$38k, Atacames Furnished Suite

$38k, Atacames Furnished Suite

14 October 2012

$38k, Atacames Furnished Suite in the top sector of Atacames near several hotels. Call 0999 813979 for more. To be informed of similar Ecuador properties for sale, as soon as they become available, fill in the blanks below, you can unsubscribe from the alerts at any time: First Name * Email * = Required Field […]

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

$26.5K CastelNuovo Oceanview Condo, Direct Financing

$26.5K CastelNuovo Oceanview Condo, Direct Financing

13 October 2012

$26.5K CastelNuovo Oceanview Condo, Direct Financing 24 months no interest… Castelnuovo is near Atacames on the north coast of Ecuador. For more call 0992785773 To be informed of similar Ecuador properties for sale, as soon as they become available, fill in the blanks below, you can unsubscribe from the alerts at any time: First Name […]

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

$43k, Quito Condo for Sale, Near Catolica U

$43k, Quito Condo for Sale, Near Catolica U

12 October 2012

Quito Condo for Sale, Near Catolica U. Asking $43k negotiable. Good area of north central Quito. For more please call 0999 713565 To be informed of similar Ecuador properties for rent, as soon as they become available, fill in the blanks below, you can unsubscribe from the alerts at any time: First Name * Email […]

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

2012 Ecuador Visa Requirements

2012 Ecuador Visa Requirements

12 October 2012

Here’s a list of the current visa requirements (updated for OCT 2012) and translated to English, if you have a tip to add please do so in the comments, thanks! 9-II Investor’s Visa (Real Estate) Requirements 9-1 Pensioners Visa Requirements VISA 12 – IV Refugee Visa Requirements Ecuador 12-VIII Volunteer Visa Requirements Ecuador 12-VI Work […]

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Top 3 Spots in Ecuador to Find Undervalued Beachfront

Top 3 Spots in Ecuador to Find Undervalued Beachfront

11 October 2012

What if you only had 5 or 7 days to look for cheap beachfront property in Ecuador? And you were only interested in something front line, right on the ocean. You can’t dick around. You’d be wasting your valuable time going somewhere like Olon, where there is little to no availability or where prices have […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Investor News/Analysis

Why didn’t you tell me this about Ecuador?

Why didn’t you tell me this about Ecuador?

10 October 2012

Why didn’t you tell me about these things BEFORE I came to Ecuador! After being here a full year, here are 15 things you should have told me before I came here… 15. That I’ll blow out my knee while doing a power squat with my pack on while taking an emergency dump in a […]

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Choose size for Panama Hat Purchase

09 October 2012

Thank you for your Panama Hat order!  Your order will be shipped to your billing address unless otherwise specified below. Please fill in your desired hat size… 58 is for small heads… 60-61 average size and 62 is for larger heads. FOR WOMEN ONLY… please specify your hat color preference, ONLY WINE RED, WHITE and […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Q&A

9-II Investor’s Visa (Real Estate) Requirements

9-II Investor’s Visa (Real Estate) Requirements

09 October 2012

9-II Investor’s Visa in Real Estate Requirements (Visa de Inversionista en Bien Raiz): Before coming to Ecuador: 1. Get your original birth certificate from the Municipality of your birth, then get the document apostilled or certified by the nearest Ecuador Consulate. Tip: The verification of notary is a document verifying that the notary is really […]

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9-1 Pensioners Visa Requirements

9-1 Pensioners Visa Requirements

08 October 2012

Requirements of the Pensioner’s Visa (Visa de Rentista 9-1): 1. Written petition letter in Spanish directed to the Minister of “Relaciones Exteriores”. In Guayaquil, the Minister is Arq. Octavio Villacreses Peña. See example of letter “visa petition letter” contained in this report. 2. Completed visa form as provided in this report. (Solicitud de visa) 3. […]

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VISA 12 – IV Refugee Visa Requirements Ecuador

VISA 12 – IV Refugee Visa Requirements Ecuador

08 October 2012

VISA 12 – IV Refugee Visa Requirements Ecuador (VISA 12 – IV DE ASILO Y REFUGIO) This visa is extended to people who can prove unfair persecusion in their home country based on race, wars, politics, religion. This visa is given exclusively by the MINISTERIODE RELACIONES EXTERIORES. And to stay up to date on the […]

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12-VIII Volunteer Visa Requirements Ecuador

