Lief Simon

Lief Simon is the Director of Overseas Property Alert . Lief has lived and worked on 5 continents and traveled to more than 70 countries. His real estate investing experience began more than 20 years ago with a multi-unit building in Chicago. After selling that building for a leveraged total return of more than 1,800% in 2 ½ years, Lief began to diversify internationally. In the two decades since, Lief has personally purchased more than 45 properties, investing in 26 different countries around the world. He has developed land, managed rentals, and flipped pre-construction buys. Lief has more experience buying and profiting from real estate around the world than any other individual investor you’re likely to find anywhere.

Find Out The Best Way To Hold Real Estate Overseas

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How should one hold property overseas? That’s a regular question at conferences… especially my Global Property Summit each year. The best option depends on the person, the property, and the country where the property is located… and even what funds you’re using for the investment. Use IRA funds and, generally speaking, you should set up an …

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The 6 Best Markets For Investing In 2019

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As my Global Property Advisor Editor Samantha Russell laid out in her year-end round-up, 2018 has been very good to us global property investors. This past year we’ve positioned ourselves for profit from townhouses on the coast of Brazil… and long-term care homes in the U.K…. From turnkey rentals in Colombia, Portugal, and the Dominican Republic… and from an ignored but important Panama City …

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10 Best Places To Buy Real Estate Overseas In 2018

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In today’s complicated world, international property stands out more strongly than ever among investment options because it is both a hard asset and one of the best current opportunities for generating cash flow while building real, long-term wealth. Whether you’re contemplating a first purchase overseas or looking to expand current foreign property holdings, here’s where …

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Strong Dollar Makes Beachfront Property In Brazil A Steal

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Plus: Holding Real Estate In A Roth IRA… And Finding Paradise In Mexico As a real estate investor seeking out property deals in different countries around the world, one of the things that I pay a lot of attention to is the performance of the currency in the market where I’m considering investing. While a …

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