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Forum: Middle East
Aug 10th 2020, 11:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman - Muscat

There's not much difference in MSQ or Al ilam, you will find better housing stock in Al Ilam, its pretty much the same area, we live in Azaiba/north Gubra border close to the beach. I honestly don't...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 10th 2020, 9:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman - Muscat

With all that's happening with the oil crash and the aftermath (still ongoing in Oman) of Covid property prices have come down quite a bit (30% or more), you can easily find a villa for around...
Jul 15th 2020, 11:12 am
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Public sector/Government jobs

Take a lesson on dog handling within the police.....pretty sure the queue for the K9 jobs are quite short :)
Forum: Africa
Jun 10th 2020, 11:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Nairobi Salary and expenses question

Hi All, thanks for your replies so far, we are aware of the security challenges and also there are other issues. I have lived in war time Sri Lanka as well so aware of some of the issues that come...
Forum: Africa
Jun 9th 2020, 10:29 am
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By eastrunner

Nairobi Salary and expenses question

Doing some initial research for a potential move to Kenya to be Based in Nairobi, been there on holiday a few times (we are aware its different when your on holiday vs. live in a city). We are an...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 1st 2020, 8:51 am
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman ROP Traffic Office / Coronavirus...

Welcome to Muscat and the forum, well things are super chaotic right now, they are having road closures etc.....and Oman's had it first death from the virus yesterday. Your probably better off having...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 25th 2020, 4:58 am
Replies: 455
Views: 41,561
Posted By eastrunner

Exclamation Covid 19

Good to see the GCC Unity in publishing the Coronavirus cases simultaneously on Monday the 24th Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman all had visitors form Iran who had the virus, how's it looking elsewhere?
...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 30th 2019, 8:55 am
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By eastrunner

UK Landlord Insurance for Expats

Was trying to renew the policy for our house and a flat we rent in the UK and was told by the AXA agent that if you live overseas you cant get landlord insurance, does anyone have any companies that...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 30th 2019, 8:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,543
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Expat Mortgage Providers for UK property

hi there Queef Latinah (https://britishexpats.com/forum/members/queef-latinah-271665/) what kind of rates are you looking at? thanks

ER
Forum: Japan
Sep 7th 2019, 10:55 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,847
Posted By eastrunner

Rugby world Cup QF matches in Oita

Hi There, I'm a British Expat currently based in Oman, we are flying in for the RWC in October I have some spare tickets for the Quarter Finals in Oita, 2 tickets each for both days these are...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 29th 2019, 6:39 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,149
Posted By eastrunner

Transferring money back to UK from Muscat

Bank Muscat is charging flat fee + getting hammered on the exchange rate, tried a local exchange and they said they don't do GBP transfers. Anyone using any other options? TIA

ER
Forum: Middle East
Jun 12th 2019, 5:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By eastrunner

S1N Tax in Oman

Starting from the 15th of June the prices of alcohol, cigarettes and p0rk is increasing by 100% and carbonated drinks by 50% (Probably a good thing), so going to have to pay 10 quid+ for a pint a the...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 9th 2019, 9:42 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Online Passport Application Processing Time

Thanks Millhouse I'll call them tomorrow
Forum: Middle East
Jun 9th 2019, 8:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By eastrunner

Online Passport Application Processing Time

Applied for my daughters first passport in May, and got a confirmation email to say documents received on the 15th of May. Just keeps saying the application is on the processing queue. The HM...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 30th 2019, 4:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Holiday in Sri Lanka in May

Thanks all, I was going to referee a friendly game of Rugby and probably decide closer to the travel dates
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 28th 2019, 11:10 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By eastrunner

Holiday in Sri Lanka in May

This was a holiday booked back in January, would you still go? FCO has said only essential travel

Thanks

ER
Forum: Middle East
Jan 13th 2019, 5:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,543
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Expat Mortgage Providers for UK property

Thanks Queef Latinah (https://britishexpats.com/forum/members/queef-latinah-271665/) and everyone who responded

ER
Forum: Middle East
Dec 31st 2018, 7:13 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,543
Posted By eastrunner

Expat Mortgage Providers for UK property

This has already been discussed please can you recommend some lenders that lend to expats, there was a company based in Jersey or Guernsey a few people recommended, BTL mortgage renewal coming up,...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 13th 2018, 5:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,588
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman salary

Finding work for a spouse is very challenging quite slim unless she's a medical professional or a teacher etc....
Forum: Middle East
Nov 13th 2018, 5:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By eastrunner

Renting Cars in Portugal and elsewhere in Europe

We plan to rent a car in Lisbon and Hamburg, Do you just need the UK Driving License and Credit card? or like in the UK does one need to use the paper part of the license and get the DVLA penalty...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 13th 2018, 5:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,588
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Oman salary

We live in Muscat the typical cost of living in OMR (Family of 2 adults and a toddler)
Apartment 2 bed 300 starting - 500 higher end its a renters market currently so lots of deals around. We have...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 23rd 2018, 11:37 am
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Software to File Taxes as a Non resident landlord?

Many thanks Millhouse and Dominoman...bought Taxcalc last night best 30 quid spent ever!!
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2018, 11:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By eastrunner

Software to File Taxes as a Non resident landlord?

Anyone filing UK taxes using a particular software as a non resident? I usually fill the SA100 and SA 105 a set each for me and the missus and courier them to family or friends that will in turn send...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 26th 2018, 10:17 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,157
Posted By eastrunner

Re: Job-Hunting & Moving Back to UK

@ OP look at contracting with day rates you'll find it's an easy market to get into and checkout the market place, contracts can last anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months or longer. They pay you gross...
Jul 4th 2018, 6:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By eastrunner

Would you show your current employer another job offer to get more money?

I hear this is common practice, has anyone done it? although the 'potential' move is to a not so desirable city within the gulf?

ER
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