Moving abroad is a fantastic adventure, but it definitely isn’t cheap. Aside from the big costs of finding housing and transport, once you get there you have a whole new set of costs to cover. So how can you make sure that every penny counts?
If you’re thinking of buying a property overseas, read these top tips to make sure you make the most of your money.
‘We all know how estate agents are masters of euphemism. For “quaint” read “old and shabby”. “Secluded” or “peaceful residential area” seems to mean “in the middle of nowhere and miles from public transport and shops”. What I hadn’t expected was the frequent sheer inability to communicate simple information in a coherent manner.’ Kay makes a foray into the confusing world of estate agents’ listings.
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This month: The green, green grass of home? Some of the practical difficulties faced by British expats on return to the United Kingdom.
Matthew Green, Managing Partner of Greenwood Private Wealth Management Ltd, explains why living abroad does not necessarily spare you from paying the UK’s hefty inheritance taxes.