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Prudential California Realty Vallarta Division
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Prudential California Realty Vallarta Division
Your Source for Puerto Vallarta Real Estate
Tel: 52 (322) 226-2690
Toll free from U.S. or Canada: 1-888-PRUDMEX
Email: info(at)
The success of the Prudential Vallarta team has been remarkable since it formally opened in March 2004. We are the Puerto Vallarta real estate market leader in property listings and we have been consistently ranked among the top 3 selling agencies in Puerto Vallarta.

Whether you are looking to buy a home or condominium in the Banderas Bay area, or are simply considering a vacation rental, Prudential Vallarta has the professionals on hand to help you through the process.

Buyer's Rep Specialists:
You come to Puerto Vallarta to have a wonderful time, right? Prudential can make it simple and enjoyable for you to find and negotiate the purchase of the Vallarta-area property that's right for you. As your representatives, your best interests are our only interests.

We have the patience and expertise for this process - after all, Prudential has been in business for more than 130 years.

Data Base Searches:
When you explain your objectives to us, we won't just respond with a few easy anecdotal options. We make a science of the search process.

Let us help you electronically sort through all of the region's properties based on your criteria for price, location, type, size, number of bedrooms, new construction or resale properties.

You name it, we'll find it.

Seller's Rep Specialists:
As a seller, your No. 1 goal is to sell your home as quickly as possible at or near the listing price. In today's market, where there is much more competition for buyers, it is important to put your best foot, or in this case, home forward because first impressions are vital.

Prudential can guide you through the selling process to maximum property exposure and hit the mark right from the beginning. We will prepare a free comparative market analysis to price your property well to ensure it stands out from the rest.

Fully Bilingual and Bicultural Sales Professionals:
Prudential Vallarta is the only real estate agency on the Bay that requires all of its sales associates to be fully bilingual.

But Prudential sales associates also understand the nuances of business relationships between very different cultures. The process of cultural translation for their clients is their "pan comida de cada dia" - their bread for every day.

Strictly Enforced Ethical Standards:
We have been around since the 19th Century. We didn't survive and prosper for more than 130 years without strict requirements for sound business ethics.

Close Cooperation with all AMPI-member Real Estate Agencies:
AMPI is the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals. If your agency is a member, you can feel secure that they have made a serious commitment to professional standards, ethics and training.

Prudential Vallarta works closely with all AMPI-member agencies to make sure that all listed properties in the region are included in any data base property search for our clients.

If you would like to learn more about Puerto Vallarta real estate or vacation rentals, contact us now! For client convenience, Prudential Vallarta has three real estate offices in the Banderas Bay region:

Puerto Vallarta - At the Holiday Inn
Blvd Fco. Medina Ascencio Km. 3.5, Local 1-A
Puerto Vallarta Hotel Zone
(322) 226-2690

Nuevo Vallarta - At the new Business Center
Avenida Paseo de los Cocoteros #55 local #1103
Paradise Village, Nuevo Vallarta
01 (329) 297-5146

US Toll Free: 1 (888) 778-3639

Whether you are looking to buy a home or condominium in Puerto Vallarta, or are simply considering a vacation rental, Prudential Vallarta has the educated, bilingual and bicultural sales professionals to help you through the process.

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Prudential Vallarta Promotes Arena Blanca
Manuel Flores

Prudential Realty Vallarta proudly announces our marketing relationship with the developer of Arena Blanca for their project located in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Riviera Nayarit. Arena Blanca's first phase, with only 41 beachfront residences, was just completed in May of 2011.

AMPI Riviera Nayarita April Meeting News
Marilyn Newman

In late April, members of AMPI Riviera Nayarita met for their monthly association meeting at one of the newer beachfront developments in the Flamingos area of Nayarit. Along with updates regarding the new AMPI MLS website, upcoming continuing education courses were announced.

Prudential Opens Nuevo Vallarta Office
Nicole Martin

Prudential Vallarta Realty is proud to announce the opening of their new office in Nuevo Vallarta at the Paradise Village Business Center. Nuevo Vallarta was just ranked the fastest growing neighborhood in all of Mexico.

Prudential Represents El Paredón
Nicole Martin

Tere Kimball and Nicole Martin of Prudential California Realty, Vallarta Division, proudly announce their new marketing relationship with Elias Elias AR, developers of “El Paredón”.

Vallarta Realtor Attends NARdiGras 2010
Nicole Martin

Prudential California Realty-Vallarta Division consultant Marilyn Newman recently traveled to New Orleans for the Realtors’ Conference & Expo NARdiGras 2010, where she networked with US and international realtors from across the nation and around the globe.

A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita Meeting at Los Veneros on North Shore
Marilyn Newman

The gentle waves lapping on the white sand beach at the new Los Veneros Development was a breathtaking view for October's AMPI Riviera Nayarita meeting. Following the adjournment, an excellent presentation and tour of the development project was given.

