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What Colombia Looks Like After COVID-19 And Its New Opportunities

Aerial view of Medellin at night with residential and office buildings.

Last week Liz Larroquette updated you on all the latest from the property scene in Panama City. (If you missed it, you can catch up here.) This week we move a little farther south… Former Overseas Property Alert Editor—and full-time resident of Medellín, Colombia, for the past six years—Wendy Howarter reports below on the big opportunities on offer …

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

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 agua de panela—water flavored with brown cane sugar and lime—to the folks who exercise at what I have come to call “The Flintstones Gym.” The equipment here is homemade. Barbells …

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How to Live “Like A Local” In Mexico, Uruguay, and Colombia

Live like a local

Most people who move abroad enjoy the familiarity of an existing expat community and seek out destinations with a number of expats already in residence. But not everyone. There are a few of us who want to live among the local community, become a part of the local culture, and are happy if we rarely …

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How To Cash In On Cali, Colombia’s Lucrative Rental Market

A Low Entry Point Into Cali’s Lucrative Rental Market Plus: Receiving Medicare Abroad, And Pairing Belize With Mexico For Overseas Living I was out taking photos of Cali, Colombia, and I came across an attractive Italian bakery on a corner in the El Peñón neighborhood. In a provincial style, it had a heavy wooden door …

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Bargain properties, great lifestyle, and a low cost of living

apartment view of an expat apartment

The real estate market in Cali, Colombia, is the most exciting scene I’ve witnessed in a long time. This is an attractive city, with low property prices, a low cost of living, low cost of ownership, and high rental returns. Best of all, prices start at less than US$66,000 for a nice apartment in one …

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