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Expats in Amsterdam warned about rental property scammers

Expats in Amsterdam warned about rental property scammers
The Netherlands is the new, hot destination for millennial expats looking to find their niche in the start-up scene, but care should be taken to avoid being scammed when you first arrive. New arrivals are urged to remember all that glitters isn’t gold, especially when they’re attempting to find an affordable rental in a reasonable...

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand
Buying a new home in New Zealand is the goal of the majority of expats arriving to live, work or invest. Although home ownership doesn’t guarantee residency in New Zealand, it’s still the preferred option for many of those who’ve arrived to work and are now planning on staying long-term. It’s easy to fall in love with the islands...

New Zealand bans property sales to mega wealthy expat investors

New Zealand bans property sales to mega wealthy expat investors
In a surprise turn-around, the New Zealand government is expected to ban all real estate sales to expat billionaire investors. The ultra-rich aren’t at all happy about the new ban prohibiting them from purchasing overseas boltholes, and aren’t shy about making their views known. Californian billionaire Ric Kayne has issued a warning...

New Zealand skill shortages need multi focused solutions

New Zealand skill shortages need multi focused solutions
New Zealand businesses will struggle to grow if immigration law is tightened. Rumours that New Zealand lawmakers are considering the tightening of immigration rules are causing concern within companies needing to import top talent from overseas. The IT sector is especially worried, as a lack of talented expat experts could have...

New Zealand tempts expat teachers with hefty relocation grants

New Zealand tempts expat teachers with hefty relocation grants
New Zealand’s relocation grant for experienced teachers is proving a massive incentive. A new initiative aimed at encouraging applications from international expat teachers and Kiwi teachers working overseas is being received with enthusiasm by the teachers themselves and by recruitment companies. Relocation grants of $5,000 can be...

Lack of skilled expat professionals holding back New Zealand growth

Lack of skilled expat professionals holding back New Zealand growth
Following a slump in the recruitment of skilled expat professionals, it’s feared New Zealand businesses will miss out on growth potential unless the present dearth of the brightest and best is reversed. A leading New Zealand recruitment company is warning a combination of fewer expat experts and the government’s projected tightening...

Expats safe from NZ ban on foreign property purchases

Expats safe from NZ ban on foreign property purchases
New Zealand’s new ban on foreign property purchase won’t include expats with permanent residency. In a bid to cool New Zealand’s overheating property prices, the newly elected government will ban foreigners from investing in the country’s residential property market. Over several years, house prices in New Zealand have soared to...

New Zealand PM to ban house sales to foreign buyers

New Zealand PM to ban house sales to foreign buyers
In a move aimed at dealing with New Zealand’s housing crisis, the country’s incoming Prime Minister has pledged to ban the sale of existing homes to foreign buyers. New Zealand is a popular property investment location, but it’s uncertain how the ban will affect expats wishing to buy their homes. According to media reports, other...

Nez Zealand annual migration rises to record high

Nez Zealand annual migration rises to record high
New Zealand’s yearly net migration hit a record high in January as fewer Kiwis headed for Australia, while the number of Indian students arriving continued to rise. The net migration of new arrivals increased from 4,100 in December to 5,500 in January on the back of two months of falling numbers. Meanwhile, the annual net inflow to the...

Australians emigrating to London to fill paramedic vacancies

Australians emigrating to London to fill paramedic vacancies
More than 150 qualified paramedics from Australia have moved to London and begun work as a result of the high number of vacancies in the position in the English capital. Sydney’s Channel 7 station declared that it was “Aussies to the Rescue” in its headline on Monday 26 January, the day the works officially started their new jobs, in...