July 22, 2016 by Lief Simon
Our New Survey Names World’s Best-Value Property Markets
Spain’s housing bubble, Greece’s debt crisis, and recession in Portugal resulted in drops in real estate values in those countries that carry on today (though Spain and Portugal are this side of their bottoms).
Meantime, U.S. dollar buyers are benefitting from an uber-strong greenback that buys 90 euro cents as of this writing.
Likewise, this is perhaps the best time in a decade to diversify into Latin American real estate thanks, again, to the strength of the U.S. dollar against key currencies in this region… as well as market developments of note, including fast-expanding middle classes in Panama and Colombia, for example, and growing rental demands in places like Playa del Carmen, Mexico, and Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic.
This is all to say, we are enjoying a Golden Age of real estate investment opportunity across the globe.
Where, specifically, should the property buyer or investor be focusing his attention?
In our just-released Retire Overseas Index, we looked at the current average prices per square meter to purchase in
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