Topic

Finding Housing

August 9th, 2022
How to rent an apartment in the U.S.

When you first come to the U.S., you might find the apartment rental process difficult. Our in-depth guide covers everything from getting started to getting your deposit back.

August 9th, 2022
No-Credit-Check Apartment Rental Alternatives

Credit history plays a major role in securing many of the things you need for everyday life—from lines of credit, utilities, and even an apartment. Here are some ways to get an apartment with no credit check, or to get an apartment if you have no credit.

July 5th, 2022
What is a guarantor and why do I need one?

In many cases a landlord may require a renter to provide additional information, or complete additional steps prior to approval. Often times, this means finding a guarantor.

June 6th, 2022
A guide for Canadians moving to San Francisco

Moving from Canada to San Francisco? We've got you covered. Check out tips on everything from finding an apartment to managing your taxes and transferring your Canadian credit history

June 6th, 2022
How do mortgages work in the U.S. for Canadian citizens?

It is not uncommon for Canadian citizens living and working in the United States to want to own real estate in the country. Let's take a look at how mortgages work for Canadians in teh US

May 13th, 2022
Desis in New York: A guide for Indian newcomers in New York City

Moving from India to New York City? We've got you covered. Check out tips on everything from finding an apartment to managing your taxes as an NRI and transferring your Indian credit history

April 5th, 2022
A guide for Canadians moving to New York City

Moving from Canada to New York City? We've got you covered. Check out tips on everything from finding an apartment to managing your taxes and transferring your Canadian credit history in this guide for moving to NYC.

March 4th, 2022
Moving to Chicago? Here's what you need to know

Chicago is home to nearly 2.7 million people--more than sixty percent of whom are immigrants. Moving to a new city can always be nerve-wracking, but we highlight a few things from housing to finances to help you prepare for your move from abroad

February 11th, 2022
Moving to San Francisco? Here’s what you need to know

Preparing for a move to San Francisco? In this guide, we introduce you to all the things you should know as you settle into the city from neighborhoods to keep an eye on to how to set up your finances after arrival

February 1st, 2022
Top tips for Australians moving to the U.S. in 2022

Many people may still be hoping to move to the U.S. despite the COVID-19 pandemic, whether it’s to reunite with family, pursue a new job or enroll in school. Here are some tips to navigate the move if you find yourself making the leap in the next year.

January 31st, 2022
How to report your rent to credit bureaus

Most households pay rent responsibly and on time, but that track record of on-time payments has historically not been reflected in their credit history.

December 14th, 2021
Big Ben to Big Apple: A guide for Brits moving from London to New York City

If you've recently moved from London to New York, read on for tips on securing homesickness, finding a flat, getting around the Big Apple, and managing your finances in the U.S.

May 25th, 2020
Five tips for internationals renting in the U.S.

The process of renting as a newcomer to the United States can be daunting. Here are five tips to help you as you swim through a sea of ads to sort your EIK (eat-in kitchen) from your WIC (walk-in closet).

May 24th, 2020
A newcomer’s guide to security deposits in the U.S.

Security deposits for rental apartments might be handled differently in places in the U.S. than they are in your home country. The customs and regulations surrounding rentals will vary by U.S. location. Read on for what you need to know.