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Colonial City Bargains

Colonial City Bargains

Narrow, cobblestoned streets lined with brightly colored facades…quaint plazas and leafy parks…soaring churches and cathedrals…shaded courtyards complete with tinkling fountains and grand statues of past heroes… It’s touches like these that have attracted people to live in Latin America’s colonial towns and cities. These “inner city” historic districts were once neglected, as local people with Read more...: Colonial City Bargains

Cheap Homes in English-Speaking Caribbean

Cheap Homes in English-Speaking Caribbean

Language does not have to be an obstacle to traveling or living anywhere in the world. But sometimes it can be nice to converse in your native tongue. A long colonial legacy in the so-called West Indies by the British means that there are several islands in the Caribbean where English is commonly spoken or Read more...: Cheap Homes in English-Speaking Caribbean

A Literal “Road to Riches” in Tulum?

A Literal “Road to Riches” in Tulum?

Cars, trucks, and scooters whiz by, forcing me to duck away from the trail of dust thrown into the air. I’m here next to the newest road in Tulum. For passing vehicles, this road is now the fastest route to one of the most stunning beaches in the world… But for RETA members, this new Read more...: A Literal “Road to Riches” in Tulum?

VIDEO: Six-Figure Gains on These Condos in Tulum

VIDEO: Six-Figure Gains on These Condos in Tulum

The condos are delivered…the first owners have moved in…the units, the pool, the tropical landscaping in the common areas…it all looks great. Yesterday, I took a tour of our Real Estate Trend Alert (RETA) opportunity in Tao Tulum and was very impressed. RETA members had the chance to own a two-bedroom condo here back in Read more...: VIDEO: Six-Figure Gains on These Condos in Tulum

Hidden Gems and Rare Deals in San Miguel

Hidden Gems and Rare Deals in San Miguel

Over the past year, our RETA-only launches have stepped up a gear. They’ve been coming at a faster rate, sometimes right on top of each other, and they often sell out within the space of hours… It’s easy to miss them… That’s the drawback of having a mass of deals in the pipeline. But it’s Read more...: Hidden Gems and Rare Deals in San Miguel

Beware of Wannabe Developers

Beware of Wannabe Developers

At the base of Turkey’s northwestern mountains there’s a graveyard for Disney castles… At least, that’s what it brings to mind. You might recognise the ghost town of Burj Al Babas from the many headlines it generated a couple of years ago. Burj Al Babas was pitched by the developer as a spa resort, with Read more...: Beware of Wannabe Developers