These restrictions weren’t all bad. The lockdown made us slow down and figure out what’s really important. Before the pandemic, I’d become used to the fast pace many of my North American clients worked at. Today, people are more thoughtful about where they want to invest their money and what will bring them happiness. They’ve […]
Before the 2008 global crisis, when real estate prices collapsed in many markets, everyone thought real estate values could only go up. Then, in a flash, values dropped by 50% and more in Spain, Ireland, Nicaragua, Greece, some U.S. markets, and beyond. Any market that relied either on foreign (especially U.S.) buyers or on aggressive […]
Panama City must be hiding some real estate bargains, a colleague in town for this week’s Live and Invest in Panama Conference suggested over lunch yesterday. When I asked how he came to that conclusion, his response was one I’ve heard many times, not only for Panama City but for other cities with lots of […]
Last year about this time, I announced the launch of a new agricultural investment opportunity in Panama—a mango plantation where you could participate as a small investor, taking title to your piece of the farm and earning yields along with the developer. Today, that mango plantation is nearly sold out. In less than one year, […]
“I told them the contract is risky, but they invested anyway.” That’s what one of my attorney contacts told me about a recent client experience. He was surprised and even appalled that the client didn’t take his advice and walk away from the investment because he, the attorney, had concerns about some of the contract […]
Now I just can’t go anywhere without that sacred cell I think that I might die if I miss anything at all Text me, send me an e-mail, link me up, give me a call I’m ADD on AOL tryin’ to read the writing on the wall –Jimmy Buffet, “Everybody’s On The Phone” This weekend […]
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