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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 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 [...]