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09 Nov
Two colonial style lemon yellow balconies in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Acquiring A Second Residency Through Property Investment

On Aug. 7, 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit made headlines when, in the space of 45 minutes, he crossed four times between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. He didn’t just walk—the 24-year-old high-wire artist danced and lay down on the wire, too, balance pole in hand. Whether you look on it as art […]

12 Oct
Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Investing In Brazil Should Be Your Next Move, Here’s Why

One important factor that makes Brazil particularly attractive to North Americans today is the extraordinary currency advantage. Right now, the dollar is trading at over 5 Brazilian reais. That means that everything from eating out to staying at a hotel to buying property comes at a significant discount. But these low property prices we’re seeing […]

24 Sep
Greece

Is Greece Your Golden Ticket To Europe?

Greece’s Golden Visa program stands out. Nothing else in Europe matches this golden ticket. For a 250,000-euro investment in real estate (just under US$300,000 at today’s exchange), non-EU citizens and their families can get residency of Greece. The visa covers children up to 21 years of age and is granted for five years. After that, […]

29 Apr
An exchange rate board

Why I Focus On Real Estate Price And Not Exchange Rate

I don’t usually pay attention to exchange rates on a daily basis. However, being in Europe for the last month, I’ve been watching the U.S. dollar rate versus the euro. The euro has dropped from US$1.13 to US$1.115 since I arrived about four weeks ago. The difference of a penny-and-a-half—or a bit less than 1.5%—isn’t […]

11 Feb
A monopoly board with houses and hotels and a card that reads "overseas property investments"

Things To Consider When Investing In Properties Overseas

What Is The Best Way To Take Title To Your Property Investments Overseas? If you purchase a piece of real estate in another country, should you have the ownership documents issued in your name or, perhaps, in the name of a corporation? If a corporation, should it be a local company (formed in the jurisdiction [...]
25 Oct
orange mangos in a basket

Find Out Where Money Grows On Trees For Up To 80 Years

Cash Flow Of Up To 45% Per Year (I’m Not Kidding) 2018 has been a great year for us global property investors... And it's not over yet. In fact, I'd say my latest discovery is the best we've had all year. The numbers are compelling... For a one-time investment of US$39,000, you can position yourself [...]
28 May
An aerial view of the Fortaleza beachfront

Fortaleza, Brazil: Earn 18% To 20% Return On Your Investment

Earn 18% To 20% Net From This Coastal Rental? Too Good To Be True? A developer in Brazil is projecting what any serious investor (including me) would initially consider to be unrealistic net rental yields of 18% to 20% for his new coastal townhouse development. However, stick with me. These returns are extraordinary... but I [...]
20 Jul
Man holding small piggy bank in his hands

Your Investments Are About You, After All It Is YOUR Money

A developer I work with in Brazil wrote to me this week to say that several recent reservations he’s received from would-be American buyers have been cancelled after the buyers have spoken with their financial advisors. Reasons these financial advisors have counseled their clients to pull out of purchases after having signed contracts include: It’s […]