House Hunting in Latvia: A Sprawling Forest Compound for $513,000

Irina Alazova, the CEO of Mercury Group Limited, a Latvian real estate company, said that starting in 2015, it became “almost impossible to get mortgages,” after the government tightened lending restrictions. Around the same time, the country’s residential permit program, which allowed foreign buyers to apply for permanent residence, increased its minimum required purchase, causing…

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Summer Days, Drifting Away

It’s almost Labor Day, which means that our time together is coming to an end. We laughed, we cried, we snacked, we island hopped, we … assessed infection risks. After a long summer of mixed vibes, my newsletter partner Michael Gold and I decided to (virtually) sit down and reflect on all of the strangeness…

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