Why would you want to buy a piece of real estate overseas? That was the starting point for the discussions that have taken place throughout this week’s Global Property Summit down here in sunny Panama. The big advantage of real estate anywhere is that it’s a hard asset, a real and long-term store of wealth. […]
“Welcome to Panama and welcome to Lief Simon’s Third Annual Global Property Summit…” So I began bright and early this sunny Panama morning in the meeting rooms of Panama City’s Marriott Hotel. “I’ve been scouting foreign property markets for more than 30 years… since 1985,” I continued for all assembled. “I made my first foreign […]
Tomorrow we’re publishing the first issue of my newest advisory service, Global Property Advisor (GPA). I’ve written and edited many global property investment services. This is the best. First, because it reflects my now more than 20 years of experience. Second, because it is being launched at the start of the current Golden Age of […]
Before the 2008 global crisis, when real estate prices collapsed in many markets, everyone thought real estate values could only go up. Then, in a flash, values dropped by 50% and more in Spain, Ireland, Nicaragua, Greece, some U.S. markets, and beyond. Any market that relied either on foreign (especially U.S.) buyers or on aggressive […]
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