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Nov 26th 2019, 9:22 am
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

What I say here might :unsure: lend itself to the Bournemouth/Poole/Christchurch area as much as it did to Weymouth where we settled. They are both hospitality areas to a certain degree.

We...
Nov 25th 2019, 10:48 am
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Service fees, Ground rents and Retirement Properties have been getting some very bad press of late and this has put off prospective purchasers, particularly in new-build developments.

Developers...
Nov 25th 2019, 9:26 am
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

I think that you were better leaving the comment that Bournemouth/Boscombe is a bit dodgy than copping out and saying that basically the world is one generic - i.e. crime is everywhere. When...
Nov 23rd 2019, 8:40 pm
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

We lived in Weymouth for five years and I never drove a car and didn't really need to as everything that we needed was close at hand. You can always get groceries delivered these days which helps if...
Nov 23rd 2019, 3:02 pm
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Dorset as a whole is an attractive place to retire to, made up of often exceptionally beautiful countryside with good walks and attractive villages coupled with a world heritage standard coastline...
Nov 18th 2019, 9:51 am
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Having, like you, watched the MBOTTUK section for a good number of years, I would think it fairly safe :unsure: to categorise the three principle reasons for US-based Brits (and therefore their...
Nov 13th 2019, 8:40 am
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

As we reach post #902, you probably need to resuscitate this thread from what an onlooker would likely describe as being the most overall pointless in BE history by looking top-down at what you will...
Nov 12th 2019, 9:38 am
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Views: 110,033
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

In Weymouth, they will be the ones who don't have an English rose tattooed somewhere visible - whether male or female.:blink:

As for haircuts and hairstyles........
Forum: Portugal
Nov 10th 2019, 12:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: EU residency

Ok Thanks! So looking at the conditions for granting of a certificate of registration, there is nothing there that states that it could be revocable due to sufficient presence other than possibly in...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 10th 2019, 10:51 am
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: EU residency

Just on this specifically Portuguese temporary residence issue, I got the impression, in talking very briefly to a Tavira solicitor last week while there on another matter, that Portugal does not in...
Oct 28th 2019, 8:55 am
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Views: 110,033
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

I know you are the OP but I don't want to go into details regarding other places (other than the UK) on here. It doesn't go down well.

I have a particular point of view, based upon my experiences...
Oct 22nd 2019, 5:19 pm
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

One of the advantages of Sevenoaks is that it is close enough to London that you could actually spend the evening in the city, have dinner, go to the theatre and get home in just over half an hour...
Oct 22nd 2019, 8:12 am
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Views: 110,033
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Now that I'm a bit tired of the Portuguese language override here, I set up a VPN link to watch some UK programmes and saw this:
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Oct 20th 2019, 8:26 am
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Views: 110,033
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Rather than open up a whole new thread regarding my decision to leave the UK, I thought it relevant to post on this one because to my way of thinking, my decision to leave was in part down to the...
Oct 10th 2019, 8:37 am
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

There are, IMHO, too many issues at play, such as the impact of the present poisonous or simply negligent MSM on public opinion, the weakness of the Opposition, vested interests and the general...
Oct 8th 2019, 5:59 pm
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Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Having only been in the UK for just over five years after being away for forty as an expat, I never really got the feel for the 'new' British cultural trends, many of which I will gladly give a miss...
Oct 8th 2019, 8:00 am
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Views: 110,033
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

We have chosen to leave the UK - you know, the political garbage and all that is connected with it - and as we were preparing to leave Dorset, which is particularly mild relative to many parts of the...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 13th 2019, 7:47 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,095
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Snack bar O Caseiro Tavira

Oh well! Looks like we'll miss out as we are only in Tavira area for three months to 28th Dec. Will have to stick with tried and tested down the hill and in Santa Luzia. However, there are snack bars...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 9th 2019, 11:05 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,095
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Snack bar O Caseiro Tavira

Ah! ok I see the confusion - two O Caseiros on same street - one the well known Xicos on the hill heading down to Bishop's Square (#14)(listed on Tripadvisor as simply Caseiro) and one south-east of...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 6th 2019, 7:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,095
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Snack bar O Caseiro Tavira

As with other places around Tavira, in our experience, in this case O Caseiro (Chico's) has been listed on Tripadvisor as being in Cabanas (we have seen Santa Luzia places lost in the Tavira...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 18th 2019, 3:19 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,884
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Still confused re NHR

Thanks for this! My highlighted is what I'm starting to consider. Will see what happens but I'm really thinking of staying in PT over this New Year's to trigger tax residence so at least I have THAT...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 18th 2019, 7:29 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,884
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Still confused re NHR

After following all of the threads on here ref NHR - Looking at all of the tax administration that would be involved with NHR if one has UK property, UK and tax haven pension income, investment...
Forum: Caribbean
Aug 18th 2019, 6:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Tax on UK State Pension in Grenada

Five years ago we had to sweat the details of the Statutory Residence Test (all 100+ pages) going INTO the UK and that took professional advice to see round timing issues. I think that I'm Ok now...
Forum: Caribbean
Aug 18th 2019, 6:31 am
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Pistolpete2

Re: Tax on UK State Pension in Grenada

Countries which tax capital gains and investment income will clearly not recognise Uk tax-free wrappers such as ISAs and SIPPS and that and the administrative costs associated with filing taxes,...
Forum: Caribbean
Aug 17th 2019, 9:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Pistolpete2

Tax on UK State Pension in Grenada

I'm trying to understand the mechanics of paying tax on my UK State Pension when in Grenada. Specifically, if we arrive in Grenada next June and spend the rest of the 2020 tax year there to become...
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