You are probably trying to figure out where to locate yourself in Beijing. Beijing is huge, so you need to consider your commute time, the amenities you want to be near and the cost.
You will also want to consider the pros and cons of living with a roomate. Read this article to see more on this topic.
Finally, I'm sure you want to start thinking of the search itself. Read Guide to Apartment Hunting in Beijing to apartment hunting that was written by an agent who has worked with a lot of teachers at EF. She has also put together a Price Guide to the areas that teachers generally choose to live in.
See the pages on the right hand side for our apartment hunting checklist, information on admin stuff, some videos of typical teacher apartments and articles about saving money in China.
Post comments here if you are looking for a roommate. Remember to think about area, whether you want to live with males, females or both, smoking, non-smoking and all the usual things you need to…Continue