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22 Jul
Upscale colony of Costa Careyes on the Mexican Pacific Coast near Mazatlan.

Top Countries Where U.S. Dollars Get You A Big Discount

Currency: Brazilian real (BRL) Exchange Rate: R$5.23 per US$1 Currency exchange controls: Yes Brazil is the overall champ for currency discounts, where buying power was up 32% at the close of 2020, and has doubled since 2015. This country is exciting, romantic, and diverse. It stands apart among its Latin American neighbors as its culture […]

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. [...]
20 Aug
lagos in portugal, aerial view of town

Currency Considerations To Make Buying Real Estate Overseas

Currency Risks And Rewards When Buying Property Overseas One big and important difference between buying real estate for cash flow in the United States and buying real estate for cash flow overseas is that often the cash flows in a different currency. This is a potential upside and also a potential risk. In 2015, we [...]
16 Jul
Caribbean town by the sea

What You Need to Know: Global Real Estate Investing

Take This Reality Check Before Making Any Property Purchase Overseas World events are creating chaos and uncertainty… which is translating into the greatest opportunity of our lifetimes to own real estate overseas. The currency discounts alone are irresistible. However, if you’re considering (as we strongly recommend you should be right now) diversifying into foreign property [...]