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Purchasing Mexican Real Estate: Condo vs. House

There are many reasons for purchasing a property in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The year-round warm climate is a huge draw for many people who want to avoid cold winters. Apart from that, there are numerous other reasons to consider buying real estate in Puerto Vallarta. The scenery is spectacular with many exciting outdoor activities to do. For those who are less active, there are many beautiful beaches to relax on while you read a good book. In addition to that, there is an incredible gastronomic scene with world-class cuisine, friendly locals and first-rate hospitality.   If you have already decided that you would like to purchase a property in Puerto Vallarta, but aren’t sure whether to buy a condo or a standalone house, we have put together a list of key considerations for you to think about before making your final decision.  What You Need To Know  Many potential home buyers struggle with the dilemma of whether to buy a single-family home or a condo. The benefit of owning your own home is that you can make as many changes to it as you want including to the façade. If there is enough land around the property, there will be room to add on an extension …

Just a Few Opportunities Left to Purchase Your Luxury Vacation Home

If you are a looking to expand your real estate portfolio, we have attractive luxury real estate options at Garza Blanca Preserve, which is home to the award-winning Garza Blanca Resort and Five Diamond Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta.  Inspired by the cold and snowy weather, more people have been making the move to purchase a second home in Puerto Vallarta, which is a great idea! Spread over 88 acres of lush tropical terrain and with easy beach access, top-notch hospitality and spacious, our luxurious units are designed with your comfort in mind just steps away from incredible natural surroundings.   There are still opportunities available to purchase either a fully deeded ownership or a fractional ownership so that you can combine residential ownership lifestyles with luxury vacation experiences.   Right now, we have our last 9 beachfront units available for sale starting from $823,000 USD. We also have only 3 Panorama winter fractional ownership opportunities left starting at just $200,000 USD for an amazing $1.6 million dollar residence.  Purchasing a deeded full ownership property will give you the perfect excuse to spend the winter months in a sunny destination, while it is snowing back home. If that …

Make Paradise Your Home

Imagine 5-star luxury combined with the privacy of your own private residence on the beach.   We have released for sale 14 full ownership and 3 fractional Garza Blanca Signature Residences in Puerto Vallarta. These real estate opportunities are a great way for Club Caribe members to increase their vacation ownership portfolio by investing in one of the most breathtaking resorts in Puerto Vallarta.  Full Ownership  As an owner of one of our full-ownership residences, you can enjoy your luxury residence as much as you want with the added flexibility of enlisting your property with our rental program.  Our Five Star boutique hotel services ensure that no matter the length of time you are gone, your residence will always be ready for you when you return.  Fractional Ownership  If you want to enjoy the benefits of glamorous real estate ownership without the full commitment, residences in the fractional ownership program are divided into fractions of 1/12 (4 weeks) per year, for life. The term “fractional ownership” means shared ownership at a fraction of the price. Simply put, you and partner owners share ownership of a residence in the …

The Oceanfront Penthouse at Garza Blanca

For individuals dreaming of owning their very own beachfront vacation home in Mexico, there are many options out there. Sometimes, it can be difficult to separate quality coastal real estate from a bad investment. Are you interested in investing in Puerto Vallarta and trying to identify the best property for you and your family? If you are, consider your own exclusive beachfront residence at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa. Read below to learn more about the ultra–exclusive Oceanfront Penthouse that is still available for purchase. If you want to live like a VIP, there is no better option than this.    Open Living Concept     One of the top selling features of the Garza Blanca Oceanfront Penthouse is the incredibly spacious open living concept. Designed with 10 foot ceilings that create a dramatic impression from the moment you walk through the front door, your guests will be in awe of the open living concept and fine finishes throughout. The cook in the family will fall in love with the chef’s kitchen with a durable and beautiful granite island that is ideal for hosting …

Beach Life: The Many Cures of Sun and Sea

Beach Life: The Many Cures of Sun and Sea

More and more foreigners are purchasing Mexican real estate on the coast to enjoy the benefits of living at the beach. Living at the beach is actually good for your health! Did you know that back in the 18th century that doctors actually prescribed trips to the beach for patients? The ocean air was thought to be a cure for all.   People who live near the beach report lower levels of stress. Besides the amazing views and soothing effects of the sound of the ocean, being in an environment that encourages physical activity such as walks on the beach or swimming in the ocean is thought to improve health and general well-being. It can also reduce your risk of developing heart disease or other ailments.   In the market for prime coastal real estate? Consider Garza Blanca private beachfront and panoramic view residences.   Based on studies comparing the health of people who live at the beach versus people who live in urban environments, many studies have shown that people who live on or near the coast reported better health.   Recently, scientists have conducted several experiments to find out more about the ocean’s health benefits. For …

