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04 Dec
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Top 5 Rental Markets In The Dominican Republic Today

For the last four years, we’ve been touting the Dominican Republic as a place where investors can find quality overseas rental property investment opportunities that don’t require huge initial investment sums. Plus, local bank financing is available in this country for nonresidents and foreigners. Today, global property investors, particularly North Americans, are starting to take […]

20 Nov
Drive to mexico from U.S.

3 Popular Seaside Towns In Mexico Within Driving Distance Of U.S.

As I explained to the entire group assembled in Cancún last week for our Live and Invest in Mexico Conference, the most valuable convenience you can hope for when purchasing a home abroad is the ability to load up the car and drive to it. And this is one of Mexico’s biggest advantages. During the meetings […]

13 Nov
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How I Took $5K And Created A Million Dollar Property Portfolio

In 1995, I made my first real estate investment, a three-flat building in Chicago. I was able to make the purchase with US$5,000. Two-and-a-half years later, in early 1998, I sold the building for a leveraged return of 1,800%. I hadn’t planned to sell at that time. My first wife and I were divorcing, and […]

24 Aug

My Simple (And Ever-Evolving) Strategy To Property Investing

What’s Your Property Investing Strategy? Here’s Mine… When I first started out investing in real estate overseas, my personal investment process was less refined than it is today. Twenty years ago when I got started at this, I would scout a new location to see what opportunities were available, and, because I could almost always [...]
19 Jun
Do You Need an Offshore Corporation

Do You Really Need An Offshore Corporation?

Lief Simon’s Offshore Wealth Summit in Panama City this week is built around a series of workshops addressing the key concepts to do with “going offshore.” For each of these workshops, Lief has convened a panel of experts so as to provide, for each discussion, depth, breadth, and diversity of perspective and experience. One of […]

20 Mar
Owning real estate offshore

2 Critical Reasons Global Property Is Today’s Big Opportunity

24 Ways To Earn Up To 22% Per Year From Property Overseas In Panama City with us today are colleagues, friends, and real estate investment professionals from around the globe. Day 1 of this week’s Global Property Summit has been a tour of the most compelling opportunities for owning real estate in Brazil, Argentina, Panama, [...]
16 Feb
Is There A Perfect Time For An Overseas Property Purchase?

Is There A Perfect Time For An Overseas Property Purchase?

The U.S. dollar continues at highs against currencies around the world, including the British pound and the euro. Pundits are predicting more of the same. I’ve read and heard talking head after talking head calling for an ever-stronger Greenback. It reminds me of a few years ago, when those who try to crystal-ball this stuff […]

03 Mar
mango tree

Panama Mango Plantation Is A Top Investment For 2016

It’s been two years since I first recommended what was at the time an innovative new agricultural investment opportunity in Panama—specifically, a mango plantation. The project was launched in February 2014. After a couple of months of preparation on the ground with the help of topography maps and drones, the developers began clearing the land. […]