If you haven't had a chance to browse our Manchester guide, you can have a look at our tips to finding a place to stay in the Manchester.
In the city centre, you will probably to limited to apartments as houses aren't widely available to rent - Deansgate is a good area to base yourselves.
You can also visit www.dreammoverelocation.com - they helped write the content for our Manchester guide, and may be a good place to start your search.
If you come across any other useful resources, please do share them with us. We're always looking out for info from expats with first-hand experience.
Good luck with your move!