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Invest Like An Insider And Unlock Incredible Gains

Invest Like An Insider And Unlock Incredible Gains

A couple of days ago, I got a taste of what it’s like to be an ordinary real estate investor… By “ordinary,” I mean someone who isn’t plugged in. Someone who doesn’t have industry contacts. Or who doesn’t get any insider knowledge. Instead, all they see are the glossy advertisements battling for their attention. They Read more...: Invest Like An Insider And Unlock Incredible Gains

Three Things I Miss About Panama

Three Things I Miss About Panama

After more than a decade in Panama, I’m back in Europe, looking for a new base. I still love Panama. The reasons why I chose it as a base back in 2007 are still the same. It’s an amazing, internationalized destination, with a lively and fun capital city, a global perspective and a strategic location Read more...: Three Things I Miss About Panama

A Simple “Plug and Play” Deal in Panama

A Simple “Plug and Play” Deal in Panama

“The stock market is now a “fully-fledged epic bubble.” That’s according to iconic investor Jeremy Grantham. In a note to investors last week, Grantham warned that, “This event will be recorded as one of the great bubbles of financial history, right along with the South Sea bubble, 1929, and 2000.” I’m not a stock investor. Read more...: A Simple “Plug and Play” Deal in Panama

Is Owning Real Estate Overseas Crazy?

Is Owning Real Estate Overseas Crazy?

As I write, Real Estate Trend Alert members are getting the chance to act on a killer new deal… Totally turn-key two-bedroom condos in a luxurious, amenity-rich community a short stroll from my favourite stretch of beach in Panama for just $137,000. The value of the furniture package is $17,000…factor that in and the price Read more...: Is Owning Real Estate Overseas Crazy?

Homes With History for Less Than You Think

Homes With History for Less Than You Think

Now is a great time to pick up a home in Europe…no matter what your budget. Think historic stone homes in time-worn villages for under $40,000…rambling old mansions with acres of land for less than $150,000…ocean-view cottages…lock-and-leave apartments… For years, migration from the countryside to the cities, and overseas, has left a glut of character Read more...: Homes With History for Less Than You Think

A New Year…and a Flood of New Deals

A New Year…and a Flood of New Deals

My belly is full. My body is rested. I’m ready for an incredible 2021… I’ve spent the last couple of days celebrating the New Year with my in-laws. They’re Mexican-Japanese and their tradition is heavily set around food. They’ve been preparing for weeks, with scouting trips to Guadalajara in search of just the right ingredients. Read more...: A New Year…and a Flood of New Deals