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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 […]

23 May
cartagena colombia as well as medellin are great places to invest in colombia

Investing In Factoring In Colombia

One of the benefits of hosting conferences around the world is the chance they give me to spend focused time with key contacts in key markets. It’s at our conferences that I find out about ear-to-the-ground kinds of opportunities that usually don’t make it beyond a small circle of investor-friends. This week in Medellin, for […]

21 Apr
Two Winners, Two Losers

How To Choose A Rental Investment Property In Panama City, Panama

The first viewing was a one-bedroom, two-bath apartment with a den on Avenida Balboa. The den could be converted into a small bedroom to make the unit a two-bedroom. Why did the developer not package the property this way in the first place? Probably due to concerns over zoning density. Other apartments along Avenida Balboa […]