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Puerto Vallarta – Condé Nast Traveler Best City Nominee!

Did you know that Puerto Vallarta has been nominated as the Best City to visit worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler? Puerto Vallarta is proving its worth as a shining star in the 32nd edition of the Reader’s Choice Awards by the world renowned Condé Nast Traveler publication. The nominees are selected based on a survey that gathered opinions from more than 400,000 readers from all across the world who wanted to share their opinions on what they consider the best city. Read more below to learn why Puerto Vallarta is such a great city to visit, and an even better city to live in. Are you looking for Mexican real estate? If so, Puerto Vallarta could have the dream home you have been searching for. Condé Nast Traveler Recognizes Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta is pleased to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s readers who voted Puerto Vallarta as a best city candidate. Readers are able to rate and share their travel experiences and participate in the competition by voting for their favorite places. Award categories …

KG-Puerto Vallarta: Vacation Rental or Dream Home Location?

Are you considering investing in a vacation rental or second home by purchasing Puerto Vallarta real estate? Or are you looking to officially move to Mexico and buy your dream home to live full time in paradise?  If you don’t already know, Puerto Vallarta has quickly become a top expat destination for vacation rental investments and individuals wanting to move to a slower paced life. Puerto Vallarta real estate is ideal as the area an ideal climate that is warm and sunny all year round which is a huge draw for many expats looking to move down south from colder countries. Want to learn what kind of properties are available for expats looking to leave their stressful lives behind and embrace the quintessential laidback Mexican lifestyle? Read below to learn more about why Puerto Vallarta real estate is a top destination to purchase a vacation rental or second home in Mexico.  PV Vacation Rentals = Great Investment If you are looking for a great investment, purchasing Puerto Vallarta real estate is a smart financial move. …

Top 3 Places to Take a Picture in Puerto Vallarta

In today’s digital age, nearly every moment and important experience is documented with a photo and often shared with friends and family on social media. Thanks to the advent of the modern cellular phone with high tech cameras, it is easy and fast to capture a great shot whenever and wherever you want to. Are you living in Puerto Vallarta or visiting the area, and curious about the best place to take a picture?  Here are the top 3 places where you can take that picture perfect photo in PV that will memorialize a special moment in time forever. #1 Cerro de La Cruz How do you feel about getting a little exercise in on your way to get that picture photo? If that sounds great, you will love the urban hike up the stairs to reach the top of Cerro de la Cruz. If you start on the malecon downtown in Puerto Vallarta near the Mandala and Zoo bars, you head straight up Calle Abasolo to make your way to the top. The Cerro …

7 Tips for Foreigners Who Move to Mexico

Mexico has long attracted visitors to enjoy the beautiful weather, delicious cuisine and outstanding natural beauty. Many people end up wanting to set down roots, or buy a second home in paradise. Are you planning on making the move to Mexico? If so, read our Top 8 tips for foreigners that are new to Mexico.  You will see that with a little understanding and patience, your new life can be incredibly satisfying and fulfilling. #1 Learn Spanish Although many foreigners that move to Mexico don’t end up learning Spanish, it’s a great idea to try learn the basics. The more Spanish you understand will allow you to have a more complete experience and better opportunities in all areas. Language and communication between individuals creates a sense of community. Therefore, learning the local language will allow you to have a better understanding of the people around you and will deepen your cultural experience.  Also, having a decent comprehension level of Spanish could allow for you to find work that you wouldn’t qualify for otherwise. #2 Be …

Mexican Real Estate: Choices for Foreigners Wanting to Invest

Have you recently made the big decision that you want to move to Mexico? If so, you can rest assured you have made a choice to experience new adventures and a change of pace that will be just what the doctor ordered.  Regardless of why you plan to move to Mexico, you should consider some of the great Mexican real estate options available. Foreigners have the chance to own luxury beachfront property that they couldn’t afford in their home countries. Here are some different choices of Mexican real estate for foreigners who want to invest in a home for their move to Mexico: Traditional Condominiums Many foreigners that decide to move to Mexico choose to live in a condo.  A low maintenance option, condos eliminate the need for yard work and maintenance that many people prefer to avoid, especially as they get older. Having common area facilities such as a pool or clubhouse are added benefits that many condominiums offer their owners. Regular maintenance or HOA dues are paid that help keep the property looking …

