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News and Lifestyle on Banderas Bay

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.

Casa Salmon, Las Gaviotas, Puerto Vallarta

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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Casa Carol, Copa de Oro

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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…

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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