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Brit expats in Spain furious over UK banks new overdraft charges

Brit expats in Spain furious over UK banks new overdraft charges
One of the most important aspects of emigration is setting up bank accounts in the new country whilst still retaining an account back home. For British expats heading for Spain, it’s the norm to keep a UK bank account as well as holding cash in a local Spanish bank, even although many Brits don’t exactly trust the Spanish banking...

New Year brings new laws for expat businesses in Czech Republic

New Year brings new laws for expat businesses in Czech Republic
As it is every New Year in the Czech Republic, expats with businesses or working in the country will need to take note of a raft of new rules. This new year, as usual, the set of new laws and regulations cover all businesses and workers in Prague and the wider republic, and include varied topics including a minimum wage boost and new ways...

UAE expat cost of living falls as compared with last year

UAE expat cost of living falls as compared with last year
For expat professionals heading to the UAE, it’s good news as prices of necessities have fallen since a year ago. Although the Gulf States in general are favourites for high salaries, boosts to careers and a unique if somewhat insecure lifestyle, they’ve also been known as some of the most expensive cities anywhere in the world....

Expat investors offered Spanish ghost villages for free

Expat investors offered Spanish ghost villages for free
If you’ve been tempted to buy a ruined Italian village house for €5 and renovate it, the latest Spanish offering may be even better value for money! Spain has gone one better in the drive to re-establish its deserted villages by offering entire, abandoned medieval hamlets either for free or at incredibly cheap prices. The reasons for...

Is the buy to let investment boom over for Brit expats in 2020?

Is the buy to let investment boom over for Brit expats in 2020?
If UK buy to let is part of your retirement or investment strategy, now is the time to make a move. Prospects for buy-to-let investments in 2020 are expected to fall slightly during this coming year as the comparatively buoyant remortgage market cools and a larger number of landlords opt for 5-year fixed rates. Given that at least this...

Portugal voted best of the rest for expat retirees

Portugal voted best of the rest for expat retirees
It’s official – Portugal is the best retirement destination in 2020. The country’s warm, pleasant climate, affordably low cost of living and excellent healthcare system are the three advantages which catapulted Portugal to the top position in International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index. Beating off Panama in second...

Expats choosing Philippines for genuine affordable retirement visas

Expats choosing Philippines for genuine affordable retirement visas
If you’re looking for a retirement destination with a secure, affordable visa, the Philippines is the answer. Some years ago, TV ads for this somewhat underrated Southeast Asian destination hit the high spot with the slogan ‘it’s more fun in the Philippines’. Subsequently, a recent influx of retired expats from nearby SEA states...

Rentals in all major European cities now less affordable for expat incomers

Rentals in all major European cities now less affordable for expat incomers
Rental charges for expat accommodation are increasing all across Europe. According to a popular accommodation website dealing in expat rentals across major European cities, monthly charges are continuing to increase. It’s no surprise that London offers the most expensive rents across the board, whether for apartments, studio flats or...

How to grab a suitable expat apartment in Prague

How to grab a suitable expat apartment in Prague
If you’re transferring to Prague to take on a new job, you’ll spend valuable time apartment hunting unless you’re very lucky or very organised. Arriving in a totally unfamiliar country and attempting to get affordable, suitable accommodation is a time-consuming expat nightmare, with Prague’s real estate sector no exception to the...

Finding your expat home from home in the Netherlands

Finding your expat home from home in the Netherlands
If you’re planning to relocate to the Netherlands in the long term, finding affordable accommodation can be tricky. If your move to the Netherlands is a result of reassignment by your present employer, it’s possible their local office can help find suitable, affordable accommodation and also request your personal ID number from the...