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  Dealing With Landlords In London - What Expats Need To Know Before Renting


Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

Expats can choose to rent an apartment in London either through a letting agent or privately. Letting agencies usually take care of the framing of the tenancy contract and deposit. The Association of Residential Letting Agents must regulate agents and you can find listings on the association’s website. Those who choose to rent privately need to deal with a landlord. While not all landlords are difficult, there are some who may refuse to abide by the tenancy contract. This occurs due to the fact that landlords in London are unregulated.

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  Make The Most Of Your Time In London - 5 Things To Try Before Returning Home


Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

London is a charming city with many attractions. It is modern and multicultural, but also celebrates its rich history and culture. There are several things to do and see in London and here’s our list of five experiences that are as unique as the city itself.

Secret Cinema

Secret Cinema aims to create ‘experiences’ around popular movies by incorporating the storyline into an event before the actual screening of the film. Everything, including the locations, is kept under wraps, except for the one standing instruction – Tell No One.   more ...

  Moving to London? Learn What Makes It Such A Great Expat Destination


Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

London is a major international banking and financial hub, has the highest concentration of universities in Europe and is one of the most visited cities in the world. There are so many reasons that make the city such a great expat destination. Here are some of them.

A diverse society

Londoners come from different nationalities, ethnic origins and financial backgrounds. Also, there are above 300 languages spoken by the city’s current population. In fact, the city has one of the most multicultural societies in the world.   more ...

  10 Websites Expats Need To Visit Before Moving To London


Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

The experience of moving to a new city is made much easier when you have access to the right information. Dynamic and diverse London also happens to be Europe’s biggest city, and easy availability of information and useful resources on where to live, how to travel and even how to pay your taxes, can be a huge help in getting settled in this exciting and fast-paced city. Here are 10 websites expats need to visit before moving to London.

Rightmove

Rightmove is a highly popular property search website and more than 90 percent of the UK’s estate agents are listed here.   more ...

  UK – Five Recommended Expat Blogs


Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

Moving to a new country is daunting at the best of times, and the initial thought of leaving the comforts of your home and moving somewhere completely different can seem overwhelming. But if you’ve got your heart set on moving abroad, there are plenty of resources available to help ease your transition. We’ve spent some time perusing the internet to find our favourite blogs dedicated to expat life. Below are five of our favourites written by expats in the UK.   more ...

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