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Piriápolis: Uruguay’s Most Intriguing Seashore Town For Expats

uruguay: Lots of people, energy, and bustle in the summer, and solitude in the winter

A Seashore Town Like 1950s America Piriápolis, is one of Uruguay’s most popular destinations, and has been a high performing property market. It’s a 1950s-style seashore destination, popular with Uruguayans, Argentines, and expats. Increasingly, it’s catching on with Brazilians and Europeans. Piriápolis was Uruguay’s first seashore resort, founded in 1890; more than 15 years before …

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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 than one purpose in your overall financial and lifestyle agenda. And there are few investments that do this more efficiently than the Uruguayan land parcel known as the chacra. In …

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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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Check These Heavily Discounted Property Markets Before You Buy

Santiago, Chile

Plus: Expat Health Insurance Just yesterday a guy wrote to me, asking for advice on where to buy a property. He’s traveling this year to Ecuador, Uruguay, Panama, and Colombia, and wanted to know which one I favored for his list of requirements. I started to look at his criteria, when something dawned on me: …

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Uruguay’s Last Stretch Of Pristine Coastline

Beach in Rocha

Plus: Farming And Teaching English In Italy July 21, 2015 La Paloma, Uruguay Property in Uruguay trades in U.S. dollars Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, There’s one affordable section of coastline left in Uruguay that still boasts miles of undeveloped, pristine beaches with fine white sand bordered by deep blue Atlantic waters. There are no …

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Property In Punta Del Este: A Market That Just Won’t Quit

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Plus: Is It Time To Buy In Brazil? July 7, 2015 Punta del Este, Uruguay Properties in Uruguay trade in U.S. dollars Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, I moved to Uruguay’s Punta del Este in 2006 and enjoyed this beach community until we moved on to Colombia six years later. And, in all of my …

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Montevideo’s Overlooked Sector That Offers An Enviable Lifestyle

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Plus: “Are They Really Turning People Away From Ecuador?” Montevideo, Uruguay Uruguayan properties trade in U.S. dollars Dear Overseas Property Alert Reader, Montevideo’s Centro district is one of the city’s least expensive areas for living and buying property, but it offers what I believe to be the city’s best urban lifestyle. Centro has the character …

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Beachfront Properties Start At US$85,000 On Uruguay’s Costa de Oro

Beachfront Properties Start At US$85,000 On Uruguay's Costa de Oro

Plus: Property Confiscations And Buying Abroad With Your IRA Uruguay is a country that’s known throughout the world for its beautiful beaches. Without a doubt, the country’s best value in beach property is Costa de Oro, a 30-mile stretch of shoreline between Montevideo and Punta del Este. Costa de Oro—which means Gold Coast in Spanish—also …

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Punta Carretas: The Best Blend Of Lifestyles In Uruguay

From penitentiary to shopping mall, Punta Carretas Shopping is a popular meeting place and historic landmark.

Plus: Banking In Uruguay | Getting Your Money Out Of Ecuador Uruguay still leads the pack for a large number of overseas property buyers, with good reason. In many ways the Montevideo neighborhood of Punta Carretas exemplifies what brings people to Uruguay and why they stay. Since 2004, Uruguay’s property market has been one of …

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