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09 Nov
Two colonial style lemon yellow balconies in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Acquiring A Second Residency Through Property Investment

On Aug. 7, 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit made headlines when, in the space of 45 minutes, he crossed four times between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. He didn’t just walk—the 24-year-old high-wire artist danced and lay down on the wire, too, balance pole in hand. Whether you look on it as art […]

22 Oct
Alcohol hand gel sanitizer with medical protective mask and wooden house model.

What You Need To Know Before Buying Real Estate Overseas During COVID

Don’t Buy Property Overseas During This Pandemic Crisis Until You Read This First As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people from moving about as freely as they could or would have done pre-pandemic, global real estate buyers are making adjustments. Many of my contacts in markets around the world are reporting that investors are [...]
12 Oct
Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Investing In Brazil Should Be Your Next Move, Here’s Why

One important factor that makes Brazil particularly attractive to North Americans today is the extraordinary currency advantage. Right now, the dollar is trading at over 5 Brazilian reais. That means that everything from eating out to staying at a hotel to buying property comes at a significant discount. But these low property prices we’re seeing […]

08 Oct
Woman on the beach in the palm trees shadow wearing blue hat.

The Best Investments Opportunities In Panama After COVID

These restrictions weren’t all bad. The lockdown made us slow down and figure out what’s really important. Before the pandemic, I’d become used to the fast pace many of my North American clients worked at. Today, people are more thoughtful about where they want to invest their money and what will bring them happiness. They’ve […]

05 Oct
Landmarks of Cyprus - medieval fortress in Kyrenia, turkish part of northen Cyprus

Cyprus, Your Sunny And Breezy Mediterranean Paradise

Once an overlooked European outpost, Cyprus has begun an ambitious rebranding in recent years… New hotels are popping up along its golden-sand beaches—luxury marinas, five-star resorts, world-class golf courses, and casinos (including the largest in Europe). These mega-amenities are set to open in

24 Sep
Greece

Is Greece Your Golden Ticket To Europe?

Greece’s Golden Visa program stands out. Nothing else in Europe matches this golden ticket. For a 250,000-euro investment in real estate (just under US$300,000 at today’s exchange), non-EU citizens and their families can get residency of Greece. The visa covers children up to 21 years of age and is granted for five years. After that, […]

24 Aug
tropical beach palm trees in panama

Exclusive Real Estate Opportunity In Panama From $49,000

How I’m Profiting From Panama’s Exploding Middle Class Tourism may be on hold around the world for now, but in some markets the real estate profit opportunities operate completely outside the tourism sector. These are deals that boast a real return at a time when you need it most. To that end, let's look at [...]
20 Aug
lagos in portugal, aerial view of town

Currency Considerations To Make Buying Real Estate Overseas

Currency Risks And Rewards When Buying Property Overseas One big and important difference between buying real estate for cash flow in the United States and buying real estate for cash flow overseas is that often the cash flows in a different currency. This is a potential upside and also a potential risk. In 2015, we [...]
17 Aug
montengro boka kotor

How To Ensure Your Overseas Real Estate Buy Is A Success

Why I Don't Like Other People’s Money "It's perfect. I'll take it. How much is it?" So said the Irish hairdresser to the Montenegrin real estate agent. The agent was touring the young woman through an apartment for sale in the medieval town of Kotor. The woman didn't get past the entryway before making her [...]