The Advantages of Full Ownership over Fractional

Fractional ownership, also known as timeshare or vacation club, is certainly something that any visitor in Puerto Vallarta will be familiar with, as they will encounter numerous timeshare sales people during their holiday. While vacation clubs certainly have an appeal for some, here are a few reasons why buying a property in Puerto Vallarta may […]

Why You Need to Know About AMPI

We take pride in over 20 years of success in the Puerto Vallarta real estate market, becoming one of the most trusted names in local real estate.  As part of our dedication to providing outstanding service to all our clients and protecting their interests throughout all parts of the real estate transaction, all our Puerto […]

Applying for Mexican Residency

While a tourist visa is all that is needed to buy a home in Puerto Vallarta, many people who purchase a home in Mexico consider applying for a temporary or permanent residency visa. The process to secure a Mexican residency visa can be a little lengthy, but overall is not difficult. The first step is […]

Home Security in Puerto Vallarta

By now, Puerto Vallarta’s reputation as a safe destination is well-established, with visitors, local and foreign residents, tourism companies and the governments of Canada and the USA all recognizing Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit as secure places to visit or live. But like any city, Puerto Vallarta isn’t immune to crime and making sure your property […]

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. […]