Latin America real estate Archive

New Real Estate Feature: Tulum and Sian Ka’an

In our coverage of luxury real estate opportunities for vacation and retirement homes, we like to point out up and coming areas sometimes that have big upside potential. Right now one of those is the Tulum area of Mexico. From the Tulum ruins down to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere, development has been limited and there [...]

Real Estate Tours for Buying Foreign Property

I got quoted in this Fox Business News story about buying real estate abroad, so of course we think it’s worthy of a read. Called What you need to know before buying foreign property, it’s specifically about whether it’s worthwhile to go on a real estate tour that gives you a crash course in the [...]

Luxury Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende

In Mexico’s central highlands, picture-perfect San Miguel de Allende has become gringo central for retirees. Tens of thousands of Norte Americanos make this their home at least part of the year. This includes more than a few millionaires who have diversified part of their fortune in a place where the weather is fine all year [...]

National Geographic’s Take on Coastal Regions in Latin America

How are Latin America’s coastal regions faring? I was one of the panelists trying to answer this question in National Geographic’s annual Geotourism survey. As usual, some places got failing grades (like Louisiana after the BP oil spill), while ironically oil-rich Norway scored the highest. In general cool climate places to better: fewer people are [...]

Real Estate in Punta Mita, Mexico

We feature three kinds of travel reviews on Luxury Latin America: the best luxury hotels, interesting luxury travel tours, and Latin American real estate that appeals to foreigners buying a vacation home or retirement home in Mexico, Central America, or South America. In the latter category is a piece we put up a couple weeks [...]