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Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2019, 10:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By Jambodj

Foreign property taxes

Hey everyone,

I have been searching for any other threads but couldnt find exactly what i was after. Everyone has been helpful on here so here goes!

I moved to the US four years ago on an L1...
Forum: USA
Dec 20th 2017, 10:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Transfer £ to $

This is all great, thank you so much for your recommendations.
Forum: USA
Dec 20th 2017, 7:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Transfer £ to $

Thank you! These sites make you sign up to everything to get a quote, i shall await an afternoon of sales calls :)

What is a reasonable commission you have seen? Is it a flat fee or %?
Forum: USA
Dec 20th 2017, 6:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Jambodj

Question Transfer £ to $

Hey,

Saw a few threads about transferring money but not exactly what i was looking for. We are selling our UK property and looking to bring the money to the US (Texas). There are so many options...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2015, 12:30 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Money money money money - UK to US transfers?

I think this is very true, i think if you are happy with the rate then dont look back. Otherwise you will torture yourself for years thinking about how much extra you could have had
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2015, 11:01 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,583
Posted By Jambodj

Re: allthewayfromuk's questions about a move to Houston

Hi

I work in recruitment (IT) and have relocated with the family to Austin (TX) from the UK so could help with any of what the company can provide or at least let you know what i was offered...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2015, 10:59 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Money money money money - UK to US transfers?

I am looking to do the same, it looks like a gamble when to do it with the fluctuating rates. What rate did you exchange?
Forum: USA
Aug 17th 2015, 4:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Renters Insurance

Thanks for the link to the jewelry insurance.

I went with Allstate in the end, they were pretty helpful and came out at a decent price too!
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2015, 2:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Renters Insurance

Thank you everyone, thats my afternoon sorted, will get it all done today and report back so you can sit back from the edge of your seats :rofl:
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2015, 1:06 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Moving money to the US

Very interesting read. Has anyone tried WeSwap?

https://www.weswap.com/en/

Looks like it could be good for smaller amounts
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2015, 12:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Renters Insurance

Really appreciate your reply though, thank you!
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2015, 12:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Renters Insurance

I did check State Farm but needed a SSN. Erie didnt cover my location.

Geico looked ok, i am trying to insure my watch and wifes engagement ring too but a lot of policies need a separate insurance...
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2015, 12:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Jambodj

Unhappy Renters Insurance

Hi Forum

I have been looking through the various threads on Renters Insurance, im moving to Austin on the 28th. We have secured our property from the 15th August so would like to get it for when...
Forum: USA
May 27th 2015, 12:35 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 8,875
Posted By Jambodj

Re: UK Electrics to US

I am selling most of my electricals but i am interested to see if anyone has taken any decks/music equipment

I have 2 x Technics 1210's, 2 x Pioneer CDJ 1000's and a Mixer. It is a strange request...
May 19th 2015, 5:23 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Selling UK house from the USA

Did you agree the % for sale upfront? I will be renting my UK property when i move in August but sounds like it could be a good carrot to dangle
May 19th 2015, 2:23 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 7,460
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Roundabout Pride

It is certainly a unique experience, everyone seems to either crawl and not know what they are doing OR put their foot down trying to dodge everyone and also, not know what they are doing!
May 19th 2015, 2:05 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 7,460
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Roundabout Pride

Wait until someone does a magic roundabout like Swindon! All hell will break loose

http://www.premierfootballbooks.co.uk/images/attractions/magic_roundabout.jpg
...
Forum: USA
May 18th 2015, 8:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,100
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Office Politics: US vs UK

:thumbsup:

Couldnt put it better. It is quite a sensitive area the bitching as im sure some of it is boredom but i am biting my tongue at the moment!
Forum: USA
May 18th 2015, 8:37 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,100
Posted By Jambodj

Re: Office Politics: US vs UK

I think people seem to think bitching may benefit them and put them in a good light. I see it as quite the opposite!
May 18th 2015, 5:17 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jambodj

Re: US Driving Test

Sounds simple enough, thank you! Reversing in a straight line :rofl:

Cant believe how simple that all sounds! Thank you
May 18th 2015, 4:25 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jambodj

Re: US Driving Test

She will be absolutely fine, i think it is more a mental block and worrying. Once she gets to Austin she will be stuck in traffic anyway :lol:

I wouldnt want her to think the test is just driving...
May 18th 2015, 4:23 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,542
Posted By Jambodj

Re: AMEX Credit card

Thanks Geoff!

Amex may be a good place to start then. [/threadhijack]
May 18th 2015, 4:21 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jambodj

Re: US Driving Test

Thats what i heard but they did it 10 years ago and i was thinking it may have become a bit more sophisticated since then.

Mrs J is worried as driving in the UK and not having driven on the right...
May 18th 2015, 3:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,542
Posted By Jambodj

Re: AMEX Credit card

Id be interested in this too, i have had my account for about a year and moving in August, would be interested to see how it can effect the credit score and if it is worth it....
May 18th 2015, 3:53 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jambodj

Re: US Driving Test

Does anyone have any experience of passing their driving text in Texas? (Austin)
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