Post U.S. Election Results, a Spike in ‘Move Overseas’ Searches Occurs – Trump Wins

Post U.S. Election Results, a Spike in ‘Move Overseas’ Searches Occurs – Trump Wins

401k, Bank Accounts, Belize, Costa Rica, FAQ, Health Care, Mexico, News, Panama, Pre Construction, Puerto Vallarta, Retirement
According to InternationalLiving.com, there has been a 160% surge in online searches for terms like "move overseas" and "expats overseas" post Trump election victory this week. In the wake of the presidential election results, the trend already underway of retirees going overseas for better-value living, more affordable healthcare, and warmer weather appears to be poised to accelerate. Already the Social Security Administration sends 660,528 payments overseas...and anecdotally, according to the editors of International Living, the number of U.S. retirees receiving Social Security benefits abroad is likely higher than that, as many simply continue to bank in the States while living outside the country. While Canada seems to top the list of target destinations for many potential escapees--in fact, that nation's immigration website reportedly crashed on election night -- International Living…
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PAH Holdings insider guide to retiring to Central America

PAH Holdings insider guide to retiring to Central America

Bank Accounts, Belize, Costa Rica, FAQ, Health Care, Inspection Visit, Mexico, News, Nicaragua, Panama, Retirement
  Where in Latin America to retire to and the cost of living in these countrys. All countried are now politically stable, economically healthy and welcoming to foreigners, particularly retirees. All have temperate climates, low living costs, spectacular natural beauty and attractive cities and towns. You’ll be surprised at some of the nations that make the 2016 World’s Top 10 Retirement Havens list from International Living. Panama Panama is No.1 on International Living’s list for 2016, and that should be no surprise to anyone who has been there lately. The people are charming, the healthcare is excellent and the living is cheap. Panama City has morphed into a modern metropolis with a diverse population, a high-rise downtown and a wide choice of gentrified neighborhoods. Boquete, in the highlands, appeals to…
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Cost of living – retirement in Panama

Cost of living – retirement in Panama

FAQ, Inspection Visit, News, Panama, Pre Construction
There seems to be an endless supply of retiring baby boomers willing to travel the globe in search of inexpensive sun and sand, and Panama is at the top of nearly all of their lists. While other countries welcome foreign retirees, no other nation comes close to Panama’s efforts to roll out the red carpet. The popularity of Panama among expat retirees is not a secret, and the cost of living, while much lower than in the United States, is rising. Generally speaking, you can live comfortably in Panama from $1,500 to $2,500 per month, but those enjoying more extravagant lifestyles can easily need much more. In addition to its climate and beauty, Panama is popular with retirees because they can easily establish bona fide foreign residence, and because its…
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PAH Holdings – PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PAH Holdings – PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Belize, Costa Rica, Inspection Visit, Mexico, News, Nicaragua, Panama, Pre Construction, Project Management, Property Management
Our project management services are designed to efficiently manage every aspect of even the most complex projects while keeping our clients engaged and at ease throughout the process. All to North America Standards. At PAH Holdings LTD, we take a structured team approach that ensures all project milestones are reached on budget, and on time (See more on Pre Construction planning click here). We hold weekly progress meetings to ensure that all key team members are up to date on each project, and able to communicate this information to our clients as requested. In addition, we use sophisticated project management software that integrates and accounts for every element of your homebuilding project in minute detail. This enables us to provide our clients with a clear, visual understanding of their project’s…
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Top 4 destinations for Canadian Snowbirds,

Top 4 destinations for Canadian Snowbirds,

Belize, Costa Rica, Inspection Visit, Mexico, News, Nicaragua, Panama
Its going to be a cold one this year. 2016 Weather Report The Canadian Snowbird (escapus wintersnowus) is well known for its annual migration to warmer climes.   As the bitter cold sets in, the snowbird pack its bag, buys flights, and relocates to another life, typically where a beach is never far away. Here are ten choices for any budding snowbird. Costa Rica Some species of snowbirds prefer a bigger change:  a difference in culture, a difference in language, currency, and scenic beauty.  Costa Rica has the beaches, but it also has beautiful rainforest, and peaceful mountain communities.   The country enjoys the third highest life expectancy in the western hemisphere, is affordable, accessible, and even offers Canadian-run health insurance for expats.    Snowbirds congregate around the country, but can usually be…
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Panama Guide FAQ

Panama Guide FAQ

FAQ, Panama
Frequently Asked Questions About Panama Buying Real Estate in Panama Q. Can foreigners own property in Panama? A. Yes. All citizens and foreigners are equal under the Panamanian Constitution. Anyone can own property in Panama. And, while not required by Panamanian law, it is advisable to establish a legal entity to buy land and engage in the building or purchase of a house. Q. Do foreigners enjoy the same property rights as Panamanian citizens? A. Yes, with one exception: foreigners cannot acquire land within 10 kilometers of the country border and on islands that have not been declared a special development area. Q. Why do so many foreigners choose to buy a second home or retirement home in Panama? A. The main reason that foreign investors have targeted Panama is…
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