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02 May
Girona colorful houses district, bridge, and Saint Mary Cathedral, buildings reflected in water in river Onyar. Catalonia Spain.

How Exchange Rates Affect Overseas Property Investments

Dollar-euro parity? We’re closing in. As I write, US$1 equates to 1.06 euro. The U.S. dollar holder has noteworthy buying power in other parts of the world right now, too… Including in Colombia and Brazil, for example… two markets you should be paying attention to in particular if you’re shopping the globe for your next […]

14 Apr
Panama City to the left and the Algarve, Portugal to the right

Panama Vs. Portugal: Comparing The Five Flags

I fly tonight from Panama to Paris… then, Monday morning, on to Lisbon in time to host next week’s Live And Invest In Portugal Conference. Repositioning from the New World to the Old reminds me that Americans often dismiss Europe for offshore lifestyle and investment options thinking the region is too complicated or too expensive. […]

03 Feb
Hydroponic tomatoes growing in a greenhouse

Hydroponic Agriculture: Our Ticket Out Of A Crisis

One of my favorite Hemingway quotes is: “How did you go bankrupt?” “Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” That’s the situation facing America’s oldest industry. It’s going bankrupt slowly at the moment, but, if the industry doesn’t change radically, the foreclosure will come suddenly. A vital resource is running low… one that takes thousands or millions […]

24 Jan
General view of apartments for rent in Portimao, Algarve, Portugal

How To Survive And Thrive During A Real Estate Market Crash

Tiny homes, digital nomads, early retirees, home offices… These and other related trends are spurring the real estate world into action. Some developers are designing buildings specifically targeting digital nomads, trying to capture the expanding population of traveling millennials who can work from anywhere. Others are picking up on the less-is-more movement in the United […]

03 Jan
Perast town in Montenegro

The 4 Best Cash Flow Properties To Invest In 2022

As philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill said in 1848: “Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking, or economizing.” Being a landlord isn’t hard; it simply requires owning rental property. Becoming a successful landlord is the trick. You must know what and when to buy. When it comes to selecting any investment, my […]

30 Dec
Skyline at night of Bogota, Capital City of Colombia

Market Distortions Are The Key Chance To Profit In 2022

As 2021 comes to an end, it’s increasingly difficult to recall the world as it was before COVID-19 joined the party. Trying to predict what 2022 will look like is anybody’s guess. Travel has become as hassled an administrative process as I remember it from 30 and 40 years ago. Only now rather than collecting […]