This is a fantastic deal on a Caribbean resort condo - a unit that normally lists for $226,000…priced at only $187,000, with some extras
This community is a destination - with plenty of amenities to attract renters
In this Caribbean destination, you can expect capital appreciation, strong rental income - and a top-notch vacation spot…
The beaches in this province are uncrowded—think 1950s Hamptons rather than champagne-popping socialites. And property is very good value…
Find out about the first opportunity in Panama that’s got the attention of Ronan McMahon since 2007…
Is there any real estate opportunity left in this regional hub and powerhouse?
Can you still bag a bargain in Panama’s top highlands destination? Find out here…
Real estate in this location offers incredible value…
Unspoiled beaches, clear blue sea and double-digit rental yields. What more do you want?
This is one of the best beach-town destinations in the world. If you’re thinking about buying a second home or vacation rental, you need to put it on your shortlist.
This Caribbean coast is on a tear…own here and you can do very well when it comes to rental income.
I got in early and bagged a bargain in this community - and you can, too.
Discover why this couple chose Mexico’s Riviera Maya for an overseas property investment.
Read about three locations where you’ll love spending time - and can generate strong rental yields.
This destination fits the brief of “location, location, location”...
Find out why Ronan McMahon keeps going back to this Caribbean coast.
Looking for Caribbean destinations where you can buy well for pricing that doesn’t yet reflect the beauty or the amenities on offer? Then look no farther…
Want to own a luxury Pacific home in an amenity-filled resort? With developer financing on offer, it’s more affordable than you might think…
You won’t believe how much folks will pay just to spend a few weeks in this location
This jet set location was hit by the global slowdown. And that means opportunity for savvy buyers
Find the right spot for your second home - with good demand and little competition - and you can generate string rental income
In this hidden corner of Costa Rica, you’ll find unspoiled beaches, stunning ocean views, lots of wildlife, an active expat community - and attractive property prices
Costa Rica’s a tourist favourite…a second home hot spot…so can you still find affordable property?
This coast is on the up…this community is top-notch…but you can still bag an ocean-view lot for $85,000.
Luxurious living in a rustic setting - is this Pacific coast retreat the place for you?
This country has frontier charm, stunning coastline and rising real estate values…
This place fits the bill if you’re looking for a second home that can cover its keep.
If you’re looking for balance - a place where you can unwind, relax, recharge your batteries…AND profit…put this location on your shortlist.
This unique community offers a mix of beach, golf and wellness, right on your doorstep.
Find out more about a strong fire sale opportunity - a few blocks from the beach - in Portugal.
Is now the right time to buy in Portugal? Find out how to buy low and watch the value of your property rise…
This is a place where you’ll love spending time - and a place where you can earn strong rental income…
Tao is the ultimate getaway of spectacular Caribbean beaches and turquoise seas, a five-star resort setting, and buckets of amenities at affordable prices.
Ronan McMahon gives readers a taster of the real estate insider information he shares with members of his insider group, Real Estate Trend Alert.
05/23/2015This Is A Red-Hot Rental Market
The economy along Mexico’s Riviera Maya is on a real tear. With the rental market red-hot, now is the time to buy here.
Ronan McMahon takes a look at global real estate markets to find the next big real estate opportunity.
Medellin offers great property values and strong rental yields. And thanks to the current favorable exchange rate, it’s now even better value…
If you’re looking for cool mountain living, an active expat scene, lots of cultural events and low property prices, this place fits the bill.
Boquete, Panama, is a lot easier to get to these days - and it’s still a great place for a second or retirement home.
Find out why so many folks want to own a home in this upscale location - and how you can, too…
Back in the 1940s, the rich and famous discovered this secret location. Today, you can own a piece of this exclusive haven…
05/08/2015What to Look for When a Boom Goes Bust
What should you look for in a real estate market before you buy?
05/03/2015Your Own Beautiful Beach View for Miles…
This dreamy home sits on a 1.24-acre beachfront lot. And it can earn up to $22,500 a week in rental income…
This luxury penthouse condo on Panama’s Pacific coast boasts ocean and beach views, a spacious terrace with a Jacuzzi tub and lots of on-site amenities…
05/01/2015Living in Luxury on the Beach in Belize
This beachfront home in Belize would make a perfect vacation home…you can move right in or rent it out straight away.
