From the Archives of Real Estate

Get €25k to Renovate a €1 home?

Get €25k to Renovate a €1 home?

When I started Real Estate Trend Alert in 2008, it was because I had already tried to find groups like it. I looked everywhere for a club of like-minded folks who—banded together—could negotiate as true insiders on the real estate scene and wield awesome group buying power across the globe. I couldn’t find one…so I Read more...: Get €25k to Renovate a €1 home?

Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The best cure for the post-travel blues is to book another trip… The second-best cure is to return to a base where you love to spend time. I’ve never been more grateful to have my condo in Cabo. To have the shimmering Pacific Ocean always within view. And to have this stunning beach to make Read more...: Gains of $107,200 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Why You Should Consider a Master-Planned Community

Why You Should Consider a Master-Planned Community

Picture this… You step outside your spacious luxury condo and into the warm tropical sun. From your terrace, you watch the palm trees sway gently in the soft ocean breeze. The birdsong is best in the early dawn… In front of you, the dewy grass of an immaculately manicured fairway sparkles in the morning light. Read more...: Why You Should Consider a Master-Planned Community

Caribbean Living for a Third Less Than California

Caribbean Living for a Third Less Than California

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January 28, 2021

For the first time in its 170-year history, California’s population is predicted to fall. The Census Bureau estimates California lost nearly 70,000 residents in 2020 alone. Among the evacuees were celebrities like Rob Schneider, Josh Brolin, Joe Rogan, and the richest man in the world, Elon Musk. What’s going on? According to The Los Angeles Read more...: Caribbean Living for a Third Less Than California

My Real Estate Trip in Lagos, Portugal

My Real Estate Trip in Lagos, Portugal

I was chased by a lunatic yesterday. Lunatic might not be the right word. A man with an obsession might be closer to the mark. One that he felt obliged to share with the world at large… “So much sexier now!” was what he first shouted at me. Heads turned, to see what floor show Read more...: My Real Estate Trip in Lagos, Portugal

Homes With Land for as Little as $98K

Homes With Land for as Little as $98K

The rise of “Work From Home” is the number one thing on my list of big trends to watch and play in 2021. But here’s the thing… Work From Home is nothing new. In fact, it pre-dates the office…it pre-dates factories…it pre-dates industrialization. Before the spinning jenny kickstarted the industrial revolution in 1760, most technology Read more...: Homes With Land for as Little as $98K