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.
Terence Reilly of MEXLend: Benefits of Investing through a Mortgage
By Alexis Velasco
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, focused primarily on the foreign market looking to b...
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Joe Sánchez: Sustainable Deve...
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 Lópe...
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...
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 ...
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 Co...
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 ...
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 E...
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...
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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The Benefits of an Ethical and...
By Jorge Chávez
Commercial Real Estate, Industry News, Personalities, Real Estate Developments
Originally from Texas, Ron Morgan was brought up in Midland. He studied at Texas Tech University and pursued postgraduate studies in Europe. He began his career in the United States’ real estate ind...
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Ongoing success with luxury ho...
By Paco Ojeda
Personalities
Any conversation about luxury homes in Banderas Bay is bound to include Sherri Narro or her companies, Sherri Narro & Associates and Puerto Vallarta Dream Homes. Prior to arriving in our destinati...
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Successful Real Estate Agent Q...
By Alexis Velasco
Industry News, Personalities
Among all professionals involved in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit’s real estate industry, agents play a key role representing agencies and acting as intermediaries between property sellers and...
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