Tulum Attracts a New Tribe

Tulum Attracts a New Tribe

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September 7, 2020

#WorkFromHome is trending… On Instagram, you’ll find over 13 million posts using the hashtag. On Twitter, it pops up multiple times every minute. #WorkFromHome, #WFH, #WorkFromAnwhere, #RemoteWork, whatever you like to call it… Search though any of these tags across social media and you’ll find people discussing Zoom calls, offering tips, sharing picture of their Read more...: Tulum Attracts a New Tribe

My Only Southeast Asia Recommendation…

My Only Southeast Asia Recommendation…

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September 4, 2020

Buying profitable real estate in Southeast Asia is not for the faint-hearted. Opaque and murky regulatory environments…floods of Chinese money to compete with…and, well, it’s a long way from home… But that’s not to say there isn’t opportunity. On the contrary… The old commercial, religious, and learning center of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand is Read more...: My Only Southeast Asia Recommendation…

Real Estate Scouting Trip in Vietnam

Real Estate Scouting Trip in Vietnam

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September 3, 2020

I’d just spent 12 hours riding in a sleeper train, traveling from Hanoi to Hue in central Vietnam, home to Vietnamese royals from the 4th century until 1945. It was the first leg of a 1,600-mile journey that would stretch over 18 days, and across three countries. Stepping off the train in Hue was also Read more...: Real Estate Scouting Trip in Vietnam

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