MLSVallarta.com - The place to start for Selling or Purchasing Real Estate
: When it comes to searching for what real estate options are available in or around Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit, the best place to look is either online at MLSVallarta.com or VallartaRealEstateGuide.com.
Great Finds: Jai
: While many musicians around town do a good job entertaining, we couldn’t dismiss the way this quintet captivated its audience at a recent fundraising event. Little did we know; they have been performing their unique take on pop and rock songs from Mexico and the USA on a nightly basis at the Marriott CasaMagna for almost a year!
Grand Venetian Bay view Grand
: Near the main boulevard of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco you will find the Grand Venetian Bay View Grand. An ambitious development that stands out for its extraordinary spaces evoking a sumptuous and elegant style.
The Mexican Maritime Zone Explained
: Recently the environmental authorities have partially released an official and general survey of all Federal Maritime Zones that border the coastal areas of Mexico. It describes the areas known as “Terrenos Ganados al Mar” or Land Gained from the Sea that exist between Federal Maritime Zones and beachfront properties.
Capital Gains, Maritime Zone and Ejido Property
: The following article contains excerpts from three articles about real estate in Mexico written by David Connell and his team at David Connell and Associates, a law firm located in Puerto Vallarta, as well as Ixtapa and Mexico City.
La Michoacana, The Ice Cream Flavor of Mexico
: If you’ve visited various parts of Mexico or even different areas of our city, you know that La Michoacana seems to be everywhere. But what are these large, colorful shops all about?
Insalata Di Pera
: Insalata Di Pera by Frascati
Puerto Vallarta Musts: Trust the Locals
: What makes Puerto Vallarta such an appealing destination for so many people of different ages, nationalities and lifestyles? Undoubtedly it is the broad variety of attractions, activities and amenities available within Banderas Bay.
The Local Hangouts
: Well-informed travel websites and books often provide accurate information about “must-see” spots and landmarks but can fall short on providing insight about the places where locals like to hang out.
Looking Ahead: Five Trends to Follow
: What are some of the interesting trends, people or places to watch closely in the next few months? Nobody knows for sure. That said, here are some that have caught our attention.
Paddle Surfing Makes a Splash in Banderas Bay
: Called both paddle surfing and paddle boarding, and known internationally as stand-up paddle surfing or SUP paddle surfing, this increasingly popular sport first appeared in Banderas Bay in 2007.
A Visual Guide to Corn Tamales
: Believed to be at least 5,000 years old—they were served by the Aztecs to Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez—tamales are one of Mexico’s most beloved comfort foods.
Craving • Tacos al Pastor
: An indisputable king of popular nighttime Mexican cuisine—for some reason, you can seldom find them anywhere before sundown—tacos al pastor are made with thinly sliced pork that has been marinated for a couple of days and stacked on a vertical rotisserie.
How Realistic and Reasonable is Acquiring Ejido Land in Mexico?
: This article intends to provide a general overview of ejidos in Mexico and the processes available to convert ejido land into sellable property, taking into consideration the most common inquiries I have been asked in working on ejido matters.
: 3.14 is a real estate development located only one block from the beach in Nuevo Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta ProMusica Premiere Performance Video (4 min)
: On a balmy Puerto Vallarta afternoon, August 7, 2010, Puerto Vallarta ProMusica held its premiere performance at the beautiful Puerta del Cielo Chapel at Hacienda San Angel. The sold-out performance featured tenor Jorge Jiménez and violinist Gerardo Ponce, both from Guadalajara, who delighted audiences with a variety of operatic arias.
: This article discusses Costa Vallarta and the plans and players involved in its future. Costa Vallarta ranges in ecological diversity from lush tropical forest to arid farmland, encompassing pristine beaches, large estuaries and rugged cliffs where the foothills of the Sierra Madre meet the sea.
Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Trends 2010 - 2011
: Looking back, the year 2010 will most likely be seen as a turning point for the Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit real estate market. After having survived the global economic crisis and the swine flu scare that brought the real estate market to a virtual standstill during 2008-2009 the market saw increased activity this past season, people once again out looking and testing the market with offers.
Cottage Industry Treats in Puerto Vallarta
: Mmm ... from freshly baked cinnamon buns to savory sausages to canned chutneys and salsas, the sight, scent and taste of edible treats made from scratch have captivated our senses for generations
Bicentennial of Mexican Independence and Centennial of Mexican Revolution
: Commemorating two hundred years since the outbreak of the Creole revolution against Spanish rule and one hundred years since the beginning of the Mexican Revolution, Mexico is celebrating the Bicentenario de la Independencia de Mexico y Centenario de la Revolucion Mexicana throughout 2010.