October 18, 2016 by Kathleen Peddicord
Buy What You Love… The Profits Will Follow
Over the past two decades, my husband Lief Simon and I have built a real estate investment portfolio that today includes more than two dozen pieces of property in 13 countries.
These assets include rental properties, both residential and commercial, beachfront lots, riverfront lots, productive land, and land for development.
In total, to date, we’ve bought and sold more than three dozen pieces of property in 23 countries.
We’ve enjoyed tremendous successes… we’ve made investments that didn’t play out quite as well as we’d hoped or expected… and we’ve suffered a few no-holds-barred debacles…
Our most successful investments?
By my measure, these have been the ones that were more than simply investments.
In 1999, for example, we bought a Georgian country house on a small piece of land in Waterford, Ireland, that we renovated into a home for
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