How Will the New Airport Effect the City of Quito?

15 February 2013

  The new airport scheduled to open February 20 will have profound effects on the city of Quito. Skyscapers will now be allowed to be built higher, which could drive already high (for Ecuador) property prices downward.  The area around the current airport will probably wither on the vine, it already is a seedy area […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Investor News/Analysis

$6k, Puerto Lopez- 320M2 land For Sale

09 February 2013

Lot on hill facing the bay. Neighbors are foreigners. Land is ready to build on. Contact info: Louie and Katherine Villasaya Lkvillasaya@gmail.com Magic jack 647-693-1176 Skype Lkvillasaya To be notified of similar properties for sale as soon as they hit the market, sign up for my weekly email alerts below, you can unsubscribe at any […]

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Posted in Beach properties, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Manta Area, Under $50k, Vacant land for sale

Banking it with Wedding Rentals in Ecuador

05 February 2013

“They paid …how… much?” … … I said earlier this week while visiting a wedding on a hacienda (small country home) outside of Quito.  “$1500, just for the day.” The owner of the hacienda told me.  “Damn.” I responded, “and they don’t even sleep here.” It’s true, from my time in Ecuador I’ve noticed no […]

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$80k, Manta Condo For sale or rent

03 February 2013

NEW 1 bedroom, ocean view, fully furnished in Manta. 2 A/C’s, water filtration, pool, spa, sauna etc. 2 blocks from the ocean. Excellent location, walking distance to most shops $80,000 sale, rent….$750.00 plus utilities( long term) short term is a little more. Birgit Bat5008@gmail.com Ecuador Cell 0994107009 USA 705-707-1586 To be notified of similar properties […]

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Posted in $50-150k, Apartments/Condos, Beach properties, Listings by Area, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Manta Area

$170k, Malacatos Property for Sale

01 February 2013

FOR SALE: 11,000m2 proprty with 3 new 1 bdrm houses. Malacatos, Ecuador-1/2 hr from Vilcabamba.Fruit trees,garden,electricity,water, irrigation, easy access.Photos avail.$170,000. Contact: Chris Campbell; clumcampbell@yahoo.com; cell-0993690627. To be notified of similar properties for sale as soon as they hit the market, sign up for my weekly email alerts below, you can unsubscribe at any time: First […]

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Posted in Andes Mountain Properties, Houses, Listings by Price, Listings by Type, Over $150k

25 Essential Online Tools Expats Cant Live Abroad Without

28 January 2013

I couldn’t even dream about living abroad without the following list of (mostly free) online tools I personally use on a daily basis here in Ecuador… 1. Magic Jack App. for iPhone:  I wouldn’t suggest ever living abroad without a Magic Jack, a little apparatus you plug into your computer that not only gives you […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Expat Lifestyle

Where’s the hottest long-term rental market in Ecuador?

22 January 2013

“This is insane, feels like a job interview.” I thought this week as I found myself being interviewed for the “priviledge” of renting an apartment in Quito. Next to me was another guy who was being jointly interviewed for the same apartment. “So why should I choose you?” The owner of the apartment asked. As […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Q&A, Investor News/Analysis

1 undiscovered mountain town in Ecuador with true “eternal spring-like” weather

1 undiscovered mountain town in Ecuador with true “eternal spring-like” weather

16 January 2013

I hear it all the time. “I don’t like the heat and humidity of the coast of Ecuador but frankly, Cuenca is too damn cold.” I know, I understand. I usually respond just like I did in my last email… “A lot of people try to push Cuenca as “eternal spring” but actually it’s more […]

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Photo Diary of Zaruma Ecuador

Photo Diary of Zaruma Ecuador

15 January 2013

Here are a few pics from a recent trip I made to Zaruma Ecuador. To learn more about Zaruma fill in the blanks below: First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow @dombuonamici

