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May 17th 2015, 1:56 pm
Replies: 0
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Posted By scaria197

Smile 4 yrs almost!-time for another update

Time flies-we are here for almost 4yrs. Moved here from good old US of A.

We are now Australian Citizens, bought a house, settled in our jobs and expecting twin girls-bubs due any day.

Will we...
May 18th 2013, 9:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By scaria197

Unhappy Visitor Visa 600-Eligible to Sponsor?

Hi Guys..

I am back to ask advise on the new 600 visa. This visa came into effect late March and replaces a few other visa. We are in the process of getting my parents to visit us here in...
May 28th 2012, 9:37 am
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By scaria197

CPV Hopeful Medical issue in Past #2

Hi All,


Opening a new thread as the old one had closed. If you are interested you can read through the original thread here:

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=717780

A lot...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2012, 10:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By scaria197

Need a Casual Job..how could I get one?

BExpats,


After many monets I return to Bexpats.

My OH's confidence is rock bottom. She has an accounting degree without much experience. We are getting her skills evaluation so she can...
Oct 16th 2011, 12:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By scaria197

Re: 3 months Down Under!!

Thanks for reading and thanks a lot for the wishes. OH's mom is well and now recovering from an operation. We are glad that OH could be there.
Oct 9th 2011, 11:03 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By scaria197

3 months Down Under!!

A North American perspective to Sydney.

I thought of writing this out as wanted to contribute to the forum and also help in adding a new perspective.

So July 01, 2011 was the day when we...
Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2011, 12:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By scaria197

Re: Credit rating for rentals

Just secured a Rental in Sydney. Based on the excellent inputs on BExpats this is what we did:

-Cover Letter
-Filled Application form
-Passport
-Medicare Card
-Bank Statement
-Car Rego
-Job...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2011, 11:33 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By scaria197

Casual Jobs at Stores

Hello,

Misses is currently Volunteering at an Accounting firm and is looking at applying at Coles, Target, Woolies and Shopping Center stores for casual jobs.

Is there a better way to apply...
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2011, 9:57 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,363
Posted By scaria197

Re: odd jobs

mala,

PM me if you need help with some recruiters. Mine were good and helped me get jobs fairly soon.

-scaria197
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2011, 8:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By scaria197

Re: Job Offers-how they work in Australia?

He accepted by signing the first Job offer with Employer A with the start date of June 27, 2011. The first joining date came and went by.

When he signed the second job offer, the original terms of...
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2011, 7:33 am
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By scaria197

Job Offers-how they work in Australia?

So I have a friend who is in confusion on how stuff works in Australia.

Before coming to Australia, He was offered a job (Employer A) with a start date of June 27, 2011. He gladly accepted it....
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2011, 7:26 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By scaria197

Re: Car Finance

Try AHG.

http://wa.ahg.com.au/

I just got approved for a car loan, based on an offer letter. I am 12 days in the country. Minimal deposit. I am based in Sydney, but the business manager said...
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2011, 10:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 6,519
Posted By scaria197

Re: How to Build Credit History in Australia??

Thanks spottydog.

We now will have a car Loan on our credit file. We do not have any credit cards in Australia yet. Do departmental stores offer credit cards here?
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2011, 6:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 6,519
Posted By scaria197

Re: How to Build Credit History in Australia??

Thanks a lot for the detailed explanation. This really helps. On a good note, the car loan we applied for has been approed, but they want to wait till I start my job on Friday. So will get the car...
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2011, 10:40 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 6,519
Posted By scaria197

Re: How to build Credit History in Australia??

You are sooo right...it should be titles "Build" not "rebuild" as I am not rebuilding credit history in Australia.
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2011, 9:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By scaria197

Re: Anyone else giving up the dream - or just putting it on hold?

Not sure if this helps..but Day to day groceries and items are not too expensive. We have moved here from the USA and by far USA has the cheapest prices on many items. Coming to Oz, what we have...
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2011, 9:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 6,519
Posted By scaria197

How to Build Credit History in Australia??

So as the title says how does one re-build credit history in Australia?

Are there are Department Store Credit cards that one can get easily?

Any specific companies that one can start with?
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2011, 2:49 am
Replies: 54
Views: 5,059
Posted By scaria197

Re: Who says Australia is expensive!

Moved here about 2 weeks ago from the USA. Initial impression is that not everything is more expensive. Yes there are occasional items that cost more, but if you are a smart shopper, prices average...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 16th 2011, 8:09 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By scaria197

Window Tinting in Sydney

Does anyone know a good place for Window tinting in Sydney?

We just bought our car and the dealer offered window tinting for 400..not sure how are the rates..but seems to be high...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2011, 10:03 am
Replies: 51
Views: 19,659
Posted By scaria197

Re: Is Costco membership worthwhile?

Timely thread...we have moved from USA and Costco opening is very timely. Is the Sydney store already open or opening soon? Any idea if they are offering a "Day Pass" to check out before committing...
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2011, 12:15 am
Replies: 18
Views: 8,670
Posted By scaria197

Re: Oil Heater vs Air Heater

Thanks everyone for all the great inputs.....we are off this weekend to buy an oil heater 11-fin preferably the DeLonghi brand.plus an air one for the quick heat burst....ah as I think..where do u...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2011, 7:17 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 8,670
Posted By scaria197

Oil Heater vs Air Heater

We have just landed 3 days ago and it is cold here!! We are coming from Hot Summer weather, so I guess that adds to the impact.

We have been tucking ourselves in quilts and comforters but really...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2011, 7:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By scaria197

Phone Contract without Job

So we have reached and I am trying to get the "Inifinite" Vodafone plan. I have been returned saying you do not have a job. The plan I am planning to get is the SIM only plan and has a month to month...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2011, 3:53 am
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By scaria197

Ok..we are next!! Sydney here we come!!

Less than a week left to wrap up our lives in the Big Apple and moving down under!!!!

Panic, nervous, excited, apprehensive, @#$%^[email protected]@//'... You name it...

We have a short term rental sorted...
Jun 25th 2011, 12:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By scaria197

Re: ACS + Australia Post issue: ACS letter missed - Plz Help

smshoaib,

I went through a similar experience. Replace UAE with USA.

I was requested by ACS to apply for a Replacement Letter-which I did. ACS was prompt in sending one out and I had it in...
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