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Forum: USA
Jan 21st 2012, 1:32 am
Replies: 1,530
Views: 271,653
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Anyone Regret Moving To USA

What a lovely post. It is never too late to move back or on is it? I like that you spent 6 years getting yourself 'in sync'...I guess I will know, if and when I absolutely have to move back...and...
Forum: USA
Jan 21st 2012, 1:12 am
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By karenmillvalley

Anyone in Short Hills/Millburn NJ have finding a rental advice?

Hi Everyone

Ok, I am moving to Short Hills/Millburn this summer from the Bay area. I have done as much research as I can. Got my 'preferred schools' down and my 'preferred' neighborhood BUT we are...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2012, 11:41 pm
Replies: 1,530
Views: 271,653
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Anyone Regret Moving To USA

Thanks Fish

Thanks for your input and this forum is so great....wish I had found it 10 years ago!!. I am with you...I will always feel like a guest here. I never had a huge affinity to the USA...
Jan 20th 2012, 8:14 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 22,683
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

Hi Bridgette

I come from Macclesfield in Cheshire. It is South of Manchester and close to more expensive areas like Alderley Edge, Prestbury, Wilmslow but it has a diverse housing...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2012, 7:56 pm
Replies: 1,530
Views: 271,653
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Anyone Regret Moving To USA

I have spent a decade now in the USA....in NJ, then CA (San Diego and Bay Area). I have totally mixed feelings. I wanted to move home so many times over the years, but we stayed. Now we have a 19...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2012, 5:44 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 41,452
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Failed California Driving Test - Very Confused

Hi

I know this advice sounds odd, but trust me. DMV have no clue what they are doing. It is hit and miss as to whether you pass regardless of your skill. After fighting the DMV system for my...
Forum: USA
Jul 11th 2011, 7:02 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 8,532
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Mortgage help (residency status)

You do not hijack..you look for advice...wish I knew about this site before I went and bought!! If you buy and rent the home, be careful again...if your income is over $150K, you lose landlord tax...
Forum: USA
Jul 10th 2011, 9:37 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 8,532
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Mortgage help (residency status)

I would advise this. Go find a tax attorney or independent financial planner and have them do the math...this foreclosure versus renting. We did see our tax attorney for $400 and we are selling off...
Forum: USA
Jul 10th 2011, 5:10 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 5,407
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Where to go? Are you British - where did you land?

I see from your earlier posts you deal with horse clothing. There is a big horsey community here in San Fran/Marin county/Sonoma, and a big community also in San Diego (Rancho Santa Fe)...
Forum: USA
Jul 10th 2011, 4:46 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Milburn versus Chatham Rental & Elementary Schools

Oh, ok. Well we will fit right in to the minority then! (hubby is African turned Brit turned American by naturalisation and im Brit).

Thanks for the info....gives me a good idea of the climate...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2011, 9:29 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Milburn versus Chatham Rental & Elementary Schools

Thanks digbydog

I used to live further west so I only knew Chatham as a place to visit then and my younger kids were babies. Now they are 8 and 7 elementary and middle are of most interest to me...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2011, 5:19 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Milburn versus Chatham Rental & Elementary Schools

Hi

Im moving to Millburn next summer from CA.....I lived in NJ years ago. Chatham is very nice as is Millburn. Im still researching too....rents looks slightly cheaper in Chatham. Chatham schools...
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2011, 7:33 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 5,407
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Where to go? Are you British - where did you land?

Im with Ray!...France!!...if you just want nice weather....aix en provence!!

I have no idea why anyone would want to come here as a first preference at the mo...things are tough and getting...
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2011, 7:18 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 8,532
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Mortgage help (residency status)

Seriously though....see it as a blessing in disguise and rent.
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2011, 7:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Possibility of job in US

Look at the USA website and research...the rules change all the time.

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Defense/Citizenship.shtml

You will not be allowed in as a partner alone....unless you are...
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2011, 6:55 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Realtors fees on a rental

Hi

I have to say this....I have been in US for 10 years, a home owner/landlord and a renter, in NJ and CA and I have only seen home owner pay the reator to rent the place.....

1. Are you being...
Forum: USA
Jun 28th 2011, 7:31 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Moving to Millburn in a while

Hi

Thanks for your thoughts....my husband is already in an apartment in NJ. We are still in CA but his company will be shipping all our worldly goods...thank goodness....it is expensive!
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2011, 10:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Moving to Millburn in a while

Thanks. I'm seeing a lot that confirms my idea's about what Millburn is like. I guess I will wait a while and see if I can get some feedback. I have a strong feeling that I could find a rental...
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2011, 10:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By karenmillvalley

Re: Moving to Millburn in a while

Thanks Jerseygirl! I will
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2011, 9:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By karenmillvalley

Moving to Millburn in a while

Hi All

Am a brit ex pat living currently in San Fran bay area. Going back to where we started 10 years ago...New Jersey. Hubby is already working east side and we want to find a rental by the new...
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