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04 Feb
Beautiful tan and brown stone house on a property with a green yard and black fence.

Global Property Buying With Lief Simon

I didn’t set out to become an overseas property investor. It happened by accident. In 1998, I was moving, with my then brand-new husband Lief Simon, my 8-year-old daughter, and my business, from the East Coast of the United States to Waterford, Ireland. Arriving in Ireland, we needed a place to live. We could have […]

17 Dec
Building A Real Estate Investment Portfolio

Building A Real Estate Investment Portfolio Using Leverage

It’s possible some places overseas to invest with leverage. However, as a foreign investor, you aren’t going to find 100% mortgages. Typically, you’ll be lucky to get an 80% loan-to-value mortgage. Generally speaking you’ll need to put 30% to 50% down to get bank financing overseas… and the other terms of the mortgage won’t be […]

16 Nov
New Property Investment Service Launches Today

New Property Investment Service Launching

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 […]

03 Apr
Latin America is full of property markets that offer much upside.

Financing The Purchase Of Property Overseas

I recently participated in a “How To Buy And Profit From Real Estate Overseas” webinar. For the hour-long conversation, Kathleen Peddicord, Real Estate Marketing Director James Archer, and I welcomed three special guests representing key markets of interest right now—Panama, Brazil, and Argentina/Paraguay/Uruguay. The agenda for our discussion was broad. We talked about the main […]

10 Mar
Lief Simon

How To Buy And Profit From Real Estate Overseas

Many people think buying property in another country is a risk-filled quagmire that is too complicated to overcome. Certainly buying property in a location you’re not familiar with requires due diligence and research, but that’s true whether you’re living in Chicago and want to buy a lake house in Wisconsin or living in Chicago and […]