luxury real estate Archive

How Much Does It Cost to Retire in Latin America?

Although luxury real estate is by nature expensive in any country, there can be a huge variance from place to place. I had a bizarre juxtaposition illustration of this a couple weeks ago when I watched two House Hunters International shows back to back. In the first, a couple was looking for a beachfront home [...]

Less Prestige Means Better Home Prices in Mazatlan

We often feature real estate destinations that are all about the flash and prestige. Much of the Pacific Coast of Mexico and Costa Rica has turned into a game of one-upsmanship, which showed no signs of slowing until California’s real estate crash hit. Mazatlan was always a bit removed from all that, despite its location [...]

Luxury Real Estate Round-up: Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

It’s time for another luxury retirement home and vacation real estate story on a spot on the Pacific coast: the Riviera Nayarit of Mexico. This is the catch-all marketing name for the coastal region starting at Nuevo Vallarta (just north of the Puerto Vallarta airport) and extending past the Punta Mita development to Sayulita and [...]

Luxury Real Estate in Panama City

Our latest real estate feature is on the bustling, red-hot market of Panama City, Panama. If the fundamentals weren’t so strong, this would be looking like a bubble. It did take a slight breather when the U.S. recession hit, but unlike other Latin American retirement markets that depended on the yankees, this one is more [...]

Luxury San Miguel Real Estate at Artesana Residences

A while back we covered luxury real estate in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico at the end of 2010, but the latest and greatest new in-city development was mostly a giant construction zone then. At the height there were 900 workers scurrying around getting Artesana Residences off the ground. This ambitious project shares the big [...]