Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

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December 5, 2020

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

Welcome to Fear City (Again!)

Welcome to Fear City (Again!)

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December 4, 2020

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!)

How to Profit From New Short-Term Rental Demand

How to Profit From New Short-Term Rental Demand

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December 4, 2020

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

The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

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December 4, 2020

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

A Deluge of Deals is Coming

A Deluge of Deals is Coming

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December 3, 2020

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

Making Money in a Crisis Shouldn’t be Nerve-Wracking

Making Money in a Crisis Shouldn’t be Nerve-Wracking

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December 2, 2020

I’ve never seen so many people so unhappy about making money. Last week, the stock market rallied to a new all-time high. Under normal circumstances, this is good news. But in the middle of an economic crisis it has a peculiar effect. Seeing stocks surge to new heights is creating a growing sense of unease—a Read more...: Making Money in a Crisis Shouldn’t be Nerve-Wracking

My Biggest Discovery in Faro (And it Wasn’t Real Estate)

My Biggest Discovery in Faro (And it Wasn’t Real Estate)

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December 1, 2020

Ronan gave me a few pointers for my trip to Portugal. The best spots for real estate, the contacts to meet, the places he thought I’d like. He signed off with a mention of the country’s famous custard tarts (pastel de nata). They’re really addictive, he warned me. One is never enough. Personally, I can Read more...: My Biggest Discovery in Faro (And it Wasn’t Real Estate)

2021 is Going to be Eventful…and Profit Filled

2021 is Going to be Eventful…and Profit Filled

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November 30, 2020

I spent Thanksgiving here in Cabo. The late afternoon breeze off the Pacific has the faint hint of cool air. A warm yet refreshing 82 F. The sports-fishing boats are moving across my horizon heading back to port. They leave a trail of white water on an otherwise deep-blue ocean. This time last year my Read more...: 2021 is Going to be Eventful…and Profit Filled