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The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

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December 4, 2020

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

A Deluge of Deals is Coming

A Deluge of Deals is Coming

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December 3, 2020

Eight months on from the start of this crisis and we’ve already had an amazing run. We’ve found bank foreclosures with discounts amounting to 50% off… Motivated sellers offering luxury homes for as much as $500,000 below the original list price… Currency plays that allow us to save 10%…20%…30% on best-in-class real estate. And we’ve Read more...: A Deluge of Deals is Coming

2021 is Going to be Eventful…and Profit Filled

2021 is Going to be Eventful…and Profit Filled

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November 30, 2020

I spent Thanksgiving here in Cabo. The late afternoon breeze off the Pacific has the faint hint of cool air. A warm yet refreshing 82 F. The sports-fishing boats are moving across my horizon heading back to port. They leave a trail of white water on an otherwise deep-blue ocean. This time last year my Read more...: 2021 is Going to be Eventful…and Profit Filled

Property Hunting in Europe

Property Hunting in Europe

In January 2007, I landed in Panama with two suitcases and a husband in tow. This wasn’t a vacation. I’d accepted a work assignment. The mission: researching real estate markets across Latin America. I’d research, do scouting trips, meet real estate developers and agents. To do it well, I needed a base. Panama, a regional Read more...: Property Hunting in Europe

Uruguay: The Safe Haven You Should Pay Attention To

Uruguay: The Safe Haven You Should Pay Attention To

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November 26, 2020

Yesterday, I was out at a stunning new golf community just outside of Cabo. There’s been a major water issue with many of the golf courses here. They can only be watered with grey water—which is fine during normal times—but because the hotels have been quieter than usual, there hasn’t been enough wastewater in recent Read more...: Uruguay: The Safe Haven You Should Pay Attention To

My Big Mac Strategy for Finding Cheap Homes

My Big Mac Strategy for Finding Cheap Homes

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November 16, 2020

As the world reserve currency, the dollar still dominates. It’s the currency of foreign exchange reserves, international transactions, and international investments. It infiltrates all aspects of the global economy. When you buy goods at home, the strength of the dollar might not seem so obvious. After all, the price of a gallon of milk is Read more...: My Big Mac Strategy for Finding Cheap Homes