$27k, Atacames suite with pool access

$27k, Atacames suite with pool access

19 August 2012

$27k, Atacames suite for sale with pool access, 40 m2 Call 098910282 for more. To be the first to know of similar properties for sale, as soon as they hit the market, please sign up for my weekly, Ecuador Insider’s Newsletter below (You can unsubscribe at ANY time): First Name * Email * = Required […]

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Posted in Apartments/Condos, Bahia-Canoa Area, Beach properties, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Under $50k

The Missing ‘High-end’ in Ecuador

The Missing ‘High-end’ in Ecuador

19 August 2012

    “What a dump.” My friend said. While we looked at a middle-class condo for rent in Guayaquil, Ecuador. But through my eyes, the place looked OK. Typical for Ecuador, clean, safe, cheap ($300/month) and well located. It would have worked for me, but not him. You see, he was used to luxury, high-end, […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Expat Lifestyle, Investor News/Analysis

My Take on the Assange Fiasco

My Take on the Assange Fiasco

19 August 2012

Unless you’ve been living in a hole the last few weeks, you know that Julian Assange, the founder and hacker behind WikiLeaks requested and was granted asylum by Ecuador. As a foreigner who lives here in Ecuador, and works in the tourism industry, I have to say I don’t think it was a good decision […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Investor News/Analysis

$4k/hect,  28 hect Cocoa, banana, fruit farm near Santa Rosa

$4k/hect, 28 hect Cocoa, banana, fruit farm near Santa Rosa

18 August 2012

-$112k, 28 hectare (69.18 acres) Cocoa, banana, tropical fruit farm near Santa Rosa for sale for $4k per hectare, call 088288138 for more. To be the first to know of similar properties for sale, as soon as they hit the market, please sign up for my weekly, Ecuador Insider’s Newsletter below (You can unsubscribe at […]

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Posted in $50-150k, Cuenca Area, Farms for Sale, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type

$38k, Yunguilla 2 bedr House on 1000 m2 (10,763 ft2) lot

$38k, Yunguilla 2 bedr House on 1000 m2 (10,763 ft2) lot

18 August 2012

$38k, 2 bedroom House on 1000 m2 (10,763 ft2) lot in Yunguilla Valley near Cuenca, near Dan Antonio entry point, for more info call 086442929. My take: A good sized lot for a bit of hobby farming with a townhome in this warm country valley near Cuenca. To be the first to know of similar […]

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Posted in Andes Mountain Properties, Cuenca Area, Houses, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Under $50k

$30k, Los Chillos Condo For Sale

$30k, Los Chillos Condo For Sale

18 August 2012

$30k, Los Chillos Condo For Sale, brand new, 2 bedroom, 50m2, gated community, 20% Down payment, the rest 10 year financing available Call for more 099466528 To be the first to know of similar properties for sale, as soon as they hit the market, please sign up for my weekly, Ecuador Insider’s Newsletter below (You […]

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Posted in Andes Mountain Properties, Apartments/Condos, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Quito, Under $50k

Lesson 7 of 15: Asking Questions – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 7 of 15: Asking Questions – Spanish in 30 min a Day

17 August 2012

From your very first moments in Ecuador, or once in any Spanish-speaking country, you’ll have to know how to ask questions… Right when you get off the plane, you’ll have to ask the taxi driver… “How much?” (Cuánto cuesta?) Asking Questions Asking questions in Spanish is very similar to asking them in English. Just add […]

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Lesson 6 of 15: Ser vs Estar – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 6 of 15: Ser vs Estar – Spanish in 30 min a Day

16 August 2012

Today we’re going to cover one topic you NEED to know in order to be understood in Spanish. And one topic very difficult for English speakers to grasp. The “to be” verb in Spanish… actually, there’s two, when in Engish there is only one… Ser vs Estar = to be Seris basically used to express […]

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Lesson 5 of 15: Talking about the Past – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 5 of 15: Talking about the Past – Spanish in 30 min a Day

16 August 2012

Today, let’s talk about the past. I know, I know, it’s never fun. And in fact, you don’t really need to know how to talk in the past tense in order to get your point across in another language. But it helps! Expressing the Past in Spanish (El Pasado) To express the past tense in […]

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Lesson 4 of 15: Talking in the Present and Future – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 4 of 15: Talking in the Present and Future – Spanish in 30 min a Day

