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Relocation group opens doors to other real estate firms

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A 31-year-old organization for relocation professionals, which formerly had membership exclusive to Century 21 franchises, has broadened its horizons by welcoming other franchises and independent companies. The Board of Directors for International Relocation Consultants Inc., or Inrelco, voted in October to open the organization's doors to all real estate firms that maintain a relocation department. Since that change took place, the organization has received requests to join from about 75 firms, said Kirk Paschal, president of the group and president of Century 21 Executive Realty in Houston, Texas. Last year, Inrelco members closed an estimated $30 billion worth of real estate transactions. It members span more than 400 offices and 20,000 Realtors across the country. "I believe opening up Inrelco membership to all real estate firms will facilitate collaboration of many new offices coast to coast," Paschal said. While the education and training components are key to Inrelco, Paschal ...