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Welcome to the Coldwell Banker Costa Realty blog where we will update our news and upcoming events in Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, Punta Mita, Sayulita, San Pancho, Costa Alegre and other locations in the area, as well as useful information about the real estate market and other helpful tips for buying and selling property in Mexico.

Calling All Canadians: Have You Heard of Bucerías or La Cruz?! It’s About Time You Do!

October 25, 2021

The thought of relocating to a new country can be intimidating, often enough to stop folks from turning the thought into action.

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The Five Whys

October 22, 2021

Let’s take a look at the Five Whys of buying Real Estate in Puerto Vallarta.

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At a Glance: Versalles

October 14, 2021

Let’s take a look at the neighborhood of Versalles, and see why it’s taking Puerto Vallarta by storm!

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Developments on the Rise: Why Invest in Puerto Vallarta’s Booming Pre-Construction Market

October 4, 2021

Pre-construction projects and condominium developments are sweeping Puerto Vallarta – and with good reason! Centrally located, incredible investment opportunities, discounts, financing, and some of the best views the Banderas Bay...

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12 + Best Activities and Day Excursions in Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit

September 30, 2021

Tucked between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit are beautiful places to visit, and of course, relocate to. Tourists flock to Puerto...

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Fine-Dining the Puerto Vallarta Way

September 13, 2021

Fine-dining is an absolute must, every once in a while! Find out what fine-dining options await you in Puerto Vallarta!

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Buyer Full Service Promise: Real Estate Professionals

September 2, 2021

Learn why Coldwell Banker La Costa Real Estate Professionals stand out from the rest. From continuous training to years of unparalleled experience, our agents are the best in the bay!

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We Can’t Forget About the Kids! Kid-Friendly Activities in Puerto Vallarta

August 19, 2021

If you are looking to buy Real Estate in Puerto Vallarta, take a look at the kid-friendly activities Puerto Vallarta has to offer! From playgrounds and waterparks to the botanical...

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Buyer Full Service Promise: Reasons to choose Coldwell Banker La Costa to Represent you in your next Real Estate Investment

August 16, 2021

The current Real Estate market in Puerto Vallarta is like never before. With listings coming and going in the blink of an eye, it has never been a better time...

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How Much do You Need to Buy Property in Puerto Vallarta?

August 3, 2021

Though you might know how much properties cost in your area, you probably don’t know how much properties in Puerto Vallarta go for. Let’s take a look at property costs...

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Full Service Promise: See it in Action!

July 16, 2021

As we wrap up our Full Service Promise Campaign, it feels imperative that we show our sellers the Full Service Promise in action! Randy and Montene Levine, who had listed...

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Refuge of Hope; From Canada to Bucerías

July 16, 2021

When Karen and Grant Swanson moved down to Puerto Vallarta in 2015, they had no idea what awaited them in tropical paradise. A new life, a new mission, and well,...

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6 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home, Whether You’re Selling or Have Just Moved In!

July 12, 2021

Though you might be totally in love with your home, I am sure there’s a space, or 2, that you’re looking to upgrade. Living in the same space for years...

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Puerto Vallarta vs. Cancun

July 8, 2021

If you are seriously considering moving to Mexico, chances are you have wondered where exactly in Mexico you should move to.

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Thinking of Retiring?! Why Puerto Vallarta Should be on the Top of Your Relocation List!

July 1, 2021

You’ve been waiting for this moment for years. Retirement, and with it, the ability to relocate to the destination of your dreams. Perhaps some of your friends have retired to...

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Is Buying Property in Puerto Vallarta a Good Investment?

June 14, 2021

Let’s talk about and answer perhaps one of the most important questions there is when buying Real Estate, especially when it comes to Puerto Vallarta Real Estate.

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Coldwell Banker Mexico Real Estate Seminar 2021

June 8, 2021

Learn all about the 2021 ITAM Real Estate Seminar and what it means for our Real Estate Professionals. Puerto Vallarta Real Estate has never been easier to sell or acquire...

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This Just In! Sayulita’s Hotel Vogue has it all!

June 4, 2021

Exceptional Boutique Hotel Opportunity – Location, Property, Business & Lifestyle in one extraordinary package!

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Is it Safe to Buy Property in Puerto Vallarta?

