One of the most stressful aspect of moving abroad is the search for the right house. You don’t know the city well but need to decide quite soon after arriving where you’ll be living. I think this roadmap will help you! Continue reading “Roadmap to find your new house in Hong Kong”
Deciding where to living in Hong Kong is not that easy. You might have read my blog on how to decide where to live and then you know it is all about prioritizing your requirements. You might also have had a look at a map I made with a short description on where expats like to live in Hong Kong. Continue reading “Expats move away from central Hong Kong to cheaper areas to get more value for money”
Although I am quite aware that there are many people who move to Hong Kong without having been there before, I strongly believe everyone would benefit from a ‘look-see’ visit. These kind if visits, which might be sponsored by your employer, gives as it says a chance to have a look to see how everyday life in Hong Kong can be for you. And even if you might have read every single book or blog on being an expat in Hong Kong, it is not the same as experiencing the city yourself. Continue reading “How to get the most out of your ‘look-see’ visit to Hong Kong?”
Hong Kong is an expensive city, be warned to spend a big part of your income on rent. As I have been asked by many students, freelancers, graduates and others about housing between 4.000 to 9.000 HKD per month, I thought I share my tips. Continue reading “Tips for finding a place to live in Hong Kong with a small budget”
The moment you have found the house of your dreams, the next hurdle pops up … securing it by means of a contract! Let me explain how it works and give you some tips. Continue reading “Useful insights for expats signing rental contracts in Hong Kong”
One of the things I wondered when browsing some of the property agents webpages is the big variations in price between equal sized apartments in the same building . So size does not say it all…. so what does make the difference? Continue reading “Hong Kong house hunting explained: same building, same size, different price!”
The most asked question I get via ExpatWise is: what is the best place to live in Hong Kong? I already wrote a blog about the different aspects you need to take into account when choosing the best area, but I thought a map of Hong Kong indicating and describing the different areas would make it a bit more easy to orientate yourself in this big city. So here it is! Have fun exploring and let me know if you want to know more. Also happy to show you around! And check here how you can benefit most from a ‘ look-see’ trip.