: Punta Esmeralda has been one of the best-selling real estate projects in Riviera Nayarit for a number of reasons. Set between Bucerias and La Cruz, two quaint seaside towns just a 1/2-hour north of the airport, Punta Esmeralda is an ocean-front gated community situated on a 20-acre parcel offering 230 townhouses, villas and luxury condominiums.
Vallarta Real Estate Information 101
: Purchasing real estate in Mexico may appear to be a daunting venture at first glance. To help demystify the process, we’ve created this CliffsNotes-style, jargon-free guide, loaded with concise information about Puerto Vallarta real estate. Providing an informative overview of this multi-dimensional topic, it includes answers to a number of the frequently asked questions that repeatedly come our way. For even more information, browse through the many articles that are available in our article reference section, with more than 50 articles available about Puerto Vallarta real estate.
Online Tools for Everyone
: The broad variety of options for real estate investment available in and around Puerto Vallarta, when it comes to real estate investments, can be rather overwhelming.
Real Estate Trends 2009-2010
: How things can change in a short period of time! Vallarta’s real estate market has been hit on many sides this year, making it difficult for the market to move ahead.
Sierra del Mar - Los Arcos Update
: The developers of Sierra del Mar Los Arcos are pleased to announce that all condominiums in their first tower, Arco Menor, have been sold.
State of the Market
: As the high-season ends and we look back at what transpired from November until April, we’ve seen the market go from one of denial to acceptance.
Lost in Vallarta? Have We Gots Maps for You!
: When Google released Maps (its free online mapping service) to the masses in 2005, no one could have foreseen how – just a few years later – we’d become so reliant on this technology.
5 Tips to Help Sell Your Property Faster
: There is no question that in many areas properties are currently on the market longer. As a seller, this slow-down means there is more competition for a limited pool of potential buyers.
: The new offices of Pinnacle Properties exude the feeling of relaxing at home on the balcony, via a beautiful showroom with amazing views that capture your attention the moment you step inside.
Leaving the Dream in Good Hands
: The taxi is waiting. The drapes are drawn and the door double-locked, but a pang of anxiety persists. After all, you’re leaving your special dream dwelling by the bay to fly north, while the pounding surf continues to spray the patio doors, and the balcony plants bake in the Vallarta sun.
Puerta al Mar
: On Camarones Beach just a stone’s throw away from the Malecón in downtown Puerto Vallarta, rises Puerta al Mar, the new boutique-style luxury condominium development designed by Architect Jose Francisco Gomez.
Deck 12, Overlooking the Maritime Terminal
: Imagine sitting on your private balcony with an evening cocktail in hand while watching a magnificent cruise ship slowly sail out into the sunset.
Now that I have Bought Property in Mexico, What do I have to do to Keep Everything Current?
: For a foreigner, buying property in Mexico is a new and different experience. Most foreigners spend time researching the procedure of buying property, setting up a trust or a corporation and becoming familiar with the different permits and costs required to close on a property transaction in Mexico. A lot of effort is put into becoming familiar with the “closing procedure” however very little time is spent on understanding what on-going obligations exist after the property has been purchased.
Capital Gains Tax (ISR) on the Sale of Homes in Mexico
: This is a subject that everyone wants to know about and everyone wants to find a way to legally avoid. In an effort to keep you up to date, the following is the “cliff note” version of what you need to understand. In 2007 the Mexican government modified the rules pertaining to the exemption of income tax obtained in the sale of primary residences. The reason they did this was principally to close loops holes that allowed the upper class to avoid paying taxes on any homes they owned.
: Los Amores is a master-planned residential development designed to provide, in a unique environment, different options to best accommodate most demanding needs. This development offers six condominium options (A-F) and two villa options (Capricho and Deseo), within a secure and gated community, with amenities and features designed so owners can spend quality time with friends and family in a fun, relaxed and enjoyable way.
: Las Vistas offers the opportunity to own a luxury condo nestled in the jungle on the top of colonia 5 de Diciembre with a spectacular view of the bay, beautiful sunsets and endless city lights of Puerto Vallarta. Developer Carlos Vazquez continues to reach new heights in design and quality, offering an attractive floor plan with top-of-the-line finishes throughout.
Costa Vallarta Real Estate Trends 2008-2009
: I’ve been writing these articles for the past five years — five exceptional years, where the real estate market experienced rapid growth, appreciation and demand. In last year’s article, I reported that a downturn seemed to be approaching. Today, while updating and writing this report, there is no doubt that the market has slowed and the USA is most likely in recession.
The Value of Real Estate to Our Community
: When most people think of real estate as an industry, it brings up images of tracts of single family homes, large commercial and condominium towers and shopping malls. But are there benefits other than providing housing, office space and shopping opportunities?
Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Conference 2006
: In March of this year, Producciones Viva held a real estate conference at the Sheraton Hotel for realtors, developers and the public interested in real estate investment in Mexico. Below is a summary of some of the sessions that took place.
Puerto Vallarta: A Real Estate Success Story
: What we can establish as being “a success”? Well, in 2000 Puerto Vallarta had roughly $50 million in resort real estate sales (“resort real estate” is defined as real estate purchased primarily by retirees or second-home purchasers). There were rarely homes selling for more than $1 million and few large real estate developments.