Melinda Stone (Welcome Express, Inc.) newcomers to Orange County since 1986. Plate for relocating families. source for Everything OC.

Get to know Melinda Stone

As the premier welcome service for OC newcomers since 1986, Welcome Express has become the "Go To" resource for ALL Orange County, CA residents seeking community information.  Two decades later, we have synthesized the information provided to the newcomer community as a part of their "Official" Welcome Package into 2 convenient resources for real estate professionals who work with relocating families.

Home At Last Relocation Guide / Newcomer Directory is a print publication for South OC.  Realtors can receive FREE copies to distribute to their clients.  To view a sample publication and request copies, go to

Our "Know Before You Go" online service has become a premier resource for OC residents, both new and old.  They use our "local search" to save time & gas while researching local businesses and organizations.  Direct your clients to for the most comprehensive information and your source for Everything OC.  Real Estate professionals can click on "Add My Business" and receive a FREE listing in our business directory.  For a very nominal quarterly fee ($29-$49, depending on components selected) they can also upload pictures of properties, brochures, applications, documents, logos, links, emails--a large amount of additional information about their business.

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Realtors, Lenders, Relocation Specialists, Developers:  Would you like to offer your clients that extra touch of value and service?  Distribute copies of Home At Last in your Area -- we can even print Custom Covers--customized for your firm.

Licensing opportunities available in other cities for Home At Last Relocation Guide.  Visit

Want to start a Welcome Service in your city?  Afraid of big franchise fees?  We can help you get started by training you in our proven method and providing materials as needed, on a case-by-case basis.

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