The emirate of Dubai, with its strategic location, is less than a four hour flight for almost half of the world’s population. It is therefore, a convenient destination for expatriates from Asia, Australia, America and Europe, who find it is easy to go back home for the holidays or to visit their families. Perhaps the biggest attraction of holding a UAE passport, though, is the government’s wonderful efforts to care … Read the rest “Establishing Residency in UAE for Foreigners”
Asia, especially Southeast Asia, owing to its natural beauty, pristine beaches, a favorable climate and relatively low cost of living, is a popular destination for retirees and expatriates for several decades. In addition, the region hosts a blend of old-world tradition and modernity that many find desirable.
For many years, it was only Thailand and Malaysia that topped of the list for retirees with both countries offer attractive visas, several … Read the rest “Top Emerging Countries in Asia you should Consider Relocating to”
It ain’t like it used to be. Today’s retirees look at the 401K savings they worked so hard on over the years nearly disappear and suffered gigantic equity drops on the home they spent 25+ years paying for each month. We’re part of the Baby Boomers generation that had so many opportunities in the last part of the last century, only to see it pretty much crumble over the last … Read the rest “Challenges for Americans thinking about Retirement Outside of the US”
On an average, thousands leave their countries each year to go in search of a new life abroad with most leaving their countries being retirees looking for a golden retirement in the sun. So are you planning to be one of them in the near future and thinking about whether you should look elsewhere for your retirement home?
The reality which most people underestimate is that this big step can … Read the rest “Are you Really cut out to Retire or Relocate Abroad?”
There are seven emirates in the UAE with most property interest focused on Dubai. From Abu Dhabi to Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, regional and international buyers still invest enthusiastically, enjoying the easy payment terms and impressive tax-free resale returns that property in the country offers. In Abu Dhabi foreigners can only buy in designated areas on 99 year leases while in Sharjah they are only permitted to buy leasehold … Read the rest “Buying a property in UAE – an overview”
While many people do retire to Dubai, the emirate is not the ideal destination to spend one’s sunset years. The cost of living is high and without a permanent resident visa available for non-working expatriates, the very suggestion of retirement is perhaps does not come across as a good idea. Dubai is not a cheap option with real estate experts predicting house prices in the emirate to soon match or … Read the rest “Retiring in Dubai – rules”
No doubt, despite its fairly high cost of living, Dubai is still seen as of of the top destinations for employment. So if working and staying in Dubai entice you, here is the right article for you on how to obtain a Dubai Residence and Employment Visa.
Residence visas in Dubai are administered by the Immigration Department which is referred to as the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs … Read the rest “How You Can Get a Dubai Residence and Employment Visa”
Dubai’s cosmopolitan atmosphere and sub-tropical climate have always attracted second home buyers and retirees to settle here. But after the Dubai government’s passing of the long-awaited law allowing foreign freehold ownership of properties in the emirate in March 2006, Dubai has seen a marked interest from foreign property buyers, particularly Europeans, as a major investment destination. Today a foreign national can buy a freehold property in the emirate in areas … Read the rest “Buying property in Dubai as a foreigner”
Real estate players in Dubai have noted that there is an increasing demand for completed and near-completion premium residential projects.
According DAMAC Properties, the region’s largest private luxury developer, there is a marked increase in buyer interest in its portfolio of completed and near-completed residential projects.
“The Middle East is suffering from a significant shortage of quality residential properties for investment and end use, which may endure for several years,” … Read the rest “Rise in demand for premium residential projects in Dubai”