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Forum: France
Jan 17th 2016, 8:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Nice Apartment or more rural house

Thank you everyone, we have seen a few apartments within our budget, up to 400,000 pounds. we are also considering places like Mouans Sartoux as its very convenient and has a nice cinema, organic...
Forum: France
Jan 14th 2016, 9:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Hurley1

Nice Apartment or more rural house

Hi, I wonder if anyone can help? having enjoyed many a holiday in Nice we are now looking at dipping into the property market there. We have a budget of £ 200-400k and are hoping to buy a home either...
Aug 30th 2015, 8:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,944
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Cheapest removals USA-UK?

We used Rainier, they were great, moved us back from Florida to Bristol for about $5k for a private use 20ft container and that included them wrapping, packing and unpacking this end. I dealt with a...
Aug 20th 2015, 8:28 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,151
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Moving back to UK from San Francisco

I can't remember the exact amount but I know it was between five and six thousand US dollars. We only filled 3/4 of a 20ft container though and it was from Florida to Bristol door to door. I have to...
Aug 19th 2015, 8:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,151
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Moving back to UK from San Francisco

Here's the Defra helpline details if you want any questions answered, I found them really helpful as all the U.S. Vets I spoke to were telling me I needed loads more paperwork than I really did! More...
Aug 19th 2015, 8:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,151
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Moving back to UK from San Francisco

Def recommend Rainier, David is great there, he helped us ship our home contents back from Florida, the boys were very careful with everything and it was packed amazingly well. It got back to the UK...
Jul 25th 2015, 10:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By Hurley1

Re: E2 - what business did you choose?

Totally agree Pulaski, all food related businesses are well off the list now. Seen a nice boutique, been established ten years in affluent location, doing 100k plus NP but only one W2. We actually...
Jul 25th 2015, 10:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By Hurley1

E2 - what business did you choose?

Back out in S Florida determined to find the right business for an E2 this trip. I know all the E2 rules, good and bad! What did you choose? I know everyone's different just might give me sone...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2015, 5:52 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Setting up everything!

Yep we would do definitely. My biggest concern is getting everything set up once there. We used to own a condo in South florida but sold it a couple of years ago so know how that side of things works...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2015, 5:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Setting up everything!

Hi, we are looking at a flooring company, been going over 25 yrs so well established and good owner benefit. Also going to visit a couple of other different businesses out there next month so...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2015, 3:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Hurley1

Setting up everything!

Hi, I wonder if anyone with experience of moving to the US on an E2 can give me their thoughts on how easy or difficult it was! We know all the E2 rules and have a great business broker in FL and an...
Aug 13th 2014, 7:03 am
Replies: 50
Views: 12,538
Posted By Hurley1

Re: E2 Business Visa experience!

Hi ukwif, you only have to invest 500k if you go the EB5 route or a million in some areas but on an E2 they look at a min of 100k but we are looking to spend more so we get a good income. We've seen...
Aug 13th 2014, 6:58 am
Replies: 50
Views: 12,538
Posted By Hurley1

Re: E2 Business Visa experience!

Thanks Twigstar, this is all really helpful info. Did you just use a lawyer for your initial visa application then? Was your first business in SF a start up? We were put off going that route as a...
Aug 12th 2014, 8:45 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 12,538
Posted By Hurley1

Re: E2 Business Visa experience!

Thanks Civilservant, appreciate your thoughts. We would only buy a business doing good numbers which we could see room for improvement in so hopefully this would mean we would get the renewal until...
Aug 12th 2014, 7:50 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 12,538
Posted By Hurley1

Re: E2 Business Visa experience!

Thanks Twigstar, good to hear your story. There's just the two of us and we are in our forties, looking for a bit of an adventure and change in lifestyle really. We spent the last four years...
Aug 12th 2014, 3:46 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 12,538
Posted By Hurley1

Smile E2 Business Visa experience!

I'd love to chat on here with anyone who has purchased a business in the US and got an E2 visa.

We are fully aware of the limitations with this route but it would be great to hear your stories,...
Forum: USA
Jul 27th 2014, 7:25 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 8,376
Posted By Hurley1

Re: UK/USA bank account?

We have used SunTrust bank since we bought our place several years ago and always found them very helpful. There are loads of branches in Florida too so easy to go in and pay in or withdraw money....
Forum: France
Jun 3rd 2014, 7:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Villa to rent?

Thanks, will post this in classifieds.
Forum: France
Jun 3rd 2014, 6:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Hurley1

Villa to rent?

Does anyone know of a 2 bed villa or place in the Languedoc or Charente Maritime region we could rent for a few months? Ideally starting from late July (I know this is a crazy time of year as...
Forum: USA
Apr 13th 2014, 4:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Hurley1

Tax withholding certificate?

We have just sold a property in Florida and know the IRS hold onto 10% of funds as we reside in the UK. Does anyone know how we go about claiming this back? I'm guessing there must be some UK...
Mar 15th 2014, 1:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Hurley1

Re: Voltage converter?

Thanks, yep I checked these out and got all the answers I needed. Great forum!
Mar 13th 2014, 8:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Hurley1

Voltage converter?

Has anyone successfully bought back and used US electrical products? If so can you recommend a good voltage converter, looking at some on amazon but very mixed reviews! Also I've read that some US...
Mar 1st 2014, 12:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By Hurley1

Mar 1st 2014, 12:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By Hurley1

Re: International Shipping?

:goodpost:

Thanks, I will definitely try them, we only have a two bed condo so maybe we don't need a 20ft container either. Hope the move goes well for you x
Mar 1st 2014, 12:13 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By Hurley1

Re: International Shipping?

Thanks Sally, I will give Rainier a try. Good luck with your move x
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