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Homes on Greece’s Most Popular Islands For Under $105k

Homes on Greece’s Most Popular Islands For Under $105k

Like many an Irish student, I worked in bars on several Greek islands back in the day. My memories of times spent on the island of Santorini are among my fondest. Gleaming white churches with domed, azure roofs, turquoise ocean, diving, fishing, yachting… Santorini’s volcanic heritage is everywhere. A short boat ride takes you to Read more...: Homes on Greece’s Most Popular Islands For Under $105k

Real Estate: Helps You Live the Life You Want

Real Estate: Helps You Live the Life You Want

I’m often asked the question…Why invest in real estate overseas? Here are the 3 main reasons I give: The potential profits. When you look overseas you open yourself to bigger opportunities…and much bigger potential gains. Protect your wealth. When you invest in real estate you diversify your assets. When you invest in overseas real estate Read more...: Real Estate: Helps You Live the Life You Want

An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse

An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy,” so said the great 19th-century composer Giuseppe Verdi. It’s a deal I’d happily take myself… Italy is the cradle of the Renaissance, the birthplace of opera, the country that gave the world Italian food… Italy is jammed with natural and cultural treasures, many of its Read more...: An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse

Bargain Caribbean Island Homes From $90k

Bargain Caribbean Island Homes From $90k

I’ve dipped my toes in the warm Caribbean Sea more times than I can count. There are numerous locations on my international real estate beat that touch this vast sea…Mexico…Belize…Nicaragua. And I’ve found some incredible real estate deals in these places. But for lots of people, the idea of living on a Caribbean Island is Read more...: Bargain Caribbean Island Homes From $90k

How to Turn Real Estate Into a Money Machine

How to Turn Real Estate Into a Money Machine

I’ve accidentally made $10,399. Ok, it wasn’t entirely accidental… The money dropping into my account over the past 10 weeks has come from my rental manager on Portugal’s Silver Coast. I bought my condo there last year for €300,000 ($366,262). I moved in last April, and then handed my keys over to a rental manger Read more...: How to Turn Real Estate Into a Money Machine

Spanish City Getaway Pads for Under $142,000

Spanish City Getaway Pads for Under $142,000

When looking at Spain for real estate investment, my focus has been on the southern coast and the area around the Costa del Sol. But, when it comes to a pure lifestyle angle, the cities of Spain have so much to offer…and are some of the most vibrant spots in Europe. Balmy summer evenings spent Read more...: Spanish City Getaway Pads for Under $142,000