Thursday, October 4th, 2018
The United Nations statistics estimate over 4.5 million British Citizens now live overseas and since the 2016 EU referendum, over 100,00 Brits have emigrated. So, it appears many more will continue to follow and as a result, the Expat buy to let market is currently booming. One of the many considerations’ expats experience when planning their move abroad, is whether to purchase a buy to let property or let their UK home while overseas. Maintaining a foothold in the UK can provide ...Read more
Monday, September 3rd, 2018
When you experience a yearning to move overseas, one of the first questions likely to crop up is what country should I live in?! Often, UK citizens automatically consider Europe as their first choice, simply due to the ease of remaining close enough to family members. However, with the recent turmoil and confusion surrounding Brexit, it’s becoming a choice filled with uncertainty and understandably, wannabe expats are feeling forced to reconsider where to live in the world, outside of Europe. Let’s be ...Read more
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
With each new headline and constantly changing Brexit situation, expats are understandably feeling somewhat confused and uncertain about their futures. Tensions remain high as the negotiations between the UK and EU reach breaking point. There appear to be far more questions than answers at this time and this is causing much confusions for everyone. Is there now the potential for there to be no deal at all? What might the implications be is this were happen? There continues to be so many unknowns.
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Although buying a home can be an exciting adventure, it is also one of the most stressful and daunting decisions you will ever make – especially when it’s your first time. The decisions you make along the way when buying a property could save you – or cost you many thousands of pounds, so to help you through this tumultuous journey, here is Britannia’s guide to buying a home.
Is buying a home right for you? According to a survey by the ...Read more
Thursday, July 12th, 2018
The new regulations around visas and foreign company ownership are set to have significant positive impacts on expats living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). For expats looking to emigrate to UAE this is very good news and may indeed spark a flurry to relocate or set up businesses here. Historically, the system has been far from attractive for expats and honestly quite impractical. The inflexible and rigid visa restrictions saw job seekers struggling to find suitable work due to ...Read more