Brazil’s Minha Casa, Minha Vida Program Returns 15% In One Year

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Earn A Turn-key 15% In One Year From Brazil’s Housing Crisis

April 17, 2014
Panama City, Panama

This morning, Lief is escorting 25 VIP attendees from his Global Property Summit on a private property-viewing tour in Panama City. Kathleen Peddicord fills in for him today, reporting live from the scene of this week’s conference…

Dear Offshore Living Letter Reader,

Our team of global property experts in Panama City for this week’s Global Property Summit is looking at 13 different countries, the markets they have identified as offering the greatest opportunity for the would-be real estate investor right now.

In these countries, our team is highlighting 21 specific current investment opportunities. One of these, in Brazil, got my attention as I sat in the audience yesterday listening attentively.

A developer in Brazil has tapped into a program offered by the Brazilian government that helps to put low- and middle-income Brazilians into decent homes. Continue reading “Brazil’s Minha Casa, Minha Vida Program Returns 15% In One Year” »

Why Foreign Property Is The Ultimate Vehicle For Portfolio Diversification

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Adventure, Yield, Diversification, And Other Reasons To Buy Real Estate Overseas

April 14, 2014
Panama City, Panama

Lief is busy on stage emceeing the first day of this week’s Global Property Summit. Kathleen Peddicord reports on his behalf, live from the scene…

Dear Offshore Living Letter Reader,

To the stage in the meeting room of the Riu Hotel this morning, I welcomed the first panel of global property investing experts convened in Panama City for this week’s Global Property Summit. Lief Simon, Lee Harrison, Mike Cobb, and Kent Davis took their places for an hour of discussion centered on the first question of the day:

Why buy property overseas?

Lief: “Diversification. I see real estate as the ultimate vehicle for diversification—across countries, markets, economies, politics, currencies, asset types…” Continue reading “Why Foreign Property Is The Ultimate Vehicle For Portfolio Diversification” »