This week, my senior researcher Margaret Summerfield has started a new leg of her hunt for a European home. This time she’s on the south coast of England, a diverse coastline of vast forests, rolling hills, dramatic cliffs, quaint hamlets, medieval cities, and buzzing beach towns. While the temperamental oceanic climate keeps this coastline under Read more...: The $89K Shed
I spend my summers at my home in Cork, visiting friends and family, getting in a few rounds of golf in Ireland’s magical summer, and, of course, scouting out potential opportunities for RETA members. Ireland is Europe’s third largest island (after Great Britain and Iceland). But still, it can definitely feel very small at times…even Read more...: European Island Homes From $100K
Behind every real estate investing theory and strategy there’s a hard-won, real-world lesson. Right now, I’m putting together my ultimate compendium of strategies and secrets I’ve learned in my years of profitable investing. This has set me thinking about all the times I’ve used a real estate play to x2, x3, or even x4 my Read more...: How to Maximize Your Rental Income
What’s your story? As I write, I’m in the southwest of Ireland, where we’re officially in a heatwave. There’s Mediterranean-like weather predicted for the rest of the week, and no one wants to be working. However, I for one am excited to be at my desk… That’s because I’ve started work in earnest on a Read more...: A Profitable Part-Time Home in Tuscany
There are 572 million Spanish speakers in the world, of which 477 million are native speakers. Spanish has the second-most native speakers in the world, after Mandarin, and it’s one of the most studied languages. It’s no surprise it’s so common. Centuries of conquest and colonization spread the language throughout the Americas and beyond—even to Read more...: Bargain Homes in the Spanish-Speaking World
I’ve just had a Zoom call with Alfredo Aleman, the developer behind our RETA opportunity at Playa Caracol on Panama’s Pacific Riviera… This is where members recently locked down luxury two-bed condos mere steps from Panama’s premier beach, starting from just $144,200. It’s a price that’s absolutely unheard of for a high-end beach community like Read more...: Our Last “Bailout” Deal
In close to two decades of real estate investing, I’ve never seen an opportunity as rare and unique as what we have in Playa Caracol on Panama’s Pacific Riviera… Where else can you own in a high-end master planned community, on the nicest white-sand beach within an hour or so of a major global city…at Read more...: The Best Deal in RETA History?
On a recent trip to Tulum on the Riviera Maya, I was sitting down to a beachside lunch of ceviche and grilled calamari when I got a WhatsApp notification telling me I’d just made $70,500 in gains… It was just another reminder that my favorite investment strategy had once again paid off. I’m often asked Read more...: Do This to Profit From Real Estate
Buying real estate overseas is fun and glamorous. It can also be very profitable, but you need to be clear from the start what you want to get out of the property—and how much you are willing to put in. First, you need to decide if you are purchasing as an investment or buying a Read more...: What Kind of Real Estate is For You?
When I first found our latest RETA deal—luxury water-view condos, with on-site marina, as well as a planned private beach (and beach club), gourmet food market, and multiple pools—I knew it was something special… …a one-of-a-kind opportunity to invest in a landmark project a short drive from Mérida, one of Mexico’s premier colonial cities. Then, Read more...: Rare Just Got Even Rarer