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Helpful Articles - Moving to Guam

Living in Guam on a Budget: The Most Affordable Places to Rent or Buy

In the last 20 years, Guam has seen a pretty significant jump in the cost of housing. The median value of owner-occupied housing has risen 61.6%, according to U.S. Census data: $171,900 2000 Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing $277,750 2020 Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Renters have seen a smaller increase – but still significant at 36.6%. $7742000 Gross Rent$1,0572020 Gross RentAs a result of these rising prices, it can feel like a challenge to find an affordable place to live on Guam. We scoured the most recent census data to find you five affordable neighborhoods. All of them fall below the Guam median, both...

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12 Fascinating Animals and Creatures You’ll Encounter on Guam

Like many other islands, Guam’s natural history traces two routes: 1) that of the flora and fauna that made their way to the island on their own and 2) that of those that were brought to the island by humans—either deliberately or accidentally. These two threads have intertwined during the ~4,000 years of human history on the island. Today, you can see the results in Guam’s ecosystem.  Below, we’ll introduce you to 12 fascinating animals you might meet on Guam. Some are native to the island. Others are endemic, meaning you won’t find them anywhere else. And still others are invasive—introduced by human arrivals throughout...

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Is Guam a Good Place to Live?

We certainly think so! Moving to Guam means you can say goodbye to your winter wardrobe, enjoy the island’s relaxed pace, sun yourself on Guam’s gorgeous beaches, and immerse yourself in the island’s unique culture. Plus, if you’re a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you won’t need any special paperwork to make the move. Since Guam is a U.S. territory, there’s no work visa or entry paperwork required for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. But you don’t have to take our word for it! If you want to know more about the perks that make Guam a good place to live, keep reading… You’ll Enjoy...

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Is Guam Safe? Health and Safety Tips for Island Visitors & Residents

When you’re traveling to an unfamiliar destination (or researching a potential new home!) safety is often a top concern. Things like crime, health risks, and natural disasters can spoil a vacation. They can also make a long-term stay challenging—or downright unpleasant. Here’s the good news: Guam is a perfectly safe destination to visit or move to. You’ll be welcomed by the warm spirit of Chamorro hospitality, whether you’re staying for a week, a few years, or a lifetime. That said, it’s always a good idea to exercise common sense while on Guam, as you would in any destination. This, plus a little awareness, will help...

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Retiring in Guam? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

If you’re approaching retirement—or just dreaming about it—put Guam on your list of places to consider. With warm, sunny weather, a friendly, small-town feel, and an environment that’s both welcoming and simple for U.S. citizens, this Pacific island may be the perfect place for you to spend your golden years. Additionally… If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of retiring in Hawaii, don’t overlook Guam! Although it’s a little farther from the U.S. mainland, real estate in Guam can be more affordable than in the Aloha State. Or, if you’re an eligible member or veteran of the U.S. armed forces, you can take advantage of...

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8 Things Many People Forget (or Don’t Realize!) When They’re Moving To/From Guam

There’s so much to do (and remember!) when you’re moving. Between choosing movers, packing, shutting off your utilities, notifying people of your new address, etc., it’s easy for a few things to slip between the cracks. To help you make a smooth transition to your new home, we’ve compiled a list of the eight things people tend to forget (or don’t realize!) when they’re moving. Along with our Guam moving checklist, this run-down will help you eliminate any last-minute surprises or post-move “oops” moments. We’ll start with two items that are critical for individuals and families moving to Guam. #1: Leave These Items Out of...

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