The decision to hire a professional genealogist need not be difficult. Typically, you will benefit most from hiring a professional if you encounter one or more of the following situations:
We customize our research services to fit your specific needs. If you lack time, knowledge, tools, expertise, or access to records, you will benefit from engaging the services of our professional genealogists.
When the decision is reached to hire a professional genealogy firm, how do you determine which of the many firms to choose. There are at least three great reasons to choose atFHL:
Reason 1: Affordable
atFHL charges 75% less than our competitors. Get a quote from another firm and then get a quote from atFHL. You'll be amazed by the amount of money you will save with atFHL, with no sacrifice in quality.
Reason 2: Located at FHL
atFHL is the only research firm located within the Family History Library, the world’s largest family history archive. Most of these records are not available anywhere else.
Reason 3: FHRN Collaboration
The atFHL Family History Research Network consists of 3,000+ professional genealogists worldwide. We access the records where they are located with the expertise needed.
Reason 4: Knowledge of Available Records
The atFHL researchers know what records are available and where, including the over 75% of records needed that are not online.
Reason 5: Customized Research
atFHL customizes the amount of research according to the needs of our clients. Your objectives, your budget, your research project.
Reason 6: Quality Deliverables
atFHL provides a research calendar/log documenting our research and the documents and records found. Our deliverables are reviewed by two or more genealogists to ensure quality.
The choice is clear. No other research firm offers these great benefits. When you are ready to hire a professional research firm, hire the best, hire atFHL.com.
Step 1. Scope
atFHL scopes and de-risks the project based on your objectives and what you have already found.
Step 2. Match
atFHL matches you with the best-qualified researchers from our Family History Research Network (FHRN) of over 3,000 professional genealogists worldwide.
Step 3. Strategy
atFHL creates a research plan for meeting your objectives and determines the price of implementation..
Step 4. Review
You review the plan to make sure it’s the right research path for you and your budget.
Step 5. Management
atFHL manages your project through to successful completion, ensuring its completed on time and on budget and ensuring the highest quality deliverables.
All research performed by atFHL is done by professional genealogists who we have been thoroughly vetted.
It’s not easy to be a researcher for atFHL. Before you can perform research for atFHL, we review one or more of the projects a researcher has completed. We check their references. But perhaps most importantly — we make sure that our researchers are as passionate about genealogy and serving each individual client as we are.
Based inside the world’s largest family history library, atFHL has established a worldwide network of over 3,000 professional genealogists worldwide.
Our customized system will identify the best-qualified researchers within our network for your project. We then confer with these hand-picked, tested, and trained professional genealogists to determine together how to best find your ancestors.
Unlike most family history research firms, atFHL does not employ “sales” people with little or no research experience. All of our staff are professional genealogists. As a result, we do not try to “sell” you a research package.
Before we begin research on a project, one of our experienced professional genealogists will scope and remove the risk from your project.
Note: atFHL is dedicated to helping families find their ancestors through the extensive record collections that are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. This site is privately owned and is not an official site of FamilySearch International or The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS).
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