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Azores, Portugal

9 Isolated Islands Where You Can Escape From Modern Life

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 …

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restoring real estate overseas

7 Tips For Restoring Real Estate Abroad

Renovating a property overseas is something many of us dream about. But I can’t go any further without asking you one question… How are you …

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sold sign outside house

Remember This One Important Detail To Value A Property

One of my all-time favorite Christmas movies is “Home Alone.” To me, hearing the first few notes of John Williams’ “Somewhere In My Memory” is …

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Eco friendly house in Portugal

6 Top Eco-Friendly Properties For Green Living Overseas

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 …

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Beautiful Lake House

ROC: Where Property Deals And Retirement Dreams Meet

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, …

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Private Tropical Island

Live Like Robinson Crusoe On Your Own Private 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 …

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Discounted Foreign Property Markets

Today’s Top Markets For Maximizing Your Declining Dollar Discount

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 …

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One Of The Smartest Land Purchases You Can Make

Why These Farms In Uruguay Are Such A Smart Purchase One of the smartest property buys you can make is a property that serves more …

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An Urban Setting With Plenty Of Green Space

Cali, Colombia: An Urban Setting With Plenty Of Green Space

My workout over, I wipe my brow and walk over to chat with Sergio. Sergio comes to Parque El Ingenio almost every day to sell …

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Retirement For Boaters

Sail Into Your Retirement: 3 Top Retirement Spots For Boating

My first retirement plan—10 years before I moved to Ecuador—was to spend winters in Arizona and summers living on our 44-foot boat in the Chesapeake …

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Languedoc Has Changed Its Name

Why Property In Languedoc Keeps Growing In Popularity

It can change names as many times as it likes, but the wine producing Languedoc area of southern France remains one of my favorite places …

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Why Ecuador's Best Beachfront Property Is Found In Salinas

Why Ecuador’s Best Beachfront Property Is Found In Salinas

A Great Lifestyle With Inexpensive Beachfront Ecuador’s coast has lots of beautiful, unspoiled, and fairly undeveloped seaside towns. In fact, Ecuador’s undeveloped coast is what …

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