our staff and your Relocation Specialist
Area Tours – “Zeroing in” on the best neighborhood for you.
Property viewing – Resale and new construction. We cooperate with all brokers and builders. Your preferred
price range guides us unless you change it.
Consultation – Home purchase practices and customs in St. Louis.
Home Purchase Services: Pre-purchase market analysis – knowing your money is well spent; offer
preparation; negotiation; inspections; financing – including pre-approval; title services managed in-house.
Follow-up after closing and your evaluation of our performance.
Interviews with educational and other experts of your choice.
Rental assistance – guided by a rental professional.
Temporary housing assistance.
National referral service of independent brokers ~ RELO.
Preferred pricing on household goods moving, car rental and temporary housing.
RE/MAX Associates Realty Contact Person: Merry Dahms/ Judi Chapnick
112 South Hanley Rd. Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63105
1-800-ARCH-123 (314) 727-8008 Fax: (314) 727-8559
Local, national and international relocation
Knowledge of Saint Louis University regarding programs, facilities, social functions, etc.
Buyer Agency Certified, Relocation Professional and Certified Residential Specialist
We work as sellers’ and buyers’ agents. WE care about the future value of the home you purchased.
Offer rental home or apartment direction
We attempt to get involved early on in the process of researching St. Louis and realize the whole family is
Associated with Saint Louis University for 30+ years and have relocated hundreds of families, both faculty
Along with knowledge about the companies and school in St. Louis, facilities and programs within the
university, we specialize in acquainting the buyer with the community.
We look forward to working with you!!!
Blake & Davis Realtors
30 N. Brentwood Blvd.
Clayton, MO 63105
Contact: Anastasia Niederer
(314) 727-2200 Fax: 314-863-1600
Blake and Davis Realtors is a locally owned, independent real estate company with national and international clientele.
We have proudly sold homes in the Metropolitan St. Louis area for over five decades! We deliver service that exceeds
expectations. Our experience, knowledge and attention to detail ensures your satisfaction.
You depend on us to know the marketplace... and we do. We're in it everyday... in the communities, the schools, the
governing agencies and the homes. Every neighborhood is distinctive and we know why! We specialize in residential,
single family, multi-family, condominiums, relocation, new construction, land/acreage/lots and investment property!
RMI Buyers’ Services-Contact: Peg Lorden
333 S. Kirkwood Rd. Suite 204
Kirkwood, MO 63122
800-692-0030 (314) 822-2247 ext. 106
The management and agents at RMI understand that you are not only contemplating moving your household to St.
Louis, but you life and lifestyle. Because RMI specializes in relocation, we work to meet your objectives by helping
you find the perfect home. We make sure you see the various areas of St. Louis so you know your options prior to
making this important decision. Our personalized service typically saves you money as well as time and stress. To find
out more reasons why RMI is right for you, please give us a call.
Prudential Advantage Realtors-Contact: Mike Ide
9147 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63126
(314) 843-6400 Mobile: (314) 570-0978
Prudential Advantage Realtors Services offers a specialized, in-depth, relocation packet, temporary housing assistance,
rental information, cost of living comparison, mortgage assistance program, including pre-qualification assistance,
special relocation interest rate, discounted storage services, toll free access to dedicated move counselors, personalized
area tour with certified relocation specialist, certified buyer agents, area video, and Prudential’s unique, innovative
“Smart Start” Program, combining marketing assistance, home finding, closing management and several other client
driven features into one complete program at absolutely no cost to you. Also, we will provide a professional market
analysis of your home anywhere in the U.S. through our nationwide relocation network.
Laura McCarthy Realtors Contact Person: Kelly Bick or Jen Ross Kuhn
124 North Gay Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 715-1779 Fax: (314) 721-5004
Whether you’re a major corporation or one employee with reservations about your move to St. Louis, you can expect
“everything” from the relocation specialists at Laura McCarthy. We understand that sometimes the extra mile is the one that
really matters. McCarthy Relocation Management has assisted in major corporate moves to the St. Louis area for local
companies, including Monsanto, Solutia, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., Boeing, and Bank of America. Through our
award winning relocation division we regularly list homes for sellers referred to us by small local businesses, major
corporations, hospitals, universities and national relocation companies who have observed our work in a purely business
setting and found to be excellent. When houses are vacant we make arrangements for utility payments, winterization during
cold months, and cleaning and maintenance of the property and grounds. We do everything necessary to get the property
sold in a timely manner. Corporations and institutions know that time is money and they rely on our efficiency and
knowledge of the local market to protect their investments.
For more information, please contact the Relocation Department at (314) 569-0808 or (800) 325-4037.
Wm French Buyer’s Real Estate Services Contact Person: Debbie Hilke
14500 South Outer Forty Road, Suite 114, Chesterfield, MO 63017
1-800-475-2220 (314) 469-2220 Ext. 103 Fax: (314) 469-7955
Wm. French Buyer’s Real Estate Services offers free home finding and destination services to new hires and transferees
for St. Louis area corporations. Relocation Specialists at Wm. French guide the homebuyer through the entire purchase
process, including financing procurement, inspections, and researching family needs such as church, school, daycare,
hobbies, special needs, recreational interests and other peripheral issues. As exclusive buyer agents, Wm. French does not
accept listings, thereby eliminating the conflict of interest that exists when a firm offers services to both sellers and
buyers. Relocation Specialists work to protect the interests of the buyer and negotiate on the buyer’s behalf for the best
price and most favorable contract terms. The firm was founded in 1977 and has become the nation’s largest exclusive
buyer agency. For more information, please contact the Relocation Director Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. at (800) 475-2220 or (314) 469-2220.
The following preferred moving companies offer special negotiated rates for Saint Louis University and are able
to accommodate both worldwide and local moves.
As a general rule, three estimates should be obtained to ensure best pricing is being offered. Please contact
your departmental coordinator or main point of contact in advance of booking with any questions on the move
The Purchasing Coordinator in Business Services can be contacted with any questions pertaining to the moving
United Van Lines
St. Louis, MO 63122
Contact Katy Jacobs
Dodge Moving & Storage Co.
13390 Lakefront Drive
Earth City, MO 63045
Contact Terry Stieferman
314-344-4300 ext.339 Phone
Cord Moving and Storage
North American Van Lines
4101 Rider Trail North
Earth City, MO 63045
Contact Dean Kraatz
Hazzard Moving and Storage
Wheaton World Wide Moving
900 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
Contact Dave Marty, Pat Hazzard