Can a foreigner buy...? Can a foreigner rent...? What about deposits? Bad neighbors? Unreasonable landlords? Miscellaneous problems?
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Oh and yes I've looked at taiwanese real estate websites as was the response to someone who had the exact same question here, but it's for a really remote area outside of Taichung, and there are hardly any listings. I have a specific area and very specific demands and wouldn't mind paying a fee for an english-speaking real estate agent.
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When you get an e-mail message from eBay or your bank, claiming that you have an account problem or a question from a buyer, it's probably a "phishing scam" intended to trick you into typing your password. Don't click the link in the message. If in doubt, go into your browser and type "www.ebay.com" (or whatever) manually. More tips from David Pogue