Interesting Post M.Y,
Australia another country, for reasonable Real Estate Prices.
Notwithstanding personal location ideals,
one can secure a roof over your head, for about the price of a motor car, sometimes even free.
(Caveat : Location location location)
Regarding Virgin Islands, one could build a collection from eBay
roughly paying about a $1 per stamp, but would be labour intensive.
Most of my collections are built from swapping.
I have outlaid most shekels on my main collections, Turkey and Romania. (and Literature)