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With more than three decades of expertise at our disposal, we strive to find the overseas destinations that are right for you. Look below to find the retirement havens that best fit your needs.

Upcoming Conferences

Fast Track Panama: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018

Fast Track Panama: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018

June 7th-9th 2018

What are you looking for in your retirement? Jim Gault and his wife, Abbe, wanted a place with clean air and beautiful empty beaches for long walks…a place where, in just a few hours, they could escape to cool-climate mountains or get a "big city fix." In other words…they wanted it all. That's exactly what Read more...: Fast Track Panama: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018

Fast Track Costa Rica: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018

Fast Track Costa Rica: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018

August 16th-18th 2018

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own beachside retreat, a private coastal hideaway with lush ocean views… or a lakeside home on a pristine tropical mountain lakeside surrounded by rolling hills of cool pine forests and fertile pastures… in a country with world-class health care, and affordable daily living… then you should turn your Read more...: Fast Track Costa Rica: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018

48 Hour Income Intensive with Winton Churchill

48 Hour Income Intensive with Winton Churchill

September 22nd-23rd 2018

How would you like to be handed your own go-anywhere income—in just 2 days flat? This is a way you could almost instantly gain the flexibility of a completely portable income you could earn any-where there’s an internet connection… but without having to build a website or learn any complex technical stuff. If you like Read more...: 48 Hour Income Intensive with Winton Churchill

Your Own Home Overseas

My Life in Mexico Costs a Fraction of What it Would in U.S.

My Life in Mexico Costs a Fraction of What it Would in U.S.

Betsy Anne Edmonds has lived full-time in Mexico for nearly 15 years and wouldn’t have it any other way. The native New Yorker’s connection to the country began way back in 1968 when she first visited Acapulco. Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Puerto Vallarta were added to her list in the early ‘70s. While she loved all those cities, when it came to choosing her retirement spot in 2003, Betsy Anne did her homework…

Volcán: Great Value Real Estate in the Chiriquí Highlands from $92,000

Volcán: Great Value Real Estate in the Chiriquí Highlands from $92,000

Volcán has a lot to offer expats looking for a place to live in the Chiriquí highlands. The cooler days and nights, beautiful scenery, and laidback lifestyle are a great attraction. Located an hour from the main city of David and the Pacific Ocean...

How to Find a Long-Term Rental Property in Belize

How to Find a Long-Term Rental Property in Belize

There is a common thread in the conversation that many expats have when they first move to Belize and try to find long-term rentals—it is hard to do. There are many reasons for this, and I’ve experienced them while trying to rent in two of the most popular areas of Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, and Placencia.

Three Facts About Buying Real Estate in Panama…and One Myth

Three Facts About Buying Real Estate in Panama…and One Myth

In the beach hub of Coronado—home to one of Panama’s most active expat communities—you can find apartments from about $190 per square foot and houses from as little as $150. In the cool, breezy mountain destination of Boquete, houses have historically been much more common, but these days apartments are coming online, both in Boquete and the neighboring city of David. I’ve seen prices as low as $83 per square foot in this region.

A 6-Bedroom Home Near Seville, Spain for Less Than $200,000

A 6-Bedroom Home Near Seville, Spain for Less Than $200,000

Seville, in southern Spain, has become the darling of more than just the tourism circuit, and with good reason. It’s a warm city, both in terms of climate and the openness of its people, and it’s beautiful on the surface, and deep in tradition. In the last decade, Southern Spain’s de facto and cultural capital <a class="more-link" href="https://internationalliving.com/a-6-bedroom-home-near-seville-spain-for-less-than-200000-yoho/">Read more...<span class="screen-reader-text">: A 6-Bedroom Home Near Seville, Spain for Less Than $200,000</span></a>

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3 Places Where Beach Property is Cheap

Ask the Experts

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica? It’s always the best time. Seriously. Depending on what you’re seeking and where you’re from, it affects your thinking on this subject. For example, almost all North Americans think to come to the beaches of Costa Rica during the dry season. But Europeans favor the mountains during rainy and dry seasons.