12-VIII Volunteer Visa Requirements Ecuador

07 October 2012

12-VIII Volunteer Visa Requirements Ecuador (12-VIII INTERCAMBIO CULTURAL) Requirements: 1.- Signed petition letter directed to the head of the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores which states how long youd like to stay in Ecuador and why. 2.- Signed Application Form with passport photo. 3.- Passport with at least 6 months valid remaining with copies of the […]

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12-VI Work Visa Requirements Ecuador

12-VI Work Visa Requirements Ecuador

07 October 2012

12-VI Work Visa Requirements Ecuador (VISA 12-VI TRABAJO) Requirements: 1.- Signed petition letter directed to the head of the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores which states how long youd like to stay in Ecuador and why. 2.- Signed Application Form with passport photo. 3.- Passport with at least 6 months valid remaining with copies of the […]

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12-V Student Visa Requirements Ecuador

12-V Student Visa Requirements Ecuador

06 October 2012

12-V Student Visa Requirements Ecuador (VISA 12-V ESTUDIANTES) Requirements: 1.- Signed petition letter directed to the head of the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores which states how long youd like to stay in Ecuador and why. 2.- Signed Application Form with passport photo. 3.- Passport with at least 6 months valid remaining with copies of the […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Q&A

12-X Tourist Visa Requirements Ecuador

12-X Tourist Visa Requirements Ecuador

06 October 2012

12-X Tourist Visa Requirements Ecuador (VISA 12-X VISITANTE TEMPORAL) Requirements: 1.- Signed petition letter directed to the head of the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores which states how long youd like to stay in Ecuador and why. 2.- Signed Application Form with passport photo. 3.- Passport with at least 6 months valid remaining with copies of […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Q&A

12-IX Tourist Visa Requirements Ecuador

12-IX Tourist Visa Requirements Ecuador

05 October 2012

12-IX Tourist Visa Requirements Ecuador (VISA 12-IX TURISMO-DEPORTE-SALUD-ESTUDIOS CIENCIA-ARTE-ACTOS DE COMERCIO) Requirements: 1.- Signed petition letter directed to the head of the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores which states how long youd like to stay in Ecuador and why. 2.- Signed Application Form with passport photo. 3.- Passport with at least 6 months valid remaining with […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Q&A

Pricing the Lot- Part 9, The Ecuador Property Search Series

Pricing the Lot- Part 9, The Ecuador Property Search Series

04 October 2012

Salinas, Ecuador This is part 9 of this not-so-common look inside a real, live property transaction (of my own) in Ecuador.  Follow me as I reveal all the dirt as it happens. Today I just finalized the process of clearing up the title issues of the lot. It helped to have a few contacts in […]

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Posted in Expat Lifestyle, Investor News/Analysis

Where’s the best surf in Ecuador?

Where’s the best surf in Ecuador?

03 October 2012

The surf off Ayampe. For the best surfing in Ecuador for beginners and intermediates I’d try Montanita or Canoa. The beach in Montanita has a good gradual break for beginners at one point and intermediates in another. For empty waves off the beaten track try the breaks off Ayampe and Las Tunas a little further […]

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The Top 3 Spots for White-Water Rafting or Kayaking in Ecuador

The Top 3 Spots for White-Water Rafting or Kayaking in Ecuador

02 October 2012

For me, the top 3 places to white water raft or kayak in Ecuador are … 1. Rio Quijos near El Chaco town. 2. Tena and the Rio Napo. 3. Ibarra and the rivers around are an off the beaten track kayaking or white water destination. My fav! And for more need-to-know, useful Ecuador info […]

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Posted in Ecuador for Investors, Ecuador Travel Guides

Where’s Best to Go Scuba Diving + Snorkeling in Ecuador??

Where’s Best to Go Scuba Diving + Snorkeling in Ecuador??

01 October 2012

A view of the wildlife swimming just off shore on Isabela Island, Galapagos… Amazing! By far the best place for snorkeling and scuba in Ecuador is in the Galapagos where the water is transparent and the animals are a plenty. It’s not uncommon to see gigantic Manta Rays, sharks, sea turtles, sea lions and more […]

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Where to go Mountain Biking in Ecuador?

Where to go Mountain Biking in Ecuador?

30 September 2012

That’s me biking Chimborazo.   For mountain biking in Ecuador its hard to beat the all-day-long descents offered by Cotopaxi, Chimborazo or Banos. Guides out of Quito offer the day trips to Cotopaxi and Chimborazo, the Banos trip can be done independently renting a bike from one of the many shops in town. And for […]

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