Matt Chilliak

Matt Chilliak is a political organizer from Saskatoon, Canada, currently based in Massachusetts. He holds an honors degree in political studies with minors in economics and Spanish from the University of Saskatchewan. A former Live and Invest Overseas editor and an active LIOS editor-at-large, Matt explores the investment opportunities that arise from changes in the political and policy landscapes around the world. He also writes about everything and anything Panama.

Berlin: Germany’s Vibrant City Full Of Affordable Real Estate

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Investing In Europe’s Economic Powerhouse Germany doesn’t get nearly enough credit. Its efficient economy is the powerhouse of the Continent, and its standard of living one of the highest in the entire world. Universal health care, free college, respect for individual rights, plenty of jobs, affordable housing—Germany seems to have it figured out. The city …

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Canada’s Maritime Region Offers A Tranquil Seaside Escape

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Look To The Maritimes For Canada’s Best Real Estate Buys It started as a joke, people fleeing the United States after the election. But after putting up the website “Cape Breton If Donald Trump Wins,” creator Rob Calabrese saw more than a million visitors to the site within the first few weeks. Then after the …

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Ottawa: Canada’s Strong, Steady, and Stable Housing Market

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By this point, the hype should have died down. This far after the U.S. election, people should be moving on with their lives rather than talking about moving out of the country. It happens after every U.S. election cycle: One side wins, and a select few from the losing side say they’re moving to Canada. …

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Why Montréal’s Property Market Is More Attractive Than Ever

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Montréal—Canada’s Last Affordable Big-City Housing Market For anyone seeking political refuge in the Great White North, the timing couldn’t be better. The exchange rate between the U.S. and Canadian dollars makes Canadian markets a bargain for U.S. dollar holders. Among the various markets across Canada’s provinces and cities, the most unique and most promising is …

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Canadian Property Markets: An American Investor’s Best Buddy

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Now Is The Time To Buy Canadian It was an ongoing joke throughout the presidential campaign: Americans wanting to escape the toxic political situation and move to Canada. Cape Breton, a small town on Canada’s east coast, even based an advertising campaign on it with instant viral success. Then, for many, it stopped being a …

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Calidonia Attracting Long-Term Property Investment In Panama

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Plus: More On Your Own Coffee Farm Mexico, Canada, And The United States Set To Become One Country? Finding A Property Manager Undervalued property in central Panama City is hard to find these days. From the oceanfront skyscrapers to the historic old town’s rehabilitated colonial structures—there isn’t much left for bargain hunters in this booming …

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How To Play The Declining Canadian Dollar

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Plus: Best Place For Golf And Renovating A Property Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you’re probably aware that the U.S. dollar is doing quite well. This has caused overseas property buyers to spring into action, seeking currency bargains in places like Colombia, Chile, Europe, and Mexico. But what …

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