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Investing/Plan to stay

5 Advantages To Buying an Old Apartment in Colombia

The traditional model of selling apartment towers in Colombia, and many other places around the world, is based on pre-sales. The builder buys a lot, constructs a sales office that doubles as a demo unit, and begin to sell apartments until they reach a breakeven point and begin the construction. Anything sold after construction has begun usually… Keep Reading

Investing/Rent / buy apartment

Own A Piece Of Cali Yielding 10,2%

I’ve been asked several times about how my first furnished rental is doing in Cali. The short answer is: really good! But could it have done better? Yes, and here is why… My unit has been on the market since mid-May of this year. For the year, it will be 229 days. I now have… Keep Reading

Investing/Restaurants/Things to do

Go Green Salad Bar

Do you ever get enough of the Colombian fritanga? Empanadas, papa rellena, chicharrón, picada and chunchulo might taste good, but isn’t good for you. Enter Go Green, a salad bar and newcomer on the Cali restaurant scene. The restaurant is built kind of like a Subway. The menu includes salad bowls, rice bowls, sandwiches, wraps, and quesadillas. You order… Keep Reading

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