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

Historic France for $99,941

Historic France for $99,941

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in the French countryside, this one-bedroom renovated stone house at the end of a quiet lane could do the trick. Located in northwestern France, this home, with large garden and south facing terrace, is listed at €64,900 ($76,043). The nearby town, Gorron, has shops, cafes, and restaurants…and don’t miss Read more...: Historic France for $99,941

Video: Undervalued Colonial Homes

Video: Undervalued Colonial Homes

Last year I made RETA members a promise… To bring them mind-blowing dream-home bargains from around the world… Seriously cool properties in stunning parts of the world. Bang-for-your-buck boltholes. Idyllic escapes…cottages in France…casitas by a tropical beach…an occasional crumbling castle… Part of this effort has now culminated in sending my team to far-flung destinations around Read more...: Video: Undervalued Colonial Homes

Get Ready for a Flood of Deals in Mexico

Get Ready for a Flood of Deals in Mexico

This week, I got back from an extensive scouting trip in Puerto Vallarta… I met with multiple developers, put boots on the ground on the sites of 13 promising new projects…visited dozens that didn’t make the cut…and I can now tentatively confirm that we’re just months away from a strong new RETA deal here. Overlooking Read more...: Get Ready for a Flood of Deals in Mexico

The Best Kept Secrets on the Riviera Maya

The Best Kept Secrets on the Riviera Maya

The travel rebound has started… On Monday I flew back to Cabo from Puerto Vallarta (via Guadalajara). The airport was slammed with domestic travelers and vacationing North Americans. The community where I live in Cabo is now completely full with renters for the next couple of weeks. Summer bookings in Mexico’s main tourist destinations are Read more...: The Best Kept Secrets on the Riviera Maya

See How Far Your Real Estate Dollar Will Go in Cannes

See How Far Your Real Estate Dollar Will Go in Cannes

Starting today, I’m going to be adding even more great content to Your Overseas Dream Home… At the end of each article, along with space for your questions and comments, I’m going to include a selected cheap dream home listing from somewhere across my global beat. These will be historic stone homes in time-worn villages Read more...: See How Far Your Real Estate Dollar Will Go in Cannes

Cheap Homes in Year-Round Springlike Climates

Cheap Homes in Year-Round Springlike Climates

Throw out your winter clothes. Forget about air conditioning. In a select group of locations around the world, thanks to latitude, altitude, or a combination of both, the local climate is what can best be described as…perfect. Not too hot, not too cold, perhaps a bit chilly in the evening or early morning. But nothing Read more...: Cheap Homes in Year-Round Springlike Climates

100% Legal: Profit from the Colombian Drug Trade

100% Legal: Profit from the Colombian Drug Trade

This week it’s land…land…productive land. As Mark Twain said “they ain’t making anymore of it.” But first, meet my owl… I was mid-sentence when I heard the thud… I was on a call with a member of my team just back from the colonial town of Guanajuato. He was filling me in on what he’d Read more...: 100% Legal: Profit from the Colombian Drug Trade