Why You Should Pay Attention to Leverage

Why You Should Pay Attention to Leverage

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February 2, 2021

As real estate investors, there has never been a better time to borrow money…to use leverage. Leverage works by using someone else’s money to buy a property, thereby minimizing your initial investment and freeing up your cash flow. Right now, we are in a historic low interest rate environment. That means money has never been Read more...: Why You Should Pay Attention to Leverage

Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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February 1, 2021

The best cure for the post-travel blues is to book another trip… The second-best cure is to return to a base where you love to spend time. I’ve never been more grateful to have my condo in Cabo. To have the shimmering Pacific Ocean always within view. And to have this stunning beach to make Read more...: Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Why You Should Consider a Master-Planned Community

Why You Should Consider a Master-Planned Community

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January 29, 2021

Picture this… You step outside your spacious luxury condo and into the warm tropical sun. From your terrace, you watch the palm trees sway gently in the soft ocean breeze. The birdsong is best in the early dawn… In front of you, the dewy grass of an immaculately manicured fairway sparkles in the morning light. Read more...: Why You Should Consider a Master-Planned Community

Caribbean Living for a Third Less Than California

Caribbean Living for a Third Less Than California

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January 28, 2021

For the first time in its 170-year history, California’s population is predicted to fall. The Census Bureau estimates California lost nearly 70,000 residents in 2020 alone. Among the evacuees were celebrities like Rob Schneider, Josh Brolin, Joe Rogan, and the richest man in the world, Elon Musk. What’s going on? According to The Los Angeles Read more...: Caribbean Living for a Third Less Than California

Own a Dream “Fixer Upper” in Europe

Own a Dream “Fixer Upper” in Europe

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January 26, 2021

Have you ever dreamed of living in a medieval villa in Italy? How about a French cottage in a grassy glade…or a majestic chateau built by a prince? In hidden corners across Europe, you can find countless bargain properties just waiting to be rescued. I’m talking old, beautiful, and often quite substantial homes which are Read more...: Own a Dream “Fixer Upper” in Europe

A Quick Note From Stunning Chiapas, Mexico

A Quick Note From Stunning Chiapas, Mexico

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January 25, 2021

“Some people compare San Cristóbal de las Casas to San Miguel de Allende, but I think San Cristóbal is much nicer.” When scouting a new city, taxi drivers can be a good source of information… They’ll tell you where to find the best places to eat, the hidden gems the tourists miss, and they’ll talk Read more...: A Quick Note From Stunning Chiapas, Mexico

Invest Like An Insider And Unlock Incredible Gains

Invest Like An Insider And Unlock Incredible Gains

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January 22, 2021

A couple of days ago, I got a taste of what it’s like to be an ordinary real estate investor… By “ordinary,” I mean someone who isn’t plugged in. Someone who doesn’t have industry contacts. Or who doesn’t get any insider knowledge. Instead, all they see are the glossy advertisements battling for their attention. They Read more...: Invest Like An Insider And Unlock Incredible Gains

Why Real Estate Is The Single Best Asset

Why Real Estate Is The Single Best Asset

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January 21, 2021

The “greater fool” theory works like this… You invest in a stock, regardless of its long-term outlook, because in the short-term you believe that its value is set to rise. Why would it rise? Because a “greater fool” will be willing to pay even more. In a bull market, the greater fool theory holds up…to Read more...: Why Real Estate Is The Single Best Asset

My Real Estate Trip in Lagos, Portugal

My Real Estate Trip in Lagos, Portugal

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January 20, 2021

I was chased by a lunatic yesterday. Lunatic might not be the right word. A man with an obsession might be closer to the mark. One that he felt obliged to share with the world at large… “So much sexier now!” was what he first shouted at me. Heads turned, to see what floor show Read more...: My Real Estate Trip in Lagos, Portugal

Homes With Land for as Little as $98K

Homes With Land for as Little as $98K

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January 18, 2021

The rise of “Work From Home” is the number one thing on my list of big trends to watch and play in 2021. But here’s the thing… Work From Home is nothing new. In fact, it pre-dates the office…it pre-dates factories…it pre-dates industrialization. Before the spinning jenny kickstarted the industrial revolution in 1760, most technology Read more...: Homes With Land for as Little as $98K