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Category: Real Estate

09 Jul
Town in Abruzzo, Italy

Top 4 Countries With Real Estate You Should Invest In Now

Yesterday, Kathleen Peddicord laid out the phases of development an overseas property market moves through as it finds its way onto the world’s radar. As she explained, each phase attracts different kinds of buyers and different kinds of end-users and presents different levels of opportunity for the would-be real estate investor. Get in on a new […]

28 May
An aerial view of the Fortaleza beachfront

Fortaleza, Brazil: Earn 18% To 20% Return On Your Investment

Earn 18% To 20% Net From This Coastal Rental? Too Good To Be True? A developer in Brazil is projecting what any serious investor (including me) would initially consider to be unrealistic net rental yields of 18% to 20% for his new coastal townhouse development. However, stick with me. These returns are extraordinary... but I [...]
19 Apr
view form the air of a surburban housing estate in cincinnati

Weighing Risk Vs Reward For Long-Term Subsidized Renters

20% Net Rental Yields? Could This Be For Real? I'm receiving emails and alerts daily from U.K. real estate promoters touting U.S. property investment opportunities to their British investor lists. One such mailing I received this week promises a net yield of 20%. Florida has been a big seller to Brits and other Europeans for [...]
16 Apr
Aerial view of santo domingo, in the Dominican Republic showing high rise appartments and the town. In the distance you can see some mountains

Is Santo Domingo The World’s Next Big Property Market?

It’s Panama 2000 All Over Again I visited Panama for the first time in early 2000. The United States had just handed over the Canal Zone to the Panamanians. Everyone was worried. Would Panama be able to manage the Canal on its own? Meantime, Panama's economy went into shock after the tens of thousands of [...]
01 Mar
The cityscape of El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia, with traffic spanning 6 lanes divided by trees in the middle and mountains off in the distance.

4 Reasons Life In Medellín, Colombia, Might Not Be For You

I’ve been spending time and investing money in Colombia and reporting on those adventures for almost 10 years. Still, people tell me I’m crazy. You could find things to complain about in Colombia… as you could anywhere. However, safety and security—both personal and financial—aren’t among them. What might you want to complain about in Colombia?