UK Budget

UK Budgets don’t normally have much of an effect on expats. They give us a bit of an insight into what life is like ‘back […]

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Valuation, Valuation, Valuation

Buying a property, whether it is the first or 21st is a big deal for most people. Whether it is for investment purposes or to […]

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Dubai Property Update

The good people at Asteco Property Management have published their quarterly report on property in Dubai and it makes interesting reading. We are now almost […]

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Four Routes To UK Property

How many different ways can you invest in a property overseas? In the last month, I have met with 4 different companies all offering different […]

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Cross Currency Mortgages

Although cross currency mortgages have fallen out of favour since the global financial crisis due to historically low interest rates in the West, there are […]

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The Lowdown on Leverage

Leverage or gearing as it is sometimes known is a useful servant but a cruel master. This week I look at some of the benefits […]

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Saving Money on Life Assurance – New Product Launch in UAE

No one wants to spend more on life assurance than necessary – after all the one paying for it will never see the benefit. The […]

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Why You Should Have A Will

Ok, I know, no-one wants to think about the inevitable but the fact is we will all die but none of us know when it […]

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What You Need To Know About: Property Finance

So you’ve found your dream home in Dubai and now you want to raise a mortgage to help you buy it. Like many things in […]

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Should I Buy a Property In Dubai?

With rental prices going up as much as 75% in some areas of Dubai over the last 12 months many expats are wondering if they’d […]

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