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New Cuenca Townhouse

Here is a new Cuenca Town House for sale.


This is under construction and is almost finished.


It is located in Puertas del Sol only a couple of blocks from the Tomebamba River. Puertas del Sol is preferred by locals and expats because it is within walking distance of downtown, is very quiet, safe, close to grocery stores, a farmer’s market, banks and a mall.


The price is $140.000 for 1500 sq ft. which includes some green areas around the house, 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths, 2 parking areas and a solarium inside.


Ecuador Living club members can click here to go to the Club sit for seller/broker detials

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Join a Cuenca Ecuador  real estate tour

Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Sept. 16-17-18
Oct.  25-26-27
Nov. 18-19-20
Dec. 12-13-14

Enroll here. Cuenca Real Estate Tour  $499 Couple $749

If the group schedule above does not work for you see details for a customized individual real estate tour here.

Save with Multi tours. Learn more on how to save with multiple tours to Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador’s coast and Cuenca.

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10 minutes from downtown Cuenca is a 4089 square foot home sitting on 1.7 acres.


The yard has been beautifully landscaped.


This house is loaded with options including, 2 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, 4 baths, 3 walk-in closets, a caretaker’s cottage, outdoor barbeque and picnic area and a greenhouse. The owner’s are relocating to Quito and are willing to provide some financing. Asking price is $230,000.

See this house on the next Cuenca Real Estate Tour


Cuenca real estate offers excellent quality and value for expats visiting Ecuador. Here is a shot of downtown Cuenca.

These tours do not sell Ecuador real estate and the tour conductors do not participate in real estate commissions. The mission statement of the tours is to provide an objective view of the Ecuador real estate market with no hidden agendas.


What R U Going to do in Ecuador?

Some readers moving to Ecuador need extra income. Others are okay financially but still need something interesting and fulfilling to do.  Deciding on a course of action can require a bit of genius.

There is a growing need for genius… in all of us… in some form.


A sign of genius.  See below how to gain genius from the masses.

Genius is not just a genetic coincidence experienced by a few.  We all have it available… at least once in awhile… and we have the potential for regular genius.  We can unlock it and groom it… make it work for us.

So, what is genius?

Napoleon called genius “fixer les objets longtemps sans être fatigue”… the ability to think of something for a long time without getting tired.

This is why we added Frequency Modulation (FM) to our seminars and live courses. FM helps integrate brain frequencies so the mind absorbs, retains and recalls information more easily.  This is part of genius.

Another aspect of genius is to tap into deeper forms of wisdom… to escape the tyranny of reason.

FM increases alpha, delta and theta frequencies associated with wider fields of knowing and expanded horizons.  So FM helps in two ways…  first, getting data that can be used, then allowing that data to mingle with wisdom so it can be used for higher… more effective…. useable thought.

See more about frequency modulation here.

Wisdom of the Masses

There is another way to tap into genius we have written about often at this site… tapping into the wisdom of the masses.

Today’s technology favors this type of genius which is the root of social networking.  Those who use the technology wisely profit enormously.

The wisdom we gain by sharing is explained in the book, “The Wisdom of Crowds, Why the Many are Smarter than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies and Societies and Nations” by James Surowiecki.

The book begins by telling how at the annual West of England Fat Stock and Poultry Exhibition in the fall of 1906, a British scientist became interested in a weight judging competition. 800 people, smart, dumb, old, young in all types of professions guessed the weight of two dressed oxen. The correct answer was 1,197 pounds. The scientist’s research found that the collective estimate was incredibly close, 1,198 pounds.

The book suggests that there is an uncanny and generally unconscious collective intelligence at work. The book shows how clouds of birds seem to move in one mind but actually are each acting on their own following four simple rules:

#1) Stay as close to the center as possible.

#2) Stay two body lengths away from your neighbor.

#3) Do not bump into another bird.

#4): If a predator dives at you, get out of the way.

The book suggests that rather than crowds being mindless mobs that many are weirdly smart and effective even if part of the group might be average or below in intelligence or experience.

A key point that the article makes is that there is incredible effectiveness in a diversity of individual intelligences.  This is why we are sharing ideas about problems and opportunities here. We enhance our problem solving ability to more than the 20th power!

A prime example of how to use this “Wisdom of the Masses” technology can be seen in a a July 19, 2011 MIT Technology review by Cindy Waxer entitled “Asking the Crowd How to Make Something”.  This review tells about a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) project that shows how the wisdom of crowds can be tapped into to get wiser ideas on how to manufacture something as complex as a combat vehicle.


Here is an excerpt from this article about DARPta and Wisdom of the Masses: A dustpan called the Broom Groomer and the XC2V FLYPmode combat vehicle have something in common: both were created with the help of crowdsourcing, in which a community of people unite online to contribute anything from color recommendations to engineering designs.

