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A discussion on all things related to where to live in Bucharest and Brasov, Romania, how to get around by transport, where to go out, whats on and so forth.

Revolut v transferwise

Wise (formerly Transferwise vs Revolut: Which Is Best in 2021?

With thanks to: The Poor Swiss dot Com (Disclosure: Some of the links below...

Is Bucharest ready to rumble?

Bucharest is vulnerable to a powerful earthquake, warn the authorities, who say that an earthquake of the magnitude of that seen on the 4th...
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Bellevue Residence Furnishing

White Mountain Property take pride in the work we do. From replacing a broken lock, to pursuing a bad debt, to producing stunning, class...

How to navigate Public Transport in Bucharest / Brasov

How to find your way around on Public Transport in almost any Romanian city or town. There is a little known, but completely invaluable function...
Erasmus

A big welcome to our Erasmus students from around the world.

Welcome to our beautiful city. Brasov. To enjoy it, you need not only a great University, but the nicest places to live. We at White Mountain...

Work life balance in Romania

According to Eurostat data, Romanian employees work an average of 41 hours per week, which is slightly greater than the European average of 40.4...

No more real estate fees for disabled clients! yayyy!!

Although it has been our unofficial policy for some time, we have decided that from January 1, 2020, we will formalise the policy of...

Buying a noisy new apartment in Romania?

if you are thinking of buying a new apartment in Romania, read on. There are many things to consider that are well documented & easy...
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Interesting legal challenge on Romanian vehicle Pollution (a.k.a import) tax

Source: European Union Press Release database The pollution tax introduced by Romanian legislation, levied on vehicles on first registration in Romania, is contrary to EU...
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Top five rental problems and how to solve them

Tenants who don’t pay their rent Its a common problem in Romania that a large % off all rents are paid late or not at...
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Ikea to open a second store…in Bucharest!

Earlier in the summer, after much deliberation on where to build their second store, IKEA purchased land for the construction of the second store...
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UberSki taxi service opens in Brasov

Uber has launched a new service in Romania’s Brasov mountain resort, dedicated to skiers.  The new service, called UberSKI, offers users cars equipped with...

Earthquake preparedness tool kit

Heaven forbid the day should ever come but around the world, earthquakes appear very frequently, as the diagram below demonstrates.  When that happens, don’t...
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Moving to Primaverii – What’s it like to live here?

ENGLISH: Top reasons to live here: Green, natural quiet area despite centrality Premium & exclusive real estate area High end living standards Close to: best...

Six very good reasons to move house!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC8PGy6Pe90 Why I think you should move at least one time after you moved to Romania. Personally, I have...
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What to do about rent reduction requests

Once upon a time only agents and landlords with large portfolios knew about rental asking prices in their local area, but the rise of...
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European Fair of Castles to premiere in Romania

The first European fair of castles to be held in Romania will take place next year at Corvinilor Castle in Hunedoara between May 1...

Life hack: get the most from real estate brokers

The following essential advice will show you how, as a buyer, seller or tenant, to get the most from using a real estate broker...

Dealing with nightmare neighbours – how should you deal with them?

Do you have experience of noisy neighbours? can't sleep due to late night footsteps from the flat above yours? working on their car at...

Moving to Herastrau – Nordului – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Close to: best park and lake, best restaurants and cafes, High end living standards Clean, quiet and safety Close...