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Considering Panama

Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Panama.

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Considering Panama

Post Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:06 pm

A warm hello and buenos dias to you all,

Following reading many excellent reports on the web about panama and how inexpensive it is we are considering coming over to have a look with a view to early retirement there.
My wife and I are from the uk, in our early forties and looking for somewhere with much better weather that the north east of England and Panama is looking attractive.
Is there anyone out there of a similar age from the uk/other, either living there or considering it.
One of the main questions we would like some advice on from somebody living locally is how much approximately would a couple need to live on in most areas of panama(total figure including all living costs). We fancy city living for the amount of things to do but like the sound of the pearl islands. Would it be possible to either rent a decent little place reasonably and how much would a budget little house cost in a good area near the beach near panama city. We have read about the possibility of a visa for foreign retirees not of pension age. Is this truly possible.
Any advice would be gladly recieved

 

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Re: Considering Panama

Post Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:33 pm

I am 32 and I live in Panama and yes there are many visa options available to those not yet ready or able to retire.

 

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Re: Considering Panama

Post Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:08 pm

So? Let's hear the outcome.(See my waffle as reply to "Hi giving Panama consideration")I'm definitely gonna visit Panama in May/June and would probably opt for the old fogies' Visa.We got snow and +2°C promised for tomorrow!Who needs that s*** when there's no family ties to stop us living anywhere in the world that's not gonna cripple us with arthritis?I suppose it's a bit easier for us , as we both lived 30 years as ex pats(her indoors is Italian), but life's too short to just "put up" with bad weather and indifferent enviroment(sic).
I'd be interested to hear what you decide.

 

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Re: Considering Panama

Post Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:11 pm

P.S. The way Newcastle are playing you'd be better off watching Latin American football. AND you got Sunderland plus Middlesboro'!!!! Yeah; move!!!

 

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Re: Considering Panama

Post Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:33 pm

OK, so we're back from our first visit to Panama, and it was great.The property company was so professional and we saw plenty of good stuff. No doubt in our minds this is the place for us; good neighbours, hot weather, the beach and a strong Euro. I'll keep you in touch with events.

 

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Re: Considering Panama

Post Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:49 pm

My husband is from Bahamas and he lived many years in England..

I can recommend the realtor I uses in Boquete, if you are considering mountain areas..
her name is Liane
patpanama @ gmail.com


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