What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.
Wish I had brought my friends, they wouldn't believe this place, also my Starbucks coffee, and The Gap.
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What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?
Get in touch with df-amsterdam. they are great. I would be back at home if it wasn't for them (no kidding) ask them about me, or mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for their details.
What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?
I live on the canal, very typical I would say.
How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?
Only way to do it, df-amsterdam, excellent and friendly friendly people. They don't charge you for every silly question you have.
Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?
About the same, but the place is smaller.