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Old 08-24-2011, 11:40 AM
 
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Hi, I am moving from Cambridge MA to Cambridge UK for a year and will be on a very small budget. Any recommendations in regards to renting apartments, sublets - good sites to look for those? Also, I imagine it is most expensive to live close to the university - what are some of the cheaper but still nice and relatively close neighborhoods? Any suggestions would be very helpful!!
Thanks so much, Ema
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Old 08-24-2011, 12:15 PM
 
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Are you working or studying ay the University Ema?

I just wonder if they could assist if you are.
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Old 08-25-2011, 11:38 AM
 
Location: The Silver State (from the UK)
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Cambridge is lovely. Look at rightmove.co.uk and use google maps to look at areas. Anything in the city is great - its all very safe and nice (and also quite expensive). You could also use the university (as suggested above) if you are studying there as they probably publish a housing list annually for students.

Have a great time.
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Old 08-27-2011, 03:25 PM
 
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Cambridge is one of the most expensive places to buy in the UK, and with so many students to compete with, not that cheap to rent. Do you have a connection to one of the colleges? They own much of the housing stock and land. If you can rent in the centre then pretty much everything is walkable, or cycleable.
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