Entries by Tristin Westphal

Panama Open for Business

Entrepreneurs in the United States often have to make the hard choice where to locate their business. Will the population of one state make it a better choice over another? What about the tax code, reporting requirements, or employment law? State laws vary and each state can have it’s own advantages and disadvantages, but for […]

Panama for Retirees

Does your version of the perfect retirement haven have a low cost of living, modern amenities, great healthcare, and excellent weather? Would you like to spend your hard-earned golden years travelling, exploring new cultures, making new friends, and enjoying the fruits of your labor without worrying about burning through your funds? Your dream retirement doesn’t […]

Most Impressive Malls in the World

Thanksgiving in the United States is always the last Thursday in November and while some spend the day dressing the turkey and watching football, others prepare for the retail sporting event which follows: Black Friday. The first mall, as we think of it today, opened in Edina, Minnesota in 1956, but has since spread across […]

5 Best Reasons to Buy a Fajardo Home

As winter approaches in the United States, many begin to think about trading the cold and snowy days for something a little more caliente. For those looking for a winter home that has the laid-back island lifestyle with many of the familiar comforts of home, look no farther than Fajardo, Puerto Rico. From sparkling beaches […]


Think Outside the Search Box

It’s no secret we live in a digital world. According to a  2017 research report published by the National Association of Realtors, 44% of home buyers’ first step in finding a home was to look online, contacting an agent came in distant second place with 17%. As a real estate agent, it’s an exciting time […]