Zoned A/C: What is it?

Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful city, we all know that!! We also know that it can get very warm in Summer. That’s why every PV resident is always on the hunt for the most efficient cooling system for their home. There is a new option now that is becoming very popular, especially in the newer condo developments. Zoned A/C implements smart cooling that will ideally Read More …

Home Office Tips to Maximize your Space

An interesting side effect of the pandemic has been that many people have realized they can work from home. I cannot tell you how many clients have reached out lately to let me know that they are relocating more permanently to PV because they can now work remotely. I think the future will see a lot more remote work arrangements, which means people will be Read More …

Grand Venetian Puerto Vallarta FAQ

The Grand Venetian Puerto Vallarta is a gorgeous, full service condominium complex.  Located in the Hotel Zone, these homes are perfectly situated in the middle of all that PV has to offer. Walking out your building right on to local beach “Playa Holi” is something that very few homeowners get to experience. The Grand Venetian consists of three towers containing 472 condominiums and six penthouses. Read More …

Romantic Zone Pre Cronstruction Options

Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone offers a variety of options for pre-construction purchases. Below are the developments with well known builders that we recommend. Purchasing pre-construction is a fantastic opportunity to buy at a discounted price. D’esire Penthouse 5 FOR SALE  D’ESIRE is the newest creation from the D’Group and renowned Architect Octavio Lopez, creator of the famed buildings D’Terrace and D’Residence. Perfectly located on a Read More …

Cistern: Does your Property have one?

A friend of mine is having some work done on their home right now. It’s a single family home in the Independencia neighborhood.. One of their big ticket items was revamping their water system. Originally they had low water pressure and were looking for better pressure and a filtration system. Their contractor also recommended something that they hadn’t thought of: a cistern. In the end, Read More …

Financing in Mexico: Is it an option?

In the US and Canada, it is quite commonplace to use financing of some sort to buy a home. Here in Mexico, it varies greatly in that most buyers in Puerto Vallarta are cash buyers. Financing in Mexico is admittedly a little tricky, and a potentially far more costly than what foreigners are used to North of the Border. Nevertheless, it is worth investigating all Read More …

Summerproofing your House: It’s time!

Springtime in Puerto Vallarta is a gorgeous time of year! I am definitely loving the low humidity, gentle breezes, and colorful flowers. It’s hard to imagine that in just a month or so, rainy season will be here. May is the most popular month for Summerproofing homes in PV. Summerproofing is the art of making your home water and humidity resistant, and keeping all your Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: Jacaranda gardening

Todays Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip is something easy and fun to do in PV- gardening. I don’t have a yard so I plant things- especially Jacaranda trees- where I think they will do well and look nice! If you have never seen a Jacaranda in bloom, they are arguably the most beautiful tree on earth. So far, after driving to get seeds, we have planted Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: Don’t overbuy

I was recently asked to write a column with mistakes that buyers make. As I have 16 years in Real Estate here as co-owner and broker of Boardwalk Realty (http://www.boardwalkrealtypv.com), I have seen hundreds and hundreds of buyers along the way. So…..here is your Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip! Don’t overbuy. You’re looking for a home, not a hotel. There are millions of factors that Read More …

Vallarta Lifestyles: Whats In A Title? A lot.

Titulos and Formalities In Puerto Vallarta, did you know it’s important to address professionals by their title? Unless you’re on a first name basis with your Doctor, he or she is Doctor (masculine form) Garcia or Doctora (feminine form) Diego. However, just as significant are the titles of your engineer Ingeniero or your architect Arquetecto, who are responsible for the building and design of the Read More …