For many folks, owning a cheap fixer-upper overseas is the dream… …a cottage in the French countryside…a home in an Italian hill town…or a hacienda in one of Latin America’s great colonial cities. However, before you jump in headfirst, keep in mind that the low cost of an old building is often the first indicator Read more...: 7 Top Tips for Remodeling Your Home Overseas
I have a home in Cabo and spend my winters there and then much of summer in my beach condo on Portugal’s Silver Coast. What can I say? I like the warm weather and beach lifestyle, where you can comfortably be outside year-round. But I am from Ireland—Cork to be specific—and I always spend a Read more...: Celtic Homes From $106K
This week I’m in Lagos on Portugal’s Algarve. I’m here until Saturday, putting boots on the ground, checking in on our recent RETA deals, and probing for new opportunities. My base for the week is a boutique condo near Praia do Porto de Mos, my favorite beach in the area, a couple of miles southwest Read more...: This One Thing Adds Huge Value to Any Condo
For a limited time, you can own an ocean-view, walk-to-the-beach lot in an exclusive up-and-coming coastal region that’s being called the “Hamptons of South America”…from just $664 a month. Our opportunity is in a region known for its unspoiled cream-colored beaches and interior of lagoons, pampas, forest, and farmland. Internationally, it’s still under the radar, Read more...: Profit by the Beach In Uruguay
As I told recently, there’s a lot to like about Uruguay... It’s stable and prosperous. It’s First World, with an emphasis on banking privacy, and a business-oriented government. As a global safe haven, it’s a place where smart money goes in times of uncertainty. A place where you can diversify, protect your wealth, and still Read more...: Ocean-View Lots From $664 a Month
Every city has that address, the one that stands for wealth, luxury, and exclusivity. The truly global cities have neighborhoods that are famous for it… Fifth Avenue in New York, Kensington in London…Orchard Road in Singapore…The Peak in Hong Kong. In these places you have a class of real estate that once bought, almost never Read more...: A Luxury Island Home in Panama City
Stepping out onto my terrace and looking over the large expanse of untouched and wild Atlantic beach is about as majestic as it gets… Indeed, Praia D’El Rey, here on Portugal’s Silver Coast, literally translates to “Beach of the King.” The name is fitting. I have access to an incredible golf course; miles of golden-sand Read more...: Portugal’s Silver Coast Bargains
Pull back the sliding glass door onto my terrace and you’re met with the sound of crashing waves and scent of salty air. Here in Praia D’El Rey, on Portugal’s Silver Coast, I’m about as close to the ocean as one can get. And that’s not an exaggeration. Since this condo was built, new regulations Read more...: How Much is an Ocean View Worth to You?
Sometimes you just want to get away from it all. But rather than a steamy tropical beach, you want cool weather…crisp, clean air…peace and quiet…and panoramic views of natural beauty. A place where the nearest town to buy your groceries or have a meal out is a small village…and limited access makes it hard to Read more...: Highland Retreats for Quiet Living
As tax season winds down in the U.S., I’d like to tell you about a place where you’ll actually welcome the taxman… It’s where Real Estate Trend Alert (RETA) members have collectively saved millions, locking in prime beachfront property in the process… In fact, because of a little-known tax code change, RETA members have secured Read more...: Last Chance to Get Your 2021 Tax “Bailout”?