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Expat property purchase in Malta

Expat property purchase in Malta
Leaving the home country may be a wrench, but finding a new home in Malta is worth the struggle. The Mediterranean island of Malta is now a favourite destination for immigration and property investment. For decades, it’s been known as a favourite for British pensioners looking to spend their retirement in its historic heart, secure in...

Spanish property market still safe bet with double digit rises

Spanish property market still safe bet with double digit rises
If you’re one of the increasing number of Britons who’re heading to Spain before next March, a property investment still makes financial sense. Mortgage and property purchase numbers just released by Spain’s Statistical Office confirm the country’s real estate market is solidly on the up, especially in areas traditionally favoured...

Expat property purchase in the Philippines

Expat property purchase in the Philippines
If you’re considering the Philippines as a long-stay expat retiree retreat, buying a home is your best option. A low cost of living, ultra-friendly people, a great climate and vistas of rural beauty are some of the many reasons the Philippines has been a popular expat retirement hub for many years. Buying a property may well not be as...

Expat second home owners in Brittany accused of ruining the region

Expat second home owners in Brittany accused of ruining the region
For several decades, British expats have shown a preference for Brittany, buying second homes and planning their retirement in this iconic corner of France. It has to be said that parts of Brittany could now be described by disgruntled French nationals as ‘Little England’, as a large number of British expats and second home owners...

Private healthcare insurance for part year retirement in the USA

Private healthcare insurance for part year retirement in the USA
If your retirement plans include a few months’ stay in the USA every year, it’s essential to sort out private healthcare insurance before you leave. Unlike in European countries and the UK, healthcare in the USA is a complicated mix of age-related care and private treatment paid for by taking out expensive healthcare insurance. It has...

Expat buy to let investors save thousands by doing their homework

Expat buy to let investors save thousands by doing their homework
If you’re thinking of relying on UK buy-to-lets to part-fund your retirement overseas, being smart on transaction costs can save you several thousand in sterling. According to recent research, exchange rates, loan rates and unnecessary transaction costs during the buy-to-let process are adding up to an average of around £40,000 when a...

Getting to grips with the Spanish wealth tax

Getting to grips with the Spanish wealth tax
Even for new British arrivals in Spain, death and taxes are the two certainties, but few Britons are aware of the country’s wealth tax. Spain’s Patrimonio wealth tax often takes newly-arrived expats by surprise, especially if they’ve come from the UK where such a tax is totally unknown. Dependent on their destination country's...

Expats looking to buy property in Australia hit by 7 per cent surcharge

Expats looking to buy property in Australia hit by 7 per cent surcharge
Foreigners looking to buy a home in Western Australia will be charged a seven per cent surcharge starting next January. According to last week’s confirmation by the Western Australia Treasury department, the current four per cent surcharge is to be increased to seven per cent, starting on January 1 next year. The increased charge will...

Planning your expat tax liabilities before moving to France

Planning your expat tax liabilities before moving to France
Planning your income tax liabilities is essential for expat peace of mind when moving to France Any talk of income tax anywhere in the world causes mild discomfort at best, but careful planning of tax liabilities is an essential part of all expats’ new lives in France. Whether you’re dreaming about a complete move or purchasing a...

Brit expat couple blame Danish banks for eight years of hell

Brit expat couple blame Danish banks for eight years of hell
Following a successful lawsuit which saved their home from being seized, a British expat couple in Spain can’t forget the years of hell they suffered due to two Danish banks’ crooked and callous behaviour. British expats Eric and Mary Mould are disgusted by the callous behaviour of representatives of both Sydbank and Nykredit, both...