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Own an Italian Village Home for $85,056

Own an Italian Village Home for $85,056

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September 16, 2021

As I’ve been telling you over the past few days, this month is “Mission Italy” for my team. On Friday, two of my scouts are catching a flight to Rome, before spreading out into the central Italian regions of Abruzzo, Umbria, Tuscany, and Emilia-Romagna, and then finishing in the Renaissance cities of Florence and Venice. Read more...: Own an Italian Village Home for $85,056

Video: Latin America’s Dark Horse

Video: Latin America’s Dark Horse

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September 10, 2021

For 14 years, my senior researcher Margaret Summerfield called the Latin American country of Panama her home. For someone who has scouted more of the world that anyone I know, that’s about as high an endorsement as you’ll find… International and cosmopolitan…safe and stable…friendly and welcoming…Panama ticks all of Margaret’s boxes. Indeed, it ticks all Read more...: Video: Latin America’s Dark Horse

“But Why Are You Going to Panama?”

“But Why Are You Going to Panama?”

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September 9, 2021

My parents looked at me like I was nuts. I’m not, I promised. They didn’t look convinced. “You’re really going to Panama?” they asked skeptically. I am, I affirmed. “But why?” The year was 2004, early in the days of my international global real estate scouting career. I had plenty of good reasons to head Read more...: “But Why Are You Going to Panama?”

Considering a Fixer-Upper Dream Home? Read This First

Considering a Fixer-Upper Dream Home? Read This First

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September 3, 2021

Yesterday, I told you about a new town in Italy that is offering up homes for a euro. With all of these cheap homes, they are in need of a lot of TLC. The idea is to breathe life not only into the towns where these homes are located, but also into these wonderful old Read more...: Considering a Fixer-Upper Dream Home? Read This First

Are Italy’s €1 Homes Really a Good Deal?

Are Italy’s €1 Homes Really a Good Deal?

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September 2, 2021

The Italy €1 homes bandwagon rolls on… For a some years now, small towns all around Italy have been luring real estate buyers with offers to buy homes there for the price of a cup of coffee. Last week, the town of Maenza became the first in Rome’s Latium region to start selling homes for Read more...: Are Italy’s €1 Homes Really a Good Deal?