Nov. 11, 2014
Ecuador uses the U.S. dollar
Dear Overseas Property Alert reader,
When you come to Salinas, Ecuador, in November, you’ll find an energetic, bustling Pacific resort city soaking up some of the world’s best weather. As I write this, Salinas is enjoying a sunny high of 82°F (28°C)—a forecast that remains the same for the next 10 days.
Ecuador’s coast has a lot of beautiful, unspoiled, and fairly undeveloped seaside towns. And, in fact, Ecuador’s undeveloped coast is what draws a lot of people to the country.
But if my agenda were to enjoy resort-style amenities—restaurants, cafes, nightlife, groomed beaches, and an active real estate market— then Salinas is where I’d buy. Continue reading