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Luxury Real Estate in the Gateway to Latin America

What’s the top city for doing business in Latin America? It’s not Mexico City, or Panama City, or Sao Paulo. The largest Latin American office for many multinationals and marketing companies is often not on foreign soil—it’s in Miami, Florida. The Gateway to Latin America offers flights to every country in the region and is [&hellip

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Boquete Isn’t Back, it’s Just Better Than Ever

Almost 10 years ago when our Luxury Latin American contributor made a trip down to check out the Boquete, Panama market there was a little shakiness in the air. It was right after the U.S. economic crisis and for a destination with a lot of U.S. expats, the thought that home sales would slow down [&hellip

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An Update on Luxury Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende

Like most markets dominated by U.S. buyers, San Miguel de Allende saw real estate prices take a dive at the end of the last decade. When I looked at properties and toured homes in our original luxury real estate story on the Mexican city, prices had dropped 20-30% because of the U.S. housing and financial [&hellip

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Luxury Life on the Amador Causeway in Panama City

Imagine looking out your living room window at the Pacific Ocean, then seeing a huge ship glide by that’s on its way to China, as it moves toward the Panama Canal. That’s going to be the case with the new Naos Harbor Island project when it’s completed. When I first visited Panama City a decade [&hellip

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Is Panama the Best Country for Retirement?

International Living just put out its annual global retirement index and, as usual, Panama was #1 as the best place to retire. Their opinion is not the last word, of course, and there are plenty of factors behind the scene that could influence their judgment, but most of the ranking factors are objective ones such [&hellip

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The Advantages of a Condo Hotel Investment

Do you sometimes spend days or a week in a luxury hotel and say, “I think I could live here?” Everything is pristine, a maid cleans up every day, if something is not working you just call the front desk. If you get hungry you can pick up the phone and have just want you [&hellip

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