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The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

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

Why are French Homes so Cheap?

Why are French Homes so Cheap?

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?

Why Now Is A Buying Moment Of A Lifetime

Why Now Is A Buying Moment Of A Lifetime

A week ago, I was standing in a super high-end master-planned resort community in the Central Algarve in Portugal. Around me were homes worth anywhere from €1.8 million to €10 million. In my hand was a big bag of keys… I knew they opened the doors to at least five of the homes, but I Read more...: Why Now Is A Buying Moment Of A Lifetime

European Homes From as Little as $33K

European Homes From as Little as $33K

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we always need a Plan B… And C…and D… I’m talking about having a place you can go when things hit the fan. A place you can escape to with a kit bag at the drop of a hat. Somewhere quiet and remote where you can ride Read more...: European Homes From as Little as $33K

Costa Rica in Demand…

Costa Rica in Demand…

Tourism in Costa Rica is about to reactivate… Last week, the Costa Rican government announced that all U.S. residents can travel there from November 1, just in time for high season… The country is a natural paradise: a land of stunning beaches, verdant jungles, cloud forests, rushing rivers and pure, tumbling streams… I was there Read more...: Costa Rica in Demand…

Scouting Portugal’s Stunning Silver Coast

Scouting Portugal’s Stunning Silver Coast

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September 25, 2020

I’ve just bought a home! Well, not quite…I’ve gone sale agreed on a condo and I’m now going through the due diligence and mortgage process. This has been an unexpected start to my Portugal scouting trip, and I’ve only just finished the first leg. For the past six days, I’ve been scouting Portugal’s stunning Silver Read more...: Scouting Portugal’s Stunning Silver Coast