I bought a second home in Spain for $250,000 because I don't want to live in the US anymore. It's half the cost of living in Manhattan.
This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Michael Steven Grant about his decision to purchase a second property in Sitges, Spain. Grant worked in nonprofit fundraising before starting in July with VistaFutura, a company that helps Americans purchase and maintain property in Spain. Grant …