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Brit expats attempt to cope with the French insurance obsession

Brit expats attempt to cope with the French insurance obsession
Once you’ve moved into your French dream home, your next task is to get all necessary insurances. Expatriating is the dream for many Brits, with their favourite location just across the English Channel. France is high on the list of chosen destinations for Brits who can’t wait to leave behind the damp shores and grey skies they’ve...

FP IOM and Old Mutual now in LMIM victim expats' class action sights

FP IOM and Old Mutual now in LMIM victim expats' class action sights
After seven year fighting for their rights, a group of expat investors will finally see a class action against two major Isle of Man insurers for monies lost when Australian-registered LMIM collapsed. The two offshore insurance companies, Friends Provident International and Old Mutual International, both hosted the failed funds on their...

Is this the end for career-chasing expats?

Is this the end for career-chasing expats?
Is the upcoming worldwide recession a reason to pack your bags and emigrate? No-one knows exactly what the post-pandemic world will look like, nor how it’ll behave as regards jobs, salaries, house prices, rentals and many other aspects of moving overseas. Expatriation is very unlikely to be dead in the water, but it might well get...

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes
If you’re dreaming of escaping to Oz, the present day property scene might persuade you to make the move. As most first world countries continue to struggle with the pandemic, Australia is easing property market restrictions and encouraging property purchase. For would-be expats dreaming of moving to Oz, the future for home buyers is...

Newly arrived expats have more choice of Netherlands apartments

Newly arrived expats have more choice of Netherlands apartments
If you’re a newly-arrived expat in the Netherlands, the pandemic has given more choice to tenants as landlords open up their portfolios. In spite of fears of a coronavirus-fuelled collapse in demand for rental property, the Netherlands’ housing market is as yet virtually unaffected. Agents report somewhere between 2,500 and 3,000...

Wealthy expats in UAE may get more investment protection

Wealthy expats in UAE may get more investment protection
Are the Gulf States about to lose their reputation with IFAs as the land of milk and honey? First built up, then buoyed up by the region’s massive reserves of oil, the Middle Eastern economies soon became the destination of choice for expatriate professionals determined to generate their personal wealth as well as that of their new...

Expats confused over Thailand government’s new travel insurance plan

Expats confused over Thailand government’s new travel insurance plan
Thailand is now looking to tourists and business visitors to pay a travel insurance charge on entry. An announcement this week by Thailand’s tourism authority had expats scratching their heads in confusion due to its basing of an incomer charge on the number of tourists expected this year before the coronavirus wrecked all forecasts....

Using your lockdown free time to organise your expat estate

Using your lockdown free time to organise your expat estate
If you’ve recently arrived as a retired expat in Portugal, using some time to sort out your estate is worthwhile. Perhaps the coronavirus pandemic has forced you to think about your own demise as regards what happens to your estate, even although you’ve only just arrived from another British retiree destination such as Spain. It’s...

Brit expats renting out UK homes can now claim business rate relief and grants

Brit expats renting out UK homes can now claim business rate relief and grants
British expats living overseas and renting out their UK properties as holiday lets can now claim bounce-back loans as well as business rate relief. The loosening of regulations on hospitality businesses falls under Britain’s recently announced coronavirus financial rescue package aimed at protecting landlords and SMEs serving the...

Brits getting out of London are heading for New Zealand

Brits getting out of London are heading for New Zealand
If you’re desperate to get out of London in the general direction of New Zealand, now’s the time to bag a post-lockdown property in these stunning islands. As New Zealand reduces its stringent covid-19 restrictions on viewing property, real estate agents are already listing two viewings per day for a wide choice of available property....