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A Place in the Sun Hong Kong

A Place in the Sun Hong Kong

A Place in the Sun Hong Kong

It’s almost everyone dream to find a place in the sun Hong Kong and for many people Hong Kong is the ideal place to relocate. There are over 34,000 expats living in the city. It is vibrant, exciting and a stark contrast between Asian and Western cultures and is frequently described as a place where “East meets West”.

If you are considering a move to Hong Kong, it is essential to do your research so that you can avoid any costly issues.

Before you go ahead and make the move, you should make sure that you have:

• Researched your destination, and the local customs and laws
• Obtained independent legal advice
• Researched the tax regulations
• Made plans for your health cover

Once you have taken the decision to relocate to Hong Kong, you will undoubtedly need to enlist the services of an international moving company to ship your goods overseas and to help manage your move. White & Company can provide a top- quality and efficient removal service to any international destination and as founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI, you can rest assured your move will be in safe hands.

White & Company is the proud winner of the 2016 British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition, reinforcing the high level of service they provide to all their customers.

Founded in 1871, they are one of the UK’s largest international moving companies:

White & Company Removals Storage & Shipping
Hillsons Road
Botley
Southampton
SO30 2DY

Tel: 01489 854 286 for a free moving quote
E: hq@whiteandcompany.co.uk
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A Place in the Sun Hong Kong – About Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a modern and energetic city; it is also deeply traditional, with its Chinese roots and colonial connections. The city has much to offer, such as Asia’s top film festival, dawn taichi, night markets, Cantonese opera and wonderful food. It is Asia’s top culinary capital, with many different cuisines on offer: Cantonese, Shanghainese, Vietnamese, Japanese and European.

A Place in the Sun Hong Kong – Buying a Property in Hong Kong

Interest rises have threatened to curb Hong Kong’s soaring price rises over the past months. There has also been a substantial collapse in demand resulting in house sales falling. However, they are still very expensive, and are reported to be the second highest in the world, only just behind those of Monaco.

You can currently expect to pay approximately 210,300.00 HK$ per square meter to buy an apartment in the city centre. Outside the centre the prices drop to 110,170.00 HK$.

Here is a list of estate agents in Hong Kong:

Squarefoot.com http://www.squarefoot.com.hk/
Colliers International Hong Kong http://www.colliers.com/en-gb/hongkong
Hong Kong Homes Limited http://www.hongkonghomes.com/

A Place in the Sun Hong Kong – Education and Schools in Hong Kong

There are a number of international schools in Hong Kong that teach a British, American or Australian curriculum and are attended by both foreigners and locals who want to give their children a foreign education.

Here is a list of schools, which you may find helpful:

Hong Kong International School – http://www.hkis.edu.hk/
Kellett School Kowloon Bay – http://www.kellettschool.com/
Nord Anglia International School Hong – http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/
Harrow International School Hong Kong – http://www.harrowschool.hk/
American International School – http://www.ais.edu.hk/

A Place in the Sun Hong Kong – Cost of Living in Hong Kong

The high cost of basic food items like milk and bread and the stronger US dollar, has pushed Hong Kong into the top 10 most expensive places to live in the world.
However, by comparison the city’s cheap public transport system and bargain clothes goes some way to allowing cost of living savings. Aim to shop at the open-air markets for fruit and vegetables. The cost of drinking out depends on the areas you intend to frequent, but on the whole, the cost of the nightlife in Hong Kong is on a par with most other major cities.

If you are moving away from the UK and looking at moving overseas.

White and Company are also proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016.

 Removals Sevenoaks Winner 2016 Overseas Remover of The Year

When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White and Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm (foreign exchange company). Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White and Company/foreign-exchange

Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.

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