Remodeling: Is That Facelift Worth It?

Remodeling: Is That Facelift Worth It?

4,800 miles away someone is swinging a sledgehammer at my €410,000 luxury condo. Under different circumstances that might be cause for concern. But, as it stands, I couldn’t be more excited… That’s because when they’re done, my condo will to be worth a handsome six figures more. As you may know, last year I bought Read more...: Remodeling: Is That Facelift Worth It?

A Down-and-Dirty Way to Profit in Uruguay

A Down-and-Dirty Way to Profit in Uruguay

Recently, I told RETA members about a chance to lock down ocean-view lots ahead of a Path of Progress starting from just $579 per month. Our opportunity is on Uruguay’s Atlantic coast, in a place some folks call the “Hamptons of South America.” Think cream-colored beaches, lagoons, nature reserves… If you’re a RETA member, you Read more...: A Down-and-Dirty Way to Profit in Uruguay

Cheap European Country Homes

Cheap European Country Homes

As young people in rural communities head to the cities for jobs and other opportunities, an increasing number of rural homes with character become available across Europe. You’ll find scores of farmhouses in shambles listed for bargain-basement prices. They need complete renovation, including plumbing and electric, not to mention often structural work. If you haven’t Read more...: Cheap European Country Homes

You Need to Pay Attention to This Algarve Beach Town

You Need to Pay Attention to This Algarve Beach Town

As a conservative investor I like to buy in places like Portugal’s Algarve where there’s a huge mix of markets… North Europeans come in the summer, North Americans are increasingly coming to visit and live…Scandinavians escape their harsh winters to play golf and relax around Lagos…people come from all over Portugal, Spain, France… Last year, Read more...: You Need to Pay Attention to This Algarve Beach Town

French Properties With Profit Potential

French Properties With Profit Potential

The air is cool inside the old winemaker’s house, a welcome break from the summer sun. The house has three floors. In total there are six bedrooms, and lots of what you’d call “character”—original floor tiles, heavy wooden doors and wrought-iron finishes. It also has a small shady garden in front making it perfect for Read more...: French Properties With Profit Potential