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How To Find Hot International Real Estate Investments with Ronan McMahon (Plus RETA Review)


Ever imagine what it would be like to own a second home (or two) in an international resort or vacation location?

  • Would you want to buy it to live in a country with a lower cost of living while enjoying the high life of a condo on the beach?
  • Would you rent it out and cash in on high yields in high demand locales?
  • Would you do a combination of both? Live there for a few months and rent it out the rest of the year?

This has been an investment strategy that was one among the passive income ideas I've recently been pursuing and I invited the founder of Real Estate Trend Alert (RETA), Ronan McMahon on the show today to discuss how his company provides the information, tools, and access to deeply discounted deals before they're presented to the public.

Real estate investments can be a great way to diversify your portfolio, and with companies like RETA, investors can have access to information and deals that may not be available to the general public. This type of specialized knowledge can be compared to the insights and analysis provided by financial analysts and stock market experts, who can offer valuable information on which stocks to invest in, such as the highly sought-after amazon stock price. By combining information from multiple sources and investing across various asset classes, investors can create a well-rounded portfolio that can help them achieve their financial goals.

Ronan McMahonRonan McMahon is editor of Real Estate Trend Alert (RETA) and a global real estate scout. He spends six months of every year on the road, finding and negotiating opportunities to buy low and make serious profit from capital appreciation, rental income, or a mixture of both.

He does this both for his own personal real estate portfolio and for members of Real Estate Trend Alert. Only RETA members get details of the best deals he finds worldwide—in Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

One of his biggest strengths in multifamily REIT is identifying markets that are due for an upswing in values—but where other investors aren’t looking yet.

I am a paying subscriber to their services and use it to educate myself on the possibilities of investing and potentially living overseas and I've gotten tremendous value from their resources.

But in addition to the education, Ronan and his team scour these countries and leverage their relationships with established developers to create incredible deals on pre-development real estate in what Ronan calls “the path of progress.”

Ronan also has a brilliant business model because he travels the world looking at real estate opportunities from and leverages the RETA membership to secure these discounted investment properties, while sharing in the revenue from the developers.

It's a win-win-win situation.

  • Developers win because they receive a surge of demand and pre-sales for the properties they want to develop, thus de-risking their investment
  • RETA member-investors win because the economies of scale from the RETA memberships
  • Ronan and his team win because they get paid for providing valuable deals and connecting investors with developers.

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In this episode episizzle you'll hear me satisfy my own selfish curiosity (as always) but it will also get your wheels turning about how you might be able to create a profitable business by matching up supply with demand.

Recently Ronan released “Big Book Of Profitable Real Estate Investing” where he goes deep into the detail of international properties. You can get it for free here.

UPDATE:  July 2022 – We Bought A Condo In Lagos, Portugal!


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