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4 More Interesting Overseas Alternatives To Living In Paris

Today, we continue our “capitals of culture” list—places in the world with a strong history… where you’ll be surrounded by a rich culture… and have …

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4 Interesting Overseas Alternatives To Living In Paris

When I covered the Paris property market a couple of months ago, I promised you I’d follow up with some “Paris alternatives”… I’m not claiming …

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2 More Of The Top Real Estate Markets For Investment In 2020

I made two mistakes in last week’s issue. You’ll read about one of my blunders in today’s Letter To The Editor below. The other is …

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How To Recognize A Good Real Estate Buy In Paris

In an episode of This American Life recorded back in 2000, writer David Sedaris takes host Ira Glass on a tour of Paris—his adopted home. Here’s how …

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Things To Consider Buying Property With A Different Currency

My 10-year-old son is a massive soccer fan. He also lives by numbers. Every morning, I hand over my phone for 10 minutes so he …

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8 Things To Look For When Choosing A Property Manager

“How are your tenants?” I asked my uncle, Jerry, over Sunday dinner. “Great,” he replied. “They’ll be leaving soon, and the house will be cleaner …

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The Pros And Cons Of Living In An Area With High Tourism

Two years ago, we moved our four kids to school in Tramore, a coastal town in Ireland’s “sunny southeast” (which I introduced you to last …

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10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying Property Overseas

They must have looked so alluring on paper… Luxury villas next to the golf course at Quinta do Lago—one of the Algarve’s premier resorts… each …

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5 Important Tips For Investors Buying Overseas Real Estate

If you’re just starting to explore overseas investments, you are probably intrigued by the possibilities. You may be drawn to affordable oceanfront properties or vibrant …

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Where You Should Live Overseas To Avoid Climate Change

It’s in the news almost daily… it’s a common topic of conversation… important groups are studying it… But what does climate change mean to someone …

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The Ultimate Plan B: Our Experts Talk Doomsday Scenarios

Most of us don’t want to think about a possible End of Days situation. With global climate change, political unrest, and general hostilities on the …

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Haunted Houses, Hornets, And Other Overseas Horror Stories

I love Halloween. From creative costumes to children trick-or-treating, Halloween is a fun time of year. After moving overseas, I learned that it’s celebrated in …

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