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22 Jul
Upscale colony of Costa Careyes on the Mexican Pacific Coast near Mazatlan.

Top Countries Where U.S. Dollars Get You A Big Discount

Currency: Brazilian real (BRL) Exchange Rate: R$5.23 per US$1 Currency exchange controls: Yes Brazil is the overall champ for currency discounts, where buying power was up 32% at the close of 2020, and has doubled since 2015. This country is exciting, romantic, and diverse. It stands apart among its Latin American neighbors as its culture […]

15 Jul
Tavira town in Portugal at the sunset time.

The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas

My First-Ever Global Property Markets Index Rates And Ranks The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas This month’s issue of my Global Property Advisor will feature my first-ever Global Property Markets Index. My team and I have spent the past two months collecting data and crunching numbers. Our aim is to rate and [...]
29 Apr
Kyrenia historical city center, view to marina with many yachts and boats and mountains in the background, North Cyprus

The World’s Best Places To Buy Beachfront Property

I just reviewed a listing for a pleasant, two-bedroom cottage in downtown Sacramento, California. It was reasonably priced for this market at US$500,000… which at 864 square feet comes out to US$579 per square foot, or as we normally measure it internationally, US$6,200 per square meter. As it happens, I also just completed our annual […]

15 Apr
Costa Nova, Portugal.

Building An International Property Investment Portfolio

Investment professionals in the United States are trained on financial products. As a result, the investment and retirement portfolios that most of them recommend include paper investments only, in three categories—stocks, bonds, and cash.  Depending on your age and your risk tolerance, most financial advisors will tell you to put some percentage of your investment […]

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 […]