Real Estate in Puerto Vallarta - Now is the Time to Buy
Marilyn Newman

In today’s 'buyer’s market,' if you want a good deal on Puerto Vallarta real estate you have to be able to see value before anyone else does. If you sit and wait for someone to offer you a good deal, you’ll be sitting on the sidelines. If you want a good deal, you have to ask for it.

Stilettos or Huaraches: A Blond Perspective on the Vallarta Real Estate Market
Nicole Martin

I see a lovely pair of shoes in a window and then procrastinate. I turn my back and walk away only to return a week later ready to buy. The perfect shoe is gone. The same thing happens with property seekers. Looking for property can be a daily habit, kind of like always looking for the right shoe.

Pets and Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Options
Tere Kimball

As more and more people move to the Bay of Banderas, many are empty nesters, baby boomers and retirees who have animals and love them almost as if they were their children. As a result, many home buyers are basing their purchase decision on whether or not the development accepts pets.

Purchase and Pay with Rental Income in Puerto Vallarta
Ed Rogalski

As realtors in Puerto Vallarta, we are often asked what kind of return on investment homebuyers can expect if they rent out the condo or house they purchased. This question can illicit varied responses but there are a few key components to keep in mind when buying property as an investment.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Nicole Martin

I am fascinated by media coverage with headlines like 'Mexico under Siege.' Why is the coverage of crime in Mexico so overblown and generalized, with no distinctions between the country's troubled areas and places like Puerto Vallarta, which has a lower crime rate than most American cities?

AMPI Education is the Key to Success
Nicole Martin

Real estate agents gathered at the Holiday Inn for July´s continuing education course on Contracts and Condo Regime given by attorney Manuel Martínez. Approximately 60 area realtors from the three AMPI chapters, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera-Nayarita and Compostela attended this seminar.

Code of Ethics in the Real Estate Profession
Marilyn Newman

The continuing education course held at the Holiday Inn on June 25th, presented by Attorney Oscar Batiz of A.M.P.I. National, entitled, 'Ethics - AMPI Regulations and Tools' was a huge success among the more than 70 real estate professionals from the three AMPI Chapters of the region.

A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita Meeting at New Nahui Development
Marilyn Newman

The gentle waves lapping on the white sand beach at the new Nahui Development in Playa Destiladeras was a breathtaking view for June's AMPI Riviera Nayarita meeting. President Tere Kimball and Vice President Saul Groman conducted the meeting, while members and affiliates enjoyed breakfast.

Federal Zone AMPI Course a Huge Success
Marilyn Newman

The on-going series of courses being offered by the three AMPI Chapters of the region, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera-Nayarita and Compostela, keep agents abreast of current laws and procedures in Mexico real estate, such as the Federal Zone, which was the subject of the May 28th AMPI course.

A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita Meeting held in Nuevo Vallarta
Marilyn Newman

El Tigre Golf Course was the backdrop for this month's AMPI Riviera Nayarita meeting hosted by Green Bay Condominiums in Nuevo Vallarta. Real estate brokers and agents of the region enjoyed a delicious breakfast while association business, events and announcements were discussed.

A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita Meeting Held in Punta de Mita
Marilyn Newman

Back to the sea and surf for this month's AMPI Riviera Nayarita meeting at Casa Mataiza in Desarrollo Kupuri in Punta de Mita, where area real estate brokers and agents received updated information on several on-going projects being handled by special committees and board members.

A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita Elects New Board of Directors for 2010
Marilyn Newman

The beautiful residential development, Ikal Vallarta, located next to El Tigre Golf Course in Nuevo Vallarta, was the venue for the recent A.M.P.I. Riviera-Nayarita General Assembly to elect the 2010 Board of Directors: Pres. Tere Kimball, VP Saul Groman, Sec. Norm Nelson, and Treasurer Fay Sloane.

Prudential Vallarta Celebrates Christmas 2009

The Prudential Vallarta family rallied for the festivities at the magnificent Villa Mediterraneo on the Bay's South Shore on Tuesday to celebrate the holiday season. The more than 50 revelers joined Broker Tere Kimball in raising the roof and their spirits, celebrating 2009 with music and laughter.

Real Estate Fideicomiso Course Hosted by Notaria Publica Careaga
Marilyn Newman

At the December 1st conference sponsored by the three area A.M.P.I. Chapters at Paradise Plaza in Nuevo Vallarta, Lic. Jose Reynoso, Delegado Fiduciario for Banco del Bajio, did an excellent job of conveying information pertaining to Bank Trusts (Fideicomisos) for real estate purchases in Mexico.

