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Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2015, 7:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,808
Posted By big_j

Re: Possible move to Dallas, TX. Lots of Q's

As you have discovered, these forums have a wealth of excellent information. Here are some other things you may want to think about either now or in the future:
- Inform the UK that you now live...
Jan 28th 2015, 5:41 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 9,830
Posted By big_j

Re: H1B Advice - Moving to US

I moved over on an H1-B 15 years ago as a software developer ... but the landscape was very different then.
I searched (and applied) for job openings that stated they would sponsor immigration and...
Forum: USA
Jan 5th 2014, 5:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,868
Posted By big_j

Re: MOT vs State inspection (Texas)

Rental agencies tend to sell their cars after a year or two of service, most private owners don't do that. If you're looking for a late model car, the vast majority of buying options will be...
Forum: USA
Nov 21st 2012, 9:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By big_j

Re: So exicited Dallas Texas here we come next week

Congratulations, and welcome to the metroplex.
Forum: USA
Oct 21st 2012, 2:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By big_j

Re: L1 visa and mortgage

You'll find Grapevine much more affordable than Southlake; Southlake is comparatively expensive, I'm surprised you can find anything for much less than $400k. We've lived in Grapevine for over 10...
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2012, 4:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,346
Posted By big_j

Re: H.A.R.P. Refinance advice needed please..

Generally, these programs are only available to people who cannot make their existing payments and are in default. If you're able to make (and are making) the loan payments, I don't think your lender...
Forum: USA
Jun 6th 2012, 7:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By big_j

Re: Recommend an accountant in DFW area?

Thanks for the advice and suggestions everyone!
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2012, 4:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By big_j

Recommend an accountant in DFW area?

Hi there

Can anyone recommend an accountant in the DFW area familiar with UK and US tax and accounting practices?

Thanks
John
Forum: USA
May 31st 2012, 9:18 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,664
Posted By big_j

Re: Looking to move to US - advice on location needed

I never spent more than a few days there at a time, so perhaps I would've eventually acclimated. Denver is beautiful but too cold for my taste.
Forum: USA
May 31st 2012, 2:03 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,664
Posted By big_j

Re: Looking to move to US - advice on location needed

FYI, as far as Denver goes, I find the high altitude plays hell with me. I found it very dehydrating and uncomfortable. You might be advised to visit before making a final decision to see if you or...
Forum: USA
May 24th 2012, 3:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,377
Posted By big_j

Re: Dallas fort worth area Keller?

Yes indeed, it can get cold in the winter. February is usually the coldest month. 15 is very rare, though; bad luck!

This winter was exceptionally warm; in my area of the metroplex, we didn't see...
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2012, 1:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,377
Posted By big_j

Re: Dallas fort worth area Keller?

Welcome to Dallas! I moved here from London 12 years ago, and love it. You have to like the heat though ( :) which I do).

You might want to look at Grapevine for rentals; close to Colleyville and...
Forum: USA
May 11th 2012, 5:57 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 14,199
Posted By big_j

Re: Relocating to Dallas, Texas from London, UK

Colleyville, just south of Grapevine, is also nice. Southlake or Trophy Club are other somewhat affluent areas. The mid-cities area has the advantage of being convenient for Dallas and also Fort...
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