Latin America real estate Archive

Costa Rica Creating Medical Retirement Clusters

In a move designed to lure more Americans to Costa Rica, the country is designating certain areas with good medical facilities to be “retirement clusters.” The country wants to better compete with Panama and Mexico, both destinations that have lured lots of retirees with the combination of lower costs and good hospitals. The Tico Times [...]

The Wealthy Get Foreclosed on Too

It looks like the U.S. home foreclosure wave is climbing into the upper ranks. A new story in the Wall Street Journal out today is titled, Foreclosures Hit Rich and Famous. There’s nothing modest about these houses, with outstanding loads of $5 million or more. -a Tudor mansion in Bel-Air belonging to film star Nicolas [...]

Real Estate in Cuenca, Ecuador

A place high on my list of potential real estate investments abroad is one I haven’t even stepped foot in yet: Cuenca, Ecuador. I was blown away by the prices I saw for land and houses in that area when I was looking at listings while in Quito and everything I’ve read about the city [...]