real estate

Acquiring A Second Residency Through Property Investment

A woman sits on the steps of a house in Cartagena, Colombia.

On Aug. 7, 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit made headlines when, in the space of 45 minutes, he crossed four times between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. And, he didn’t just walk—the 24-year-old high-wire artist danced and lay down on the wire, too, balance pole in hand. Whether you look on it as …

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What The Future In Belize Looks Like: The Booming Real Estate Market

home in Placencia, Belize.

In recent weeks, I’ve shared updates from our top real estate markets—from Portugal to Brazil, Panama to Colombia. Today, it’s the turn of Belize… You don’t hear much from this little Caribbean nation in the mainstream media. So it’s over to Belize Correspondent Phil Hahn to give us the scoop on how Belize has been …

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The 7 Best Properties For Sale Overseas To Start Your Digital-Nomad Lifestyle Today

Working from home

If you’d been thinking about taking your job on the road and embracing the digital-nomad lifestyle sometime in the future, you may have had a taster this year—though from your own home, of course… Maybe this unexpected twist in your work situation has helped you realize that you could go overseas sooner than you thought. …

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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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Investing In Brazil Should Be Your Next Move, Here’s Why

Fortaleza, Ceara State, Brazil

My colleague Kat Kalashian recently wrote about the many benefits of living near water… A few years back, Kat realized that, wherever in the world she decides to call home, it must be near a stretch of water… ocean, lake, or river. I’m with Kat. But for me, only the ocean will do. Right now, my …

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