Omar Best

Omar Best is a contributor of Overseas Property Alert, focused on buying property abroad for investment or lifestyle. He’s also our front-running property scout and is often the first person on the ground when targeting new markets or opportunities. Omar is an expat based in Medellin, Colombia.

How To Buy Property In Italy: Buying, Closing, And Bureaucracy

A house by a lake in Italy

Bureaucracy. This is the most common word used to describe the property-buying process in Italy. An official public notary is appointed by the Italian Ministry of Justice to oversee the real estate-buying process. So you might think that Italy is one of the few countries where foreigners can navigate the purchase process unscathed without an …

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How To Get In On Huatulco, Mexico—Before The Tourism Boom

Aerial View on Huatulco, Mexico.

Mexico has become a tourism powerhouse, with an impressive 9.4% jump in international visitors last year. This brings the total to over 32 million arrivals, making Mexico the ninth most-visited country in the world… and the second in North America after the Unites States. This jump is creating opportunities for international property buyers. The rise …

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Your Own Vineyard in Argentina’s Los Arbolitos For Under US$50K

vineyard los arbolitos

Profit From Your Own Wine Vineyard For Less Than US$50K We’ve been touting yield-generating hard assets, specifically agricultural land, for a little over four years now. In addition to providing investors with cash flow from harvests (in some cases, within nine months after their initial investment) and capital appreciation, productive land also provides you with …

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Beachfront Property In Brazil’s Ceará Coastal Cities

Beachfront Property In Brazil is affordable and with chance of upside in Ceará, Fortaleza.

Plus: Freeing Up Your IRA For Overseas Investments The Pros And Cons Of Fractional Ownership Extending Your Stay In Europe Due to the strength of the U.S. dollar against the Brazilian real, I’ve been paying close attention to the real estate market in Brazil. At the time of this writing, the Brazilian real is trading …

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Top 3 Websites For Listing Rental Property Overseas

You can now even use a tablet when Listing Rental Property Overseas.

Three Sites You Should Be Using To Market Your Overseas Rental Plus: “How Do I Sell My Agro-Investment?” Shipping Household Items Abroad And Banking In Uruguay As an overseas property owner looking for income, you need to pay attention to how your property is being marketed—this is critical to the success of your rental property. Specifically, …

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