• Apr 21, 2018

Airbnb Developing Their Own Apartment Buildings?

Is Airbnb getting into the real estate market directly by building their own buildings for rent?

  • May 9, 2017

Mexico #1 Destination for International Retirees

​Every year International Living creates a list of the best places to retire.

  • Apr 1, 2017

The Wall and Immigration Revisited

Another post about immigration and the “wall", but for good reason – the issue is a strong concern in Mexico, and reflects on the relationship between Mexicans and Americans on both sides of the border.

  • Mar 11, 2017

Majority of Americans Living Illegally in Mexico?

Some Mexican news outlets have been reporting that most Americans living in Mexico illegally.

  • Jan 27, 2017

Costalegre Update 2017

Update on the progress underway in Costalegre, just south of Puerto Vallarta.

  • Jan 4, 2017

Mexico is the #1 Place to Retire for 2017

Mexico is the #1 place to retire, according to International Living's 2017 Retirement Index

  • Nov 19, 2016

U.S. Election Promises of Deportation and Infrastructure

There is growing concern in Mexico as to what may happen if president-elect Donald Trump stands firm with his pre-election promise to deport millions of Mexicans from the United States.

  • Sep 27, 2016

​Million Dollar Condos in Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit

For those seeking the ultimate second home or residence in the Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit area, there may be no better option than one of the million dollar condos currently listed for sale on MLSVallarta.

  • Jun 20, 2016

Costalegre: So close and yet so far...

There has been quite a bit in the news lately about Costalegre, but some of the recent news reports have been rather vague as to where proposed developments may be located and what they may entail.

  • May 23, 2016

​Mexico’s Declining Oil Dependence - Thanks due to the Tax Department

Even though global oil prices have sent Mexico's currency to a record low and forced the nation to cut spending and raise interest rates, the country is actually less dependent on oil revenue than at any time in the past decade.

  • May 17, 2016

Cost of Living Compares for Vallarta and Other Cities

Cool websites for comparing the costs of living for different cities and countries around the world.

  • May 17, 2016

​13 Reasons To Buy Property In Mexico

Lee Harrison of the “Live and Invest Overseas website, writes why he believes there are many very good reasons to buy in Mexico today.

  • May 10, 2016

Mexico's Economy is Open for Business

Mexico is “Open for Business” and is managing to stay open for business whereas other countries are talking about building walls and taking apart existing trade deals.

  • Apr 30, 2016

Cirque du Soleil's Luzia - Vallarta's Largest Marketing Campaign Ever?

This will basically be a traveling sales show promoting the Cirque du Soleil theme park - if they want to see more, they just have to travel to Vallarta/Nayarit and experience the full Mexican cultural experience.

  • Mar 22, 2016

North America is an island of tranquility and opportunity...

When it comes to security, and today that is on the minds of many, North America is much like a tranquil island, separated from regions of the world where there is the most unrest.

  • Mar 7, 2016

Remittances outdid Mexican Oil Revenues in 2015

​Low unemployment rates have not just been good for Americans, but for Mexicans as well, on both sides of the border.

  • Feb 26, 2016

A Re-Start to the Real Estate Trust Debate?

There is talk once again in Mexico for removing the requirement for foreigners to buy real estate with a trust, a fideicomiso, which some say would drive demand for real estate touristic properties in the country. T

  • Feb 26, 2016

More Mexicans Leaving than Going to the U.S.

More Mexican immigrants have returned to Mexico from the U.S. than have migrated to the U.S. recently since the end of the Great Recession.

  • Feb 12, 2016

Solutions to Reduce Traffic on Hwy #200

There are currently three projects in different stages of development to improve traffic flow and at the same time, provide safer and more secure traveling times.

  • Feb 9, 2016

TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Poll 2015 - Vallarta's #2

The news just keep getting better for Puerto Vallarta. It was ranked second in the Top 10 destinations in Mexico in the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice poll for 2015, as reported by Travel Weekly.

  • Feb 8, 2016

How Currency Rates Affect Real Estate in Vallarta/Nayarit

For American buyers this makes it rather simple for them as they can use the same currency they use back home. But for Canadian or Mexicans, it’s a different matter, that has become increasingly more evident over the past year as both the Canadian and Mexico currencies have lost value compared to the US dollar. In this situation, whatever is sold in USD currency becomes more expensive; such as real estate in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit.

  • Feb 6, 2016

International Living Retirement Index

Each year the staff at International Living compile an index that lists what they consider to be the most popular retirement destinations in the world. To create the list they take into consideration climate, cost of living, retiree discounts, infrastructure, accessibility of healthcare, amongst other things. Mexico came out in third position

  • Feb 6, 2016

Report on Canada - Mexico Relations

A new report by the Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) calls on Canada and Mexico to chart a new path of crucial North American renewal and prosperity through greater cooperation and strengthened relations between the two countries.