After last week’s Live and Invest in Portugal Conference in Carvoeiro, my family and I spent the weekend in Lagos in the apartment I bought after last year’s conference in this part of the world. At the time, last July, local contacts were telling me that Algarve real estate markets were finally turning a corner […]
Lief and I arrived in the heart of Lisbon’s business and banking district yesterday and installed ourselves in a hotel housed in a building that dates back 300 years at least. Other buildings up and down this tree-lined street are older. I’m at home here. I’m most comfortable in cities and structures with long pasts. […]
In Panama this year, we purchased the building that houses our Live and Invest Overseas business and staff. This made sense not only because we’ll be our own tenant but also and more so because commercial and office space in Panama City are the best investment sectors in this market right now. This purchase diversifies […]
The currency gods have conspired against the doom-and-gloomers who have been predicting (even, it seems to me sometimes, demanding) the demise of the U.S. dollar. The dollar continues to appreciate against many currencies, including the currencies of commodity-producing countries such as Colombia, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Chile, and New Zealand. Over the last 30 days, the […]
Offshore Living Letter is a publication of Live and Invest Overseas. Our goal is to provide timely, actionable information on all things offshore, including: how to go offshore, diversifying your portfolio, wealth creation, protecting your assets, and much more.