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3 Top Spots For Enjoying Spring-Like Weather All Year Long

Beautiful aerial view of Puebla Mexico and its church

If you’ve been researching the topic of retiring or buying a property abroad, you’ve probably seen a lot about beaches, sun, sand, and warm-weather locations. But I routinely hear from readers who don’t like hot weather or humidity and have no desire to live near the beach. Just this week, I heard from two people …

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Pros And Cons Of Living In A Tourist Area

Colorful large group of unrecognizable people blurred in front of Paris Eiffel Tower at evening

After living for six years in Punta del Este, Uruguay, I swore to myself that I’d never, ever live in a tourist area again. Never. And that includes places with large numbers of expats, which can have the same impact as large numbers of tourists on an area. However, after making that declaration, I have …

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Investing In Your Own Coffee Farm Overseas

Ripe red coffee cherries

Back in the year 2000, on one of my final retire-overseas exploratory trips, I looked at a small, rustic home beside a rushing river in Mexico. Giant trees grew along the riverside, shading both the house and most of the large property. Among the trees, I found a plant that I didn’t recognize… it turned …

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Avoid Unpleasant Surprises With Inheritance Laws Abroad

Tropical white beach house surrounded by palm trees on the island Koh Kood, Thailand.

What Happens To Your Overseas Property If You Die Before Selling? Before you buy property in any country overseas, you need to understand the local inheritance laws. The good news is, with the right preparation, you should be able to leave your property to your chosen heir(s)… Senior Real Estate Correspondent Lee Harrison has invested …

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A Rental Market Overview Of Medellín’s Top Neighborhoods

Skiline of El Poblado, Medellín, Colombia

Discoverig Medellín’s Top Neighborhoods While enduring several complete lock-down situations here in Medellín, the real estate market struggled in 2020. As the world gradually opens again, and more tourists return to support Medellín’s short-term and long-term rental market, real estate agents are getting busier and there are more properties on the market. Here at Overseas …

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Investing In Brazil Should Be Your Next Move, Here’s Why

Fortaleza, Ceara State, Brazil

My colleague Kat Kalashian recently wrote about the many benefits of living near water… A few years back, Kat realized that, wherever in the world she decides to call home, it must be near a stretch of water… ocean, lake, or river. I’m with Kat. But for me, only the ocean will do. Right now, my …

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