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We Pay Just $500 Property Taxes a Year for Our Condo in Costa Rica

We Pay Just $500 Property Taxes a Year for Our Condo in Costa Rica

In 2008, after many years of exploring options to fit our active lifestyle overseas, my husband, Steve, and I made the final decision to move to Costa Rica. We had plans to put our equity-heavy home in Austin, Texas on the market...

We Rent For $650 a Month in Affordable Chiang Mai, Thailand—a Foodie Paradise

We Rent For $650 a Month in Affordable Chiang Mai, Thailand—a Foodie Paradise

Chiang Mai, a Northern City of Thailand was the perfect place for intrepid travelers Nancy Fornier and her husband, Keith McCoy, to set up a base for their retirement dream of further travel and exploration...

How to Find a Long-Term Rental Property in Belize

How to Find a Long-Term Rental Property in Belize

There is a common thread in the conversation that many expats have when they first move to Belize and try to find long-term rentals—it is hard to do. There are many reasons for this, and I’ve experienced them while trying to rent in two of the most popular areas of Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, and Placencia.