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Forum: USA
Mar 4th 2016, 9:55 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,749
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Schools - moving to New York with 3 children

My experience is first hand, if you have any questions feel free to ask.
Forum: USA
Feb 25th 2016, 5:13 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,749
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Schools - moving to New York with 3 children

3 kids in private school in NYC is going to be significantly higher in fees than an average 43K a year in property taxes in Bronxville.
Forum: USA
Feb 25th 2016, 2:59 am
Replies: 41
Views: 8,749
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Schools - moving to New York with 3 children

Bronxville HS, middle school and elementary school are all in one block together. Excellent school district, extremely high property taxes. Your kids will be at school with the children of hedge...
Feb 25th 2016, 2:43 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,120
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: james122 - many questions re immigration to USA via sibling & other options

My 17 year old daughter turns 18 in April and is a freshman at college in MD.
Didn't so much skip a year more was placed accordingly in elementary school due to starting school in the UK. Has...
Forum: USA
Sep 7th 2015, 9:48 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Moving from London to NYC - Advice appreciated!

You won't get a shoe box in NYC for $1500 people pay more than that a month for their parking spot. You will struggle to get a studio in Jersey City, Long Island City or Holboken on that budget.
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Aug 24th 2015, 2:27 am
Replies: 78
Views: 3,653
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: When did/do kids start school in your area?

Property taxes around here are high, average is around 17k-19k for a 2000 sq ft house on a small lot. I have a friend in Bronxville she pays 43k she looks at it as cheap school fees for her 3 kids,...
Aug 16th 2015, 11:17 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,967
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Visa help - Prospective Swimming Coach

The team my daughter swims for had a guest coach from overseas in March of this year. In his mid 40's, he swam for his country in two consecutive Olympics and he has also coached his home countries...
Forum: USA
Aug 7th 2015, 10:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Moving money to the US

We didn't have this issue with worldfirst we just deposited the funds electronically from our UK bank into worldfirsts barclays account in London next day the funds were in our U.S. account. We...
Forum: USA
Aug 7th 2015, 2:20 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Moving money to the US

We moved the fund's from the sale of a UK investment property to the US two yrs ago.
We used world first who we have used a number of times however they are only able to transfer money to certain...
Forum: USA
Jul 18th 2015, 8:32 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,203
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: New York salary

House's a like this one usually rent very quickly, 38 Tuckahoe Avenue, Eastchester NY 10709 MLS# 4521959...
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2015, 9:07 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,203
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: New York salary

With that budget and your office location I'd be looking at Lower Westchester. Towns like Bronxville, Scarsdsle, Pelham and Eastchester all have excellent schools and a commute time into GCS between...
Forum: USA
Jul 11th 2015, 8:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Schools in NJ

This article from a couple of years ago would suggest it's a full day however I'd always confirm with the school directly.

Schools Superintendent Addresses Full-Day Kindergarten; Results of...
Forum: USA
Jul 7th 2015, 11:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Schools in NJ

Not sure about how it works in NJ but when we moved to NY my eldest daughter (April birthday) had to do a Kindergarten screening to check she was ready to start school. She had already completed...
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2015, 2:50 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,203
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: New York salary

They don't live in NYC!

Our second relocation to NY in 2007 (OH working in NYC) with 2 kids and renting a 3 bedroom house in the burbs we managed fine on a similar salary however rents in the...
Jul 2nd 2015, 9:30 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 6,506
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: "swiffer" wet mop refills

I used to use the large baby wipes on my swiffer wet mop, I figured they had less chemicals in them and if they cleaned a child's ar$e they should be safe on my floors if the kids were crawling...
Forum: USA
Jun 30th 2015, 8:39 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,915
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Brooklyn

Exactly the reason we relocated to the 'burbs' when moved to NY. All my OH's expat work colleagues without kids all lived in Brooklyn Heights we decided schools and space were our top priorities.
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Jun 29th 2015, 12:12 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: First flight with L1

I'd be a little concerned about the lawyers if they knew you had kids that were moving with you and they didn't include them on your petition!
Forum: USA
Jun 28th 2015, 10:18 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,915
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: NYC: Real Estate Agent vs Brokers

Also be aware of the tax payable on temp fully furnished corporate housing in NYC, I think it's currently around 5.8%. If you are in temp corporate housing for over 6 months you can claim this tax...
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2015, 9:36 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,915
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: NYC: Real Estate Agent vs Brokers

There are a number of apartment buildings in NYC that you do not need a broker or an agent to show you a rental listing you just deal with the building directly however until someone is familiar with...
Forum: USA
Jun 24th 2015, 1:47 am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,350
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Ofsted equivalent in NYC?

I found this site very useful Insideschools.org: Your independent guide to NYC public schools (http://insideschools.org/)

Also know a few people in the city with kids in certain schools and...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2015, 10:57 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,561
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: UK to NYC

I live in Westchester and am biased too, it's a great area for families with excellent links to the city and all the surrounding areas. I agree with Nutmegger the LIE is best avoided at all costs...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2015, 1:53 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,561
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: UK to NYC

Expensive!

The areas with the good school districts, I'd say most on this list, you will struggle with your budget if you also want to be near a station with a decent commute.

'Best 100 Middle...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2015, 1:48 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,561
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: UK to NYC

I've been researching Jersey City recently for a friend planning a 6 month secondment, apartments and corporate rentals have an additional 6% tax on top of the rent. I don't know anything about...
Forum: USA
Jun 5th 2015, 1:31 pm
Replies: 305
Views: 17,194
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: OK where to start.....

I have found some beautiful (with the right number of bedrooms) houses in our budget with highly rated schools and in low crime areas, the only downside is the lack of amenities within a mile, but as...
Jun 4th 2015, 4:27 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By notonuksoil

Re: Events and happens of the little ones and youngsters.

I'm also 5'7 so statistically does that make me average for females or spouses of males posting on this thread ?
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