Jul
25
2017

One Of The Smartest Land Purchases You Can Make

Why These Farms In Uruguay Are Such A Smart Purchase One of the smartest property buys you can make is a property that serves more than one purpose in your overall financial and lifestyle agenda. And there are few investments that do this more efficiently than the Uruguayan land parcel known as the chacra. In […]

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An Urban Setting With Plenty Of Green Space
Jul
18
2017

Cali, Colombia: An Urban Setting With Plenty Of Green Space

Cali: Great Lifestyle, Low Price Tag My workout over, I wipe my brow and walk over to chat with Sergio. Sergio comes to Parque El Ingenio almost every day to sell agua de panela—water flavored with brown cane sugar and lime—to the folks who exercise at what I have come to call “The Flintstones Gym.” […]

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Colorful two story hose on an island in Las Isletas, Nicaragua
Jul
11
2017

If You Think Owning An Island Is Impossible…Think Again

Own Your Own Private Island Starting At $60K The idea of buying any property abroad is exciting. But there’s nothing more exotic, romantic, and exciting than the idea of living on your own private island. In a way, you’ll feel like a pioneer no matter where you purchase abroad. But on an island—especially a private […]

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Coloonial Style Buildings in the Coastal City of Olinda Brazil
Jul
04
2017

3 Top Coastal Colonial Cities Offering Fun, Sun, And Property

Three Top-Rated Colonial Cities By The Sea Most of us think of colonial cities as being situated in the highlands… not on the ocean. In fact, when we talk about various lifestyles in Latin America, we often discuss colonial city living and the beach lifestyle as if it were necessary to choose between the two. […]

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Retirement For Boaters
Jun
27
2017

Sail Into Your Retirement: 3 Top Retirement Spots For Boating

My first retirement plan—10 years before I moved to Ecuador—was to spend winters in Arizona and summers living on our 44-foot boat in the Chesapeake Bay. We planned to spend part of the season docked in the small town of Charlestown, Maryland, and the rest of the time cruising up and down the

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Jun
20
2017

How to Live “Like A Local” In Mexico, Uruguay, and Colombia

Most people who move abroad enjoy the familiarity of an existing expat community and seek out destinations with a number of expats already in residence. But not everyone. There are a few of us who want to live among the local community, become a part of the local culture, and are happy if we rarely […]

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Yes, You Can Retire Overseas and Still Play World-Class Golf
Jun
13
2017

Yes, You Can Retire Overseas and Still Play World-Class Golf

Golf, Beaches, And Good Property Deals I get a lot of inquiries about golf from people looking for a good place to retire overseas that also gives them a chance to continue to play the game. And, according to most of these inquiries, I don’t talk about golf often enough. So this week I’m going […]

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Languedoc Has Changed Its Name
Jun
06
2017

Why Property In Languedoc Keeps Growing In Popularity

Why The Languedoc Has Changed Its Name But Not Its Attraction To Property Buyers It can change names as many times as it likes, but the wine producing Languedoc area of southern France remains one of my favorite places in the world. More and more people are getting to know its wines, but property prices […]

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6 Options For Property Investing In Greece + A Big Bonus
May
30
2017

6 Options For Property Investing In Greece + A Big Bonus

Quick Fix European Residency On A Mediterranean Island—Part II If Europe is on your list of places to explore, but you are worried you won’t be able to afford it, a visit to Crete just might make you change your mind. Though not quite as inexpensive as parts of Southeast Asia and Latin America, Crete’s […]

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Why You Should Be Considering Property In Crete, Greece
May
23
2017

Why You Should Be Considering Property In Crete, Greece

Quick Fix European Residency On A Mediterranean Island—Part I Its history dates back 4,000 years, its beaches are superb, the Mediterranean water is crystal clear, the healthy Mediterranean Diet originates here, and the sun shines for 300 days a year. This is the island of Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, a little bigger […]

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