Prudential Property Marathon in Nuevo Vallarta
Nicole Martin

Save Friday, November 27th for a Property Marathon in Nuevo Vallarta where more than 25 properties will be open for you to stop by at your leisure between 1-4 pm. At each property, pick up a 'Prudential Peso' to be used at a raffle that will be held at Luma along with cocktails at 4 pm.

PV Realtors Complete Real Estate II Course
Marilyn Newman

Several Puerto Vallarta real estate agents recently sat for the exam of the A.M.P.I. approved Real Estate II course in English, which was designed to re-enforce daily professional life and to instruct experienced realtors in certain aspects of real estate law and documentation.

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) What is That?
Marilyn Newman

Prudential California Realty Vallarta Division sales associate, Marilyn Newman, recently received the distinction of Certified International Property Specialist, a specialty group of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) that focuses on international real estate.

IKAL Brings Affordable Luxury to Nuevo Vallarta
Nicole Martin

Prudential Vallarta is proud to announce the marketing launch for Ikal, a residential horizontal condominium designed by one of the most renowned architectural firms in Latin America and located adjacent to the prestigious El Tigre golf courses in Nuevo Vallarta.

Latest Trends in Fiscal Agrarian Reform
Marilyn Newman

A seminar entitled 'Latest Trends in Fiscal Agrarian Reform' provided by Attorney Jorge Carreaga, Notary four and twelve of Nayarit, was recently hosted by the three Banderas Bay area A.M.P.I. chapters for their members and affiliates.

July Riviera Nayarita AMPI Realtors News
Marilyn Newman

On time, On Point and On the Move... that must have been the theme of this past week's Riviera Nayarita A.M.P.I. meeting, which was held at the new Real Nuevo Vallarta development, represented by the Prudential Paradise Village Realty office.

Prudential Agents Attend Update on Fiscal Law
Marilyn Newman

Recently, seventeen real estate agents from all three Prudential California Realty Vallarta office locations received an update on the changes in fiscal law for 2009 by Licenciado Gabriel Cuellar Álvarez of Notary #12 in Nuevo Vallarta.

Vallarta Dynamic Duo Sailing to Success
Marilyn Newman

Laura Barajas and Paloma Mestre form part of the Prudential Vallarta Real Estate team. But that is not the only team in which they participate. They are also members of the only all-female sailing team in Mexico, proudly based in Puerto Vallarta.

How Can You Help When Times are Tough?
Nicole Martin

Times are very tough in our town. Some can turn a blind eye, some cannot. Now is the time for everyone to do any/every thing you can do. We can all make a difference. Think about it. While you could probably afford to buy groceries this week, a lot of Puerto Vallarta families couldn’t...

A.M.P.I. Hosts Deloitte Touche Seminar
Marilyn Newman

On June 30th, the Banderas Bay area chapters of AMPI hosted a Deloitte Touche seminar entitled 'The Business Barometer,' with Harold Hoekstra, Horacio Navas and Jorge Zavala speaking on the state of the real estate market and strategies for business administration during volatile times.

Prudential Vallarta Family Keeps Growing
Nicole Martin

The Vallarta Division of Prudential California Realty is celebrating the birth of a healthy, beautiful daughter to Ignacio Benitez Landa, a Prudential Vallarta Realty agent known for his service-oriented personality and great PR skills, and his wife, Paloma Auerbach, on June 4, 2009.

Lorena Ochoa Plays at Vallarta Golf Event
Nicole Martin

Prudential Vallarta sales associate Grace Ramirez was one of the select few local golfers invited to participate with the world's #1 LPGA player Lorena Ochoa in the First Annual Ambassador of Tourism Golf Tournament, held at the Vista Vallarta Jack Nicklaus Golf Course on May 30th, 2009.

The Swine Flew on Prudential Pig Day
Marilyn Newman

Not to make light of the recent A(H1N1) pandemic that has hit globally, or of the individuals who have been effected most, Prudential Vallarta wanted to bring a bit of relief to the otherwise serious perspective we are all experiencing by declaring Wednesday, May 27, as Prudential Pig Day.

Prudential Vallarta Agents Enjoy Catch and Release of the Day!
Marilyn Newman

Prudential Vallarta Agents Kym Raa González, Fernando Cruz and Hector González recently spent a great day of catch and release fishing just off of Punta Negra. Here's their story and some catch and release guidelines to ensure that future generations can also enjoy the thrill of fishing.

The Beat Goes On...
Nicole Martin

A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita brokers and agents gathered together on May 14th at Las Palmas in Punta Mita for their May breakfast meeting, where they discussed the economic issues facing the Banderas Bay area and strategies to ease the way until the normal balance returns to our communities.

Getting Your Home Ready for the Market
Marilyn Newman

As a seller, your No. 1 goal is to sell your property as quickly as possible at or near the listing price. In today's market, where there is much more competition for buyers, it is important to put your best foot, or in this case home, forward because first impressions are vital.