Crowdsourcing has been around for nearly five years, mostly as a way for Web-savvy marketing departments to solicit design ideas and build online buzz around a product. But it also has promise as a way to inject fresh ideas into traditional manufacturing, speed up production cycles, and cut costs.

Case in point: the XC2V FLYPmode, the first crowdsourced military vehicle. Last fall, Local Motors, an Arizona-based automotive company specializing in crowdsourced vehicles, won a $639,000 contract from the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to build a prototype of a high-speed supply vehicle for the military. Responding to specific guidelines set by DARPA and the promise of a $10,000 cash prize for the best design, 500 people submitted ideas to Local Motors. After a vote to choose the winner of the competition, the design was manufactured and assembled in Local Motors’ 40,000-square-foot micro-factory in just 14 weeks. Building other military vehicles can take nearly five years.

By encouraging innovation in manufacturing, crowdsourcing “stands to change the military in a huge way,” says Jay Rogers, Local Motors’ CEO and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Traditionally, such innovations have been hard for the military to come by, says Jeff Howe, a Northeastern University journalism professor and the author of Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business. But by scattering decision-making, “crowdsourcing brings fresh thinking into the mix,” he says.

Appealing to the general public for new ideas is also helping startups reduce the risks of mass production. For example, Quirky.com relies on a community of 70,000 members to design everything from the high-tech Broom Groomer dustpans to stainless steel cookware. And before beginning full-scale production, the New York-based startup posts its product prototypes on the company’s website and asks for orders. Not until the product reaches a predetermined sales threshold does Quirky.com begin the manufacturing process in its Hong Kong facility.

These are times of enormous and rapid change and to survive and prosper we often need wisdom beyond the norm.  Using “Frequency Modulation” and the “Wisdom of the Masses” can help.


Here is another small way to gain more useful information and how to access real wisdom that can help make your life better.


Our emails go out to almost 25,000 readers every day.  The numbers grow every day and as of today as the list data from our mail sending system shows, we sent 24,555 emails.  When our smaller lists are thrown in the number rises to nearer 30,000.

Last year on this date our two main lists had 21,313 readers and the graph below from our autoresponding system shows the steady growth.


This gives all of us… you the reader… and me the writer,  an opportunity to enjoy the wisdom of the masses so we can develop extra income earning power.

Now we have connected these forces… you… the mass of our readers and businesses that we have worked with for many years. Each has a unique  product or service that we love.  These companies are headquartered in many places… Switzerland, Denmark, Ecuador, Spain, Canada as well as the USA and all of them offer global potential… business opportunity almost anywhere.

We write about many of the products of these companies often… though we are not paid.. but just because we like their products and hope you’ll enjoy them too.

We have started a program to help our readers create their own micro business working with these businesses as referrers, dealers and distributors.

What a match… tens of thousands of readers, many wanting to earn globally… meeting some great… really unique global businesses tied together with our communication system that can bring all this: training…. communicating and networking.

We are starting with these five businesses first.

#1: Jyske Global Asset Management  (JGAM)
#2: Bio Wash
#3: Candace Newman Essential Oils
#4: Roses
#5: Ecuador Imbabura Export Products

After attending our International Business and investing seminar on October 7-8-9, you will be qualified to enroll for referrer, distributor and dealer programs above and any others we develop. 

Enrolling in any of our online business development courses and attending one seminar provides full qualification to apply for all programs we provide for a year.

I’ll explain the first specific way you can tap into greater power for everlasting health and wealth in a moment.

First, may I introduce a  Five Day July special?

We provide three e-courses that can help you develop your own micro business that we designed to help you earn anywhere you live in the world.

International Business Made EZ ($299)

Self Fulfilled – How to be a Self Publisher ($499)

Event – Full How to Earn With  Your Own Seminars ($349)

July Special.

Enroll before midnight July 24m, 2011 for our October International Business & Investing Seminar (plus Frequency Modulation Workshop),   October 7, 8, 9, 2010 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC and choose any one of the three courses above for FREE.  You Save between $299 and $499.

Get one of our online courses FREE and a chance for FREE accommodations at our farm.

Early enrollment for our October 7-9 North Carolina Course click here for details.

We have started the beta program, and the good news is that we are not charging a penny more more.  Our International Business Made EZ online course and our International Business Made EZ seminars remain the same price though we’ll now offer subscribers an entrance to doing business with many turnkey businesses.

The overall service can bring you the following benefits:

#1: Connect you via our our online course “International Business Made EZ” to here and now specific business opportunities.

#2: Keep you in touch with other readers in the program, share business tips, ideas contacts and even website support in some instances.

Be a bank referrer in Ecuador

Our first turnkey business program is Jyske global Asset Management because our activities as publishers has a synchronicity with Jyske and JGAM.   We have been able to combine our training, communications and lead generation abilities with their financial organization.

Business is always a little more complicated when it entails financial products so we have created a beta program to develop this system.

