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“We Pushed Past Fear…For the Life We Always Wanted…in Ecuador”

“We Pushed Past Fear…For the Life We Always Wanted…in Ecuador”

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October 5, 2017

Ryan Kelly had worked many years in sales and management. He says, “After doing the grind for so long, I was burnt out and looking for something else to do with my life. When the Ecuador opportunity presented itself, I grabbed on tightly with both hands.”

I Bought My Beach Townhouse in Tamarindo, Costa Rica For $85,000 Cash

I Bought My Beach Townhouse in Tamarindo, Costa Rica For $85,000 Cash

When Chicagoan John Marrero started his international house hunt in Costa Rica in 2013, he had tropical villa dreams in mind. Maybe Spanish style, a tropical landscape, maybe an ocean view. “I originally planned to put $100,000 down on a place...

A City View Condo For $166,000…the Zero-Stress Lifestyle is Free

A City View Condo For $166,000…the Zero-Stress Lifestyle is Free

I’m sitting at a pub eating proper U.K.-style fish and chips, sipping a local microbrew, and watching the beautiful people (and cars) go by. This is Panama City, so it’s lovely and warm. It was clear skies all afternoon so, as soon as the clock hit 5 p.m., I headed out for a bit of sun and social time.

“Our Property Taxes Are So Low, We Pay For Five Years at a Time”

“Our Property Taxes Are So Low, We Pay For Five Years at a Time”

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August 23, 2017

Mark Baker and his wife, Jacqueline, learned how to adapt to living overseas during his career in the U.S. Army. "We lived in Western Europe, Central Europe, and Scandinavia," says Jackie. "The exposure to different cultures provided us with an appreciation...