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Category: Investing

20 Jul
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Your Investments Are About You, After All It Is YOUR Money

A developer I work with in Brazil wrote to me this week to say that several recent reservations he’s received from would-be American buyers have been cancelled after the buyers have spoken with their financial advisors. Reasons these financial advisors have counseled their clients to pull out of purchases after having signed contracts include: It’s […]

26 Jun
Overseas Property Purchase

How To Vet An Overseas Property Purchase (And Avoid Being Taken!)

Vetting Your Next Overseas Property Purchase An attendee at last week’s Offshore Wealth Summit asked for specific recommendations for how to carry out due diligence on real estate investment opportunities abroad. He knows how to do his due diligence for real estate purchases back home, where he is an active investor, he explained, but he is just [...]
08 Jun
Avocado Plantation Investment

New Organic Avocado Plantation Investment Returns 16% Annually

Panama Avocado Plantation Sold Out—This Is Your Last Chance To Get In As I remind you often, when you find a flag-planting opportunity that interests you, you should take advantage of it while it's available because, in the offshore world, things change. Usually, when I make this point I'm referring to residency programs, banking opportunities, [...]
25 May
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Highlights From Our 2017 Dominican Republic Conference

Why This Is My Favorite Offshore Haven Right Now These folks weren’t fooling around. The crowd in the room for last week’s Live and Invest in the Dominican Republic Conference (our biggest to date) was the savviest and best prepared I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know. Some had taken steps to push their [...]
18 May
Handling Property Titling In The Dominican Republic

Handling Property Titling In The Dominican Republic

Back In The DR Where The Property Buys Are Better Than Ever I write from Santo Domingo, where I’m hosting this week’s Live and Invest in the Dominican Republic Conference. We have a sell-out crowd in the room, our biggest turnout for any DR event to date. I’m not surprised. This country has been at [...]
20 Apr
investing in medellin

Why Big Investors And Future Innovators Are Sold On Medellín

A bad reputation, even one that’s completely undeserved, can be a hard thing to overcome. When I made my first visit to Colombia in 2010, people were astonished that I was daring to venture to the city where Pablo Escobar reigned and members of his Medellín Cartel were certain to kidnap me. Pablo Escobar was […]

06 Apr
The Best Pre-Construction Properties Panama Has To Offer

The Best Pre-Construction Properties Panama Has To Offer

How Forced Appreciation Can Lead To 100% Returns I spent last weekend in the United States, in Atlanta and then Miami, where Access Panama Director Evie Brooks and I hosted a series of two one-day Access Panama Workshops. These new workshops are meant to give people a general overview on living and investing in Panama... [...]