Househunting

When you first commence your London house hunting quest, it can be a little intimidating to say the least.  Estate agents, rental agents, mortgage providers, credit checks, different types of accommodation and unfamiliar terminology can all stack up to make the process seem overwhelming. But you can do a huge amount of homework and house […]

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How to Get a UK Settlement Visa

If you want to settle in the UK – in other words gain the legal right to remain in the country with no time restrictions, this is officially known as ‘Indefinite Leave to Remain’ or simply ILR. It’s likely that your search for information will begin online, but a word of warning… The laws regarding

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London Cost Per Day

When it comes to determining the daily cost of living in London, it’s necessary to first understand exactly what it is that needs to be taken into account. One of the easiest methods of doing this is to write down the essential outgoings that all of us have, followed by those that are personal to

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Shopping

Shopping – you either love it or you hate it – but whichever camp you lie in, it’s a necessary fact of life.  Shopping in London can be a great experience.  With various shops open 24/7, as well as some of the most prestigious stores in the world, you could live here for 50 years

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Organizing your Move to London

The decision has been made, the date set and the excitement is building. So now all you need do is go about the ‘small’ task of organizing your move to one of the world’s most vibrant cities! It probably seems like a mammoth task (and indeed, it is stressful). But fear not – because with

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