Investing Fundamentals

Learn the basics on how to invest and purchase property abroad…

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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The Real Estate Investment Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

The city of Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil.

How To Avoid Losing Money When Buying Real Estate Overseas From vacation rentals to productive land, we talk a lot here about ways to make money in overseas property. But it’s equally important to understand how things can go wrong out there on the battlefield… so you can defend yourself. Today, OPA Senior Editor Lief …

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The Top 5 Risks Of Investing Overseas You Need To Know

Colorful houses at Parga resort, Greece.

Weighing Up The Risk On Your Foreign Property Purchase “Isn’t investing just another form of gambling?” asked my teenage son. Not the reaction my husband was expecting when he announced the current status of his cryptocurrency play. I couldn’t laugh. The 8-year-old had just called me out on my own double standards. Following lectures earlier …

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The 4-Step Guide To Finding And Buying Real Estate Abroad

Luxurious holiday beach villas for rent on Cyprus.

Last week we looked at the top mistakes that can ruin your overseas property investment. (If you missed it, be sure to catch up here.) Today, we’re going to take a step back right to the beginning of your scouting process—under the guidance of Senior Real Estate Correspondent Lee Harrison. As you think about where …

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Find Out The Best Way To Hold Real Estate Overseas

colorful houses in portugal

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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