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Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

What will it be? Island hopping, fishing, paddle boarding…a trip to the city? Perhaps a hike up Cerro Chame mountain and chilling at a waterfall. Or scuba diving in the Pacific’s sparkling cerulean waters. You might allow the day to unfold naturally. Take a virgin Piña Colada under a coconut palm and watch the bronzed Read more...: Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

How to Profit From New Short-Term Rental Demand

How to Profit From New Short-Term Rental Demand

Generating rental income is also a key profit angle in many of the recommendations I make to Real Estate Trend Alert. We profit by buying in the right place at the right price, locking in phenomenal yields. It’s a play that can ensure you always have income flow and peace of mind, no matter what… Read more...: How to Profit From New Short-Term Rental Demand

The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

One of the best and most important strategies I use to find profitable real estate deals is to follow a Path of Progress. I do this by identifying a destination that’s on the up… A place where capital appreciation potential is significantly strengthened by new development…be it new roads, bridges, airports, flight routes, or the Read more...: The Single Best Way to Profit in Real Estate

A Deluge of Deals is Coming

A Deluge of Deals is Coming

Eight months on from the start of this crisis and we’ve already had an amazing run. We’ve found bank foreclosures with discounts amounting to 50% off… Motivated sellers offering luxury homes for as much as $500,000 below the original list price… Currency plays that allow us to save 10%…20%…30% on best-in-class real estate. And we’ve Read more...: A Deluge of Deals is Coming

Uruguay: The Safe Haven You Should Pay Attention To

Uruguay: The Safe Haven You Should Pay Attention To

Yesterday, I was out at a stunning new golf community just outside of Cabo. There’s been a major water issue with many of the golf courses here. They can only be watered with grey water—which is fine during normal times—but because the hotels have been quieter than usual, there hasn’t been enough wastewater in recent Read more...: Uruguay: The Safe Haven You Should Pay Attention To

The Future of the Office

The Future of the Office

When I was in Dublin in August, I was struck by the juxtaposition of two buildings in the city’s financial district. On one side I saw a pretty standard office building, occupied by accounting firm KPMG. On the other was a charming old harbormaster house, dating back to the 1830s. The contrast between the two Read more...: The Future of the Office