Luxury Oceanfront Real Estate: Garza Blanca

Are you in the market for luxury oceanfront real estate? International living experts agree that Mexico is one of the top choices for foreigners looking to buy beachfront condos and luxury vacation villas. Mexico has long been a top choice for foreigners looking for the best place to retire. Are you hoping to move to Mexico, or searching for that dream vacation home? If so, continue to read more about the incredible beachfront residences we have for sale right now at the award winning luxury property, Garza Blanca. The Grand Penthouse A spacious and contemporary 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom hillside residence that has incredible ocean views. With a unique and modern design, Garza Blanca effortlessly provides an ideal balance of elegance and comfort that luxury travellers will appreciate. With over 6222 square feet of living space, Garza Blanca’s Grand Penthouse is the epitome of a Puerto Vallarta dream home. You will be wowed by the impressive high ceilings and spacious living spaces that include a gourmet kitchen and 3 well appointed bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. …

Move to Mexico: Second Home in Paradise

Move to Mexico: Second Home in Paradise

Do you dream of owning a second home in paradise?  Where do you imagine yourself living? Due to the great climate and quality of living, many Americans and Canadians decide to purchase a second home in Mexico. The relaxed lifestyle, rich culture and incredible food are just a few reasons that attract so many visitors to Mexico who end up wanting to become full time or part time residents as well. In addition, did you know that foreigners have access to high quality healthcare at a reasonable prices in Mexico?  Read below to learn more about why foreigners should consider purchasing a second home in Mexico. Slower Pace of Life There is a lot to be said for the benefits of a slower pace of life. Many Americans and Canadians find that they have spent much of their lives hyper focused on working and making money. The years pass by, and all of a sudden you realize you have not enjoyed yourself or spent as much quality time with loved ones as you wish you …

Prime Mexican Real Estate: Garza Blanca Signature Residences

Prime Mexican Real Estate: Garza Blanca Signature Residences

Many vacationers to Mexico enjoy it so much during their holidays that they want to buy a second home in paradise. With its lovely white, sandy beaches, incredible weather, friendly people and rich culture, it is hard to find a better place to purchase beachfront real estate.  Mexico truly has it all. Foreigners vacationing in Mexico are charmed by its beauty, and more and more people want to invest in Mexican real estate. Do you want to find that second home you’ve been daydreaming about? Continue to read below to learn more if you too have Mexico real estate dreams of living the good life in Puerto Vallarta or Cabo San Lucas. Beachfront Real Estate Prices Are On the Rise For those wanting to make a wise financial investment, be assured it is a great time to invest in real estate in Mexico.  In Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas, property values have been consistently going up over the last few years, especially since they are top coastal towns where tourism is a major source …

Property Insurance in Mexico: What To Know

Property Insurance in Mexico: What To Know

Owning Mexican real estate is a dream for many people. The beautiful climate, laidback lifestyle and delectable cuisine make it the preferred place to purchase a second home or for retirement for Americans and Canadians.  An important part of becoming a happy property owner in Mexico is to ensure you properly protect your investment from unforeseen circumstances and catastrophic events. The best preventative measure to achieve this is to purchase adequate property insurance in Mexico. Property insurance in Mexico is a bit different from title insurance in the States or Canada, although there are many similarities. Read below to learn more general information about property insurance in Mexico. Property Insurance in Mexico: What to Know Property insurance in Mexico may be a bit different than what you are used to back home. Some items you may believe to be standard coverage may not be covered on a Mexican policy. In addition, the policy wording will be different, although many property insurance in Mexico providers now offer policies that are more similar to US and Canadian …

Bank Trust Details for foreigners Buying Property in México

Bank Trust Details for foreigners Buying Property in México

Do you dream of buying property in México, but are a bit confused about how a Bank Trust works? The bank trust, which is also known as a Fideicomiso, is required if you are not a Mexican citizen in order to buy land in México near the coast or border.  While a bank trust may sound complicated, you can rest assured the process is not as complex or time consuming as you may think. Read below to learn more about the Fideicomiso/bank trust process in México. Before you know it, you too can be well on your way to owning Mexican real estate in paradise! Bank Trusts/Fideicomiso Definition In order to get around the law that states foreigners cannot own property along the coastline or near the border of México, foreigners can legally hold title through a “Fideicomiso” which is also known as a bank trust. In fact, it is a legal way that allows non-Mexican citizens to purchase Mexican real estate, even along the restricted coast and border. The only difference is that instead …