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How to Negotiate An Offer On a Home Right Now

The real estate market—and daily life—has been completely upended in just a few weeks. Yet maybe in spite of it all, you've managed to find a home you love and are ready to make an offer. Congratulations! But as you hover on the brink of wh...

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Vallarta: Jelly Fish Remedies

Jelly Fish The ocean water in Puerto Vallarta is visited by jelly fish seasonally. Whereas some types of jelly fish are indigenous around the globe, we are simply a tourist destination for a couple of the species, some harmful. What do th...

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Vallarta Real Estate Inspired Living: Scooters

Scooters in Puerto Vallarta The municipality of Zapopan, a suburb of Guadalajara, has recently approved the introduction of electric scooter rentals, a pilot project that will start on December 2, 2019, when 250 scooters will appear for rent o...

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Vallarta Real Estate Inspired Living: Buen Fin

Buen Fin and Mexican Economy If you were out and about in Puerto Vallarta the past couple of weeks, you couldn’t have missed the advertising of Buen Fin. Buen Fin is Black Friday in Mexico and Puerto Vallarta gets in on the act in all of the...

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Vallarta Real Estate Inspired Living: Coffee

Coffee for a Cold Winter Night One of our favorite things about the winter holidays in Puerto Vallarta is the availability of the yummy drink café de olla. This delicious coffee beverage can be found year round if you know where to look but a...

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Vallarta Real Estate Inspired Living: New Years

New Year’s Eve in Puerto Vallarta Our first visit to Puerto Vallarta was during the holidays. This time of year brings back the best memories. We’d never heard of some of the traditions observed here and now love to celebrate year after ye...

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Vallarta Real Estate Inspired Living: Geckos

Love Our Geckos! Our first experience with geckos in Puerto Vallarta began as an annoying clicking that we thought was someone monkeying around with our window latch. We got up and stumbled around in the dark, saw nothing disturbing and went b...

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Vallarta Real Estate Inspired Living: Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta Our first Day of the Dead experience in Puerto Vallarta was long before 2008, when UNESCO recognized the holiday on its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, those traditions that are passed down ...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News: Potholes

Potholes Keep the Economy Going Sometimes the potholes in Puerto Vallarta are so big, we are afraid to drive over them, lest we disappear into their black depths. The big ones, however, are outnumbered by thousands, possibly millions of smalle...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News: Pet Sitting

Pet Sitting in Puerto Vallarta You’re going out of town for a few nights, maybe on a small getaway or back to your home country for a holiday or family emergency. You don’t want to bring Fido (Arf!) and Fifi (Meow!), so what do you do? Pet...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News What Time Is It Here

Time Changes Spring ahead, Fall back. That’s how we’ve always remembered the method of changing clocks. Daylight Savings starts in the spring and ends in the fall, this year on October 27th in Puerto Vallarta. A little known fact about Da...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News Chili Cook Off

Puerto Vallarta Chili Cook-Off Many years ago, when we first arrived in Puerto Vallarta, an event enlightened us to the camaraderie of the expat group, as no other had. This wasn’t drinks at a beach bar. This was a small sector of the popula...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News: Shoes?

Wearing Shoes in Puerto Vallarta We discovered when we first moved to Puerto Vallarta that Most Mexicans don’t wear their outside shoes in their homes. They usually have cheap slip-ons, slippers or flip flops for indoors. Kids might run arou...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News: Ajijic

Ajijic For those looking for a nice adventure out of town while the temps are still high, we recommend a trip to Ajijic, a quick ten minute drive to the west of Chapala on Lake Chapala. With a population of approximately 12,000, Ajijic has mod...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News: Huichol People

Art of the Huichol People There’s still time to see the incredible exhibit of Wixárika (Huichol) at the Instituto Cultural Cabañas in Guadalajara. A quick trip over the mountains during the holidays is a good idea, when the beaches are cro...

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Vallarta Inspired Living News: Sierra de Vallejo

Sierra de Vallejo North of Puerto Vallarta, stretching from Bucerias to La Peñita de Jaltemba, we have found a biosphere reserve where approximately twenty percent of Mexico’s mangroves are found. With less than an hour’s drive from Puert...

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