: One of Vallarta’s newest condominium projects, D’Terrace Residences, is the creation of Octavio López, who for more than 17 years has been designing projects in the Puerto Vallarta area, in projects familiar to many such as Paramount Bay, Avalon and Horizon.
Vacation Home Ownership Options
: The vacation-home market has been continually evolving to meet the needs of consumers and their families, so that today’s marketplace provides potential homeowners many different and unique buying options. When selecting a vacation home that will best suit your lifestyle needs, it’s important to first educate yourself about market terminology and options available.
Regional Real Estate Options in and around Vallarta
: You’ve made the decision that you’d like to own a second home or perhaps retire full-time in Puerto Vallarta. Now, the question is “what part” of Vallarta. Over the past 20 to 30 years, Vallarta has evolved from a single destination to one that offers a multitude of regional options, each unique unto itself.
: Isla Palmares is a unique project with a superb location inside El Tigre Country Club in Nuevo Vallarta, just in front of the Sports Club. The stunning architectural design by architect José Vigil and how the development’s elements have been combined, all surrounded by lush palms and gardens, has created a true paradise.
: Bolongo Premium Beach Properties, Citicapital’s new development at Punta de Mita, Nayarit, is a 55 acre property located in a unique semi–tropical environment with beautiful white sand beaches and beautiful views from every homesite and condominium.
You now need an RFC (Mexican Tax ID) to buy property in Mexico
: Since Mr. Peña Nieto has taken office at the President of Mexico he has imposed sweeping tax reforms. These reforms are trickling down and making major impacts on the secondary laws, rules and applications in Mexico.
: Elias Elias AR, developers of the exclusively gated community of El Paredon, is celebrating its grand opening preview of Casa Papelillos, the newest jewel in the crown of limited estate residences. Located on the South Shore of Banderas Bay and within minutes from downtown, this exceptional rainforest enclave boasts an extraordinary private beachfront location.
: La Vida is an exclusive community of only 23 residences just minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International airport in the romantic seaside village of Bucerias, Nayarit. This beautiful beachfront development perfectly balances resort services and amenities with the security and feeling of being at home.
Vallarta/Nayarit Real Estate Market – Shifting Tides
: It is said that when the USA sneezes, Mexico catches a cold. The influence of the American economy is so dominant that Mexico would not be the only country to develop cold symptoms, others such as Canada and many in Europe would, as well.
New MLS Map Search!
: This year we completed a major upgrade to the public side of Multi-List Vallarta at MLSVallarta.com. This new search interface we believe delivers the easiest way to search for real estate in the Vallarta/Nayarit region. Plus, it offers some new features that make searching not only more interesting, but fun.
: Punta Mita. Just the hint of these two words transports you to another place. Punta Mita is known for its two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, white sand beaches and beach clubs, water sports, professional tennis center, acclaimed restaurants, distinctive lifestyle, natural beauty, and more.
: Alamar, a small enclave set in the hills above the town of small fishing village of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle which overlooks and provides spectacular, panoramic views of Banderas Bay, recently announced they have begun pre-sale of the new phase with new inventory now available for this popular North Shore development.
Legal Reforms we think you should know about
: We have no intention of boring you with technical legal reforms that will have no effect on you; however, there were numerous legal reforms in 2013 that involve you as a foreigner living in or visiting Mexico this year. If you would like more detail about any of them, please do not hesitate to contact your attorney or accountant.
: There is something very old and radically new taking shape about a mile outside of El Tuito on the road to Yelapa. Tierra Alta is an ecological cabin development on 7 hectares (17 acres) of oak-forested foothills with beautiful views over the valley of El Tuito, an attractive ranching and farming town less than an hour from Puerto Vallarta.
Is Mexico's restricted zone opening up for foreign investors?
