The biggest decision we had to make in planning our move to Jordan was deciding what to take with us and how to ship it. The questions we had to ask ourselves were: What are the available modes of shipping? What are the costs involved? Is it more cost-effective to buy everything overseas? What type of housing is available? Can we get a furnished apartment and eliminate the need for shipping?
As we sorted through these questions, we realized that our first question should be whether we even needed to take our household items with us, or could we replace everything at reasonable prices overseas? The answer would be determined by the kind of housing that is available and the availability of replacement items.
In this article, I will be discussing housing, which ended up being the deciding factor for us. Continue reading JORDAN – First Steps: Housing (Part 3 of a Series)