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Jan 3rd 2021, 9:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Who pays for residential tax?

I’m about to become a landlord for the first time, anyone wondered, that IN GENERAL (not always but normally), in the UK it’s the tenant who pays for council tax whereas in the US, it’s the landlord...
Nov 7th 2020, 6:49 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Why UK?

Super random question I know so don’t troll here, why thousands of refugees waiting to cross the tunnel in Calais instead of settling in France, Belgium, Netherlands or Germany? It’s not like the UK...
Oct 11th 2020, 2:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Where to buy investment property in the UK?

makes perfect sense, thank you! I did some research and talked to property agents from different parts of the country as well, it appears best rental yeld and value appreciation are in the north,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2020, 6:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,188
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Moving to Sydney from LA

Hi, I’m thinking about moving to Sydney to start a new life as soon as the Aussie boarder reopens after covid. I lived in LA for many years and was always wondering how life is different in Sydney...
Oct 10th 2020, 6:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Where to buy investment property in the UK?

As a cash buyer (no needs for mortgage), I’m hoping to buy investment residential properties (house or flat) in the UK, I’m not sure on where to buy since I won’t be living in the UK, I am a UKC. ...
Oct 5th 2020, 4:19 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Civil litigation

USC and UKC
Oct 4th 2020, 11:03 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Civil litigation

Thank you lovely expat folks for your advice. From what I heard this young man had no liability insurance and neither does he have any assets or savings besides the 10k, he DOES have some saving and...
Oct 4th 2020, 12:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Civil litigation

Thank you, in terms of the lien, is it assets in the US or there’s a way to impose alien on his assets in the UK? How long will the wage garnishment expire? Like 5 or 10 years?
Oct 3rd 2020, 4:40 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Civil litigation

A young friend of mine was sued by someone for a personal damage / emotional stress claim in a civil litigation. The damage claim is approximately $50k but he only had $10k in the bank with no...
Nov 20th 2019, 3:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Reasons for moving back to the UK?

For all the British expats moving back to the UK from the likes of America or Australia, what are some of the reasons you decide to move back to the UK after spending times overseas? If you have...
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2019, 4:12 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: USA to AUS

hi carcajou, thank you so much for the insight this is very helpful! The things that prompted me thinking about the move: health care, heard great things about Australian heathy care compared to the...
Nov 16th 2019, 4:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By Peter.st.giles

CANZUK movement

what are your thoughts on the CANZUK movement post brexit? Basically it’s free movement of goods, services and people between UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Google it if you interested in...
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2019, 4:37 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: USA to AUS

I believe it’s the 186 by an employer
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2019, 4:06 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By Peter.st.giles

USA to AUS

Anyone moved here to OZ from America? I’ve been offered the opportunity to move to Australia although I’ve never been there! What are some of your experiences of life down under compare to the...
Nov 16th 2019, 2:29 am
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By Peter.st.giles

CANZUK Movement

what are your thoughts on the CANZUK movement post brexit? Basically it’s free movement of goods, services and people between UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Google it if you interested in...
Forum: USA
Nov 8th 2019, 1:54 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,670
Posted By Peter.st.giles

If you could vote for brexit again, would you?

I don’t know to what extend it will concern us living here in the US, I guess it will if one is moving back to the UK at some point but I voted for “leave” 3 years ago, had I known the government and...
Forum: USA
Nov 8th 2019, 1:38 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Grocery prices

the gas premium we pay in California is called “weather tax” 😅 you pay for what you get...
even cheaperin Texas
Forum: USA
Nov 7th 2019, 4:08 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Grocery prices

Is gasoline still cheaper though? Maybe in some gas stations like Costco or Arco
it costs me closer to $50 for a full tank and I drive a 4 years old Prius
Forum: USA
Nov 6th 2019, 5:04 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Grocery prices

I’ve noticed the cost of foods has became so much more expensive here in the US than UK. On a recent trip back to London, even waitrose prices are slightly cheaper than Walmart in LA, not to mention...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2019, 2:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Re: Investment property UK vs. US

Comparing major cities such as London vs New York or LA, rental return and property appreciation value?
There’s property tax in the US depends on the state you live, ranging from 1-3% could easily...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2019, 4:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By Peter.st.giles

Investment property UK vs. US

Hi everyone

If you had some savings to invest in a second property for return on rent and property appreciation (hopefully!), would you consider to buy in the UK or US and why?

Would be...
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