About 28% of all American expats living abroad live in Mexico. A big reason for this is that Mexico has one of the world’s easiest immigration programs. The process begins at the Mexican consulate in your home country. Amounts vary consulate to consulate, but qualifying for temporary residency through economic solvency requires an average minimum […]
Portugal is the oldest country in Europe, with the same defined borders since 1139. Before that, it was part of the Umayyad Caliphate and the Roman Empire. The country is home to the oldest bookstore chain in the world, Livraria Bertrand, which opened its doors in 1732. Here, too, is one of the oldest universities […]
Currency: Brazilian real (BRL) Exchange Rate: R$5.16 per US$1 Currency exchange controls: Yes The dollar is 91% stronger versus the Brazilian real than it was in 2015. But don’t miss this twist: The dollar has lost 8% of its buying power against the real since the start of 2022, reversing a decade-long trend. So its […]
If you aren’t taking at least some of your profits out of the U.S. stock market and putting it into real estate overseas, you’re not paying attention. The question isn’t whether to diversify beyond U.S. markets and specifically beyond U.S. stocks… it’s where, specifically, you should be placing those gains. Where am I focused this […]
My First-Ever Global Property Markets Index Rates And Ranks The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas This month’s issue of my Global Property Advisor will feature my first-ever Global Property Markets Index. My team and I have spent the past two months collecting data and crunching numbers. Our aim is to rate and [...]
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