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Jan 21st 2020, 7:43 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By Forres

Re: Am I too old to move?

Mmm! Interesting. My daughter was 16 when I remarried back in 2006. If she can sponsor both of us then even better but if that is not the case then the wait time appears quite long if I were to...
Jan 20th 2020, 3:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By Forres

Re: Am I too old to move?

Thanks for the replies and sound advice. We have no criminal records or drug habits. I was an engineer in the oil industry for 26 years but finally left around two years ago. My job in oil and gas is...
Jan 20th 2020, 11:37 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By Forres

Am I too old to move?

Hi Everyone,

I moved to the US back in the late 1990's with my family on an L-1 visa. Sadly my wife and I divorced in 2004 and I eventually left the country but my wife and kids stayed on. My...
Oct 14th 2019, 11:38 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,424
Posted By Forres

Re: Scottish Borders Area

I come from the Scottish Borders originally. I was born and brought up there, the town of Hawick to be precise. I left there in the mid 1980's when I joined the forces. The Borders were still in full...
May 7th 2019, 4:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Forres

Re: E-2 visa or Family Sponsorship?

I've just been talking to my daughter in the US. She completed the application yesterday for citizenship and says the timeline is 9.5 - 22.5 months so I guess two years it is. So perhaps the E2 would...
May 7th 2019, 1:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Forres

Re: E-2 visa or Family Sponsorship?

Thanks for the information, it look like I should really just wait until they get their citizenship before I do anything . My youngest daughter is 12.

I have toyed with the idea of setting up a...
May 7th 2019, 1:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Forres

Re: E-2 visa or Family Sponsorship?

My daughter is 30 this year and my son is 27 this year. They were still primary school age when I took them over there.

On another question. If I get family sponsorship, I assume I can sponsor my...
May 7th 2019, 7:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Forres

E-2 visa or Family Sponsorship?

Hi All,

I lived in the US from 2000 to 2005. When I decided to move on my ex wife decided to stay on with the kids. They then became green card holders and now my son and daughter will be applying...
Forum: Turkey
Dec 15th 2014, 8:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,571
Posted By Forres

Re: How is the real estate market in Turkey at the moment?

I already know the ins and outs of buying over there and the visa situation. I am not retired but does not matter where I live. I am trying to find out the current market situation and political...
Forum: Turkey
Dec 15th 2014, 4:27 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,571
Posted By Forres

Re: How is the real estate market in Turkey at the moment?

The reason I want to buy is for to 1. have a nice home where we can split our time between the UK and Turkey or 2. Be able to rent it out if we decide not to spend too much time there. If we do spend...
Forum: Turkey
Dec 12th 2014, 7:50 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,571
Posted By Forres

How is the real estate market in Turkey at the moment?

Hi everyone,

I hope someone can give me an answer on this. I have been thinking of buying a villa in Turkey for the last couple of years now. But the main thing I would like to know, is the...
Forum: Europe
Oct 27th 2014, 1:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 4,307
Posted By Forres

Re: A crazy plan for Lithuania

Belfastflyer, I have been living in Lithuania since 2004 and have a nice home there but currently me and my wife are in the Middle East but Lithuania is still home and still go back regularly to...
Forum: Europe
Jul 26th 2013, 10:54 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Forres

Re: Wear a veil or not?

I think weddings are a waste of money if you go for the big fancy ones. Your better keeping it basic and spending money on better more essential things.
Jul 26th 2013, 10:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 5,688
Posted By Forres

Re: Kazakhstan- ALMATY

It was the same in Aksai. Many expats have been attacked or murdered walking the streets at night. We always had safety in numbers. People were fairly unpredictable there.
Jul 26th 2013, 10:02 am
Replies: 12
Views: 7,860
Posted By Forres

Re: Living in/Visting Russia

I work in Yuzhno-sakhalinsk but no where near you but it's a nice place to work. I am there for one month at a time then go home for a month.

Learning Russian has not been to bad. I live in...
Jul 26th 2013, 9:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 5,688
Posted By Forres

Re: Kazakhstan- ALMATY

You should be ok in Almaty but travelling to other parts of the country just make sure you have a local person with you.
Forum: Turkey
Jul 24th 2013, 12:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By Forres

Re: Apartment / Villa in Turkey?

Sean, when are you planning to start this or are you still in the research stage?
Jul 24th 2013, 12:48 pm
Replies: 1,841
Views: 125,043
Posted By Forres

Re: Is the situation in the UK really that bad?

I think it really depends on what you are after. I tried moving back to the UK in 2005 and after only nine months decided to leave again. The problem for me was that I left the UK IN 1988 so going...
Forum: Turkey
Jul 24th 2013, 12:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 3,541
Posted By Forres

Opinion On Best Place To Buy In Turkey?

Hello everyone,

I would like to hear some various opinions on the best places to buy an apartment or villa in Turkey and why you think this is the best place for you.

I have been on holiday in...
Forum: Europe
Mar 10th 2013, 2:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By Forres

Re: Lithuania

I think he must have went to ground!! He has gone for sure.
Forum: Europe
Mar 1st 2013, 3:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By Forres

Re: Lithuania

You must be living in a different Lithuania from me then. You do not get a lot of house for your cash unless you move to some obscure place in the countryside. Sure you can buy an old run down Soviet...
Forum: Germany
Dec 4th 2010, 10:51 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,428
Posted By Forres

Re: Property prices and tax in Germany?

Thanks for that. Its 20 years since I left the UK but still compare everything to there. I should'nt really do that.

Can you comment on the Berlin area or anywhere in that region or Dresden or...
Forum: Europe
Dec 4th 2010, 10:47 am
Replies: 36
Views: 5,310
Posted By Forres

Re: Hello from Warsaw

Deerjelen, what would you like to know about schools in the UK? Ask the questions and I will try my best to answer.
Forum: Germany
Dec 4th 2010, 4:16 am
Replies: 102
Views: 54,810
Posted By Forres

Re: if you had a choice, germany, canada or australia

I would pick Germany any day.

Its been many years since I lived in Germany, from 1988 to 1992 but have lived in a few other coutries since. I do wish I had stayed on in Germany.

My experience...
Forum: Germany
Dec 4th 2010, 3:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By Forres

Re: Moving money (small amt) from UK to German bank?

That can be a difficult or awkward one with British banks. If you are set up for internet banking or telephone banking with the facility to send wire transfers online or by phone then it should be...
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