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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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