In the world of real estate, location is key. And when it comes to location, the Encanto Tulum community ticks all the right boxes. Find out why here…
04/25/2015A Beach Straight From Paradise
In 2000, the town of Tulum had a mere 6733 inhabitants. By 2010, that number had rose to 18,233 and today, it is one of the fastest towns on earth. Amenities in Tulum are fantastic and the beach is paradise…
04/24/20154.5 Million Tourists Can’t Be Wrong
4.5 million people visited the Riviera Maya in 2014. That figure is expected to grow by 20% in 2015. This means that rental potential is on the up and up. Over Easter week alone, the occupancy rates in downtown Playa del Carmen were 83% and up to 90% along the coast.
Margaret Summerfield checks out a small community near La Paloma in Uruguay. It’s very affordable with a half-acre lot for $34,000 - and lots with an ocean view from only $42,000.
04/18/2015Three Photos You Need to See
Margaret Summerfield follows Uruguay’s path of progress from glitzy Punta del Este to Rocha’s untamed coast and unspoiled beaches.
Margaret Summerfield scouts farmland in Uruguay and gives you 10 reasons why you should consider buying agricultural land here.
Ronan McMahon visits Playa del Carmen, Mexico and reports on an exciting new opportunity that’s in the works…
Ronan McMahon discusses Europe’s economic crisis and describes where to get the best investment deals in this turbulent environment.
04/10/2015An Italian Hill-Town Home for One Euro?
Italy’s economy suffered badly during the economic downturn. Today, tax rates are high and there is an exodus of both capital and people from the country. Ronan McMahon gives you the real skinny on the country’s real estate market.
Beth Carson is a vacation rental expert. Here she explains how to manage your own rental property from the comfort of home.
Margaret Summerfield gives you the lowdown on condo hotels in Panama - and explains why they may not deliver what they promise.
04/03/2015The Top 3 False Economies in Real Estate
We all like to save money where we can. But when buying real estate, there are some things that you simply can’t afford to cut back on…such as these three basics.
The current economic crisis in Spain means that there are some excellent real estate investment opportunities available. But they’re not all equal. Margaret Summerfield offers some advice on how to pick the best property.
It’s got the palm trees, the brilliant-turquoise seas, and some of the best beaches in the world. The Caribbean has some excellent early-in real estate deals right now where you can invest low and profit high.
03/27/2015My Top Rule When Buying Abroad
Margaret Summerfield gives her tips and advice on purchasing real estate in foreign countries. Getting good legal advice is essential for the smooth purchase of a property.
03/21/2015Cuba—What the Real Play Will Be
Cuba is opening up with the renewal of diplomatic relations with the U.S. Is now a good time to invest in Cuba?
The Riviera Maya is booming, visitor numbers are growing, there is a shortage of accommodation. That spells opportunity, right?
For a limited time only, Ronan McMahon gives readers the chance to get their copy of his ‘White Paper’ on the Riviera Maya.
03/17/2015Your Next Gift is Ready
As well as offering Real Estate Trend Alert membership for a bargain $7 dollars, Ronan McMahon is also giving readers access to a special report on Nicaragua.
Ronan McMahon invites readers to join Real Estate Trend Alert and enjoy weekly subscription mailings as well as gain unlimited access to RETA website for as little as 7 dollars for a whole month.
In most private communities, you can expect to pay monthly fees to cover the cost of maintaining common areas, paying for security and cleaning, keeping the elevator running, or the swimming pool up to scratch. These fees can add up fast. At Pacific Lots, monthly fees are as low as $30…
In the past, bad road access kept this area off the radar. It skipped the real estate boom we saw in other parts of the country. So it’s still very affordable - and boasts incredible scenery, lots of wildlife and unspoiled beaches.
03/13/2015Real Estate 101: Know Your Developer
From permits to insurance; Margaret Summerfield gives us her best tips on choosing the right real estate developer when buying pre-construction real estate
03/08/2015A Hot Rental Market You Can Tap Into
On all her recent trips to the Riviera Maya, Margaret Summerfield has found it almost impossible to find accommodation. This shortfall highlights the excellent rental potential for owners in this area.
Margaret is looking at an early-in project in Los Cabos, Mexico. Amenities in this resort are world-class with a hotel, an ocean-front golf course and clubhouse, restaurants, concierge service, and some very well-appointed condos and houses.
Los Cabos is a jet-set destination that attracts celebrities and the world’s wealthy. Multi-million-dollar homes dot the hills overlooking the coast. There is investment potential here too…if you know where to look, Ronan McMahon explains…
Ronan McMahon has been watching the growth of Brazil’s middle class for a number of years now. As the middle class sector has grown, so has their spending potential. The newest investment opportunity that Ronan has uncovered is in Pecem; a major new commercial and industrial hub.
