Introduction To The UK Housing Market-A Short Guide For Expats

The United Kingdom boasts a robust and dynamic housing market, presenting both opportunities and challenges for expats looking to settle in this historic nation. From buying your dream house in the serene countryside to renting a stylish flat in London’s bustling heart, understanding the UK housing market is vital. This guide aims to provide an … Read more

How To Rent Or Buy Property In The UK

The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, attracts many expats. It offers great prospects in terms of education and work, and a high quality of living to those who can afford it. If you’re looking to rent or buy property there, then read on to learn about your options.Renting property … Read more

How Will Brexit Affect Expat Mortgages?

When a majority of the citizens of the United Kingdom voted for Britain to exit the European Union on June 23, 2016, it created a huge amount of uncertainty around the political and economic landscape of the future, not just across among the member nations and the continent, but all over the world. This was … Read more

Is Now The Time For British Expats To Buy UK Property?

One of the reasons why many people are currently thinking of investing in UK property is that the pound is trading at historic lows against most of the world’s leading currencies, which makes property in the UK much cheaper for foreigners and expats to buy.Indeed, many property experts are claiming this is a good time … Read more

An Expat Guide To Renting Property In London

England’s capital is undoubtedly one of the most dynamic, lively and fast-paced cities in the world. In addition to being the financial hub of Great Britain, London is at the pulse of Europe’s of fashion, art, entertainment and commercial scenes. You can see the city almost buzzing with an urban energy at any time of … Read more

Should You Buy Or Build A House In the UK?

When you move to a different country, you are faced with the option of either buying a home or building your own from scratch. These are two different paths that come with their own sets of benefits and challenges. BuyingThe main advantage of buying an existing home is that you can complete the deal and … Read more

The Expat’s Guide To (Affordable) Renting In London

London: the home of cockney rhyming slang, jellied eel pies and world-famous football clubs. Whether it’s for the promise of increased job opportunities or the brilliantly multicultural feel, London draws in thousands of new residents every year from across the world, keen to get stuck into the world of employment, as well as give back … Read more

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

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 … Read more

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