Presidential Election: Relocation.com Offers McCain or Obama Free Moving to the White House
No Debate About It: White House to Have New Tenants in 2009
NEW YORK – Oct. 21, 2008 – With the presidential election only two weeks away, many questions are still lingering about who will be the winning candidate: John McCain or Barack Obama. However, one thing is certain: there will be a new resident in the White House come January 2009. Therefore, Relocation
the leading online consumer resource for moving services, is offering the winning candidate free moving services for his transition into the White House.
will coordinate the move of the new president and the new First Family’s belongings from their primary residence to the White House, including packing, transport and unpacking. The offer includes moving any goods to a selected storage facility for the next four, or possibly eight years, for the new residents.
“Regardless of who wins the election, we would be honored to move the next president into the White House. With all of the pressing international and domestic matters that the new president faces, we want to take one item off of his personal checklist,” said Sharon (Ron) Asher, chairman and founder, Relocation.com
. A former professional mover himself, Asher is offering to personally supervise the presidential move.
With 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms and six levels in the White House, the move will be a complicated task. While the residence comes furnished, there are also 412 doors, 147 windows, 28 fireplaces, eight staircases and three elevators for the moving crew to successfully navigate.
According to the White House Gift Office, domestic gifts to the President and/or First Lady of any amount may be accepted at their discretion. If they want to keep a domestic gift, they do not have to purchase it from the government. Presidential gift restrictions apply to international gifts.
Once the election results are finalized, details of the moving package will be sent to the winning candidate to coordinate the new First Family’s move.
Relocation.com is the largest online marketplace connecting consumers who are moving locally, nationally or internationally with professionals that can best service their needs. Working with many leading moving and storage companies, Relocation.com provides free quotes from quality, professional companies who can service consumers during their upcoming move. It is focused on helping make the relocation process easier and less challenging for the 40 million people moving each year. Relocation.com offers comprehensive information, tools and resources to help consumers compare, connect and learn about products and services from hundreds of relevant providers. Ranked No. 18 of the top 50 media companies on the 2008 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies, the company was founded in 2000 by online moving industry pioneer, chairman Sharon (Ron) Asher, and is based in New York. For more information, visit www.relocation.com