02/27/2015Big Gains on a Caribbean Coast
Mexico’s Riviera Maya has really transformed over the last 10 years. When Ronan McMahon first visited the area, the roads were terrible and when you got there, there was nowhere to eat. 10 years on, a superb highway takes you down the Riviera Maya where you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of where to eat. Ronan has also uncovered some fantastic real estate investing opportunities in this area.
02/22/2015A Pacific Beach Condo for $169,000
Olon is located on Ecuador’s southern Pacific coast less than three hours from the international airport at Guayaquil. It’s 88 miles from Manta, a big city with an airport, shopping malls, and a hospital, and 46 miles to the bustling beach town of Salinas. In one beachfront community here, a 1926 square foot condo will only set you back $169K.
The Mexican city of Puerto Vallarta offers a fantastic combination of infrastructure, amenities, and culture combined with some very pretty beaches. Margaret Summerfield finds a great property deal here: a fully-furnished ocean-view condo for only $145K.
Arenal, Costa Rica boasts warm weather all year around. It’s a friendly place where the locals greet strangers and stop to chat with each other. Many expats move to Arenal and set up their own business, they run art galleries, cafes, restaurants, and small hotels scattered around the lake. You can get a good deal on property here too; Margaret Summerfield has found a 2-bed, 2-bath property here for only $159K.
02/15/2015My Favorite Safe Haven
West Cork in Ireland’s picturesque south-west has been a safe haven for many decades now. Find out how much - or how little - you’d pay to own a home here…
02/14/2015Never Waste a Crisis
Spain’s Costa del Sol has proved to be another safe haven for your money during uncertain times. People from many different troubled nations purchase property on the Costa del Sol as their safety net.
This week Ronan McMahon is focusing on areas that can be used as a safe havens for your money. Malta is an up-and-coming safe haven as well as a wonderful place to spend time.
02/08/2015Earn Strong Rental Income Overseas
Today, Margaret Summerfield details three places where your second home can earn a strong income. These are locations where you’ll love vacationing yourself. And when you’re not enjoying your home in paradise, you can rent it out and generate income.
When it comes to choosing the most profitable vacation rental property, there are a number of things to consider. Margaret Summerfield offers some excellent tips here…
When it comes to buying a property you need to ensure you are getting what you actually pay for. We’re talking square feet…and why you need to check if the numbers add up.
02/01/2015The Secret’s Out on My Favorite Beach
Margaret Summerfield let’s readers in on the name of her favorite beach on the Riviera Maya. A protected turtle nesting beach and it’s only a five- to 10-minute drive from Tao.
A lot has happened over the past five years in Tao, on the Riviera Maya. The development of Tao in Tulum has grown into a functioning community with a Wellness Center with lap pools, a gym and a juice bar.
01/30/2015Second Chance for a Killer Deal in Playa
Located on the path of progress stretching down the coast from Cancun, Playa del Carmen had changed measurably in a just a few years. It no longer feels like a rustic beach town, now it is more like a small, hip city with a beachfront location. And Margaret Summerfield has found investment potential here too.
Ronan McMahon describes the growth of the Colombian middle class and how this has created investment opportunities. In this article, you can also download your free report: Three Ways to Find the World’s Best Real Estate Markets in 2015.
01/24/2015Why Now is the Time to Buy in Spain
Ronan McMahon details how Spain’s real estate situation has changed over the past number of years and why NOW is the time to buy on the Costa del Sol.
Ronan McMahon outlines the path of progress along Mexico’s Caribbean coast heading south from Cancun. In Tulum, the market is fast moving and demand far exceeds supply for rental condos.
01/21/2015Beware the Laws on Short-Term Rentals
Margaret Summerfield outlines the situation on short-term property rentals in Panama, Colombia and Ecuador. Margaret states the current situation as well as noting laws that may come into effect in the future.
01/18/2015Three Property Picks in Huatulco
Margaret Summerfield shows us three properties currently for sale in Huatulco with a start price of only $130,000.
Huatulco, Mexico is not a place where you can earn double-digit rental yields. Instead it’s a lifestyle buy, somewhere you’ll want to spend time, riding out the cold winters back home and relaxing with family and friends.
Margaret Summerfield recently visited Huatulco on Mexico’s Pacific coast. With nine bays, two marinas and 36 beaches, it is a great place for snowbirds and retirees.
Ronan McMahon gives his predictions on where the best places for investment potential will be in the coming year. Mexico’s Riviera Maya and Spain’s Costa del Sol are firmly on his radar
Ronan McMahon checks out the real estate market in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The middle-class sector is fast growing here and already there is a shortage of high-end rentals in certain areas…
01/09/2015Can You Buy a Home in Cuba?
