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Enjoy the high season while earning income in the off season

The beach and Marina in Salinas draw visitors all year

Plus: “I’d Be Bored To Death In A Beach Resort” April 21, 2015 Medellín, Colombia Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, I have a continuing dilemma when it comes to part-year residences. My goal—like anyone’s—is to have a property I can use for part of the year, while renting it out during the rest of the …

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Discover Authentic Spanish Colonials In Historic Mexico

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An Undiscovered Trove Of Authentic Spanish Colonials I’ve just found a small treasure trove of authentic, historic properties from the Spanish colonial era. I’ve been traveling the Americas and looking at colonial homes since 1998, and I’ve never seen anything remotely like Álamos, Mexico. I’ll put this into perspective. My first choice among the properties …

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Portugal’s Algarve Versus Spain’s Costa Del Sol—Finding The Best Value

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Plus: The Path Of Progress In Tulum April 7, 2015 Algarve, Portugal €1=US$1.08 Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, When it comes to sun, sea, and sand, southern Europe offers two attractive options on its warm, southern coastline that are known throughout the world—Portugal’s Algarve and Spain’s Costa del Sol. Each share a similar history of …

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