Upping sticks and moving abroad is obviously a massive decision. There’s a hundred and one things to worry about and organise, so thorough and in-depth research is always going to be the first step.
With such a vast amount of information to get to grips with, and thousands of websites and books to read, there isn’t a particular place to start. Start with the the bigger questions around what you are looking for, the country, the type of property etc. This is most likely to be the best bet, then you can get to grips with the nitty gritty of factors such as immigration law and healthcare systems.
Here's a few things to consider looking in to... just to get your research started:
When you are planning to move overseas don't rush your research, the devil is in the detail. Time spend on research in the early stages will pay dividends in the long run.
That’s just the beginning, but once you’ve chosen where you want to go, it’s time to get more technical.
The research you do now will set the foundation for your time in your new home. Don’t rush as the devil is in the detail. Be as thorough as you can.
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