Online Tools for Everyone
Published Aug 10, 2009 - (Updated Dec 3, 2012)
Featured in Vallarta Lifestyles Magazine, Summer/Fall 2009 issue.
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. However, thanks to the easy-to-use online searching tools described below, you can begin narrowing your options from the comfort of your own home.
This website is home to the Puerto Vallarta real estate Multiple Listing Service. There are three chapters of AMPI (the Mexican real estate association) in the region, and all three use this website for their MLS service. It enables has been serving the region since 1988 and is the longest running such service in Mexico. The search tool at mlsvallarta.com will allow you to search by property type and include specific amenities that may be important to you, such as elevator access and so forth.
VREG, the online companion to the monthly The Vallarta Real Estate Guide makes use of the most innovative Web techniques, including the United States NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS), to assist you in becoming acquainted with the landscape pun intended and the many options available for property buyers and sellers. VREG features a Google Map interface that allows you to visualize the location of the most important developments in the region. Additionally, you can browse through the same MLS listings available at mlsvallarta.com, but with a recently improved graphical interface.
Both websites include easy-to-follow written instructions and tutorial videos to help you get started with your property search in no time. And if you wish to expand your knowledge, a large number of reference articles are also available for your perusal.