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23 Aug
Diversified investments including stocks, forestry investment, real estate and bitcoin

Why You Should Diversify Your Portfolio in Times of Crisis

I’ve written before about real estate investors emailing or approaching me at conferences to question my position on the definition of a truly diversified real estate portfolio. Usually, they’re newer investors who haven’t seen the stock market or whatever type of investing it is that they focus on do what all types of investments do […]

05 Aug
Many chuckholes in asphalt damaged road.

The Truth About Developed And Developing Countries

Chad might not have even been considered developing when I was there. The capital city N’Djamena had an international airport but not a terminal to speak of… and I don’t remember a single paved road at the time. Western Kazakhstan had oil (I was working for a drilling company) but not much else. Of course, […]

02 Aug
Malaga, Spain resort skyline at Malagueta Beach

The 2 Rules To Minimize Risk When Buying Real Estate

Risk-taking is personal. Everyone has his own thresholds. Most people take few risks in their lives. They go with the comfortable job, make the safe investments, and stay within the lines with whatever they’re doing. Over the years, I’ve learned that education can be a game changer when it comes to perceived risk. Someone living […]

19 Jul
Kyrenia marina seen from the overlooking hill in Northern Cyprus

Exploring The Places With The Best Real Estate Investment Opportunities

First Ever Global Property Investment Index Names The World’s Best Place To Invest In Real Estate Overseas This month we introduce our first-ever Global Property Investment Index. It’ll be an annual affair. The objective is to present a comprehensive overview of the markets we’ve identified as offering an abundance of real estate investment opportunity, rating [...]
17 Jun
Colorful houses and a bridge in Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy.

Why Real Estate Cash Flow Should Be Your Main Focus

Everybody Says Cash Is King, But Everybody’s Wrong Cash is king, right? Not really. It’s cashflow you should care about. Cashflow is critical to most aspects of life, including real estate investing. Cashflow was my focus when I bought my first property back in 1995... the three-flat building in Chicago I've told you about before. [...]
05 Apr
Rows of vegetables in organic vertical farming.

The Secret To Making A Profit In The Global Food Market

3 Ways To Profit From The Booming Demand For Healthier Eating A survey by New Hope Network reports that 77% of Americans have made personal health a greater priority as a result of the pandemic. The group also estimates that “Sales of natural, organic, and functional food and beverage in the United States grew 13% [...]
13 Aug
a house by the sea mediterranean

Top 3 Buy To Flip Markets For Real Estate Overseas

3 Best Buy-To-Flip Markets Overseas Buying to flip is a common real estate investment strategy in the United States that doesn’t make sense in most of the rest of the world where leverage isn’t easy and the costs of buying and selling are typically too great to make the math work. The option is to [...]