But it's not all Zoom calls. I'm here in Tulum for some old-fashioned boots-on-the-ground scouting. I'm here to take the pulse of one of the fastest-growing markets on my beat, to sit down with developers, meet with architects, and take pitches.
My point is, be more open when you're considering what property to buy. Just because something has been used as office space for generations doesn't mean it has to stay that way.
The medieval borgo (village) of Rotecastello is about as close to the geographic center of Italy as you can get, making this home an ideal...
I’m here on Tulum Beach enjoying the Caribbean sunrise and listening to the waves gently lap against the shore. I arrived late yesterday evening from Cabo to stormy weather. The wind howled and whistled through the palm trees and palapas all night. It felt like a tropical camping adventure. Today, it’s a return to paradise. Read more...: $81K in Gains and a Wacky Idea
What will it be? Island hopping, fishing, paddle boarding…a trip to the city? Perhaps a hike up Cerro Chame mountain and chilling at a waterfall. Or scuba diving in the Pacific’s sparkling cerulean waters. You might allow the day to unfold naturally. Take a virgin Piña Colada under a coconut palm and watch the bronzed Read more...: Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood
Growing up in Ireland, I learned about New York City from movies like Coming to America (starring the brilliant Eddie Murphy), Wall Street, and Martin Scorsese’s mafia masterpiece Goodfellas… It was a gritty city where danger and opportunity were intertwined. You could become a millionaire on Wall Street, then get mugged the next block over. Read more...: Welcome to Fear City (Again!)
A few of you have been asking me whether it’s possible to find a home in and around the $100,000 range that’s close to water. The short answer is yes…but there’s a “but.” The thing is, water comes at a premium. It’s scarce and in demand. Depending on where you’re looking, the difference between a Read more...: Waterside Homes From $115K
Generating rental income is also a key profit angle in many of the recommendations I make to Real Estate Trend Alert. We profit by buying in the right place at the right price, locking in phenomenal yields. It’s a play that can ensure you always have income flow and peace of mind, no matter what… Read more...: How to Profit From New Short-Term Rental Demand
One of the best and most important strategies I use to find profitable real estate deals is to follow a Path of Progress. I do this by identifying a destination that’s on the up… A place where capital appreciation potential is significantly strengthened by new development…be it new roads, bridges, airports, flight routes, or the Read more...: The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate
Eight months on from the start of this crisis and we’ve already had an amazing run. We’ve found bank foreclosures with discounts amounting to 50% off… Motivated sellers offering luxury homes for as much as $500,000 below the original list price… Currency plays that allow us to save 10%…20%…30% on best-in-class real estate. And we’ve Read more...: A Deluge of Deals is Coming