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Past dispatches organized by world region…

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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9 Isolated Islands Where You Can Escape From Modern Life

Azores, Portugal

In 1989, Italian schoolteacher Mauro Morandi was sailing between Corsica and Sardinia when the engine of his catamaran gave up. He washed up on the shores of Budelli—an island that had gone from hosting thousands of tourists a day to being placed under environmental protection. When Morandi showed up, the only inhabitant was the island’s …

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6 Top Eco-Friendly Properties For Green Living Overseas

Eco friendly house in Portugal

There was a time when a property described as “sustainable” or “eco-friendly” conjured up images of a basic hut in the middle of nowhere with cold showers (if any) and a life of general discomfort… How far we have all come. Today, we’re seeing eco-friendly systems installed in the most luxurious of properties (Leonardo DiCaprio, …

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ROC: Where Property Deals And Retirement Dreams Meet

Beautiful Lake House

As I write this week’s edition, it’s the day after our spectacular Retire Overseas Conference, and I’m exhausted. This year’s event took place in vibrant, sparkling, crazy Las Vegas. My head is still reeling from the lights, bells, crowds, and energy of this city like no other. I didn’t see much of Las Vegas because …

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Live Like Robinson Crusoe On Your Own Private Island

Private Tropical Island

My advice for you this week is… dream big! Picture yourself swinging in a hammock, sipping an icy beverage, and listening to the waves lapping the soft, sandy shore just steps away. Many people share this dream, especially during cold, blustery winters when warm temperatures seem so far away. Most dreamers limit their tropical-getaway scenario …

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Today’s Top Markets For Maximizing Your Declining Dollar Discount

Discounted Foreign Property Markets

The U.S. dollar came to life in 2014, after years in the doldrums. It gained dramatically against many of the world’s currencies, creating a buying opportunity for dollar-holders that was unprecedented in recent memory. Those of us in the property investment business sent out weekly tirades, urging readers to take advantage of the buying opportunity… …

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