Selling Your Home: To Stage or Not to Stage

It is an often-asked question when sellers are listing a home in Puerto Vallarta or elsewhere – is it better to sell a home with the furniture included or not? As anyone who has ever watched a “house-flipping reality show” on television can tell you, professional staging can really make the difference in the appeal […]

Should You Stage Your Puerto Vallarta Home For Sale?

Questions about staging your home for sale is something that our professional Puerto Vallarta real estate agents often hear. A recent study from Stagedhomes.com showed that staged homes for sale can sell up to 82% faster than those which are not. While the Puerto Vallarta real estate market has some differences when compared to Canadian and […]

The Importance of the LGBTQ Community in the Vallarta Real Estate Market

Puerto Vallarta has been a vacation favorite for the LGBTQ community for decades. Named the “gay beach capital of Mexico” and the first city in Mexico to earn the “Gay Travel Approved” distinction from the major travel website, GayTravel.com, Puerto Vallarta has a lot to offer the LGBTQ community. First, of course, is our beautiful […]

Back to School Tips for Vallarta Parents

Did you recently move to Puerto Vallarta with your family? If you did, you are not alone. With the rise of “digital nomads” and people being able to work from satellite offices anywhere in the world, more and more families are moving to Puerto Vallarta, encouraged by factors like an affordable cost of living, excellent […]

Deciding What to Bring When Moving to Mexico

  Although the Puerto Vallarta real estate market offers every type of home, from hacienda-style luxury Mexican villas, to cozy apartments, to modern downtown penthouses, many buyers looking to retire in Mexico or move for full-time living, find themselves leaving a larger house to begin their new life in a smaller living space.  Furnished condos […]

Moving with your pet to Puerto Vallarta

Our city is well-known for being very pet-friendly and for those buying a property in Puerto Vallarta, knowing how to travel with your pet is important. Visiting or moving to Mexico with your pet isn’t a difficult process if you take the time to prepare the necessary documentation to present to the Mexican Agricultural Office […]

Favorite Vallarta Restaurants for Beating the Heat

Our lush summer season comes with higher temperatures and humidity, inspiring many of our residents and visitors to look for a temporary retreat in an air-conditioned climate to refresh. Here are a few of our favorite summer restaurants in Puerto Vallarta with AC, for a delicious dinner out in a cool environment. Marina Vallarta Sleek […]

3 Steps for Successful Real Estate Transactions in Puerto Vallarta

When Tropicasa Realty opened for business over 20 years ago, summer marked the “slow season” in the Puerto Vallarta real estate market. But as our destination has grown, real estate investment is a 12 month a year booming marketplace, with buyers throughout North American interested in buying property in Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. The process […]