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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Good afternoon everyone, We are looking to buy a property in the Alicante area, to use as a bit of a bolt-hole and somewhere to spend school holidays throughout the year. Ideally, we'd like a new build, townhouse with a min of 3 bedrooms overlooking a shared pool. We did originally think of a...
  2. Japan Expat Forum for Expats Living in Japan
    Hello All! First time posting here, so I'll keep it short. A CNBC article came across my LinkedIn feed about a month back claiming that the Japanese government is giving away free homes due to a vacancy crisis. Doing some further research, I found quite a few sites (all in Japanese) with...
  3. Life in Australia
    Dear Expats, Would any of you have suggestions for purchasing a property (townhouse, apartment, house) in NSW, particularity close to Sydney CBD. Budget is approx 600k AUD and the main areas of focus are safety and location in terms of closeness to Sydney CBD (within 50 km radius). I know...
  4. Life in Australia
    Hi all folks, Does anyone have experience of Islamic Banking in AUS? What documentation is required and how much (%age) down payment is expected ? I have googled this, and quite a few names popup, but I am not aware of Shariah compliant industry in AUS. Your insight will be valuable to this...
  5. Japan Expat Forum for Expats Living in Japan
    I am member of Lions Clubs International serve to children and female’s education last 7 years and still now working in my home country as General Manager in a small import and distribution company. <Snip> It is possible to get job from Home Country if it low salary just cover food...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi I am looking for the best home maintenance provider in Dubai. I want a company that is efficient, friendly and professional that is worth the money i pay for. as of now i have these options; fixperts.ae mplus.ae homeexperts thetoolbox-ae your comments and feedbacks are very much...
  7. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    OK so please excuse me if this has been discussed before but if theoretically I bought a 'Rustic' plot in the Lisbon area and placed on it a non-permanent structure i.e basically a modular house is this legal and if so what do I need to make sure I stay within the guidelines? Im thinking of a...
  8. Europe Marketplace
    Hi! I am selling my house, Central Portugal / Oledo - Castelo Branco
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello All : ) Im moving to Dubai from 20th December and would like to know if I can find a good place to share with other EU Expats around Marina or JLT? Cheers
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I just want it all to end, im 24 from ireland my job is cancelling my visa i moved here a year ago but it did work out. Now my job is informing my bank and they said that they automatically tell authorities if you have debt?? When i was here i recived a credit card wit 50aed and ofcourse...
  11. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi, I would greatly appreciate some advice. I need to apply for a passport for my one month old daughter at Home Affairs in Johannesburg. She has SA birth certificate and SA mother so shouldn't be a problem. Can anyone advise on the following: Does my daughter need to come with me in...
  12. Philippines Expat Forum
    Hi guys 1st of all im a new comer here and i would like to ask for an advise regarding home electrical wiring. Im not an expert but i want to learn im a computer engineer. I just recently moved to an old apartment near to my workplace and the problem with it is that it has a lot of wires hangs...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    DH & I have been having a discussion at home. At his request, I am posting this... We own & live in a small flat in Dubai Marina. We plan to live in it for another 18m - 2 years & hopefully rent it out in the future. I would like to have the kitchen & bathroom redone. Nothing major needs...
  14. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I am looking to start a shop related business in Bangkok in locations as MBK, Pantip Plaza, Central World etc... But my question is, which do I do first... Move over and get my living arrangements sorted first then setup my business, OR vice versa??? (Currently living in England with my...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My name is Ruby Morris, I'm 20 years old from California . I don't know where to start. 2013 was a very eventful year for me. I meet the love of my life online who happened to live 5347 miles away. In a town 20 minuets from London. So I did what any other hopeless romantic would do. I packed...
  16. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hey everyone! :) Before I start, here's a bit of background about me. I'm a New Zealander who has been an expat since the age of four. My family relocated to Switzerland for my father's job, and we never returned (except for holidays). All my life I've been a New Zealander to the core, and it's...
  17. Introductions
    Greetings all! I landed here as I am in the process of marketing a unique dream equestrian friendly home in South Africa. I would like to know if anybody knows of any international sites where I can promote this home? I look forward to all input and advice. Thank you so much!! :)
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Sorry for all the questions. On the (Fiance Visa application) VAF4A form it asks if you have a home office reference number? What is that actually and should my fiance have one? She is not aware of one. And she currently has a UK Visitor Visa? ?
  19. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Does anyone know where you can buy duck breast to cook at home in Dubai? Have checked all the regulars CF/Spinneys/ParknShop? Any help will be grateflly received!. Thanks
  20. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello- we are still somewhat new to the US. Does anyone know who I would go to for purchasing a home? I haven't had any luck with the big banks because I do not have US credit. We are willing to put down a large sum of cash and even transfer money from over seas if needed. Anyone have input...
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