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by nosaj
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Retirement Visa?
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Retirement Visa?

From the link it mentions that the process is that I would arrive on a visitor visa and then apply to "upgrade" to a income visa? Is this the case for South Africans like myself? There was a note in the article saying that some countries in Africa need to apply through their local embassy? Can anyo...
by nosaj
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Wood burning for heat - what is needed to make it unnecessary?
Replies: 18
Views: 1407

Re: Wood burning for heat - what is needed to make it unnecessary?

https://commonsensehome.com/rocket-mass-heaters/ Nosaj, those look pretty good. But how do you clean the J? Do you have to take the whole thing apart? And if they are so efficient and good, do people sell kits? Or are these all custom-builds? So... most of them are custom builds.. Because it is nor...
by nosaj
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Wood burning for heat - what is needed to make it unnecessary?
Replies: 18
Views: 1407

Re: Wood burning for heat - what is needed to make it unnecessary?

There is another option that I havnt heard anyone talk about or use that often anywhere.. Rocket Mass Heaters.. They are extremely efficient and have basically no pollution if made correctly and they use very little wood to heat a large area for a long time. I would post a link but I'm still too new...
by nosaj
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Retirement Visa?
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Retirement Visa?

Why would you want to come to Chile? Mostly anywhere is better than SA This however is totally untrue.. South Africa is an AMAZING place to live.. I am not moving because of South Africa.. paladin.. If you ever have the chance to come to South Africa please let me know and I will take care of every...
by nosaj
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Retirement Visa?
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Retirement Visa?

Gloria wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:33 pm
Why would you want to come to Chile?
Well 1st of all Chile is beautiful.. 2ndly my wife is already in Chile working and she is beautiful.. 3rdly life is too short to not explore this world and I would like to be a part of it not just a tourist..
by nosaj
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Retirement Visa?
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Retirement Visa?

From the link it mentions that the process is that I would arrive on a visitor visa and then apply to "upgrade" to a income visa? Is this the case for South Africans like myself? There was a note in the article saying that some countries in Africa need to apply through their local embassy?
by nosaj
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Retirement Visa?
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Retirement Visa?

Great.. Thanks.. I have read this page before and why I thought it was the right visa for me.. Thanks
by nosaj
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Retirement Visa?
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Retirement Visa?

Hi all :D, I have searched the forum and found a few resources with regards to the different types of vista's but can't seem to find the answers I'm looking for.. Some background : I'm south African.. My wife has already moved to Puerto Varas and works there (she is also South African) .. And now I'...
by nosaj
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Building plans/ regulations in Los Lagos area.
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: Building plans/ regulations in Los Lagos area.

Thank you everyone for the valuable information! As well as the good laugh! I'm not sure I want to live in a house for a two headed alien πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘½ I will make sure I do all the designs as well as the actual building but looks like I will need to get an architect to do the paperwork and rubber stamping. ...
by nosaj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Building plans/ regulations in Los Lagos area.
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: Building plans/ regulations in Los Lagos area.

It all depends on the local building department of the municipality you are in. Some will be very strict, others will not even bother if you beg them to issue a building permit. PV right now has a bit of scandal going on over failure to properly regulate building. So, expect more than a bit of bure...
by nosaj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Building plans/ regulations in Los Lagos area.
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: Building plans/ regulations in Los Lagos area.

I can't speak to building around Puerto Varas, but I can talk about building near Puerto Montt, and at the very limits of Puerto Montt, just over the line so it corresponds to Calbuco. In both cases, Pto. Montt and Calbuco, we hired architects (small initial payment, larger pymts as project progres...
by nosaj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Farm land.
Replies: 34
Views: 2058

Re: Farm land.

Anyone on here know if you need any plans/approvals to build a cabin on Farm land in the south? Puerto Varas area?