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06 Jul
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Identifying Overseas Property Investments During A Travel Ban

You Need To Be Diversifying Into Hard Assets Overseas Right Now—How Can You Do That In The Face Of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions? Traveling to make a real estate purchase in another country is complicated if not impossible right now. COVID-19 restrictions mean Americans can't go anywhere in Europe. Panama has again extended its ban on [...]
30 Jan
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What’s Going To Happen To The U.S. Dollar In This Decade?

4 Predictions As We Embark On A New Decade So… we’re starting the ‘20s. Before we consider what this new decade might look like, let’s take a look at the ‘10s and what they brought. At the start of last decade, offshore and investment gurus were calling for the collapse of the U.S. dollar. The [...]
27 Jan
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Why Panama City Continues To Be A Great Place To Invest

When The World’s In Turmoil, This Country Is Your Safe Harbor Hotel occupancy rates have fallen steadily over the past 10 years in Panama City… while rental yields have increased over the same period. Glad I’ve been a landlord in this city this past decade and not a hotelier. What else did we discuss during [...]
14 Jan
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Final Chance To Invest In Aquaponics Before The Price Rises

Agricultural production using aquaponics technology is on the rise… and so is the cost of investing in the opportunity that this fast-growing trend represents. Three years ago, in the course of my ongoing search for cash-flowing real estate opportunities, I identified a specific aquaponics project offering a turnkey option for individual investors projecting returns up […]

15 Feb
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Investment Property In Dominican Republic In High Demand

Today, while Las Terranas is still a buy, the DR offers several other good options both for generating yields and capital growth. Specifically, I like the coast near La Romana, about an hour east of Santo Domingo, where I have identified excellent current opportunities, including one in particular that I detailed for my Global Property […]

27 Oct
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Property, Stock, And Agricultural Investment Opportunities In Paraguay

“Paraguay is the world’s 10th-largest exporter of wheat. “It’s also the world’s eighth-largest beef exporter, seventh-largest exporter of corn, sixth-largest producer of soy, fifth-largest exporter of chia and soy flour, and fourth-largest exporter of yucca flour and soy oil. “The country has the third-largest barge fleet in the world (after the United States and China) […]

23 May
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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 […]

06 Feb
Saving Money when facing Currency Exchange Rates

Saving Money In The Face Of Currency Exchange Rates

I usually ignore foreign exchange rates. You can’t predict them and trying to time them when making a real estate investment is a crap shoot. If you wait too long for an exchange rate to get where you want it to be before sending your money for a real estate purchase, the opportunity can disappear. […]