Is This the End of the Crisis?

Is This the End of the Crisis?

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November 12, 2020

With news of a working vaccine this week, the world is breathing a sigh of relief. After months of lockdowns, bankruptcies, volatile markets, political turmoil, and endless uncertainty, it’s a very welcome development. The stock market rallied on the back of the news. Some news outlets are calling it the “start of the end of Read more...: Is This the End of the Crisis?

The Mainstream Media Have It Wrong About Real Estate

The Mainstream Media Have It Wrong About Real Estate

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November 11, 2020

Don’t believe everything you read in the news… These days, such a statement is so self-evident it verges on banal. But every now and again, I’m reminded why it’s so important. For instance, if you were to believe a recent article in The New York Times, you’d think that a home near the water in Read more...: The Mainstream Media Have It Wrong About Real Estate

Election Fatigue? I’m Here to Help

Election Fatigue? I’m Here to Help

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November 6, 2020

It’s been a crazy week. This election saw the biggest turnout rate in over a century and we still don’t have a declared winner. But I’m not here to analyze the results. The last thing you need is another political commentator… The best thing I can do for you now is help you build a Read more...: Election Fatigue? I’m Here to Help

Your Election Survival Pack

Your Election Survival Pack

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November 4, 2020

Shops are boarding up their windows, authorities are readying their defences against mass violence, and an “anti-climb” wall is being built around the White House. This isn’t an invasion, it’s the U.S. presidential election. But unlike any other we’ve seen… Pandemic…protests…it’s been a turbulent year. On Wall Street, traders are extremely nervous. With “buy the Read more...: Your Election Survival Pack

My Weirdest Scouting Trip Yet

My Weirdest Scouting Trip Yet

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October 30, 2020

I’m running through the main plaza, leaping into the air as I go. In front of me there’s a man dressed as a pirate. Another is in nothing but a bathing suit. Nobody here bats an eye. This is Decentaland…the world’s first blockchain-based virtual world. When the platform launched in February, visitors purchased over $1 Read more...: My Weirdest Scouting Trip Yet

Could This Be the End of the Golden Visa?

Could This Be the End of the Golden Visa?

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October 28, 2020

The window to get a European Golden Visa could be closing. To remind you, a “Golden Visa” is a path to full time residency through investment, which allows folks to gain residency, and sometimes citizenship, through purchasing real estate or other assets within a country. Real Estate Trend Alert members have successfully used Golden Visas Read more...: Could This Be the End of the Golden Visa?

Why are French Homes so Cheap?

Why are French Homes so Cheap?

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October 20, 2020

Forget Paris, the French want to move to rural France for peace, fresh air, and la France profonde. At least according to one survey. An overwhelming 81% of respondents said they preferred the countryside, which they associate with a higher quality of life, calm, nature surroundings, less pollution, and a lower cost of living. Only Read more...: Why are French Homes so Cheap?

How COVID-19 Has Become A Trend Accelerator

How COVID-19 Has Become A Trend Accelerator

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October 19, 2020

The grass was nearly up to my chest… The pool was grotty, with thick, green algae forming on the bottom. But then, I figure a landscaper could have the place looking great in short order. And on Portugal’s Silver Coast, that would cost you just a couple of hundred bucks. This is just one of Read more...: How COVID-19 Has Become A Trend Accelerator