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Irish Republic wins on expat buy to let yields

Irish Republic wins on expat buy to let yields
If you’re looking to fund your expat retirement by investing in a buy-to-let property, Ireland is your best bet for returns. During one of those ‘not a lot of people know that’ moments, Ireland scooped a property double as the top buy-to-let hotspot in the whole of Europe, with its capital, Dublin, ranking as number one for yields at...

Is this the answer for UK expats fleeing the EU?

Is this the answer for UK expats fleeing the EU?
In the past, Central America’s expat retiree population has been mostly American, but UK expats looking for an alternative to returning to Brexit Britain are now taking an interest. In general, real estate prices in the region are affordable and the lifestyle is laid back and enjoyable, with property investment fairly straightforward....

Renting a property overseas as a newly-arrived expat

Renting a property overseas as a newly-arrived expat
If you’re determined to move overseas, there’s one aspect which needs to be first on your list of priorities. Expats, renting a property, rental charges, rental scams, rental agencies, online research, local expat forums, Airbnb, study overseas, work abroad, Renting a suitable property in your chosen overseas destination can by tricky...

Asian cities including Beijing becoming unaffordable for expats

Asian cities including Beijing becoming unaffordable for expats
Due to short supply and rising demand, rentals in China’s major cities are heading for the skies. Increases in apartment rental charges in major Chinese cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou are happening month by month, causing concern in China’s expat communities. The rise in demand by college graduates is being...

British expats advised to double check Airbnb accommodation for drugs

British expats advised to double check Airbnb accommodation for drugs
Expats using Airbnb for short term accommodation are being urged to check rental properties carefully on arrival for anything unusual. The call comes after a British businessman was arrested following a police raid on his rented villa during which 1.5 tonnes of hashish was discovered. Robert Mansfield-Hewitt was on a short business trip...

Expat mortgages now only available from niche lenders

Expat mortgages now only available from niche lenders
If you’re planning to emigrate and, once settled, getting a UK buy-to-let property for its income potential or are working overseas and fancy a UK property investment, you might be out of luck unless you can buy cash. British expats living overseas as well as those planning a move to include a buy-to-let in the home country are finding...

French natural disaster insurance procedure for expats

French natural disaster insurance procedure for expats
The June floods and mudslides in France have resulted in expats desperate for details on the procedure for natural disaster home insurance claims. The Dordogne’s historic town of Eymet and its large population of British expats were badly hit when the region suffered floods and mudslides as a result of catastrophic levels of rainfall....

UK second home owners left out in the cold by Brexit negotiators

UK second home owners left out in the cold by Brexit negotiators
UK second home owners in Europe are being totally ignored by Brexit negotiators on both sides. Many UK citizens who’ve purchased second homes in France, Spain or other EU member states have done so in advance of retirement rather than just for holidays and weekends away. The EU’s free movement directive will have been a crucial part...

Brit expat retirees set to lose on sterling fluctuation

Brit expat retirees set to lose on sterling fluctuation
British retirees overseas may lose 20 per cent of their pension payments due to sterling fluctuations. If you’re at the number-crunching state of preparing to become a British expat overseas, it’s wise to take into account the Brexit effect on the pound’s exchange rate. In the case of a no-deal Brexit, sterling is expected to crash,...

Expats in Portugal lose everything as forex trading firm disappears

Expats in Portugal lose everything as forex trading firm disappears
Expats are facing massive losses after an Algarve forex trading company disappears. Expat investor clients of Almancil-based PremierFX are panicking as attempts to contact the late owner’s adult children all fail. The business, formerly believed to be well-respected in the community, has simply vanished, taking with it hundreds of...