Moving House To South Carolina
If you are thinking of moving house to South Carolina. It is a southeastern U.S. state known for its shoreline of subtropical beaches, top resorts and unforgettable golf courses. It boasts some of the best coastline, the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island. The state capital, Columbia, has a large US Army presence and plenty of colleges; North Charleston is the state’s manufacturing centre and Sumter is home to the Shaw Air Force Base.
The cost of living in South Carolina is almost 13 percent lower than the US average and approximately 30 percent lower than states such as New York, Alaska, California and Hawaii. Because manufacturing and agriculture are some of the state’s main industries, prices of locally produced food and consumer goods remain low, as they don’t need to be imported from elsewhere. All this means that the expat standard of living is usually very comfortable provided they have employment or private funds in place before relocating.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving house to South Carolina
Buying a property in South Carolina is generally a straightforward process. One of the most helpful things you can do is to secure the services of a reliable estate agent. These individuals will play a big part in the purchasing process and will be able to ensure everything runs smoothly. Property prices vary depending on where you choose to live. In Columbia, you can expect to pay approximately $120,00 for a two-bedroom home in an average neighbourhood and $180,000 for a three-bedroom home. In Charleston, the second largest city, prices will be higher.
The following site has a selection of properties: http://www.zillow.com/sc/
Schools if moving house to South Carolina
There are a number of renowned educational institutions that students of all ages can attend when moving to South Carolina. The majority of expats will choose an international school.
The following site has a list of schools: http://www.sciway.net/edu/k12/k12private.html
Local Information if moving house to South Carolina
When you first move to a new city, finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way. Simply visit Tax & Banking Information
Travel I moving house to South Carolina
Expats will not have to worry about accessibility when moving to South Carolina. There is a very good infrastructure consisting of roads, railways and air travel. There is also intercity public transport by buses, making local travel fast and convenient.
Currency Conversion If moving house to South Carolina
The official currency is the US Dollar (USD). Banking is extremely competitive and the choice of services and rates can make deciding where to open an account confusing. It is often more straight forward to maintain an overseas account. You can open a US based account at the same bank and transfer money back and forth overseas.
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm.
Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. Foreign-Exchange
International Removals To South Carolina
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