AMPI Riviera Nayarita Assembly Meeting at Villa del Lago
Marilyn Newman

Local real estate professionals who attended the A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarita monthly meeting this past Thursday, April 2nd at Villa del Lago in Marina Vallarta, enjoyed a special presentation by Lic. Jorge Careaga about recent SAT changes in the application and reporting of Capital Gains Tax.

PV Realtor's Event at Paradise Village
Marilyn Newman

Fun was had by one and all at the Realtor Event of the Year hosted by Prudential Vallarta and Paradise Village on March 28th. More than 250 Banderas Bay area realtors and guests experienced the best of Vallarta, Paradise Village-style.

Education is the Key for Vallarta Real Estate Professionals
Marilyn Newman

On Friday, March 13, 2009, Vallarta Real Estate agents were awarded diplomas for the first A.M.P.I. board certified Real Estate I course endorsed by the Instituto de Formación para el Trabajo del Estado de Jalisco (I.D.E.F.T.)

PV Realtor Event of the Year March 28th
Nicole Martin

Paradise Village and Prudential Realty would like to invite you to a full day event in Paradise Village that includes the launch of the new phase of El Tigre and a free golf tournament on the El Tigre golf course in Nuevo Vallarta.

Top 10 Things About Our Vallarta Villa
Patti and Gary Fenchuk

After purchasing a second home in Puerto Vallarta with the help of Prudential Vallarta Real Estate agent Nicole Martin, Patti and Gary Fenchuk of Midlothian, Virginia share their list of 'Top 10 Things We Love About Our Home in Paradise.'

Vallarta: a Real Estate Buyer's Market...
Marilyn Newman

Trying to time the real estate market in the Banderas Bay area can be a difficult game. In today's "buyer's market," choosing to sit and wait for someone to offer you a good deal on a Puerto Vallarta property will leave you sitting on the sidelines.

Real Estate Tax Course for Vallarta Realtors
Nicole Martin

More than 60 area real estate professionals attended a seminar on real estate taxes involving sales and rental transactions given by attorney David Connell and his fiscal expert Gabriela Rojas, both of Connell & Associates, on February 24th.

Surviving and Perhaps even Prospering during Turbulent Times
Marilyn Newman

The Fourth Annual Vallarta Lifestyles' Real Estate Conference was held at the Krystal Hotel Conference Center on February 26th drawing many of the area's real estate industry professionals looking for ways to better serve their clients.

Prudential Vallarta Celebrates Christmas and Prepares for an Interesting 2009

The Prudential Vallarta team gathered together on December 23rd to celebrate the season and the year. Broker / Partner Tere Kimball spoke of the company's successes in 2008 and the team's optimism and strength for the year to come.

Prudential Adds Southside Expertise with New Sales Associate
Nicole Martin

Marilyn Newman, a bilingual real estate specialist, has joined the Vallarta Division team for Prudential California Realty. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Marilyn has been living in Puerto Vallarta for the past 19 years.

Tere Kimball and A.M.P.I. Board Re-Elected
Nicole Martin

At a recent meeting of the Riviera Nayarita chapter of A.M.P.I., Tere Kimball of Prudential Vallarta was elected for a sixth year as President. Vice President Saul Groman and Secretary Ignacio Purpon were also re-elected.

Prudential Agents Join Choir and Recruit New Members

Three of the top sales associates at Prudential Vallarta Realty have just joined rehearsals for the Puerto Vallarta Chamber Choir. This year's performance will be held at the American School on Sunday December 14th at 8 pm.

A.M.P.I. Meets at Sierra del Mar Los Arcos

The incredibly beautiful Sierra del Mar Los Arcos development on Puerto Vallarta’s scenic South Shore was the host site for the November 4 breakfast meeting of all three regional A.M.P.I. (Mexican Association of Professional Realtors) chapters.

Marina La Cruz Presented at AMPI Meeting

The New Marina La Cruz development was the subject of a presentation by Christian Mancebo and Maria Joaquina at the monthly A.M.P.I. Riviera Nayarit meeting on October 2nd at the lovely Casa Tsil in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.

AMPI to Open Membership to Developers
Nicole Martin

Real estate developers in the Bay of Banderas region may soon be able to feature the A.M.P.I. logo in their advertising - if they comply with A.M.P.I. requirements for project documentation and commission payments to professional real estate agents.

Former Mayan Island Manager Joins Prudential Team Assigned to Luma 'Active Adult Living' Condominium Project

Manuel Flores, an award winning sales manager for full ownership and fractional homes at Mayan Island, has joined the Prudential Vallarta sales team. He has been assigned to the prestigious Luma "Active Adult Living" condominium project in Nuevo Vallarta.

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