May 31, 2021

When looking to relocate, safety concerns are a huge factor in deciding where exactly to move to. And when moving to a new country, safety can become even more nerve-wracking.

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Is It Expensive to Live in Puerto Vallarta?

May 18, 2021

Cost of living is crucial to know when deciding on where to relocate to. Puerto Vallarta is an inexpensive city that gives a whole lot more for a whole lot...

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Why Sell with Coldwell Banker La Costa – A Word from Our Agents

May 18, 2021

Looking to sell your home? Take a look at what our Real Estate Professionals have to say!

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Can You Buy Property in Puerto Vallarta?!

May 17, 2021

You may be asking this question if you’re looking to relocate, and to be frank, there has never been a better time to move to Puerto Vallarta!

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Calling All Canadians! Why You Need Paradise Now

May 13, 2021

COVID 19 had a profound effect on the quality of life on a global scale. An effect that had unimaginable repercussions on mental health, fueling a crisis still relevant today.

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Looking For a Good Hike in the Puerto Vallarta Area? Try this One!

May 7, 2021

Puerto Vallarta is a tropical city FULL of adventure. From ATVing and Ziplining to all watersports known to man, there is no shortage of outdoor activities. Not only do you...

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Calling All Canadians: A Convo with Paco Shingadia, Canadian and Owner of Bites of India

April 24, 2021

While we’ve been talking recently about all of the resources Puerto Vallarta has and reasons Canadians should relocate to the paradise that is Puerto Vallarta, there is no better way...

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Full-Service Promise: Real Estate Professionals and Resources

April 23, 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with our Full-Service Promise series, you’ve read our Introduction to our Full-Service Promise, which lists out all of the perks of selling your property with Coldwell Banker La...

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Full Service Promise: National and International Legacy

April 13, 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with our Full-Service Promise series, you’ve read our Introduction to our Full-Service Promise, which lists out all of the perks of selling your property with Coldwell Banker La...

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Calling All Canadians! Looking to Relocate to Paradise? Puerto Vallarta is the Place For You!

April 12, 2021

If you are tired of the cold, dreary winter seasons up North and are looking to escape to tropical paradise year-round, you’ve come to the right place!

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At a Glance: Marina Vallarta

April 9, 2021

Home to beachfront and marina-front condos and luxury homes overlooking the famous Marina Vallarta Golf Course, Marina Vallarta is an area that doesn’t need much of an introduction.

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Full Service Promise: Local Legacy

March 31, 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with our Full-Service Promise series, you’ve read our Introduction to our Full-Service Promise, which lists out all of the perks of selling your property with Coldwell Banker La...

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Full-Service Promise: Website

March 22, 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with our Full-Service Promise series, you’ve read our Introduction to our Full-Service Promise, which lists out all of the perks of selling your property with...

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Canadian Consulate

March 19, 2021

Canadians who have relocated to the tropical paradise of Puerto Vallarta have often found comfort in having the Canadian Consulate right in their own backyard.

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Why Sell with Coldwell Banker La Costa – The Full Service Promise: Media

March 10, 2021

Choosing who to sell your home with can be a nerve-wracking decision. Here at Coldwell Banker La Costa, we are here to take that weight off your shoulders with a...

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Calling All Canadians! Puerto Vallarta is looking for you!

March 6, 2021

While Puerto Vallarta is currently boasting 26-degree weather in the middle of February, the same cannot be said for Canada. With a record-breaking winter, Canadians have had a rough go...

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Full Service Promise

March 2, 2021

In 2020, we saw something peculiar happen to the real estate market in Puerto Vallarta. Instead of disastrous numbers as we predicted due to the pandemic, we saw an increase...

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Ready to Make the Move? But not sure how? We’ve Got You Covered!

February 11, 2021

You’ve heard people do it, you’ve thought about it a little. Okay, maybe you’ve thought about it a lot. But how would you do it? How would you make the...

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Fact or Fiction?! Busting the Myths of Buying Property in Mexico

February 9, 2021

“Wow! I sure love Puerto Vallarta! I wish we could own property here, but I think foreigners are not allowed to own real estate in Mexico.”

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At A Glance: Romantic Zone

January 19, 2021

With so many amazing places to buy property in Vallarta, it can be overwhelming where to begin your search. So, here on our Coldwell Banker La Costa blog, we will...

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Meet Anita Chagaris

May 2, 2020

Looking to Buy or Sell?  