: The Mexican Constitution establishes that foreign investors may not purchase land in areas known as restricted zones, which correspond to an area of 100 kilometers along Mexico’s borders and 50 kilometers along its coasts. Historically, foreign investors have been able to circumvent this restriction through a solution introduced in Mexico’s Foreign Investment Law in 1993.
: The developers of Sayan, one of the most successful oceanfront development in the region with 100% of the inventory sold during pre-construction, are well on their way with construction progress of their new flagship building Sayan Beach, and with 80% of the inventory already sold, it is looking to be just as successful as its predecessor.
: From the highly successful developer of Amapas 353 comes a new project aptly named The Park, situated right on the corner of Parque Lazaro Cardenas in the heart of Old Town Vallarta.
WATCH: Two Minutes with David Connell on Article 27 and Foreign Investors
: With Mexico’s lower house of congress voting on changes to Article 27, which governs how foreigners can acquire property along Mexico’s coast and borders, many are wondering how these changes will increase their possibilities of investing locally. Local attorney David Connell explains in a short video.
Improving Real Estate Market?
: Traditionally, the Puerto Vallarta real estate market has been heavily reliant on the US real estate market, with real estate sales to Americans making up nearly 60% of sales for real estate tourism up until just a few years ago. With the economic crisis of 2007, real estate prices of American homes crashed, beginning a five-year fall that only recently has begun to correct itself.
General Outline for the new immigration law of Mexico
: In May of 2011 Mexico’s Immigration law was reformed. Some of the reform entered into effect immediately while other parts did not enter into effect until the corresponding Rules to the Law were published, which did not happen until the 28th of September 2012. In short, we are just now starting to see the Immigration authorities push for the full application of the new law.
Casa Iturbide Boutique Residences
: Casa Iturbide Boutique Residences is one of Puerto Vallarta’s newest developments that is situated on the garden stairway of Calle (andador) Iturbide in central Vallarta. Casa Iturbide provides panoramic views of the Bay of Banderas from the heart of downtown.
Villa La Estancia
: Villa La Estancia is an elegant resort-style condominium complex that combines a second-home residential ownership lifestyle with a luxury vacation experience. It’s an excellent way to combine worry-free home ownership and resort style 5-star amenities and services into one.
: Flamingos Orquideas is an exclusive residential condominium development that features 56 affordable and carefully-detailed units, close to several amenities, such as golf courses, sports facilities, shopping malls and beautiful beaches.
: Inspired by the beauty of the nature that Bahia de Banderas offers, the Delcanto condominium development in Nuevo Vallarta has created a unique and sustainable style that combines the luxury and the natural landscape splendor.
La Mision de Mita
: The town of Punta de Mita is home to a new development–La Mision de Mita. This 28 unit, full-ownership condominium community that was developed to preserve the authenticity of old Mexico and designed to resemble a 15th century mission.
Should I work with a Realtor?
: When you're ready to think about buying or selling your property, you need to ask yourself the following questions: Do you have the time, energy, sources of information, and contacts to buy or sell a property in Mexico? If you were one of the 'do-it-yourself' people, would the results be as good or better than they would be if you had professional assistance?
Hacienda San Pancho
: Located in a lush, 40-hectare property with 500 meters of beach frontage, Hacienda San Pancho features a cultural center with several visual art galleries and sculptures, a screening room, a beach club, a boutique hotel, and many other amenities.
: On the north shore of Banderas Bay, not far from its most southerly point and along one of the bay’s finest white sand beaches (Playa de Destiladeras), lies the luxury condominium project of Los Veneros.
Vallarta Info 101
: Here are some last-minute details you may want to keep in mind as you prepare to discover paradise!
Tahéima Wellness Resort and Spa
: As the first full ownership luxury condo-hotel in Mexico to be registered under Canadian Securities regulations, and as the fastest selling project in the Bahia of Banderas for 2008-2009 as reported in the Multi-Dev Vallarta, Tahéima Wellness Resort & Spa offers a unique investment and lifestyle opportunity for Baby Boomers.