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UAE property prices fell to more affordable levels in 2018

UAE property prices fell to more affordable levels in 2018
Expat property purchasers in the UAE had a good 2018 as residential property values dropped to more affordable levels. Real estate in the UAE over the past year was predominately priced in favour of careful buyers, due mostly to the exceptional numbers of new developments on the market. Almost 20,000 units were released, with new projects...

Brit pensioners in the EU still under free healthcare threat

Brit pensioners in the EU still under free healthcare threat
Continuing free EU-based healthcare for British expat state pensioners after a no-deal Brexit is now down to bilateral agreements. After two and half years of endless negotiations, empty assurances and reassurances and a great deal of hot air, UK state pensioners living in popular EU member state retirement destinations are still scared...

Expat retirees in Thailand may be forced into compulsory private health insurance

Expat retirees in Thailand may be forced into compulsory private health insurance
Expats on retirement visas in Thailand may be forced to either leave or purchase expensive private health insurance. Confusion and dismay is now reigning over a rumour that Western expats retiring in Thailand or married to Thai wives may soon be forced to buy overpriced private health insurance or lose their rights to stay. With the...

No deal Brexit will wreck UK expat healthcare entitlements in EU

No deal Brexit will wreck UK expat healthcare entitlements in EU
Millions of Brit expats living in European Union member states will lose their entitlement to free healthcare if a no-deal Brexit is the final outcome. Losing their entitlement to free healthcare should the UK crash out of the EU without a deal has been the worst fear of millions of British expatriates living across Europe ever since the...

Algarve property market unsure about Brexit effect on expat buyers

Algarve property market unsure about Brexit effect on expat buyers
Real estate businesses in Portugal’s popular Algarve region are divided as to the Brexit effect on sales. Portugal’s Algarve region has always been a popular destination for British retirees, both for its warm weather and its long-established expatriate community. Nowadays, the Brexit threat seems to be both putting off many who’d...

Malta cracking down on expats opening bank accounts

Malta cracking down on expats opening bank accounts
The Maltese Financial Services Agency is cracking down on local banks for their reluctance to offer expat bank accounts. Obviously, one of the first tasks for newly-arrived expats in Malta is to open a local bank account, a procedure which is legally binding on the island’s banks. However, over the past several years, the process has...

Is the UAE all it used to be for expat professionals?

Is the UAE all it used to be for expat professionals?
Is the UAE losing its charm as a favourite destination for ambitious expats? Once upon a time, a reassignment to the UAE was the dream deal for its massive salaries, generous packages and perks as well as its totally tempting luxury lifestyle.Untaxed take-home salaries could either be spent or saved for the future, and the sunshine was...

Expat healthcare in Costa Rica is world?s second best

Expat healthcare in Costa Rica is world?s second best
According to a major international living magazine, Costa Rica is the second best destination on the planet for expat healthcare and medical tourism. Quality, affordable healthcare is number one for the majority of would-be expats looking for the perfect relocation or retirement destination, with fierce competition on the medical and...

Do expats' business opportunities make up for Singapore?s high cost of living?

Do expats' business opportunities make up for Singapore?s high cost of living?
According to a recent survey, even very well-paid expat professionals in Singapore are unhappy with the city-state’s soaring cost of living. Earlier this year, the popular expat professional destination was rated as one of the 20 most costly places to live for expats, with a new report now revealing over 50 per cent of foreign...

Private hospitals in Thailand to list prices online to combat overpricing

Private hospitals in Thailand to list prices online to combat overpricing
Expats in Thailand are welcoming private hospital promises to publicise their prices for treatment and medicines. If you’re dreaming of retirement in Thailand and have an ongoing medical problem you’ll need to factor in the ever increasing costs of treatment at Thai private hospitals, but help may be on the way. Thailand’s Commerce...