Helping You Build a Life Overseas

Moving

Are you moving your possessions to The US?  What should you give away versus what should you move?  What do you need to look for in a removals company?  How do they work? How much does it cost?  What about moving pets?  Get this and much more in our moving section.

 


Options for retiring to America

You would think retiring to another country like America would be fairly easy if you are financially self-sufficient; after all, you’ve worked hard to build your nest egg and now all you want to do is to kick back, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour. However, there are surprisingly few options when it comes to retiring to the USA. If your intention is only to be a part-time retiree, you could get by on a tourist or non-immigrant visa. As a tourist, you are only  More...


Moving your pets to the USA

Pet owners in America treat their furry friends the same way as fellow pet lovers in the UK; the only noticeable difference is probably in the way they are housed. Certainly here in the south east where the climate is warm, dogs are usually left to roam around fenced-in back yards by day and are brought in at night. In many places there are leash laws that prevent dogs from being allowed to wander freely around the neighbourhood and forbid the practice of tethering to a stake. Americans  More...


Relocating your worldly goods

Moving house is a stressful life event no matter whether you are moving down the road or to the other side of the world. In order to help alleviate some of the stress of this life-changing event, we’ve collated some helpful tips to ease you through the process. Read on to find out more or to go straight to our detailed guide to the removals process, click here . With all the customs  More...


Renting a home in the USA

Renting a property long-term in America is a wise choice for people who don’t want to put down permanent roots. It may be that your job situation is uncertain, maybe you don’t have the capital to invest in a permanent home or perhaps you want to experience life in America before making a lasting commitment. Looking for a rental property is not much different from searching for a property to buy. From overseas, you can use the internet to find a  More...


What to take when you relocate

Furnishing your new home may or may not be high on your list of priorities when buying a property in the USA but either way, it has to be done. Essentially, there are three options: ship some or all of your possessions from the UK; start from scratch and buy everything when you arrive; hire a furniture package company that will provide a custom-made package for your new home. Deciding what to take and what to leave behind is not easy and is also very personal but there are some  More...


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