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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?”

The Adventuresome World of Overseas Real Estate

The Adventuresome World of Overseas Real Estate

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September 9, 2021

For 17 years I’ve been traveling the world, driving down bumpy, potholed roads in far flung destinations…all because some of the best opportunities I’ve ever found were at the end of dirt roads. I generally spend six months or so of each year traveling. My scouting has taken to me to strange places and put Read more...: The Adventuresome World of Overseas Real Estate

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?

It’s Time to Hit the Road Again

It’s Time to Hit the Road Again

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September 1, 2021

This week, I’m packing up and hitting the road again. The last couple of months in Ireland have been incredible. I’ve hiked cliffs along the Wild Atlantic Way…traversed lush and dramatic islands…spent sunny days catching up with friends and family…and played some of the best golf the world has to offer… But I miss the Read more...: It’s Time to Hit the Road Again