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Own For $55,000 and Rent For $400 a Month in Loja, Ecuador

Own For $55,000 and Rent For $400 a Month in Loja, Ecuador

I live on a sizeable quinta (a villa or small estate) near Loja—deep in southern Ecuador. Here the weather is so mild, I live in the open air year-round. Being so near the equator means the temperature never gets too cold, while the Andean elevation keeps the air from ever getting unbearably hot.