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Tag: Real Estate Overseas

02 Aug
Malaga, Spain resort skyline at Malagueta Beach

The 2 Rules To Minimize Risk When Buying Real Estate

Risk-taking is personal. Everyone has his own thresholds. Most people take few risks in their lives. They go with the comfortable job, make the safe investments, and stay within the lines with whatever they’re doing. Over the years, I’ve learned that education can be a game changer when it comes to perceived risk. Someone living […]

22 Oct
Alcohol hand gel sanitizer with medical protective mask and wooden house model.

What You Need To Know Before Buying Real Estate Overseas During COVID

Don’t Buy Property Overseas During This Pandemic Crisis Until You Read This First As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people from moving about as freely as they could or would have done pre-pandemic, global real estate buyers are making adjustments. Many of my contacts in markets around the world are reporting that investors are [...]
09 Nov
How I Learned Diversifying Overseas Was Key To Success

How I Learned Diversifying Overseas Was Key To Success

How Argentina's Currency Crash Supercharged My Life My first real overseas living experience was in Argentina in 1994. The drilling company I was working for had already sent me on two overseas assignments by that time, in Chad and western Kazakhstan. However, those had been short stints (six weeks apiece), and in each case I [...]
12 Nov
Global Property Investing During This Golden Age

Global Property Investing During This Golden Age

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 […]