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Forum: USA
May 14th 2012, 7:32 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

Thanks Michael and thanks to everyone else for answering my questions, I really appreciate it.
Forum: USA
May 14th 2012, 5:11 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

You cannot be serious? Really? You'd think it would be on the selling price - remaining mortgage.

Why even take currency fluctuations into account? After all even if the effective debt has been...
Forum: USA
May 13th 2012, 1:43 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

Oh and I'm midway though the who green card thing, I have my second biometric in a few weeks.
Forum: USA
May 13th 2012, 12:48 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

The house has not been rented, I've just "kept the lights on" and let the odd family member ( my brother travels a lot around the world and place is nicely located then going from Portsmouth to...
Forum: USA
May 13th 2012, 12:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

I did spend 5000gbp on a new roof, and 300gbp fixing a leaky chimney.
Forum: USA
May 12th 2012, 10:27 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

Ah well I'm all for loopholes but I don't want to do anything illegal.
Damn tax law, makes it difficult for an honest man to live the dream.
Forum: USA
May 12th 2012, 8:50 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Yet another uk house sale thread

Thanks for the reply, between the two of us we pull in close to $150,000 so with hat that in mind should I budget About $14,000 in us cgt (25% of 56k)?

On a side note I am selling the house to...
Forum: USA
May 12th 2012, 4:34 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Yet another uk house sale thread

Hi,
I've been here on an L1B visa for 4 years, I just married a USC in July and now we are thinking of buying a house in Charlotte, nc.
I have a house in the uk i need to sell, I expect to make...
Jan 10th 2011, 1:47 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

You'd think they could cross check you VISA with your SSN to see if you have paid any taxes and then use that to confirm you are in fact employeed, if no tax is paid they could then make you send in...
Jan 7th 2011, 3:10 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

It was an Austin Powers (or rather his father) joke, no offence intended.
Jan 7th 2011, 2:28 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

My big 4 hates are:
Filling out forms
The current TSA
People who are intollerant of other cultures
<<< snipped by Moderator >>>

I'll be glad when all the form filling is over and I can...
Jan 7th 2011, 9:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Visa stamping delayed

My L1 took a couple of days longer than I though it would and I had to re-schedule my flights back*.

They can take up to 10 days I think

*Virgin were very reasonable, the US domestic flight...
Jan 7th 2011, 9:47 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

Passport is now in hand! Next step I'm marrying a USC July 9th so hopefully the GC process should be simple (well simpler than through employment)
Jan 6th 2011, 2:42 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

At the renewal interview at the London Embassy they take your passport so they can renew the VISA in it, I'm now waiting for theDX to deliver it back to me (currently scheduled between 6 and 10am...
Jan 6th 2011, 8:14 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

The difference was not clearly explained but now I know! Good news is the DX was scheduled to deliver my passport today:eek:, bad news is I somehow missed the door bell so I have had to re-schedule...
Jan 4th 2011, 10:39 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

Detail is the name of the game with Uncle Sam, I might just right a letter and see what happens.
Jan 4th 2011, 10:00 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

The paper work was all renewed while I was in the states, however the visa in my passport required me to visit a (US) Embassy if I traveled outside of the US (with the exception of Canada/Mexico). So...
Jan 4th 2011, 3:00 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

I recently had my L1-B renewal interview at the London Embassy in the US and I was wondering, why on Earth do I need to go to the Embassy to do this? My understanding is my VISA had essentialy been...
Forum: USA
Jan 6th 2009, 3:36 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 51,023
Posted By Timberwolf0122

Re: Do you enjoy living in America more than the UK?

Overall I'm happier
I like:

My Jeep Wrangler
Playing with firearms (Yay for friends with guns)
Vermont in general
Magic Hat Beer
Everything is cheaper
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