Greek Island Getaways From $95K

Greek Island Getaways From $95K

There are 6,000 Greek isles dotting the Ionian and Aegean seas, of which 227 are inhabited. They are the birthplaces of ancient gods and mythic heroes. There are ancient Roman and Greek temples, Crusader castles, white-washed villages perched hillside, forest-clad mountains that rise from the sea, once-busy trading ports, fishing villages, and turquoise waters. And, Read more...: Greek Island Getaways From $95K

Crashed by a Mexican Wedding in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Crashed by a Mexican Wedding in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

First come the artists, the writers, then those with money follow… This is a pattern I’ve witnessed time and again in places that undergo gentrification. Artists and creatives find an overlooked town, city, or neighborhood. They move in…make it an exciting place to live…watch as a whole micro economy grows up around them…as old buildings Read more...: Crashed by a Mexican Wedding in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Finding the Diamond in the Real Estate Haystack

Finding the Diamond in the Real Estate Haystack

Ping. Buzz. Beep. Check your tech. Ring. Ping. Ting. “You have new messages.” My phone is on the coffee table beside my laptop. I’m standing by my espresso machine looking out at the blue sky above the ocean. I’ll have a coffee before diving back in. Texts, WhatsApps, emails…I have some contacts using Signal now… Read more...: Finding the Diamond in the Real Estate Haystack

Get €25k to Renovate a €1 home?

Get €25k to Renovate a €1 home?

When I started Real Estate Trend Alert in 2008, it was because I had already tried to find groups like it. I looked everywhere for a club of like-minded folks who—banded together—could negotiate as true insiders on the real estate scene and wield awesome group buying power across the globe. I couldn’t find one…so I Read more...: Get €25k to Renovate a €1 home?

Your Luxury Caribbean Home Awaits in Playa del Carmen

Your Luxury Caribbean Home Awaits in Playa del Carmen

Your morning starts with the call of the great kiskadee, as the fresh ocean breeze stirs the outside world to life. Your large terrace, nestled in mature tropical vegetation is ideal for birdwatching. The eurasian collared dove, the hooded oriole, and the green jay are frequent visitors… You love the space, the light, and how Read more...: Your Luxury Caribbean Home Awaits in Playa del Carmen

Why You Should Pay Attention to Leverage

Why You Should Pay Attention to Leverage

As real estate investors, there has never been a better time to borrow money…to use leverage. Leverage works by using someone else’s money to buy a property, thereby minimizing your initial investment and freeing up your cash flow. Right now, we are in a historic low interest rate environment. That means money has never been Read more...: Why You Should Pay Attention to Leverage

Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The best cure for the post-travel blues is to book another trip… The second-best cure is to return to a base where you love to spend time. I’ve never been more grateful to have my condo in Cabo. To have the shimmering Pacific Ocean always within view. And to have this stunning beach to make Read more...: Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico