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Live the lifestyle of your choice in the stunningly beautiful Bay of Banderas, which comprises over 50 miles of pristine coastline between Yelapa, Jalisco to the south and Rincon de Guayabitos, Nayarit to the north.

Not only do we enjoy peace and tranquility, weather on par with Hawaii's, lushly undulating mountains ripe with flora and fauna, beaches ideal for every water sport and some of the world's best fishing, but the sophisticated restaurants, shops, services and infrastructure of Puerto Vallarta.

The smart way to check out the scene is to rent a furnished place for a while. In all shapes and sizes with all amenities - or just basic, if you prefer - no need to spend a fortune on hotels while you look around. Go to rentals at this site and see what we mean!

Home, villa & condo rentals, concierge services and property management.

Foreigners can own property along the coast by having a bank as trustee. Puerto Vallarta has had a real estate association for several years and in May, 2000, the Banderas Board of Realty was formed to bind its member agents to ethics and standards. Several English-speaking lawyers capably handle real estate transactions, some of whom have been trained both here and in the U.S.

Housing runs the gamut, from funky little Mexican-style bungalows starting at around $100k USD to nicely furnished beachfront condos at $200k and up, to million dollar homes so architecturally stunning they've been featured in Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and are priced accordingly.

Not in a position to make the move down here yet? You might consider investing in a lot while prices are still accessible and building later. Or buying and then renting for those months you can't be here.

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TREG's Third Annual Vallarta Real Estate Fair

Vallarta's Third Annual Real Estate Fair will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Professionals from every field will be there to answer your questions about home ownership, maximizing your real estate investment, and many other topics that effect both national and foreign residents.'s Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week
Tim Longpré

If you are planning a dream vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, look no further than Puerto Vallarta Rentals Premier Vacations' website, This week's featured vacation rental property, Casa Annabel, on the banks of the Cuale River, only half a block from Los Muertos Beach.

Ask A Realtor: What is Your Market Forecast This Year?
Michael Green

Two of the most common questions potential home buyers ask regarding Puerto Vallarta real estate are 'how is the marketplace?' and 'when is a good time to buy?' In this edition of 'Ask a Realtor,' Boardwalk Realty Broker Michael Green answers these questions.

It's Puerto Vallarta Property Tax Payment Time
Taniel Chemsian

It's that time of the year again. Time to pay your Puerto Vallarta property tax. Remember that in Mexico taxes on real property are collected on an annual basis beginning January 1st of the tax year, which runs from January through December.

The Market Has Spoken & Tierra Alta's Been Listening
Tropicasa Realty

David and Xochitl Kimball have been developing large mountain cabins on a 7 hectare property in a beautiful oak forest near El Tuito, one hour's drive from Puerto Vallarta. But over the last year the market has spoken: many people prefer smaller cabins with larger decks.

2014 Vallarta Residential Real Estate Market in Review
Carl Timothy

2014 was a good year for the Puerto Vallarta real estate market compared to the previous five years after the world wide economic crisis hit Mexico in January 2009. It's been a slow recovery, but I think that most local real estate professionals agree that we are definitely in recovery mode.

Condos, Casas & Cocktails: FREE Real Estate Seminars

Thinking of buying Vallarta real estate? Join Tropicasa Realty & MEXLend Mortgages for their 5th year of 'Condos, Casas & Cocktails' - an informal, yet informative, conversation about purchasing and financing real estate in Mexico - at Garbo's every other Monday through March.

Fourth Quarter 2014 Mexico Resort Real Estate Report
John K. Glaab

In the Settlement Company's 4th Quarter 2014 Mexico Resort Real Estate Update, John K. Glaab tells us about the three major real estate events that took place at the end of the year, and shares news from Mexico's NAFTA team commenting on the US-Canada-Mexico relationship.

This Month's Hot Property from Tropicasa Realty
Casa Las Palapas, Nuevo Vallarta

A spectacular oceanfront residence, La Casa de las Palapas is located in the Nuevo Vallarta subdivision in Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit. The home was designed by the famous architect Diego Villaseñor, in a Mexican Pacific style, known internationally as 'Careyes style.'

Real Estate Negotiation Institute Comes to Mexico
John K. Glaab

Cabo San Lucas was the first venue for classes leading to the Certified Negotiation Expert designation. The classes, sponsored by MLS/BCS and the Global Mexico Institute, were offered in Mexico for the first time and delivered by Tom Hayman, the Founder and CEO of the Institute.

'Beachfront Bargain Hunt' Features Puerto Vallarta

HGTV captured the considerable natural beauty and local culture of Puerto Vallarta in a recent episode of its popular show, 'Beachfront Bargain Hunt.' The episode originally aired this fall for limited audiences, but will be shown again Wednesday, December 24 and Sunday, January 4.

This Month's Hot Property at Tropicasa Realty
Villa Roca Loro in Mismaloya

Villa Roca Loro, located in the exclusive South Zone of Puerto Vallarta, is a magnificent gated home built into the mountainside of the Sierra Madres. The entire property, inside and out, has been completely updated to include all modern amenities expected at a luxurious vacation villa.

Things to Consider When Buying a PV Rental Property
David Hoffman

Owning a rental in a vacation city such as Puerto Vallarta is a bit different from owning a rental in a city such as Chicago. Tropicasa Realty agent David Hoffman gives us some things to consider when buying Puerto Vallarta real estate as a rental property investment.

TREG Event Raises $275,000 for Puerto Vallarta Charities
Marie Callan

Thanks to everyone's generous participation, Timothy Real Estate Group's Second 'House Hunters International' Screening and Charity Event, which was held at Mantamar Beach Club on November 24th, raised $275,000 pesos to aid four Puerto Vallarta non-profit organizations.

Realtors Congregate in The Big Easy for NAR Conference
John K. Glaab

Past President Sergio Gomez of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) made a six minute presentation outlining opportunities for investment in Mexico during the 2014 National Association of Realtors Conference and Expo held in New Orleans earlier this month.

The Process for Buying a Home in Puerto Vallarta
David Hoffman

The process of buying a home in Puerto Vallarta or the greater Banderas Bay area isn't dramatically different from purchasing a home in the U.S. or Canada, but there are some differences. Tropicasa Real Estate agent David Hoffman walks us through the process.

David Hoffman's Journey to Puerto Vallarta
David Hoffman

For those of you who are thinking about making a permanent move to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Tropicasa real estate agent David Hoffman shares his experiences. For him, the purchase of a Vallarta vacation home was life-changing. Perhaps it will be for you as well!

Design Your Life for More Happiness with Less Stuff
Umberto Ciccolella

As land, building, and condo association costs rise in Puerto Vallarta, condo square footage is shrinking. This means interior design is now even more important than before. Interior Designer Umberto Ciccolella offers tips to maximize your space with great design and functionality.

Tijuana Hosted 43rd Annual AMPI Conference & Meeting
John K. Glaab

During the 43rd Annual Conference of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals held in Tijuana, October 21-25, 2014, an International Real Estate Summit was announced. It is scheduled to be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in June of 2015.

November's Hot PV Property from Tropicasa Realty
Playas Gemelas Amapa 103

Completely remodeled and ideally located within the Playas Gemelas complex on the Southern shores of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, this beautiful three bedroom, two bath condominium will surprise you with its tranquility... and its spectacular garden and ocean views.

Umberto Ciccolella Opens Puerto Vallarta Design Studio

So you have your dream home in paradise, now what? Help will soon be available right here in Puerto Vallarta! On November 1, interior designer Umberto Ciccolella is opening a new design studio at Lázaro Cárdenas 286 between Vallarta and Constitución in Old Town.

Recipes & Real Estate: Sweet Salsa at Paramount Bay
Media Diva International

Recipes and Real Estate, because it's the kitchen that sells the house. In this episode, Laura Gelezunas and the Kitchenettes show us how to make Tangy Sweet Salsa and Avocado Margaritas at Paramount Bay Condo 708 in Colonia Amapas, just 5 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Timothy Real Estate Group Opens Two New Sales Offices

Timothy Real Estate Group is very excited to announce the opening of two new sales centers in Puerto Vallarta. The first new sales center is at V177 on Amapas street in the heart of the Romantic Zone, and the second is on Lazaro Cardenas Road in Bucerias, Nayarit.

TREG's 2014 House Hunters International Charity Event
Timothy Real Estate Group

Don't miss Timothy Real Estate Group's 2nd House Hunters International Charity Event benefiting Becas Vallarta, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Asilo San Juan Diego and the Vallarta Botanical Gardens. The 'Gilligan’s Island' themed-event will be held on November 24 at Mantamar Beach Club.

Bonita Hill: Luxury Living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Because You Only Live Once...

Because you only live once, you should live your life in style at Bonita Hill, a new ecologically-friendly real estate development in the most desirable area of Puerto Vallarta, La Zona Romantica. This gated community of low-rise condominiums offers amazing views and contemporary style.

Third Quarter 2014 Mexico Resort Real Estate Report
John K. Glaab

In the Settlement Company's 3rd Quarter 2014 Mexico Resort Real Estate Newsletter, John K. Glaab gives us an insider's look at the Hurricane Odile clean up efforts in Baja California Sur, and gives us updates on the Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Puerto Vallarta real estate markets.

What's Hot!
Real Estate Made Easy

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Our Favorite Places

Looking for more than just another hotel room? Check out our favorite places to stay in, around and beyond Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Las Alamandas
Los Arroyos Verdes
Paloma del Mar
Home of the Dolphin
Hacienda Jalisco
Villa Bella
La Troza
Homes for Rent
Condos for Rent
Tierra Alta Eco Cabins
Tierra alta Eco-Cabins
Mountain lots with custom built cabins less than one hour from Puerto Vallarta. Cooler, drier weather. No traffic. Lot/cabin packages start at less than US$100K

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