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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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The Luxury Real Estate Market of Los Cabos, Mexico

If you’ve got plenty of money to invest in luxury real estate and are looking for your dream property on a beach where it’s always warm, you will probably find what you want in Los Cabos. That’s my conclusion after checking out listings and new developments from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo [&hellip

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The Evolving Luxury Real Estate Scene in Panama City, Panama

When we first published a luxury real estate article on Panama City a decade ago, what was then called Trump Ocean Club was the slick new game in town and the market was getting flooded with buyers from Argentina, Brazil, and especially Venezuela who were looking for a stable place to put their money. Meanwhile, [&hellip

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