Announcing full ownership sale of 14 new units

Announcing full ownership sale of 14 new units

For those who have always dreamed about combining exclusive residential ownership with luxury vacation experiences, Garza Blanca Developer, is offering a full ownership opportunity of 10 beachfront and 4 panorama condominiums at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta. Residence club members can take advantage of a special offer discount by purchasing before the end of October 2019 as well as the opportunity to apply the equity of their membership to the sale price.   The units available include 4 two-bedroom condominiums with spectacular oceanfront settings, 2 beachfront condominiums above the Garza Blanca Lobby facing the white sandy beach bay, and 4 condominiums in Tower 4 with stunning panoramic ocean and jungle views.    Take advantage of all the benefits a full ownership condominium offers: your own piece of paradise decorated to your own taste reflecting your personality, great appreciation value on an investment that you can enjoy, 100% availability whenever suits you, your own parking and storage space, butler services, a full-service spa and state-of-the-art gym, tennis, basketball and squash courts, and an exciting regular calendar of events for all ages.    This full …

Introducing Mauricio Montes De Oca - Director of Sales, Real Estate

Introducing Mauricio Montes De Oca – Director of Sales, Real Estate

We are very proud to introduce Mauricio Montes De Oca as the new Director of Sales for Garza Blanca’s real estate division. Mauricio comes to us with 33 years of experience in real estate sales in Mexico.   He is originally from Mexico City, and started his professional career at Universidad Tecnológica de México in Marketing. For the next three decades, Mauricio dedicated himself to the field of real estate, engaging in various studies along the way including real estate closings and titles, legal consequences of real estate transactions in Mexico, fiscal legislation and fiscal reform, Mexican real estate legal framework, real estate development marketing and sales, and English language studies. He wrote a real estate column in the international newspaper Gringo Gazette for a while, and he even produced a yearly edited book of Real Estate overview and statistics about Los Cabos for many years.  Mauricio is well educated in foreign investment law and its rules, the restricted zone and “Fideicomisos”, real estate appraisals, mercantile corporations, advanced administration, foreign investments in Mexico, and real estate …

2 Bedroom Versus 3 Bedroom Vacation Home

Thinking of buying a vacation home in Mexico?  Garza Blanca residences are a wonderful option for anyone looking to buy a vacation home right on the beach in the most beautiful locale on the Pacific coast!  Perhaps you’re wondering if a 2 bedroom residence or 3 bedroom residence would be better for you.  We have some tips about how to decide between a 2 bedroom versus a 3 bedroom vacation home in paradise.  Location, Location, Location!  You know what they say: in real estate, location is king. You can always change the paint colors and kitchen countertops in any property, but you can never change the neighborhood. Whether you decide to purchase a 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom vacation home, making sure it’s in a great neighborhood will benefit your vacation lifestyle immensely, and a great location also makes a great investment.  And what better neighborhood could you possibly ask for than right on the beach, backing up to lush jungle mountains and a waterfall! Garza Blanca has its own private beach with soft sand …

All About Garza Blanca Real Estate: Perks of Ownership

All About Garza Blanca Real Estate: Perks of Ownership

Garza Blanca real estate is a solid investment for savvy individuals who recognize a good value when they see it. Whether you plan to retire in paradise, plan to use your home as a vacation rental, or simply want to own a luxurious second home for getaways, Garza Blanca real estate has it all. The hotel condo concept has revolutionized what individuals expect in a vacation home by the sea. The natural beauty of Banderas Bay, coupled with world class amenities and spacious private residences, make Garza Blanca a top real estate choice for foreigners wanting to set down roots in Puerto Vallarta.  Read below to learn more about Garza Blanca real estate and see what you’ve been missing. Garza Blanca: Elegant Beachfront Residences One of the perks of ownership at Garza Blanca real estate is that the private Signature residences are elegant, spacious and exquisitely finished. With high end decor and careful thought put into every detail, you will appreciate its solid construction when you see it for yourself. Each residence is awe inspiringly …

Spotlight on Full Ownership Specialist Barry Myatt

Spotlight on Full Ownership Specialist Barry Myatt

This week we are featuring Barry Myatt who is the Full Ownership Specialist at Garza Blanca Real Estate. Born in Boston, MA, Myatt and his family moved to Puerto Rico when he was a child where he lived up until 1974 with a few years spent living in California as well. After finishing high school, Myatt studied art, advertising, cartooning, sculpture and art history at the renowned New York School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York. Continue reading below to learn how this art and cultural aficionado transitioned into a real estate expert who is one of Garza Blanca’s esteemed team members.   Art Education & Real World Experience During his studies, Myatt was fortunate to have studied under famous artists such as Harvey Kurtzman, Will Eisner, and Marshall Arisman among others. The Arts and Antique field intrigued Myatt and he was inspired to learn the business from the bottom up. His early work included buying, restoring, and appraising which became a true passion for him. During a vacation in Hawaii, he took advantage …