Dollar-euro parity? We’re closing in. As I write, US$1 equates to 1.06 euro. The U.S. dollar holder has noteworthy buying power in other parts of the world right now, too… Including in Colombia and Brazil, for example… two markets you should be paying attention to in particular if you’re shopping the globe for your next […]
World’s Top Property Markets For 2022 It's a new year of real estate investing, and after a crisis-filled 2021, there is plenty of opportunity available around the globe right now. Indeed, there are fantastic deals out there... but only if you know where to look. Today's issue introduces you to the six best property markets [...]
As philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill said in 1848: “Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking, or economizing.” Being a landlord isn’t hard; it simply requires owning rental property. Becoming a successful landlord is the trick. You must know what and when to buy. When it comes to selecting any investment, my […]
As 2021 comes to an end, it’s increasingly difficult to recall the world as it was before COVID-19 joined the party. Trying to predict what 2022 will look like is anybody’s guess. Travel has become as hassled an administrative process as I remember it from 30 and 40 years ago. Only now rather than collecting […]
In 2005, Kathleen and I planted a flag in Croatia. We bought an old stone farmhouse that needed complete renovation. The plan was to renovate it and then turn the property into a short-term rental that we could use ourselves for vacations. Sixteen years later, that’s still the plan, and we are this month, finally, […]
An attendee at a webinar I hosted earlier this month asked for specific recommendations for how to carry out due diligence on real estate investment opportunities abroad. He knows how to do his due diligence for real estate purchases back home, where he is an active investor, he explained, but he is just getting started […]
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