All posts in "Moving Home"

Questions to ask when choosing your international removalist

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / November 15, 2017

Moving house is always a big deal, but moving abroad presents a whole new level of things to do and think about. Not only do your precious belongings have to arrive safely, but they also need to go through the customs process and a whole lot of paperwork that may not be in English. It’s […]


9 reasons why you will want to buy a home in Australia before moving back

By Craig / September 15, 2017

After living in Europe for over four years, we recently returned to live in Australia.  As our old home was never going to accommodate our enlarged family, our intention was always to rent initially whilst looking for a home to purchase.  It didn’t take long for us to realise we should have sought to buy […]


Capital Gains Tax on Main Residence For Australian Expats – Aussie Expats to Be Hit!

By Craig / August 3, 2017

We reported in May, that as a result of the 2017 Australian federal budget, there would be some pending changes to capital gains tax on the main residence for foreign residents and Australian expats (Australians living abroad). At the time, it wasn’t quite clear from the budget papers exactly how it would work, and who […]


Moving to Australia – Tips for getting your furniture through Australian Customs quickly

By Craig / April 20, 2017

For some people, moving to Australia can be an administrative nightmare with Australian customs requirements.  In this article, we review the restrictions Australian customs and quarantine impose, and what you can do when moving to Australia to get your belongings through Australian customs quickly and efficiently with the least amount of headaches.


Moving home to Australia – what will you need to leave behind?

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / April 20, 2017

Moving home to Australia can be an exciting and even a cathartic experience after living abroad. You might be looking forward to seeing your family, career advancement and even the little things like the weather or your childhood foods. When moving home to Australia, you probably also want to bring home souvenirs or household items from […]