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Villa Armonia, Boca de Tomatlan Virtual Tour

May 1, 2020

Join Luis as he gives us a virtual tour Villa Armonia.

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Attention Buyers!

April 30, 2020

Take advantage of the tremendous opportunities over the next 30 days!

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Katya Homm’s “Investment in Paradise” Ep.5 – Quinta del Mar 403

April 28, 2020

AMAZING PRICE REDUCTION! Quinta del Mar 403 - $595,000 USD Details: http://bit.ly/qunt-dlmr

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Attention Sellers!

April 28, 2020

Hi! I’m Brock Squire - I lead the outstanding team of real estate professionals at Coldwell Banker La Costa Realty!

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COVID-19 Requires Real Estate Innovation

April 28, 2020

Essential and Adaptable – The New World of Real Estate

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Casa Botas Virtual Tour by Marilyn Newman

April 27, 2020

Join Marilyn as she gives us a Virr of her Newlisting Casa Botas.

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Meet Robert Bertrand

April 26, 2020

Robert is not only a Real Estate Expert but also a motorcycle enthusiast

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AMAZING PRICE REDUCTION!

April 24, 2020

AMAZING PRICE REDUCTION! Quinta del Mar 403 | $595,000 USD | http://bit.ly/qunt-dlmr

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Virtual Tour of Casa Yuyum by Miguel Rivas

April 23, 2020

Join Miguel as he gives us a Virtual Tour of Casa Yuyum.

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Meet Eduardo Moreno!

April 22, 2020

Meet Our Real Estate Professional Eduardo Moreno!

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Learn how to help Vallarta Abuelos in Puerto Vallarta

April 21, 2020

In response to the loss of jobs produced by the virus, the VALLARTA ABUELOS (fb.com/vallartaabuelos) is distributing despensas (food packages) to 170 families each week. They provide 20 kilos of...

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Katya Homm’s “Investment in Paradise” Ep. 4 – Sunscape 631-632

April 21, 2020

Katya Homm's "Investment in Paradise" Ep. 4 - Sunscape 631-632, Hotel Zone | $289,000 USD

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Marina Suites Condo 4-A 14 Virtual Tour by David Johnson

April 21, 2020

Join David Johnson as he gives us a Virtual Tour of Marina Suites Condo 4-A 14 | $199,000 USD - 2bd/2ba | 1,121 sq.ft. | https://bit.ly/mrn-sts-4A

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Meet Donna & Keith Vickers

April 20, 2020

For real-time market information and smoking real estate deals contact Donna & Keith

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Now is the perfect time to invest!

April 18, 2020

Enrique can help you find the right property at the right price.

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Meet Elizabeth Kuznicki!

April 17, 2020

Meet our Real Estate Professional Elizabeth Kuznicki:

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Conoce a Sebastian Garcia Pimentel Cusi

April 17, 2020

¡Conoce a nuestro Profesional Inmobiliario Sebastian Garcia Pimentel Cusi!

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Thank you!

April 15, 2020

Thank you note from Damian Basset...

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Katya Homm’s “Investment in Paradise” Epi. 3

April 14, 2020

Join Katya Homm as she gives us a virtual tour of this amazing Investment Opportunity

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Good Investment News

April 14, 2020

Good Investment News from Iliana Hernández

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Charlie Rondot’s message

April 14, 2020

Charlie Rondot's warm and encouraging message for all of us...

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A Message from our Coldwell Banker La Costa Team

April 6, 2020

Coldwell Banker La Costa Team - Working Together 24/7

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Real Estate virtual tours and Online consultations

April 5, 2020

Need a virtual tour or an online consultation?

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Perfect opportunity to make some decisions!

April 5, 2020

Staying at home is the perfect opportunity to make some fresh and new decisions for your living spaces.

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Meet Xochitl Meyer

April 2, 2020

If you haven't met Xochitl Meyer, check out her amazing video! (Please note this content was recorded in advance)

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Reasons why Puerto Vallarta is so unique!

October 4, 2019

Check out Damian's video and learn some of the reasons why Puerto Vallarta is so unique!

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Casa Salmon, Las Gaviotas, Puerto Vallarta

September 16, 2019

Check out Katya's video on Casa Salmon in Las Gaviotas, Puerto Vallarta

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¡Explora Marina Vallarta con Xochitl Meyer!

