Have you ever considered moving away to some exotic, far off place? Perhaps it's time you start to consider locations that you would like to retire to, where you would like to lay roots with your family if you're used to travel but ready to settle down, or even a where you hope to attend school at or find employment in. Singapore, for example, is a city alive and bustling with people, things to do, and places to work. Although, Singapore is not the only location in Asia that screams adventure.
There are plenty of positives as aspects when investing in properties in Asia. Even if it is not a place that you are highly familiar with, it is obvious that there is much to offer from Asia. From a more adventurous feel, to everyday surprises, Asia has not only a lush and beautiful affinity for nature, but it is also quite technologically advanced and is not filled will purely rural areas, such as farmland. This is a huge misconception that people tend to have about Asia, which leads them to believe that they would only be able to find a property in the "middle of nowhere", so to speak.
Since there is always something going on in Asia, it would not be difficult to find great activities to do, even if you are raising and supporting family. The cost of living is also quite low in many Asian areas, as there are many locations that are still in development. Since Asia has long since emerged from a depression of any sort, the country is really in a good state of affairs. Not only are jobs plentiful, the prices of food and everyday living expenses low, and the business opportunities plenty, but Asia is also undergoing great change and it's not expected to slow down anytime soon.
Particularly if you are interested in doing business in Asia, such as opening a business or gaining knowledge of how to do business there, then it would only make sense that you would lay roots in a nice area to live. As long as your home is close to everything you could ever need, such as in a city setting or near the city, then there should be no problem conducting business while getting to know great people. Since growing your business in Asia lies heavily on talking to people and networking, you would want to own a property in the area so that a main base of operation is established and readily available to live in.