A referrer does not have to be a registered as an investment adviser but JGAM does have a due diligence requirement. JGAM will also expect a certain amount of referrals per year though this amount has not been determined… hence this beta offer.

JGAM pays a percentage of their fee to the referrer up to a maximum 25% of their fee. This not only offers an excellent income generating opportunity but creates a potential long term income stream because JGAM keeps paying the fee as long as the client remains a client. Fees are paid on a quarterly basis.

There is also potential for growing long term income because JGAM pays the referrer based on the total assets under management.  If a referred client makes additional payments, the referrer will be paid on the total amount.

For example if an referrer refers a client who invests a minimum $100,000 and the annual fee is 2%, the referrer earns $500 per annum basic fee (as long as the customer remains with JGAM)… plus if the assets grow either through portfolio growth or added deposits… so too does the referrer’s fee.

We have set our first training JGAM training session for October 10, 2012.

This program will allow subscribers to any of our  online courses who have attended an International Business Made EZ seminar to become referrers for JGAM.

We have been working with Jyske Bank for over 20 years and Jyske Global Asset Management, a Jyske Bank wholly owned subsidiary. We started talking to Thomas Fischer Senior VP about an referral program for some time.  Finally,we introduced this opportunity for the first time at our June 2011 seminar.  The response was overwhelming.

Jyske Bank employs a staff of about 4,000 and operates 116 Danish branches, which makes it the second largest independent Danish bank. They offer a full range of financial solutions to retail as well as small and medium-sized corporate clients.

We have always liked Jyske because they are one of Europe’s largest currency traders and offer very simple but sophisticated multi currency investing services.  They are one of Europe’s largest currency traders and dealers.

We have especially enjoyed our business relation with Jyske because being open and honest is one of the core values of the bank group. Traditionally, Jyske formulates and communicates its values – and the way they understand and live by them – to the surrounding world. They work hard offering shareholders, customers and employees balanced opportunity.

We especially like the fact that Jyske employees are not paid bonuses.  No multi million pay outs are in the system that might temp staff to distort earnings or take undue risks.

Here is how you can apply for this program.

To start as a referrer,  there is first the compliance process with Jyske Bank.

Once that process is complete, our IBEZ system helps educate and assist referrer.

First… once a referrer has been approved by JGAM, and the referrer has completed our online course International Business Made EZ course and attended one of our  international investing and business seminars they can attend an exclusive training seminar at our farm.

We have a…




seminar hall where…


unless the group grows too large, we’ll meet.   We’ll have lunch  on the deck looking over Little Horse Creek.

JGAM and our company conduct this one day intensive training for agents the day after each International Investing and Business seminar.

The first such seminar will be conducted Monday, October 10, 2011 immediately after our October 7-8-9 International Investing and Business Seminar in West Jefferson, North Carolina.

Part of the JGAM program is designed so we can assist referrers by referring readers in their locale to them.  So for example if a referrer is in Miami, we will send special emails to our readers in that area, help organize mini seminars… etc.

We can zero in as close as 20 miles to a location so for example we can send a separate email to every reader within 20 miles of the address of a referrer.  And although we won’t release the names in that area, we can send them a note of the opportunity.

We will also provide a referrer communication forum and update training as well as portfolio and investing ideas.  We have general plans at this stage but find the best way to develop systems is to refine through action. We expect our beta program this year to clarify how we can best help our readers become referrers and how we can help them succeed.

Step one is to start the compliance process with JGAM.  Thomas Fischer  can send you the Introducer Questionnaire and Terms of Business.

Thomas Fischer’s email is fischer@jgam.com

This will begin the process of establishing a relationship with JGAM.  Once this relation is approved and verified, then you will be able to enroll in the referrer training.

You must complete one of the online business development courses above and attend an International Business and Investing Seminar to be eligible for the October training.

All of our readers are invited to enroll in our International Business Made EZ Online Course and our International Business and Investing Seminar at any time.

Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Three Guarantees.

There is no guarantee that JGAM will approve your application as a referrer just because you enroll in the seminar or take the online course so we make two special guarantees.

First Guarantee. Regarding the online course International Business Made EZ.  Enroll in this course. Take it and if you are not satisfied for any reason within 30 days… let us know and we’ll give you a full refund.

Second Guarantee. Enroll in our October 7-8-9 International Business & Investing Seminar.  I’ll send you a recording of the June seminar now so you better understand what these seminars are and how they help you.  If you are not happy with what you hear, let us know within 30 days and we’ll give you a full refund. You keep the recorded seminar as our thanks.

Third Guarantee.  Your earnings potential has this guarantee.  First, any time between now and October… before you attend the International Business and Investing seminar if you fail to qualify as a JGAM referrer agent or change your mind before attending the International Business and Investing seminar you can ask for a full refund.

Get more details about the online course and bonuses at International Business Made EZ.

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