September 6, 2019

Explora Marina Vallarta con Xochitl Meyer, ella es una de nuestras Profesionales de Bienes Raíces.   https://youtu.be/Ns9M1F2SPR0

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Casa Carol, Copa de Oro

August 28, 2019

Check out Nancy's video on Casa Carol in Copa de Oro

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Major Pros and Cons of Buying a Pre-Construction vs Existing

July 22, 2019

In this video, Katya Homm explains all the Major Pros and Cons of Buying a Pre-Construction unit versus an Existing one. For more information and ROI analysis contact: Katya Homm...

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Just Released, From Coldwell Banker La Costa, Puerto Vallarta, MX

March 7, 2019

On behalf of our many valued Agents and Representatives we feel compelled to officially comment on the current process of pre-construction/pre-completion condominium sales in Puerto Vallarta. This is with particular,...

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Vallarta Real Estate Fair 2019

January 23, 2019

About Vallarta Real Estate Fair The 2019 Vallarta Real Estate Fair is your chance to meet face to face with professionals to help answer your questions regarding home ownership, maximizing...

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Annual Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit Real Estate Market Review

January 6, 2019

From where we sit, 2018 was a very good year by almost every measure! It might have been an amazingly good year if we didn’t hit a speed bump in...

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WILL THE NEW YEAR BE THE OLD YEAR ALL OVER AGAIN?

January 1, 2019

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO Once the flutes of Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc, better than Moet, have been emptied, the shrimps have been dipped and the last words of  Auld Lang...

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MEMORIES OF MY FIRST EX-PAT CHRISTMAS

December 26, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO When I first arrived in Puerto Vallarta the holidays were just around the corner. A time that can be unsettling when you’ve just settled into someplace...

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P.M IN P.V.

December 18, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO Well, if you’ve read any of my “Blue-Eyed Boys,” you know how much I rave about the days in my little corner of Mexico. Sun-filled, love-filled,...

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RAYS IN THE SKY. RAYS IN THE SEA.

December 11, 2018

BLUE- EYED BOY IN MEXICO It's a typical day in Puerto Vallarta, which means it is spectacular.  About 85 with brilliant sunshine and a calm sea. Standing at the surf...

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5 AMAZING WAYS TO SPEND YOUR DAYS

December 4, 2018

The high/winter season is upon us and the snowbird migration is in full swing. Cruise ships are docking, the Malecon, P.V.’s famous ocean walk, is humming and the airports are...

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A DAY ON THE BAY

December 4, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO Banderas Bay, the Bay of Flags, as the Spanish called it, is a sparkling crescent of powdery white sands and gentle waters along the southern Pacific....

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BEING THANKFUL FOR BEING THANKFUL

November 28, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO Of all the things I am thankful for this year, being thankful is the biggest. Thankful to be with my family, my primer hijo, my oldest...

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DOMINGO, A SPECIAL DAY IN MEXICO…

November 20, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MÉXICO: Marcel Proust, the famous French writer sniffed the enticing aroma of Madeleines and was overcome by memories of his past. Sitting in a wonderful cafe under...

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WHAT A PELICAN TAUGHT ME TODAY

November 6, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO  “When the student is ready the teacher arrives.” People argue whether it was the Buddha or Lao Tzu who said it, but it really doesn’t matter...

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THE BLUE-EYED BOY’S THEORY OF RELATIVITY

October 30, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO  Albert Einstein, certainly one of the greatest minds in history, published the Theory Of Special Relativity in 1905. Part of it states that if an object...

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UNPLUGGING FROM THE WORLD WHILE STAYING COMPLETELY PLUGGED IN

October 22, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO   It may sound like a dichotomy but really it’s not. No more than the fact that chili is hot and what’s hot in the market...

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TORTUGAS AND CAFE

October 17, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO   WHAT A WONDERFUL LITTLE WAY TO START THE DAY. There’s an old song you may remember, “Little Things Mean A Lot.”  Or as Pooh famously...

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TACO TALES

October 9, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO   Ok, I admit it, I started a war. I asked 100 people where to find the absolute best tacos in Puerto Vallarta and I got...

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HOW FAR DOES YOUR DINERO GO DOWN HERE IN MEXICO?

October 2, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO   Not the lyrics of a song but maybe they should be because dollars, Loonies, and Mexico make beautiful music together. And while that may not...

