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100% Legal: Profit from the Colombian Drug Trade

100% Legal: Profit from the Colombian Drug Trade

This week it’s land…land…productive land. As Mark Twain said “they ain’t making anymore of it.” But first, meet my owl… I was mid-sentence when I heard the thud… I was on a call with a member of my team just back from the colonial town of Guanajuato. He was filling me in on what he’d Read more...: 100% Legal: Profit from the Colombian Drug Trade

A Note From the Road on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

A Note From the Road on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

I’m here in the resort city of Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. The malecon is abuzz with activity. Chartered yachts, fishing boats, and catamarans crisscross the Bay of Banderas. Along the seaside promenade, restaurants and bars spill right out onto the sand, the smell of international cuisine mixing with the salty sea air. I Read more...: A Note From the Road on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Paradise Awaits in Playa Caracol, Panama

Paradise Awaits in Playa Caracol, Panama

The sun sits low over the Pacific Ocean, casting shades of golden light across the morning sky. At this hour, the air is cool…filled with quiet anticipation. Down on the beach, a few of your neighbors have already taken to the water, basking in its reserves of rich minerals and warmth. You like to spend Read more...: Paradise Awaits in Playa Caracol, Panama

Own in “Surf City” Playa Caracol, Panama

Own in “Surf City” Playa Caracol, Panama

I’m bringing RETA members a historical opportunity. It’s a chance to own something truly remarkable at a killer price… From just $112,000, we can own in an exceptional beachfront community in tropical, safe-haven Panama. And it’s all thanks to what I call “the Great Bailout,” a little-known tax change that means you can get your Read more...: Own in “Surf City” Playa Caracol, Panama

Hidden Real Estate Gems in the Balkans

Hidden Real Estate Gems in the Balkans

It’s time to let the old stereotypes die. Time to clear away the outdated misinformation that, 30 odd years after the end of the Cold War, continues to endure. The Balkans is actually quite an appealing place for many reasons. Forget Soviet era gray apartment blocks and grim unsmiling residents in drab clothing. Look past Read more...: Hidden Real Estate Gems in the Balkans

3 Things NOT to Like About the Southern Zone

3 Things NOT to Like About the Southern Zone

If this picture is your idea of an exciting afternoon, I suggest you save yourself some time and stop reading now. (If this isn’t your scene, continue on below…) So, why am I showing you a picture of a dull big-box storefront? Because it’s precisely not what you should expect from our Real Estate Trend Read more...: 3 Things NOT to Like About the Southern Zone

Costa Rica’s Southern Zone Has Grown Up

Costa Rica’s Southern Zone Has Grown Up

I’ve always had a place in my heart for Costa Rica’s Southern Zone. The natural beauty that surrounds you. The emerald-green mountains that rise into puffy white clouds. The many semi-deserted beaches fringed with swaying palms. I feel at peace…healthier in the Southern Zone…thanks to the fresh air, the fresh food, and a refreshing distance Read more...: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone Has Grown Up