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JS 64: Overseas Real Estate Investing with Lief Simon Co-Founder of ‘Live and Invest Overseas’

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Release Date: 04/01/2014

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Lief Simon is the co-founder of Live and Invest Overseas, which is one of the world’s leading resources on investment, real estate and retirement overseas. Simon joins the show to discuss some of the best markets worldwide and how investors can get the best returns in them.

 

Simon also discusses emerging markets and what countries investors should avoid. 

 

Visit Live and Invest Overseas at www.liveandinvestoverseas.com.

 

Lief Simon has lived and worked in seven countries on five continents and has traveled to more than 50 countries. His real estate investing experience began nearly 20 years ago with a multi-unit building in Chicago. After selling that building for a total return of more than 1,800 percent in just 30 months, Lief began to diversify internationally.  

 

In the decades since, Lief has personally bought and sold property in 21 countries. He has managed multi-million-dollar developments, multi-million-dollar property portfolios and more than two dozen rental properties.  

 

Over the years that Lief has been living overseas, he has also been actively engaged in doing business. He has launched and managed business ventures in 10 countries, including local businesses, web-based businesses and international franchises.  

 

Lief has spent more than three weeks out of four on the road for the better part of the past two decades, travelling almost constantly in search of the world’s top emerging real estate opportunities. In recent years, Lief has also turned readers on to targeted investments suitable for the individual investor in Mexico, Nicaragua, Romania, Panama, Belize, the Philippines and most recently, Colombia and Brazil.  

 

He has been quoted in articles on international real estate in Live and Invest Overseas, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, USA Today, and Outdoor Magazine.