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Real Estate in Kuwait

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Mar 06, 2023

Summary: An expat looking to buy a home in Kuwait should start by researching the different areas of the country and the types of properties available. It is important to consider the cost of living in the area, the availability of amenities, and the proximity to work and other activities. Foreigners are allowed to own property in Kuwait, but there are certain restrictions. For example, foreigners are not allowed to own land, and they must obtain permission from the Ministry of Interior before purchasing a property. Houses in Kuwait typically include amenities such as air conditioning, swimming pools, and private gardens. Many homes also have security systems and other features to ensure the safety of the occupants.

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"My company and most companies provide housing here. There are some bad places to live, as the locals, they LOVE Americans and are happy to help," said one person in Kuwait City.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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