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When we asked expats what advice they would give a foreigner before buying a property in Kuwait, they said...

"1. It is important to research the local market and understand the current trends in the real estate market in Kuwait. 2. It is important to understand the legal requirements for purchasing property in Kuwait, including the need for a valid residency permit. 3. It is important to be aware of the different types of property available in Kuwait, such as residential, commercial, and industrial. 4. It is important to be aware of the different taxes and fees associated with purchasing property in Kuwait, such as the real estate transfer tax and the registration fee. 5. It is important to be aware of the different financing options available in Kuwait, such as bank loans and mortgages. 6. It is important to be aware of the different types of contracts used in Kuwait, such as the sale and purchase agreement and the lease agreement. 7. It is important to be aware of the different types of insurance available in Kuwait, such as property insurance and liability insurance. 8. It is important to be aware of the different types of services available in Kuwait, such as property management and legal services," remarked another expat in Kuwait.

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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.

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