A City from Scratch Off the Coast of Singapore

A City from Scratch Off the Coast of Singapore

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September 2, 2020

It’s probably the craziest thing I’ve come across in all my years scouting… An entire city built from scratch. Not just from the ground up, but from the sea floor. Four man-made islands, nearly 12 square miles of reclaimed land, 300,000 houses, for an estimated 700,000 inhabitants. The $100 billion Forest City is a Chinese-funded Read more...: A City from Scratch Off the Coast of Singapore

Profit in an Eco-Paradise in Costa Rica

Profit in an Eco-Paradise in Costa Rica

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August 27, 2020

The New York Times is reporting pent up demand for Costa Rican real estate. It’s no mystery why… After months of restricted movement, city dwellers across North America have had enough. They’re looking for larger spaces, privacy, and natural surroundings. They want to go on walks and hikes, see waterfalls, visit spectacular beaches, and have Read more...: Profit in an Eco-Paradise in Costa Rica

SLIDESHOW: A Sneak-Peek at Our Latest RETA Deal…

SLIDESHOW: A Sneak-Peek at Our Latest RETA Deal…

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August 26, 2020

I started this year in one of the most pristine eco-paradises you’ll find anywhere in the world… Costa Rica’s Southern Zone is a tropical haven of thick, green jungle canopy that runs down from the mountains to a coastline hemmed with magnificent Pacific beaches. It’s rich in wildlife. You’ll see brilliant scarlet macaws fly overhead, Read more...: SLIDESHOW: A Sneak-Peek at Our Latest RETA Deal…

Record Numbers of Americans Thinking of a Move Overseas

Record Numbers of Americans Thinking of a Move Overseas

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August 24, 2020

From May to August this year International Living reported traffic to their webpage on “how to move out of the U.S.” had increased 945%. ⁠ All across the internet stories of Americans searching for safe havens abroad are cropping up.⁠ From Forbes.com: ⁠ “According to Immigration New Zealand, a total of 250,000 Americans, have looked Read more...: Record Numbers of Americans Thinking of a Move Overseas

Bargain-Hunting in Ireland’s Midlands

Bargain-Hunting in Ireland’s Midlands

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August 19, 2020

I’m surrounded by ancient Irish boglands, haggling over eggs with a German hippie, and I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather be. Just 12 hours earlier, I was in a two-bedroom apartment in Dublin, on Ireland’s east coast. It’s my remote-working base, and where I’ve spent nearly all of my time since the lockdown in Read more...: Bargain-Hunting in Ireland’s Midlands