Caribbean & Central America

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Spanish Colonial Homes In Granada, Nicaragua

Plus: Finding Properties On The Non-Gringo Beaches Of Nicaragua Granada, Nicaragua The properties in this report trade in U.S. dollars Over the past 15 years of scouting and evaluating overseas properties, I’ve learned to look for each location’s “specialty.” That is, the one thing it does better than anywhere else… the thing that sets it …

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Beachfront Condo With Guaranteed US$15,000 Annual Return

After 14 years of traveling and scouting properties in 17 different countries, there are not many countries left where I try to combine a real estate scouting trip with a vacation… at least not on the second or third trip. But I just realized this morning that we’ve vacationed in Nicaragua four times now. Almost …

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Low-Risk Agriculture Investment In Panama With An 18% Annual Return

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Plus: Ecuador’s Strict Residency Requirements For Foreigners July 14, 2015 Panama City, Panama Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, Agricultural investments have been a focus for me for the past half-dozen years. Unfortunately, as I’ve been reporting, it’s not easy to find agricultural projects geared toward the small investor. However, early 2014, I began working with …

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Get The Most From Your Overseas Rental Property

Plus: Make Sure You Don’t Retain A State Tax Burden Abroad June 23, 2015 Medellín, Colombia Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, You’ve been hearing a lot about rental returns lately. Over the past few years, it’s where property investors have been putting most of their attention. And along with this investment shift (from capital gains …

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Cartagena: A World Heritage Site Now On The Currency Bargain List

Atardecer en Cartagena de Indias desde La Popa.

Plus: Seeking A Beach Property In Mazatlán June 16, 2015 Medellín, Colombia US$1=2,534 Colombian pesos Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, Cartagena is Colombia’s most popular tourist destination. Located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, it’s one of the world’s few remaining walled cities. It’s a unique Spanish-colonial environment, unlike any other in the Americas. Potential expats, however, …

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Pick From Over 20 Miles Of Sandy Beaches In This Popular Getaway

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Plus: Managing Crime Rates And The Language Barrier May 5, 2015 Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico US$1=C$1.23=15.83 Mexican pesos Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, As you can probably tell from my recent articles on Álamos and Mazatlán, I’m spending a good bit of time rediscovering Mexico. In some ways, it’s like becoming reacquainted with an old friend. …

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Why This Coastal Pacific Market Offers Fresh Opportunities In 2015

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Plus: Looking For Projects That Are Close To Nature April 28, 2015 Mazatlán, Sinaloa, MexicoUS$1=C$1.23=15.83 Mexican pesosDear Overseas Property Alert Reader, Mazatlán, Mexico, opened its first tourist hotel and restaurant in 1850 and has been a major international tourist destination since the 1940s. It began to fall out of favor in the 1970s, as more …

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Discover Authentic Spanish Colonials In Historic Mexico

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An Undiscovered Trove Of Authentic Spanish Colonials I’ve just found a small treasure trove of authentic, historic properties from the Spanish colonial era. I’ve been traveling the Americas and looking at colonial homes since 1998, and I’ve never seen anything remotely like Álamos, Mexico. I’ll put this into perspective. My first choice among the properties …

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Belize: 25% Off And 0% Financing In The Cayo District

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Plus: The Dangers Of Tenants’ Rights Abroad March 31, 2015 San Ignacio, Belize US$1=BZ$2 Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, Our Cessna 208 Caravan lifted off the runway at San Pedro Town into the morning sky. Its single turboprop engine pulled our six passengers away from the sunny beaches of Ambergris Caye and out over the …

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Montserrat II In Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

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Low Cost Of Entry And Double-Digit Yields On This White-Sand Coast—My Current Favorite Buy In The Caribbean Plus: A Good Choice For Pacific Beachfront March 17, 2015 Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, My first insight into the current opportunity for rental yield in the Dominican Republic coastal town of Las Terennas …

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