Real Estate Archive

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 [...]

The Luxury Real Estate Scene in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

I visited the Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo area for the third time a few weeks ago. I spent part of that checking out the hotel scene and the rest touring luxury homes for vacation or retirement. As I’ve heard in many favorite vacation spots, there’s a lot of inventory on offer and there is not a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Costa Rica Creating Medical Retirement Clusters

In a move designed to lure more Americans to Costa Rica, the country is designating certain areas with good medical facilities to be “retirement clusters.” The country wants to better compete with Panama and Mexico, both destinations that have lured lots of retirees with the combination of lower costs and good hospitals. The Tico Times [...]