Moving to Minneapolis
Are you thinking of moving to Minneapolis? It’s the third largest city in the Midwest and an important economic centre. The main industries are finance, publishing, transportation and healthcare. The city is situation on the banks of the Mississippi River and is often voted one of the best cities in America to raise children. The climate swings between hot humid summers and very cold winters, with temperatures that can drop well below zero.
Schools if moving to Minneapolis
The majority of expats will choose an international school, especially if they only plan to stay in Minneapolis 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://minneapolisschoolfinder.org/
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Minneapolis
Buying a property in Minneapolis 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.zillow.com/minneapolis-mn/
Travel when moving to Minneapolis
Expats will have good access to an excellent public transport network of buses, light railway and commuter trains. If you live in downtown Minneapolis you can use the Minneapolis Skyway System, which is a series of pedestrian bridges that connects over 70 city blocks.
Local Information when moving to Minneapolis
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 http://www.expatarrivals.com/the-usa/banking-money-and-taxes-in-the-usa
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Currency Conversion If Moving To Minneapolis
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.
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