Dublin has been named the worst city in the world for housing.
This year's Expat City Ranking has found 88% of those asked responded negatively to housing in the capital, double the global average of 44%.
A Brazilian ex-pat is also quoted in the piece as saying, 'The cost of living is a turnoff.
He also described, 'finding an apartment,' as, 'a nightmare.'
However, out of the 82 cities examined, Dublin comes third for Job and Career prospects with four in five people happy with their job security.
Topping the list as the best city to live as an expat is Taipei in Taiwan, followed by Kuala Lumper in Malaysia.
Expats also consider the locals in Dublin friendly towards foreign residents.
That question had 80% positive responses vs the global average of 64%.
People also find it easy to get used to Dublin’s culture with 73% agreeing compared to the global average of 62%.
This lands the city in 27th place worldwide in the Getting Settled Index.