16 August 2012

OK, verbs. I’m sure you were expecting me to mention them soon, right? Every sentence in about every language needs a verb, or a word describing the “action”. Verbs can also help us tell whether the action takes place in the present, past or future. Today, we’ll learn how to talk in both the present […]

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Lesson 3 of 15: The Little Words, Possessives – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 3 of 15: The Little Words, Possessives – Spanish in 30 min a Day

16 August 2012

After yesterday, you should have a good grip on both the alphabet and numbers in Spanish. That’s the base. So if you don’t got it, go back and review before continuing with today’s lesson. Today we’re going to cover all those pesky “little” words that we see in practically ALL sentences in Spanish. And taking […]

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Lesson 2 of 15: Alphabet in Spanish – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 2 of 15: Alphabet in Spanish – Spanish in 30 min a Day

15 August 2012

Today in lesson 2 we’ll learn the pronunciations of the alphabet in Spanish. To continue reading and to go onto the next lesson please fill in your email below: First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow @dombuonamici

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Lesson 1 of 15: Numbers in Spanish – Spanish in 30 min a Day

Lesson 1 of 15: Numbers in Spanish – Spanish in 30 min a Day

14 August 2012

I love Spanish. Actually, i love speaking another language, and Spanish is one of the most useful second languages you can learn, it’s true when people say it’s almost like having a “super power”. Over these next few days, on this site we’re going to study a few of the key aspects of Spanish for […]

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Holiday Weekend “Feriado” Great for Tourism Industry

Holiday Weekend “Feriado” Great for Tourism Industry

14 August 2012

As reported this week by the El Comercio Newspaper, this past weekend 25-30,000 tourists dispersed themselves around Ecuador, completely filling areas like Atacames on the north coast, Imbabura (the area north of Quito), and Cuenca in the south. One area that didn’t do so well is the Salinas or southern coastal area, however most attribute […]

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Internet Connection 31.4% in Ecuador

Internet Connection 31.4% in Ecuador

13 August 2012

31.4% of the 14.3 million people in Ecuador have affirmed that they have used the internet over the last 30 days, a 5.7 point increase over the figure compared to 2008, according to MINTEL. Among people aged 5-15 years old the usage is 38%, among 16-24 year olds 59.4%, and among 25-34 year olds 39.6%. […]

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Latacunga, a hidden gem tucked deep the Andes

Latacunga, a hidden gem tucked deep the Andes

12 August 2012

The main plaza in Latacunga, Ecuador. “Snow on the Equator?” I thought scratching my head. Wow, ok, there it is. Referring to the massive, snow-capped mountain that resembled the Matterhorn that stood before me. A true “Matterhorn” in Ecuador. But this one is named “Cotopaxi”. At 19,300 ft it’s one of the tallest active volcanos […]

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Posted in Ecuador Travel Guides

$33k, Ambato 3 Bedr House

$33k, Ambato 3 Bedr House

12 August 2012

$33k, Ambato 3 Bedr House , in Valle hermoso, Call 084893979 for more To be the first to know of other properties like this, as soon as they hit the market, please sign up for my weekly, Ecuador Insider’s Newsletter below (You can unsubscribe at ANY time): First Name * Email * = Required Field […]

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Posted in Andes Mountain Properties, Houses, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Quito, Under $50k

$1/m2 Yunguilla 27 Hectare Lot

$1/m2 Yunguilla 27 Hectare Lot

10 August 2012

$1/m2 Yunguilla 27 Hectare Lot call 084547791 for more. To be the first to know of other properties like this, as soon as they hit the market, please sign up for my weekly, Ecuador Insider’s Newsletter below (You can unsubscribe at ANY time): First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow @dombuonamici

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Posted in Andes Mountain Properties, Cuenca Area, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Over $150k, Vacant land for sale

$16k, Manta Furnished Apartment

$16k, Manta Furnished Apartment

08 August 2012

$16k, Manta Furnished Apartment for sale, 51m2, 4th floor, sector Aeropuerto, call 099728612 for more. To be the first to know of other properties like this, as soon as they hit the market, please sign up for my weekly, Ecuador Insider’s Newsletter below (You can unsubscribe at ANY time): First Name * Email * = […]

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Posted in Apartments/Condos, Beach properties, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Manta Area, Under $50k

Free 10 Day Spanish Course for Beginners

Free 10 Day Spanish Course for Beginners

07 August 2012

Learn Spanish by Email…FREE! Learn to speak Spanish, get around, property hunt and more in just 10 days.  1 email a day, 30 minutes of study, speak Spanish… First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow @dombuonamici

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