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Rent a Resort or Go for a Hotel Buyout

In these times of social distancing on vacation and limiting contact with strangers, the once-elite idea to rent a resort for your group or book an entire hotel is looking a lot more practical. Hotel buyouts for weddings have long been popular, especially for destination weddings abroad. There’s a strong appeal to having the entire [&hellip

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The Luxury Real Estate Scene in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

I have visited the Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo area multiple times now and always keep an eye on the real estate scene there. It’s one of the lesser-known investment areas for Americans and Canadians. It doesn’t get the dozens of daily flights coming in like you see with Mexico’s most famous resort areas, so as in [&hellip

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Costs and Where to Retire in Latin America

In an earlier post we ran down some of the elite real estate markets of Latin America. These are the places where high society gathers, where the moguls and movie stars have their fourth or fifth house for vacations and their kids’ parties. What if you’re just looking for a nice place to retire, however? [&hellip

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Elite Real Estate Markets of Latin America

Some elite real estate markets seem to defy logic, economics, and gravity. If you don’t know going in that everything is going to be sky-high there, you could get a serious shock. Many buyers who are dipping their toes in the international real estate marketplace automatically assume they’re going to find a bargain anywhere in [&hellip

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Is a Foreign Vacation Home or Retirement Dream House in Your Future?

As I write this, much of the world is sheltering at home. It’s just that for some people, “home” is a house like that one above. Their morning view when they eat breakfast is not a bleak gray with leafless trees, the side of another building, or a view of subdivision houses that all look [&hellip

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Are You Getting All the Credit Card Perks for Travelers?

Every once in a while I’ll be on a tour or staying at a hotel where I can’t help but hear the conversations around me. Sometimes I hear something that makes me stop what I’m doing and listen. The latest happened on a trip to Peru recently when one traveler asked, in amazement, “Why would [&hellip

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