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Research reveals how to successfully integrate into life abroad

Moving abroad and starting a new life can be a rather daunting experience, however a new reports has discovered the best ways to integrate into a new way of life, successfully and happily.

Research conducted by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) found that many British people fail to properly plan and prepare when buying a home abroad and this lack of preparation can inhibit their enjoyment once they move to a new country.

The report found that becoming more involved in the community is one of the best ways to settle in, and for those that are still of a working age it is suggested that they take up employment with a local firm.

Many people move abroad to follow family and friends and this can make the settling in period a lot easier, however this can hinder people making new friends so it is important that people join clubs and take part in activities.

If you are moving to a foreign-speaking country it is highly important that you learn the language or at least the basics in order for you to integrate fully.

Almost 25 per cent of first-time buyers are considering buying a property abroad, a recent study from currency specialist Moneycorp found.

If you are making an international move and need help with the planning and packing of your personal belongings then contact Robinsons today, the overseas removals company dedicated to ensuring that your personal belongings arrive in one piece to your new destination.


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