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New Tax Proposals Are Bad News For British Expats

August 13, 2014 |

Thousands of British expats could be forced to return to the UK if the British government presses ahead with plans to take back a personal allowance for those living abroad.

An official Treasury document reveals that the Government is looking … Read More

US Property Prices Grow for 28th Consecutive Month

August 4, 2014 |

Figures released last week by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) show that property prices in the United States recorded their 28th consecutive month of year over year growth in June.

The latest data shows that the median existing-home price … Read More

A Step by Step Guide to Retiring Abroad

July 30, 2014 |

For some people, it is dreams of retiring abroad which motivate the latter decades of hard work and keep them going during the 9-5 slog. Enjoying a well-earned, more permanent rest beside the sea of foreign shores is a … Read More

Returning Expats Could Find Buying Property a Struggle

July 28, 2014 |

One of the biggest concerns that many Brits have when they embark on their new life abroad is that they may be unable to settle and have to return home to Blighty, tail tucked firmly between their legs.

It doesn’t … Read More

Skipton International launch range of expat buy-to-let mortgages

July 19, 2014 |

Skipton International has launched a new lending product range to enable British expats to take advantage of the opportunities available in the UK’s residential buy-to-let market.

Obtaining a Buy-To-Let mortgage as a British expat isn’t always easy, but as an … Read More

NSW State Nomination Programme Reopens Next Week

July 13, 2014 |

The government of New South Wales has announced that it will reopen applications for the 2014/15 Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) programme next Monday.

The state will introduce a number of new initiatives in the 2014/15 migration year which are … Read More

British sporting disappointment but UK economy gives reason for expat cheer

July 9, 2014 |

Britain has suffered a disappointing summer of sport, with the recent failure of England’s football team in the World Cup, a whitewash for England’s rugby players in a three test series against New Zealand and defeat in the cricket versus … Read More

Property prices in Oz capitals record biggest decline in five years

June 24, 2014 |

The average residential property price in Australia’s eight state and territory capital cities has recorded its biggest monthly decline in five-and-a-half years.

According to the latest RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index, property prices in Australia’s capital cities slumped by 1.9 … Read More

Euro slips good news for those looking to buy in Europe – June 2014

June 18, 2014 |

For a while now, pound strength has provided British expats looking to move abroad real encouragement that they will get more for their money, and this is still the case.

In the last couple of weeks, the pound versus euro … Read More

Research Indicates More British Retirees May Settle Abroad

June 13, 2014 |

Pension experts at Expat & Offshore have analysed data from the OECD and predict that emigration out of the UK will carry on rising if current pension savings trends continue.

According to Prudential’s “Class of 2014” study, the average UK … Read More