Moving to Minneapolis

moving to Minneapolis

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. 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:

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:

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

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Currency Conversion If Moving To Minneapolis

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, 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.  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.

International Removals if you are relocating to Houston

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