Moving to Hartford USA
Are you thinking of moving to Hartford USA? It’s nicknamed the ‘Insurance capital of the World’ and is situated on the Connecticut River approximately 100 miles west of Boston and the same distance to the north of New York City.
The Hartford Financial Services Group and Aetna, both Fortune 100 companies have their headquarters in Hartford. The city is also a centre for medical care, education and research and most expats choose to work in these areas.
Local Information if you are thinking of moving to Hartford USA
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.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Hartford USA
Buying a property in Hartford 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 which neighbourhood you choose to live.
The following site has a selection of properties: http://www.trulia.com/CT/Hartford/
Schools if moving to Hartford USA
The majority of expats will choose an international school, especially if they only plan to stay in Hartford for a few years. Students at international schools in the USA can be taught in English and a foreign language and can follow the curriculum back home.
The following site has a list of schools: http://www.privateschoolreview.com
Travel if you are thinking of moving to Hartford USA
Most expats living in Harford choose to travel by car, finding this the best way to navigate the city and its surrounding towns. Bradley International Airport is located 15 miles from Hartford at Windsor Locks. The city also runs a Dash Shuttle which is a free circulator bus operating in the downtown area every 15 minutes Monday to Friday.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Hartford USA
The official currency is the US Dollar (USD). The US Dollar is broken down into 100 cents. 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, 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 The 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. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
International Removals if you are relocating to Hartford USA
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