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16 Sep
Old rural cottage in the mountains

Planting Flags Offshore Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

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, […]

28 Jan
Palapas and people on the beach at sunset at Marival Resort, Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico.

Pre-Construction Opportunity In Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

A few years back, while everyone else was still raving about Tulum, I’d already moved my sights across the other side of Mexico. If you took my advice then you got a heck of a deal on an ocean-view property situated in the heart of Mexico’s next big push in tourism. As I expected, significant […]

25 Jan
Street scene Panama City, Panama.

The Effects Of The Pandemic In Panama: Why You Need To Invest Today

I knew Panama had been hit hard by the pandemic, but hearing about the challenges and living them are two different things. Staff in Panama have been living through the various lockdown measures since last March, but their accounts of the pains of the restrictions, which at times have been even stricter than they are […]

07 Dec
Paper house model cover by a mask isolated on blue background.

The Truth About The Property Market During Covid-19

A seasoned investor with lots of experience in the United States went looking for property in Costa Rica, where he made dozens of research trips over four years and never bought a property. He then turned his attention to the Dominican Republic at a time where you could have bought any property in that country and […]