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21 Oct
View of Malaga with bullring and harbor

The 2 Rules To Minimize Risk When Buying Real Estate

Risk-taking is personal. Everyone has their 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 […]

14 Oct
St Lucia, an island in the Caribbean

The 3 Best Citizenship By Investment Programs

Before the global pandemic, an American passport got you into 184 countries. It was one of the best travel documents you could carry. At the height of the pandemic, U.S. passport-holders were permitted entry to but 29 countries. Some 166 countries had decided to bar entry to Americans, fearing those Americans might carry the coronavirus […]

10 Sep
Chair sits on the balcony deck of a house looking out over the beach and the ocean

2 Critical Reasons Global Property Is Today’s Big Opportunity

Annually, colleagues, friends, and real estate investment professionals from around the globe join us in Panama City for our Global Property Summit. Day 1 of this year’s event was a tour of the most compelling opportunities for owning real estate in Brazil, Argentina, Panama, Portugal, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Thailand, and beyond… And that was […]

23 Aug
Diversified investments including stocks, forestry investment, real estate and bitcoin

Why You Should Diversify Your Portfolio in Times of Crisis

I’ve written before about real estate investors emailing or approaching me at conferences to question my position on the definition of a truly diversified real estate portfolio. Usually, they’re newer investors who haven’t seen the stock market or whatever type of investing it is that they focus on do what all types of investments do […]

16 Aug
View of the financial district and sea in Panama City, Panama.

Why Investing In Panama’s Real Estate Is So Compelling

If you’re a subscriber to my Global Property Advisor, your latest issue is in your inbox. I recommend you take a close look. This month we reveal our first-ever Global Property Investment Index. This is a giant research project. My team and I spent months rating and ranking the world’s best real estate markets. The […]

12 Aug
David, Chiriqui

Hassle-Free Real Estate Investment Opportunity In David, Panama

In these rocky times, we need to be extra picky about where we put our hard-earned money… If you’re looking for a safe haven—where you can park your cash and watch it grow (while you sleep soundly for 8 hours a night)—then one place stands above all others… Panama. Among its Latin American neighbors, this […]

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 […]

19 Jul
Kyrenia marina seen from the overlooking hill in Northern Cyprus

Exploring The Places With The Best Real Estate Investment Opportunities

First Ever Global Property Investment Index Names The World’s Best Place To Invest In Real Estate Overseas This month we introduce our first-ever Global Property Investment Index. It’ll be an annual affair. The objective is to present a comprehensive overview of the markets we’ve identified as offering an abundance of real estate investment opportunity, rating [...]