Investing Fundamentals

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

Invest During A Recession: Our Top 2 Picks To Achieve Financial Stability

Young teak tree seeding plantation in the garden

Recession Planning: Cash Flow Vs. Capital Appreciation

We are living in interesting times.

Inflation reached a 40-year high in June, the U.S. life expectancy has dropped by almost 3 years, and the economy is teetering on the precipice.

The NASDAQ index has fallen 27% in value and Morgan Stanley predicts stocks will fall another 23% this year alone.

When the stock market crashes, almost all stocks will lose value. Yes, some will crater while others just dip, but it’s hard to know …

How To Sell Real Estate For Top Dollar

Aerial View of Riviera Sao Lourenco Beach in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Selling Your Overseas Property For Top Dollar

You’ve decided to sell your overseas property, maybe to realize a capital gain or to take advantage of a favorable exchange rate…

Maybe it’s just time for a new adventure. Whatever the reason, you want to sell your property in the most efficient and profitable way possible. Let’s walk through the process …

How To Buy Property In Belize: A Guide For Future Expats

Aerial drone view of Tobacco Caye small Caribbean island with palm trees and bungalows in the Belize Barrier Reef

How To Buy Property Overseas: Our Belize Guide

Belize is a small country, but it has an amazing range of property options on offer… stunning Caribbean islands, beaches on the mainland in Corozal, Toledo, and Stann Creek districts, nature-rich riverfront homes, and farms, jungles, and cooler mountain properties, too.

Aside from figuring out where in this country you want to buy property, you should also understand the buying procedures in Belizeand the potential pitfalls.

Today I am introducing you to the property purchase process in Belize.

Private Developments Vs. Local Living

Some people want the familiarity, convenience, and community of a residential subdivision like Carmelita Gardens in the Cayo district. Others find the idea of living in a planned community claustrophobic.

I’m of mixed opinion. To have rules forced upon me at home when I’m not breaking any law goes against my feeling that my home is my castle. However, there are few zoning laws in Belize. Who’s to say that my neighbor won’t open a nightclub or mechanics garage in their yard tomorrow?

Buying property in a planned expat community nearly always costs more than buying in the local community, and it usually has annual HOA fees attached. It also provides …