Margaret Summerfield recently visited the Caribbean island of Cuba. But this wasn’t a scouting trip. Find out why in this article…
01/03/2015How to Get High Rental Payments in Cabo
Cabo, at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, is somewhere the jet-set have been coming for years. Ronan McMahon has unearthed a property deal here where you can own a luxurious property without the celebrity price tag.
01/02/2015Jet-Set Opportunity by the Sea of Cortez
Until recently, Cabo, at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula in Northwestern Mexico, wasn’t on Ronan McMahon’s radar. As Ronan explains, the real estate market has undergone many changes here and he has spotted an investment opportunity.
12/31/2014The Supply-Demand Problem in Panama City
Margaret Summerfield outlines the supply-demand problems in Panama’s real estate rental sector.
12/28/2014What You Can Do with $4,920 in Brazil…
This is a deal where you could buy a lot with a down payment of $4,920 and 120 monthly payments of $312. Ronan McMahon predicts that in five years time, people who buy now can expect their lot to be worth double what they paid for it.
Over the last 10 years, more than 35 million Brazilians have become middle class. In a free video we’ll share with you today, Pathfinder’s Brazil contact, Daniel Neves, explains why this powerful demographic trend spells profit potential for you.
Margaret Summerfield returns to Las Terrenas on her latest scouting trip. Las Terrenas is a prefect location for a second home that won’t cost you a fortune and can earn you a handsome profit if you rent it out.
12/20/2014Check Out This View (But Buyer Beware…)
Margaret Summerfield checks out Cap Cana, a luxury master planned community in the Dominican Republic’s southeast. The views are heavenly but potential buyers should be wary, this community has issues. Read more…
Margaret Summerfield outlines her upcoming trip to Pathfinder’s top Caribbean island destination, - the Dominican Republic. Margaret also brings you up to speed on previous scouting trips to the Dominican Republic where she visited Cap Cana and Las Terrenas.
12/13/2014It’s Time to Visit Spain
There are incredible real estate deals to be had in Spain right now. You can find incredible deals even in place like the luxurious Puerto Banus on the eastern fringes of Marbella.
12/12/2014Yes, You Can Get Financing in Spain
Ronan McMahon’s recommendations for buying real estate in Spain have done well to date. Right now, Spain’s Costa del Sol should be on your radar - and you need to be ready to act.
In the south of Spain right now, real estate is on the tear. The best distressed real estate deals are being snapped up, and the window of opportunity is fast closing. There’s opportunity for great deals here, for those who act now.
Aldea Zamá is a new master-planned community near the beach in Tulum. Investment potential here is high for those availing of this opportunity now.
The Tulum area is definitely one of the best spots on the Pathfinder beat right now. The Path of Progress along the coastline here has produced excellent investment opportunities for those who act now.
When you are investing in real estate, barriers like the shortage of developable land, permitting restrictions and others are important to ensure that you get the best profit from your investment.
You can have it all with a property in Los Cabos; affordability plus a big discount and developer financing. This glamorous spot is also home to signature gold courses, fine dining, award-winning spas and a buzzing nightlife.
11/29/2014Living the Good Life for Less
The newest destination on the Pathfinder best is located in Baja California Sur. A world class destination where you can enjoy a high quality of life. Watch our short video to find out more…
Check out this new destination on the Pathfinder beat. From golf to fishing, shopping to eateries, the amenities are world class. Watch our short video and see it for yourself.
11/26/2014How to Avoid HOA Horror Stories
There are quite a few things that you need to know in order to avoid the pitfalls of issues with HOA’s (homeowners associations). Knowing the right questions to ask about HOA’s when buying your property can make all the difference.
Join Real Estate Trend Alert today for just 7 dollars and gain access to incredible real estate deals in more than 12 countries across the globe. From ocean view lots in tropical southern Costa Rica to fire sale properties along the sunny Mediterranean, Ronan McMahon has scouted the best international deals for Real Estate Trend Alert Members.
With our RETA “Open House” offer, you can discover loft condos along Mexico’s Riviera Maya with monthly payments of as little as $550. Ronan McMahon has negotiated this special RETA member only deal where you’ll get up to $32,500 off the launch price.
With your $7 RETA membership, we’ll give you the best property deals where you can grow your cash outside the U.S.
Today, you can gain full Real Estate Trend Alert Membership for only 7 dollars. Read on to find out how this is possible…
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