What is your housing like? What are typical housing sizes, locations, and commute times for expatriates?

Good housing. Big houses, some with nice yards. All houses are in closed communities, all with pools and play structures for the kids. My commute time is a whopping 12 minutes! Definitely a highlight of post. - Aug 2015


The housing here is great- very spacious with a surprising amount of storage. Many smaller neighborhoods, some of which have pools, community areas etc. - Apr 2013


Housing, while perhaps not up to U.S. building code, tends to be spacious and nice. Commuting time for those accustomed to the horrors of the DC metro area will seem trivial, 20-30 minutes max. - Dec 2009


Housing varies from very upscale to apartment living. Commute times rarely exceed 30 minutes depending on routes and exactly how much of the city you need to traverse. - Feb 2008


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