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Should I learn Mandarin, Cantonese, or English is enough?

We talked a lot about things happening when looking for a new apartment. For a change on this post I will give you my own personal opinion on whether or not you will need to learn “chinese”. If you’re planning … Continue reading

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Apartments in china when things goes wrong(tap water)

You want to live in china? Nice!!! If you think finding a good apartment is easy think again. In this posts we are going to see the very classics flaws we find in about 5% of the apartments. And today … Continue reading

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Negotiating the apartment lease (Tips and tricks part 2)

If like me in your own country you just took a quick look around and saw how everything was nice, then you’ll have to really follow the following steps, because in a lot of apartments you’ll visit there can be … Continue reading

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Apartments in china when things goes wrong(The classics : insulation)

You want to live in china? Nice!!! If you think finding a good apartment is easy think again. In this posts we are going to see the very classics flaws we find in about 70% of the apartments you’ll visit … Continue reading

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Negotiating the apartment lease (Tips and tricks part 1)

In china negotiation is like a big battle, you can find it tough at the beginning when you will live in china, but you will have to get used to it because believe me you will have to do it … Continue reading

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Negotiating the apartment lease in china (The basics)

When you’ll be arriving one of the first things you’ll have to do will be to find an apartment. Chatting with your colleagues you’ll see that they tried to negotiate the rent, some will have done quite well -30%, some … Continue reading

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Apartments in hong kong/china when things goes wrong(The classics : the air conditionner)

You want to live in china? Good!!! If you think finding a good apartment is easy think again. In this post we are going to see one of the very classics flaws we find in about 70% of the apartments … Continue reading

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