Real Estate Articles

We publish weekly articles about the regional real estate industry and its market trends.

We invite you to visit our news section on a regular basis to stay up to date with the latest information about Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit real estate. Please send your comments or suggestions about about topics you would like to see covered.
The New Generation of Real Estate Agents
By Real Estate Guide
Young agents talk about their experience and vision within the industry. New trends in marketing and promotion, the omnipresence of digital platforms and social networks, as well as constant sociocultural changes, require that a sector as competitiv...
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Colegio de Arquitectos: 30 Years of Contributions to the Profession
By Alexis Velasco
Personalities
Architecture professionals in Puerto Vallarta have been meeting with colleagues to discuss questions, issues, problems and new trends ever since significant real estate and urban development began in ...
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Roberto Castellanos of Novamar Insurance México
By Real Estate Guide
Personalities
Roberto Castellanos Omaña (Mexico City, 1962) is the international managing director of Novamar Insurance México and a prominent member of the national board of directors of the Asociación Mexicana...
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Terence Reilly of MEXLend: Benefits of Investing through a Mortgage
By Alexis Velasco
Personalities, Real Estate Agencies
When in 2004, Terence Reilly and David Schwendeman established MEXLend Mortgages, their residential and commercial mortgage brokerage, they were one of the first companies in that sector in Mexico, fo...
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Joe Sánchez: Sustainable Development in Puerto Vallarta
By Alexis Velasco
Development, Personalities
 What better place to interview Mexican-American architect Joe Sánchez than the ecological residence Nemi Eco Villa? The first villa he designed and built in Puerto Vallarta, it comprises a ...
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Jonathon Smart and Wally López Discuss the Real Estate Market in Punta Mita
By Jorge Chávez
Personalities, Real Estate Agencies
Coming from Sussex, England, Jonathon Smart arrived in Puerto Vallarta in March 1997, to participate in the filming of the television series Conan the Adventurer. After a year and a half of filming Co...
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Puerto Vallarta Villas: A Long Tradition of Being on the Cutting Edge
By Alexis Velasco
Personalities, Real Estate Agencies
Michael Holland and Ray Careme highlighted some aspects of the industry in which their company has played a pioneering role. The history of this company dates back to the mid-20th century and it has p...
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The Importance of Real Estate Training Courses
By Alexis Velasco
Personalities, Real Estate Professionals
Training should be seen as an investment in the development of productive employees. Over time, it will yield economic and quality benefits in any industry. Training within organizations is vital to ...
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The Real Estate Industry in Costalegre
By Jorge Chávez
Costalegre, Personalities
Alejandra Alvarado shares some of her achievements as head of AMPI Costalegre, as well as the factors that make this area in southwestern Jalisco unique.Originally from Melaque, Jalisco, Alejandra...
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Luxury Villas in the Vacation Rental Market
By Alexis Velasco
Personalities, Real Estate Professionals, Rentals
Shannon Beston—Beston Properties founder and director—has been involved with the vacation rental sector since she began her career in Banderas Bay. Today, with over two decades of experience and h...
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Strengths of the Resale Real Estate Market
By Alexis Velasco
Personalities
Boardwalk Realty brokers, Michael Green and John Swanson, highlight the advantages of the resale market as an option, with the current upsurge of new developments featuring contemporary designs. With...
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Vacation Rentals Done Properly
By Jorge Chávez
Personalities
Mexico’s hotel industry has specific guidelines related to tax liabilities through legislations, such as the State Hospitality Tax (ISH by its acronym in Spanish). On the other hand, vacation rental...
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Top Frequently Asked Questions from Home Buyers
By Alexis Velasco
Industry News, Personalities
Regardless of whether a real estate agent is advising a first-time home buyer, or an experienced client who has purchased several properties in the past, a common thread appears when it comes to the b...
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