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Helpful Articles - Moving to Guam

Your Complete Guide to Finding a Job on Guam

Finding a job on Guam takes a little persistence, a little patience, and, sometimes, a little help from your friends. If you’re seeking employment on Guam, we’ll show you what you need to know to land the job that’s right for you. Whether you’re a Guam resident looking for a change, a military spouse moving with a servicemember, or a future Guam resident evaluating your prospects, our tips, tricks, and resources will give you a leg up. In This Article: Is It Hard to Find a Job on Guam? Can I Work in Guam as a U.S. Citizen? What Kind of Documentation Do I Need?...

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What’s the Real Cost of Living on Guam? Is It Expensive?

Updated: May 2023 Visitors to the islands of Guam, Hawaii, French Polynesia, or the Caribbean may have noticed a few commonalities between these far-flung locations. Island life is gorgeous . . . and expensive. (Often breathtakingly so—on both accounts!) Many islands import almost everything, which means higher costs in nearly every aspect of island life. If you’re considering a move to Guam, you may wonder what the cost of living is like. To help you put together a budget, we’ll walk you through several different categories of expenses—housing, utilities, food, gasoline, entertainment, and more. These numbers will give you a good barometer for what to...

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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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