Housing


5 Ways to Overcome New Expat Housing Challenges

26 August, 2014 13:10  Erin Erin

Luggage in hotel room - Fotolia There's no doubt that moving overseas provides a multitude of amazing benefits for families who are brave enough to take the plunge.  However, becoming an expat certainly isn't without its challenges.

While many of the difficulties can vary from one individual or family to the next, there are several that are common to almost all new expat families no matter what their personalities or destination of choice. Most notably, the task of setting up residence.

Here are a few tips for making the chore of finding a place to live a bit easier as a new expat.

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American TV Show Casting Expats!

03 July, 2012 10:56  EasyExpat EasyExpat

House Hunters International - TV Show

Article sponsored by Leopard Films USA

Are you an expat? Are you looking for accommodation abroad or have you recently moved? House Hunters International is now casting!

If you are currently looking to purchase or rent a home, apartment or second home outside the US & Canada, HGTV would like to put your story on TV!  (More)

   


INTERVIEW: Bryan from RentinginSingapore.com.sg

01 November, 2010 18:10  EasyExpat EasyExpat

Bryan - RentinginSingapore.com.sgBryan Norman from RentinginSingapore.com.sg (Singapore) has answered our questions below.

1- Company - City - Country :

RentinginSingapore.com.sg - Singapore

2- On which economic sector are you acting and what is its advantage?

Our company RentinginSingapore.com.sg caters to expats from anywhere in the world who are relocating, or who have just relocated to Singapore, regardless of economic sector. For detailed information, please see http://www.rentinginsingapore.com.sg/

3- Can you talk a bit about your company?

Singapore is a major ever-growing hub for countless multinational companies from where they engage Asia. As such, the expat community here is continuously expanding. Being an expat myself, with over 10 years' experience, I'm in an ideal position to share my knowledge with other expats who have just moved here. (More)

   


The Hotel Alternative

24 August, 2010 16:56  Erin Erin

HotelsThe excitement of heading to a new city and seeing the sights can occasionally be eclipsed by the cost of the adventure. One of the largest expenditures is the cost of housing whether it be a hotel, bed & breakfast, or condo. A hotel room may have a mint on the pillow, but leave visitors missing the sense of home. Several hotel alternatives are challenging this notion.

The convenience of a hotel and the comforts of a home can now be found through a variety of social networks devoted to resident's offering their own homes as short-term rentals. Sometimes called social B&B networks or peer-to-peer hotels, there is a growing market to rent a room in someone's home. The accommodations range from 5 star luxury suites to a spare couch in college dorm coziness. (More)

   


Getting a Bargain on Hotel Rooms

26 April, 2010 11:41  EasyExpat EasyExpat

In planning a trip for business or pleasure, one of the most important considerations is the hotel accommodation. Whether your desire is to find a home away from home featuring an array of amenities or simply a clean, quiet place to sleep during your holiday, it is possible to find a hotel room to fill your needs. With a bit of planning, finding the right hotel won't empty your bank account.

Package Deals

Frequently, booking a hotel room together with a flight means significant savings, especially when using online travel resources such as Expedia or Orbitz. You can often refine your search by many factors, including hotel star rating or price level, location in the city center or on the outskirts, and specific amenities. However, to obtain these discounts, you must prepay for your travel package. (More)