Tips for Great Summer Gardening in Puerto Vallarta

With the summer months, comes the rainy season in Puerto Vallarta. And while our rains usually roll in hard and fast in the late afternoons, leaving sunny days, for the most part, those heavy rains can both make your garden lush and green, but also cause some damage without proper preparedness. We have a few […]

Forgetting the Fear of the Fideicomiso

Many buyers get nervous when they hear about the “fideicomiso” system, which is the manner in which residential property can be purchased by foreigners in the “restricted zones”, that is land which is 50 kilometers from the coast or 100 kilometers from the border. This system is part of the Mexican Constitution, designed to protect […]

Hotel Investing: The Move from Luxury to Lifestyle

The Puerto Vallarta region is a hotspot of interest for investors in the hospitality industry, with remarkably high tourism rates which continue to rise year after year, bolstered by numerous factors including the beauty and security of the destination, excellent airline connectivity, and vacation amenities and activities that appeal to a broad range of traveler […]

Finding the Right Listing Agent for Your Home

For most people, real estate investments are a major, if not the key element, of their personal financial portfolio. More than just financial interest, people have an emotional and sentimental investment in their properties, so if you are considering listing your Puerto Vallarta home for sale, choosing the right real estate agent that can see […]

Understanding the Ejido

Ejido land (pronounced eh-hee-do) is a term you may come across when considering real estate in Puerto Vallarta or other parts of Mexico and it isn’t something easily understood, because the concept is not found in other parts of North America. In a simple history, after the Mexican Revolution and under the Mexican Constitution, large […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Fluvial Vallarta

Fluvial Vallarta is known as one of the most family-friendly, upper-middle-class neighborhoods in Puerto Vallarta, conveniently located halfway between Old Town Puerto Vallarta and Marina Vallarta. With La Isla Plaza, a modern shopping, dining and entertainment center, fantastic restaurant options and public beach access just 500 meters away, this neighborhood has a lot to offer. […]

Financing a Home in Puerto Vallarta

With the real estate market in Puerto Vallarta continuing to boom with no signs of slowing down, many foreign buyers are recognizing that now is the time to get into the market. If you are considering financing a home in Mexico, there are options which may be available. Mortgage Brokers Companies like MEXLend offer a […]