5 things to know before relocating to Qatar – Practical Advice for Expats

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September 26, 2023 3:25 pm

You have decided to move abroad and go for Qatar. You have decided correct as there are serious arguments to relocate to Qatar. First of all,  you are welcomed into an expat friendly environment. Secondly, Qatar is one of the safest country in the Arabian world. Thirdly, wages are competing with those in western Europe. Fourth and here we come into business, you live with style as there plenty of options for apartments for rent in Qatar. They are brand new, beautifully endowed, fulfilling the most exigent conditions of living a quality life.

In this article we are to provide you information about living in Qatar, especially about moving in a news house, either rental or owned property.

Property for Sale Qatar- 3 Bedroom Apartment in Viva Bahriyam _ FGRealty
Qatar seen from the balcony of 3 Bedroom Apartment in Viva Bahriyam _ FGRealty – for Sale
  1. Qatar is a Safe Country to Live In

Relocating to another country might be a tough decision and choosing  Arabian Peninsula may challenge you to analyse and deliberate about safety. Actually Qatar  is one of the safest counry to be in the Arabian World.

2. Qatar is a Rich Country due to Oil Exploitation

Oil and gas,  artificial islands,  skyscrapers, luxury all around ? Qatar has it all and one derives from another.  Actually, Qatar is one of the richest country in the world, with one of the biggest GDP per capita ($98,800). And it is not us saying this, but the World Bank and some of the most important economical publications.

Qatar land is rich in oil and gas, being a major exporter. Actually, over 70% of the country revenue is owned to this resources.

real estate companies Qatar Doha The pearl-artificial island
The Pearls – Qatar seen from above


Fact! The Pearl- artificial island- is named after the traditional occupation in Qatar

As a fact, Qatar developed immensely  due to oil extraction industry, but this is not a traditional occupation. Qatar was a country where pearl fishing was an important source of income. Actually, the artificial island in Qatar is named The Pearl as that was one of the richest places to be for pearl diving.  

Tradition carries on and as real estate company we assert that this is the place to be if you are to invest in a property!!

In case you ever look for houses or apartments for sale in Qatar and also to have a good ROI, The Pearl is your place.


3. Qatar is an Expat Friendly Environment

As the country became richer and richer, the government had the wisdom to attract specialists from all across the world for Qatar to carry on the development. The country was very small at the time of oil discovery and the most of the population (fishermen and bedouins)  did not cover the expertise for further expansion.

Amazing property for Sale in Qatar, Lusail city, by FG Realty
Amazing property for Sale in Qatar, Lusail city, by FG Realty


As a fact, now in Qatar the most of the inhabitants are expats. In 2017 in Qatar there lived 2.6 million people,  63 nationalities  and only around 200 hundred inhabitants were locals.  

4. Wages Are Competitive

As Qatar invests in know how, there is a big demand of specialists. According to OnlineQatar , a Finance and Accounting Manager earns between QR30,105 – 41,732, a general health practitioner is paid QR33,972 – QR42,966 or a media or PR manager earns QR27,164 – QR36,547. Interesting enough, an Information Technology Manager has a monthly salary between QR4 3,436 – QR 57,287. Is there time for Qatar to start discover the new gold?

apartments for sale in Qatar - amazement beyond! FGREALTY


5. Housing in Qatar is State of Art

Qatar is a brand new country and above all, Qatar is rich country and this reflects in the opulence and Quality of new developments. All the buildings are new, built at international standards in construction and safety.  All the apartments are spacious, the facilities are amazing, so are the finishings.

Besides, as the country develops considering internaţională inhabitants and standards, the architectural styles are versatile and mixed to cover both beauty and comfort spirit.


In case you have decided to relocate to Qatar, we are here to give you a helping hand. We can be by your side assisting you to find your future home in Arabian Peninsula!

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