Tag Archives: Keren Bobker

Mortgage offer Summer 2016

The in-house mortgage team is growing and every week we arrange numerous mortgages on properties in the UAE and the UK. The panel of lenders is the widest in the UAE and specialises in arranging finance for expats. We are … Continue reading

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To panic or not to panic, that is the question…

With the turmoil in the markets in the last couple of weeks it is understandable that many people have been worried about their investments. The fall in the Chinese stock market triggered a knock-on effect in other global markets and … Continue reading

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Need to know: Renting in Dubai

This is the first in an occasional series on topics where I receive a great number of queries. With rental prices in Dubai, and across the UAE generally, increasing significantly, many people have been asked for excessive increases or asked … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to On Your Side

Time certainly does fly. I have been writing the On Your Side column in the Saturday edition of The National newspaper for five years. That’s 262 columns to date and something like 800 questions answered and problems solved.

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What happens if you don’t have a will?

If you don’t have a will when you die, your money, property and possessions will be shared out according to the law, instead of how you want them to be. This can mean they pass to someone you hadn’t intended, … Continue reading

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Financial Priorities

As an adviser, with more years of experience than I care to admit to, one of the most common questions I am asked is about financial priorities. Where should you start if you haven’t reviewed your personal finances before, or … Continue reading

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Sharia Law and Your Money

Whilst most people are aware that Sharia law is the legal framework used in the GCC countries, not all expats have realised that this can affect them and their money. Did you know that on death your account and assets can be … Continue reading

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