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Author: Lief Simon

20 Jun
Bright blue beach in Bafra, Cyprus

Invest In Cyprus Now Then Sit Back And Wait For Your Return

I’ve discovered a real estate investor’s dream. This is a market poised to explode onto global investors’ radar… Meaning a lot of people are going to make a lot of money. You could buy almost anything in this place today—from a 20-year-old resale in the hills to a pre-construction condo on the coast—and then sit […]

06 Jun
Buildings in Buenos Aires, Argentina during sunset

How I Learned Diversifying Overseas Was Key To Success

In January 1994, I moved to Argentina. By that time, I had already done stints in Chad and Kazakhstan. These aren’t places known for their good living. I contracted malaria within two weeks of arrival in Chad and was diagnosed with bronchitis after 48 hours on the ground in Kazakhstan. Everyone in Kazakhstan had bronchitis. […]

23 May
Kyrenia old harbor on the northern coast of Cyprus.

Why You Can’t Miss The Real Estate In Cyprus

Two years ago, when the global pandemic was just beginning to take the toll it ultimately would proceed to take, we identified the contact we’d been hoping for on the ground in a market we’d been wanting to scout for years. Dengiz is the kind of resource we know we need anywhere in the world […]

19 May
Seminario Park (Iguanas Park) and Metropolitan Cathedral in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Why The Ecuador Residency Requirements Are The Easiest In The World

Important news from Ecuador… This country’s residency program just got better. Under new regulations that took effect March 10, 2022, Ecuador’s residency program qualifies as one of the best in the world… And one of the easiest paths to citizenship. Here are the highlights… Ecuador offers a temporary resident visa to start, from which you […]

02 May
Girona colorful houses district, bridge, and Saint Mary Cathedral, buildings reflected in water in river Onyar. Catalonia Spain.

How Exchange Rates Affect Overseas Property Investments

Dollar-euro parity? We’re closing in. As I write, US$1 equates to 1.06 euro. The U.S. dollar holder has noteworthy buying power in other parts of the world right now, too… Including in Colombia and Brazil, for example… two markets you should be paying attention to in particular if you’re shopping the globe for your next […]

18 Apr

Why Portugal Tops The List For Living Or Investing In Europe

I haven’t been to every country in Europe yet, but I have spent time in nearly every one. I’ve also invested in many and lived in two. Portugal stands out from the crowd in this part of the world for two reasons. #1. Portugal’s Residency Programs First, Portugal offers a competitive residency-through-investment program. You can […]

11 Apr
Panoramic view of the old town of Famagusta in the northern part of Cyprus

Buy Property In Northern Cyprus While Prices Are Low

I’m focusing this year on finding the world’s last great beach bargains. That includes this latest discovery on my favorite property market in the Mediterranean. It’s a deal that gets you your own cash flow-producing island property for just US$58,000. English is widely spoken here, it’s a safe and welcoming place, the beaches are pristine, […]

10 Mar

Top Countries Where U.S. Dollars Get You A Big Discount

Global Currencies Are On The Move—Here’s Where You Benefit Most Currencies across the globe are on the move… And, in many cases, U.S. dollar holders are the big winners. In some cases, what I refer to as the "currency discount" can be extraordinary. Here are three top safe haven hard asset markets where your currency [...]