Medical Matters Will Come Around Next Year – Be Prepared

Medical Matters in Puerto Vallarta The title of my column here somehow became “Medical Matters” but this is never to be confused with what is the REAL Medical Matters! This is a massive event that we have in February at the Hotel Marriott Casamagna. Medical Matters began about seven years ago when the US Consular agent and I decided to have a few physicians and Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Why paint tree trunks?

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Why paint tree trunks? While many have guessed, “painting tree trunks” is not for style. It’s also not paint! Gardeners and landscapers put a hard substance on tree trunks called “lime mortar” to protect the trees from ants, termites and other insects that could threaten the health of the tree! Now you know! A couple of other tropical garden tricks: Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: Is our real estate market seasonal?

A question we are often asked about investing in a dream home here in Puerto Vallarta is “Do you think I can strike a better deal in the low season?” In other words, is our real estate market seasonal? First, let me tell you what the seasons are like in PV. It may be the opposite of what you are used to if you live Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Top 10 when selling

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Top 10 when selling Okay, I admit this is just a joke but we really are experts at handling all your paperwork, gaining you every advantage regarding taxes and making true sales presentations of your home. This month my agency has two agents in the top 10 on the entire bay, something we do regularly. Find out why!! john@boardwalkrealtypv.com

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: What is that purple-flowering tree? Jacaranda!

If you have ever seen the beautiful purple-flowering tree in Vallarta (and even more in the higher altitude cities like Guadalajara) you may have asked “What is that purple-flowering tree? Jacaranda!” Most likely what you have seen has been described as one of nature’s most beautiful trees, the Jacaranda tree. Here is some info on them from Wikipedia:   Jacaranda seedling Jacaranda can be propagated Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real tip: The US Consulate is awesome here!

Never thought I would say these words as through the years, the US Consulate existed in my mind with their purpose seemingly to make life hard. However, I am super-happy with my most recent experience and can proudly say “The US Consulate is awesome here!” Here’s the scoop:   I recently renewed my passport at the US consulate in Nuevo Vallarta. I had personal events Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: What’s a Jacarandas tree?

What’s a Jacarandas tree? If you have been to Guadalajara you may have driven down a lane lined with Jacarandas trees. If they were in bloom, you would never forget it! Their vibrant flowers are a gorgeous purple and even when the blooms fall it is amazing as a once blacktop street turns to purple. There are the “other Jacarandas” as the tree is only Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Lifestyle tip: Awesome aerial footage!

Thanks for visiting Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Lifestyle tip: Awesome aerial footage! The advent of aerial footage only serves to show how amazing a place Vallarta is. With a fun, vibrant town so near to a gorgeous bay surrounded by jungle, what is not to love? Check out the amazing footage here:

Heavy rain predicted for our rainy season- we love it!

Imagine sitting in your Puerto Vallarta view home comfortably watching amazing tropical rain and an almost non-stop lightning show over the bay! This is one of the reasons many of us stick around for the summer. The show is fantastic and makes for an amazing backdrop for a party. Occasionally the lights flicker on the worst of the storms but ask any local…..by June we Read More …