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Tip ten – What about those things that you really enjoy in the environment you are in at the moment?

The May Spring Bank Holiday in the UK reminded me of why I love living in Kent, and the reason it is known as the Garden of England. It also reminded me of the huge contrasts in the UK weather. Sunday was a glorious day. We were looking after a friend’s 14-month old Jack Russell […]

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Tip nine – buying property and getting a mortgage.

During our reserarch – on the internet, through agents, attending exhibitions – we had always found that the advice given was to find a property to buy before you emigrated.  The importance of this is multiples, and includes:

the credit rating that you need to get a mortgage, if you need a mortgage
the financial support you […]

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Tip eight – application!

How do you apply to make your move happen?  Our experiences showed various options available to you.

Where have you selected to emigrate to?      If you are a European, have you selected to remain in Europe?     If you are a European, have you selected to move outside of Europe?     If you are not […]

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Tip seven – budget!

One of the challenges of any move – locally, nationally or internationally.  The difference is that internationally you need to consider additional costs, over those you would have if you were to move locally or even nationally.

Visas – the cost of these is dependant upon where you have selected to emigrate to.     Residence – […]

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Tip six – decision!

Now you’ve made your mind up – you are going to emigrate!  It really doesn’t matter the reason that you are going to emigrate – be it for work, projects, new environment, grass looks greener on the other side – you’ve made your decision!

Where are you looking?
What type of environment are you looking for?
What social […]

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Tip five – the ‘why not’s!’

Take this time to clearly understand what is good in your current environment, relationships, work/career/business, social life, hobbies, and any other area that you are currently experiencing.

Take some time out to be very clear about what you and only you want to change in your future.

Now think about the reasons why you should not move.  […]

By |November 8th, 2008|Emigration/Immigration|Comments Off on Tip five – the ‘why not’s!’

Tip four – time for reflection!

It is important that before you select to make any decisions that you take the time to reflect on your decision.  You have answered many questions in the previous three tips and now is the time for you to sit down, quietly and reflect on your answers to the questions asked and to your own […]

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Tip three – don’t despair!

Australia … New Zealand … South Africa … Thailand … Vietnam … Philippines … Malaysia … Mexico …  Where?  We didn’t despair … we knew that with enough research we would find the ideal place!  It’s at times like this that you really need to absolutely clear on what your goal is.

What is the real […]

By |October 11th, 2008|Emigration/Immigration|Comments Off on Tip three – don’t despair!

Tip two – what are you trying to move away from?

Now that you’ve spent some time working through why you do want to move away from your home country and why you don’t, let’s explore what you are trying to move away from.

What is it about your current life that you don’t like?

What dreams did you have as a child that you feel you have […]

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Tip one – really know why you want to make the change

Really, truly understanding your own reasons for making this change will help you remain focused when going through the months and years of the actual process.

How do you get this absolute clarity?  The simple answer is to find a coach to work with, but honestly asking yourself the questions that you know you have to […]

By |August 9th, 2008|Emigration/Immigration|Comments Off on Tip one – really know why you want to make the change