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Renting a Home in the Bay Area: Know Your Rights

With real estate prices in the Bay Area continually skyrocketing, buying a home is not an option for many residents. In addition to the low affordability, high prices equal high risks, which is particularly concerning for expats who are not planning to relocate permanently and would, therefore, be looking for a short-term investment in a home. Hence, most of us turn to renting a home.

Visitors: How to Survive and Enjoy Guests From Back Home

When you made the big “We’re moving abroad” announcement to your family and friends back home, you probably followed up with a line such as – “It’s only a plane ride away – You can come visit whenever you’d like”…”we’d love visitors,”…How many of you are rethinking your words right now?!