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FINDING YOUR PLACE IN A WHOLE NEW PLACE

September 26, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO   I remember as a kid, taking a dare from my big brother to jump off the end of the high diving board. Looking up at...

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5 Reasons Why Fall Is the Best Time to Visit Puerto Vallarta

September 18, 2018

There’s never a time you won’t fall in love with Puerto Vallarta but it’s even easier in the fall when everything everyone loves about Puerto Vallarta is waiting for you....

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WHAT IT’S REALLY LIKE TO LIVE A DREAM?

September 18, 2018

BLUE-EYED BOY IN MEXICO   Dreams, we all have them, but some of us say, “enough dreaming,” and decide to live them. To leave the ‘once was’ behind us and...

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COLDWELL BANKER LA COSTA MARKET UPDATE – FIRST HALF 2018

July 19, 2018

Despite the 500+ new units that have been built and have come to market this year in the Romantic Zone South of the Rio Cuale in Puerto Vallarta, we have...

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Who is the Most Visited Real Estate Brand Online?

July 18, 2017

According to the 2016 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average home buyers visits at least 7 different websites to look for a home. That’s...

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Real Estate | Top 10 Coldwell Banker La Costa Lots $315,000 USD & Under

April 18, 2017

Top 10 Coldwell Banker La Costa Lots $315,000 USD & Under Check out these lots located in excellent neighborhoods along the Bahia de Banderas Area, with great prices and endless...

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Real Estate | Top 10 Coldwell Banker La Costa Homes $350,000 USD & Under

April 10, 2017

Check out these Top 10 Coldwell Banker La Costa Homes throughout the Bahia de Banderas Bay. All of these homes have at least 3 bedrooms and are located in safe...

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Real Estate | Top 11 Properties Over $1 Million

March 28, 2017

Take a look at these Top 11 properties over $1 Million USD, they were designed to be spacious, open and inviting. Each of these properties offers spectacular views, prime locations,...

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Real Estate | Top 6 Coldwell Banker | Nuevo Vallarta Homes Under $330,000 USD

March 17, 2017

Take a look at these Top 6 properties under $330,000 USD located in the prestigious zone of Nuevo Vallarta. This area offers excellent restaurants and bars to eat and drink,...

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Real Estate | Top 10 Coldwell Banker | Pet friendly condominums

March 6, 2017

If you are a pet lover and are looking for a condominium that is pet friendly we rounded up the Top 10 list of Coldwell Banker La Costa's pet-friendly condominiums...

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Real Estate | Top 7 Coldwell Banker La Costa – Downtown Puerto Vallarta 2Bd Condos Under $400,000 USD

February 28, 2017

If you are looking for a 2 Bedroom Condo in downtown Puerto Vallarta here are Coldwell Banker's top options. These condos are ideal for rental investment as well as personal use. These...

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Real Estate | Top 6 Coldwell Banker La Costa | Beach/Ocean Front Condominiums under $250,000 USD

February 16, 2017

These top 6 beach/ocean front condominiums not only allow offer you breathtaking sunsets; long walks on the beach; relaxing sounds and views; but also they are great rental investments! These condominiums...

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Real Estate | Top 5 Coldwell Banker La Costa – Ocean view & Beachfront Lots

February 4, 2017

If you are planning to build a home of your dreams or have condominium, hotel or eco friendly projects in the Riviera Nayarit area, these are some ocean view and beach front...

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Fabulous Fishing on the Bay

December 19, 2016

When you are ready to land some seriously impressive fish, whether you’re a novice or a seasoned enthusiast, Banderas Bay —home to Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Costa Alegre— is...

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Carefree Lifestyles in Marina Vallarta

December 19, 2016

If you enjoy a carefree lifestyle yet still crave the finer things in life, the Marina Vallarta area in Puerto Vallarta is just the place for you! Sophisticated while maintaining...

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Banderas Bay Golfing Heaven

December 19, 2016

Banderas Bay is famous for a lot of things such as breathtaking beaches, wonderful dining, warm Mexican hospitality and more fantastic accommodation choices than one could possibly imagine. However, it...

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Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rentals

December 19, 2016

So, you have been looking forward to that special time with your loved ones and friends, having decided that renting a villa or luxury condo in Puerto Vallarta is the...

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