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More Arrivals Drive Net Gain of Migrants

August 31, 2014 |

New Zealand had a seasonally adjusted net gain (more arrivals than departures) of 4,500 migrants in July 2014. This is the highest net gain since the record of 4,700 migrants in February 2003.

Net migration has increased in most months … Read More

Top Ten tips on Saving Money When Moving to a City Abroad

August 29, 2014 |

Uprooting your life and moving abroad is a big decision to make and with so many things to consider, budgeting can be a challenge. David Hollins, Regional General Manager at Crown Relocations, has put together some top … Read More

Want to Experience Your New Life Abroad Before Making the Decision to Move?

August 27, 2014 |

Are you seriously thinking about making a permanent move somewhere hot? If so, the BBC would love to speak with you.

BBC2 is making a new series about families/couples considering a move to any one of the following places: … 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

La Gomera – The Enchanted Island

August 1, 2014 |

As part of my on-going love affair with the Canary Islands for my writing, as well as continually updating ‘The Canary Islander website’, I visit each of the islands regularly. It was recently the turn of La Gomera once … 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

Dwelling Consents Trend Rising

July 29, 2014 |

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today.

“The trend for new dwellings has doubled since March 2011, but is still 26 percent below the series … 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

An Englishman in Dubai?

July 28, 2014 |

Dubai is quickly becoming the most favoured place of investment for many nations. England, Pakistan and India are currently in the list of the top countries making investments in the UAE. The matter that concerns many is the mention … Read More

Annual Migrant Arrivals Exceed 100,000

July 25, 2014 |

In the June 2014 year, permanent and long-term (PLT) migrant arrivals numbered 100,800 (up 14 percent from 2013), the first time more than 100,000 arrivals have been recorded in a year. Migrant departures numbered 62,400 (down 22 percent). This resulted … Read More