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  1. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi there people I am looking at moving from the UK to Houston, partly due to Brexit and other personal details which I am not going to bore you with. The question is does anybody have knowledge OR has used a reputable shipping company from UK to US. The parameter are as follows. It is hard to...
  2. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi all, In prep for our move in September we have started looking at apartments for rent between Houston/Baytown, Texas. I was keen to hear some first hand advice on any areas around 20-30 minutes drive from Baytown (partners work location) that offer, preferably furnished, 2 bedroom...
  3. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi everyone, My partner just received his contract through from his company for relocation to Texas, USA. I was keen to get some opinion on the following to ensure we can live comfortably and save on this. The reason I ask is because he is taking a pay cut as we are currently in Doha and with...
  4. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello guys. This is my first interaction here and I can feel I will find great advice and come across great people! :) My husband and I are originally from Brazil, but have been living in Australia for more than 10 years now. We live in Perth and it looks like there's an opportunity for my...
  5. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hey fellow Expats, First post in this forum... Long story short I am being sponsored to move from Australia to Texas for a job in The Woodlands, Texas. Out of curiosity has anyone else settled in The Woodlands or know much about the area? Really enjoying reading the forums, lots of good...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I live in USA and need to get my wife's and my PCC done from CGI Houston by mail. I have all the documents ready but I have a question. Can I send both my wife's and my documents in a single envelope along with a return envelope and a money order of $56 OR Should I send each of our...
  7. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi There, I'm relocating from the Toronto area to Houston Tx. The move will be quick and I anticipate hotel stay for the first few weeks while I find a perm apartment etc. I'm looking for a relocation company with references that can assist me with: - bank account setup - apartment rental -...
  8. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi, I'm trying to find out how many taxes would I have to pay in Houston. All I find is that there is no personal income tax, but I can't believe that. Would that mean that the salary is tax free? Does somebody know how do taxes work in Houston? Thanks
  9. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi, We live in Singapore about to relocate to Houston. In Singapore we have a maid living with us, which is quite affordable here for expats. I wonder if in Houston it is normal to have a maid for expats with family. In Singapore is quite common that she lives in your house, is it also the...
  10. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello! We are looking to send a Canadian to Houston which will be the first expat assignment our company has done therefore we are looking for some best practices. We need to draft a contract for our employee and are looking at questions such as which country they will be paid out of, clawback...
  11. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello, We are a family of 5 originally from USA and we have been globetrotting for the last 10 years (Pakistan, UAE, Switzerland). We are headed back to the USA this summer, but to a locality we are not very familiar with Houston, Texas. Does anyone on the forum have experience with public...
  12. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Any expats in the NW Houston area interested in an international dinner club?
  13. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    We are a family of 3 that have been moving around the world and we will be moving to Houston in the Summer (from NYC). I have a 5 year old who will be going to kindergarden. I have searched all the websites and google about schools in the region, but does anyone know some private schools that...
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    Houston is both the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas. Founded in 1836, the city credits the beginning of its continuous and unsurpassed growth to the discovery of oil in 1901. Not a city to rest on its previous accomplishments however, Houston has since then...
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