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The After-Effects Of Typhoon Manghkut

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Despite typhoons being part and parcel of life during rainy season in Hong Kong, typhoon Mangkhut has been particularly nasty. From scores of cancelled and rescheduled flights to widespread destruction and health hazards, the clean-up will be a long and arduous process. This has been made even more difficult by residents who have claimed that the city is neglecting it’s …

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Hiring domestic help in Hong Kong? How to get it right.

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Hiring domestic helpers has been the done thing throughout the expat world, particularly as working hours have increases and time spent at home has reduced. Whether you are looking for childcare, a cleaner, dog walker, house sitter or a mixture of everything all in one package, here is our advice for hiring domestic help in Hong Kong.   Many expat …

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Relocating to Hong Kong: 5 Tips to Make Relocation Easier by a Property Expert

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If you’re in the midst of planning, preparing or even considering to move to a different country, and wondering where to start, this article is for you. Specialising in relocation and residential leasing, our resident property expert Stella Abraham has assisted hundreds of expats and their families in making the brave move to Hong Kong city. Rest assured, she has …

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4 Lessons From One of Hong Kong’s Top Residential Agents

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As a successful property agent based in Hong Kong, JLL Residential‘s Stella Abraham recently shared some secrets of her trade with Team Expat, explaining what it takes to help her clients call Hong Kong home, build a strong team, and thrive in the residential leasing and relocation services industry. Having assisted hundreds of expats in making the big move to …

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An Expat’s Guide to Understanding the Property Scene and Settling Down in Hong Kong

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According to a report conducted by London-based real-estate firm Knight Frank along with research firm WealthInsight (2014), Hong Kong is the second most expensive real estate market in the world – a million dollars only gets you roughly 220 square feet of space! In fact, the world’s most expensive home per square foot was recently listed for HK$819.1 million in …