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Expat Lifestyle

Why Cuenca is Seriously Overrated

Why Cuenca is Seriously Overrated

13 January 2013

Opps. I let the cat out the bag on this one. Don’t get me wrong. I like Cuenca. It’s a nice place that’s attracting a lot of expats. But…the world’s top retirement destination? Child, please. Are you outta your freakin’ mind? It’s not even the top destination for retirees in Ecuador. It was obviously chosen […]

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Consumer Price Index of Ecuador entering 2013

Consumer Price Index of Ecuador entering 2013

11 January 2013

Parque Machalilla near Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. At the start of 2013 it was reported by the INEC (Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas y Censo) that the consumer price index in Ecuador was at $595.70 (per month) compared to $578.04 at the end of 2011. To get notified of similar Ecuador financial news as soon as it […]

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The Complete Guide to Driving in Ecuador: How to Buy a Car in Ecuador

The Complete Guide to Driving in Ecuador: How to Buy a Car in Ecuador

10 January 2013

Most expats in Ecuador don’t own cars.  It’s just a fact that with all the cheap/frequent public transport having a car is not a “necessity” just merely a “luxury”.  But several expats, maybe you too, shy away from buying a car cause they don’t really understand the process of both purchasing a vehicle and what’s […]

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2012 Ecuador Inflation Closed at 4.16% Annual

2012 Ecuador Inflation Closed at 4.16% Annual

10 January 2013

As reported by the INEC (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos) in Ecuador in 2012 the annual inflation was 4.16% compared to 5.41% from 2011. A noticeable decrease. To get notified of similar Ecuador financial news as soon as it breaks fill in the blanks below: First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow […]

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Minimum Wage Increase for 2013

Minimum Wage Increase for 2013

09 January 2013

The President of Ecuador announced this week the new minimum wage in Ecuador would be raised for 2013 from $292 USD per month to $318 USD per month due to inflation and production figures. To get notified of similar Ecuador financial news as soon as it breaks fill in the blanks below: First Name * […]

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$43k, Quito 2 Bedr Condo 10 de Agosto

$43k, Quito 2 Bedr Condo 10 de Agosto

08 January 2013

$43k, Quito 2 Bedr Condo 10 de Agosto y Tufino for sale, call 0998455308 for more. Get notified of similar properties for sale as soon as they hit the market by filling in the blanks below: First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow @dombuonamici

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

$15k, Loja, 1 bedroom apartment for sale near UTPL

$15k, Loja, 1 bedroom apartment for sale near UTPL

07 January 2013

$15k, Loja, 1 bedroom apartment for sale 400 meters from UTPL for more info call 0939809304 Get notified of similar properties for sale as soon as they hit the market by filling in the blanks below: First Name * Email * = Required Field Follow @dombuonamici

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

7 Steps to find the hottest used car deals in Ecuador

7 Steps to find the hottest used car deals in Ecuador

06 January 2013

“This country never ceases to amaze me.” I thought when I saw a 2009 model of a vehicle just $1000 less than the 2012 version as I used-car-shopped earlier this week. Due to the high import tariffs and restrictions on vehicles, cars are not only more expensive than they are in the US, they also […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Q&A, Expat Lifestyle

37 Absolute ‘Must dos’ in Ecuador for 2013

37 Absolute ‘Must dos’ in Ecuador for 2013

04 January 2013

A lake just south of Quito near the Ilinizas National Park. It’s the end of the year. You’re probably making your New Year’s resolutions and planning what you’d like ot do, be and have in 2013. I know sometimes it can be hard to find the time, but you never know how long you’ll live, […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Travel Guides, Expat Lifestyle

How to Fly to Ecuador Dirt Cheap in 2013

How to Fly to Ecuador Dirt Cheap in 2013

03 January 2013

People often complain about how expensive it is to fly to Ecuador. But it’s true when compared to closer destinations like Costa Rica or Mexico. Flights from the US/Canada to Ecuador can often cost $1000 or more. For some it’s a deal-breaker. But it doesn’t have to be. I’m spoiled. I often get to Ecuador […]

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01 January 2013

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