Is Switching to Solar Right for You?

As we transition into the summer season, people generally start running their air-conditioners more frequently in their Puerto Vallarta home, and with that comes higher electricity bills. For those who own a home in Puerto Vallarta, switching to solar power is definitely an option with our sunny climate and several solar panel companies in Puerto […]

Importing your Things to Mexico

Moving to your new home in Puerto Vallarta doesn’t mean that you won’t want to bring some of your favorite things along with you. If you have purchased a property in Puerto Vallarta and want to import personal goods to Mexico, it’s important to be mindful of those items which are permitted for importation, those […]

What Can Your Consulate Do for You?

A benefit of buying a second home in Puerto Vallarta or Rivera Nayarit is that our region offers both a Canadian and an American consulate. While most people know that their consulate is their countries’ official representative, many people aren’t fully aware of the services that their consulate can and cannot provide. In case of […]

Switching to Inverter Air Conditioning

With summer months approaching, now is an appropriate time to think about the air-conditioning units in your Puerto Vallarta property and make sure you have booked a maintenance appointment to have them serviced and ready for heavier use throughout the summer months. But is it time to replace, add to or update the air-conditioning in […]

Finding new Hobbies in Puerto Vallarta

Retiring in Puerto Vallarta is a wonderful time to start following some life passions, learning new skills and finding new hobbies. With a large foreign community, you will find all types of classes taught in English in Puerto Vallarta, and here are a few popular choices around town. Art Classes: Pitayo is an art center […]

Semana Santa Tips for Vallarta Residents

The Easter holiday, known as Semana Santa in Mexico, is arguably the busiest time in Puerto Vallarta, as national visitors from Guadalajara, Mexico City and Tepic and foreigners from Canada, the United States and other parts of the world come to our beautiful destination to enjoy a Spring Break filled with sun, fun and surf. […]

Romance and Desire: The Villas and Haciendas of Puerto Vallarta

George Clooney has one. And Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Lopez and Sir Richard Branson. Even Howard Hughes had one. What is it about villas and haciendas that make them the desire of virtually every A-Lister? A few reasons, chief of which is comfort and privacy. Oh, and these folks can afford the very best. But it’s […]

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Vallarta Home

Owning a home in Puerto Vallarta is an incredible investment, for both your lifestyle and real estate portfolio, so it’s important to protect it with regular home maintenance.  With April turning to May, and our rainy season just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing your Puerto Vallarta property for the summer.  […]

How Sustainable Homes Benefit You

Sustainable building and eco-friendly homes are the biggest trend happening on the real estate market today.  While many people like the idea of owning a more eco-conscious home, many buyers don’t understand the full extent to which greener living can benefit them.  Here are a few points to consider about buying green home. Economic Benefits […]

Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent

At Tropicasa Realty, we’ve built a 20-year reputation for being an ethical and professional real estate agency in Puerto Vallarta that both buyers and sellers can trust.  But that doesn’t mean that when you are selling your home you shouldn’t be interviewing your real estate agent to ensure a good fit and relationship between seller […]