Lief Simon is a guest in the Alt Asset Allocation Podcast with Ben Lakoff. The topics discussed include the due diligence before investing in real estate overseas, pitfalls to avoid, countries of interest, other investing options like hard money loans or agricultural investments, and much more.
Below is a breakdown of all the topics covered.
3:29. Lief’s journey with overseas real estate investing.
8:00. First steps to start investing overseas.
18:47. Governmental red flags to avoid.
24:51. The risks of real of offshore investments.
32:04. Taxes and fees of offshore investments.
36:14. The variability of property taxes.
37:59. Understanding zoning rule risks.
40:31. Other risks to be aware of before investing overseas.
44:28. Drawbacks of real estate investments overseas.
46:45. Tools to find the best international market.
48:27. Current investment opportunities.
53:37. Hard money lending.
59:06. Agriculture investments.
About The Alt Asset Allocation Podcast
The Alt Asset Allocation Podcast is all about finding alternative investment opportunities. The aim is to teach people to expand their investments and to diversify into more than stocks and bonds.
Ben Lakoff counts with more than 10 years of experience under his belt, having done multiple assignments in several countries including the US, Brazil, Afghanistan, Czech Republic, and more. In addition, he has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification, making him a true expert in the field.
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