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Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2011, 9:04 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: New to Terrigal

Hi Vanessa,

OMG! I just read your first post on here and the similarity's are uncanny!

I'm from Chislehurst, Kent but lived in Beckenham for a while and still have family there. We also moved...
Forum: USA
Mar 7th 2011, 7:32 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Thanks IPM, how did you find it after Sydney? was it easier to settle in ?
Forum: USA
Mar 2nd 2011, 7:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Hi Brat1 - Thanks for your post seems very similar to us. DH's office is on 125 W 55th Street so he would probably be better walking to Grand Central and commuting from there. I have too be looking...
Forum: USA
Mar 2nd 2011, 12:54 am
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Thanks for the link Bob,
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2011, 11:05 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Hi,

Would anyone be able to give me a rough run down of taxes...
i.e. income tax, propery tax, sales tax and any more that I have missed?

Thanks
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2011, 2:18 am
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Thanks Penguinsix for your reply.

This would be a transfer with work so no applying for jobs. Visas would be dealth with by his HR dept. DH just came back from his usual business trip in Hong...
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2011, 2:02 am
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

No don't be silly that is not the only reason at all. :rolleyes:

It is very hard to articulate all the factors we are considering.
Forum: USA
Mar 1st 2011, 12:02 am
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

To be honest my biggest worry is healthcare. Here we have the medicare system and you have to buy private health insurance if you earn over a certain amount or you get taxed more. Now for private...
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2011, 11:44 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Also found this website
http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.expatistan.com%2F&h=c8f60
and Sydney is currently 12% more expensice than New York City...
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2011, 11:43 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Thanks Bob, ideally I would like to head back to London but our only options are Hong Kong or New York so out of the two my husband thinks New York would be better with 3 kids and two large dogs and...
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2011, 11:24 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Thanks for all the info.

When we were renting on the Upper North Shore in Sydney roughly a 40-45min train journey and you have to drive to the train stations as none of the houses are within...
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2011, 8:54 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Great. I just don't want to overstretch on the property and not factor in all the other costs. Finding it difficult to find estimates online like taxes utilities. I know DH talked about buying a...
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2011, 8:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving family to New York

Thanks for your replies.

DH would get a relocation package with work which is negociable. He currently is the global IT risk manager for an Australian investment bank. I had a look on...
Forum: USA
Feb 28th 2011, 7:33 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,120
Posted By Cmabbo

Moving family to New York

Hi,

I'm sorry if this has been done to death, tried using the search facility but didn't get much!

I am a Brit and DH is an Aussie with a right of abode due to his mum being a Brit. We met...
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2011, 4:05 am
Replies: 35
Views: 10,091
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving to central coast

Totally agree with previous poster you can't replicate a lifestyle in London/Greater London to that of one on the Central Coast or even Sydney. Sydney has great restaurants and hotels but theatre is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 10:02 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 10,091
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving to central coast

Hiya,

The drive would take about an hour and it is always a busy freeway as it is the only up to Newcastle and further.

Hornsby is ok, Hornby Heights might be slightly nicer, avoid Thornleigh...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 9:20 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 10,091
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving to central coast

Back again some more areas are Point Frederick close to Gosford Station with beautiful views of Brisbane Water (40min drive) or Green Point 2251 (again 40mins) another thought I don't know what...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 6:51 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 10,091
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving to central coast

Hiya, nearer to Sydney would the Upper North Shore which is very expensive and in my opionion is basically suburbs with a major road running through it (The pacific Highway) the majority of shops...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 7:13 am
Replies: 35
Views: 10,091
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving to central coast

Perhaps not expats but local yocals who don't commute...I know many that think Bensville is in the middle of nowhere and takes ages to get to from Erina! I also know a lady who has moved from Umina...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 2:07 am
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By Cmabbo

Mums with toddlers - Central Coast NSW

Hi,

My name is Christina and I have been on the Central Coast (Green Point) since July 2010 we moved up from the North Shore and have been in Australia since August 2008. I have three toddlers,...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 1:54 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: New to Terrigal

Hiya,

I am in Green Point and have been here since July 2010 after moving up from North Shore. Hubby commutes to CBD and I am here with three terrors under 4! Would love to also meet any other...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2011, 1:46 am
Replies: 35
Views: 10,091
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: Moving to central coast

Hi,

We moved over from London two years ago first to Sydney but realised a) we couldn't afford a house that we needed (3kids & two dogs) and b) the upper north shore is not very family friendly! ...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2007, 4:48 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Cmabbo

Re: I.T Recruitment

thanks for your replies..will check out Balmain..

Sandra - my hubby currently works with the Quantitive Analysts he is project manager (taking the management route after many year of software...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2007, 3:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Cmabbo

I.T Recruitment

Hi,

I was wondering if anybody might be able to give me some advice..

My husband is Australian born and bred, I on the other hand am a Brit.. we are thinking about moving to Oz in the very...
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