Category Archives: hotels homes and apartment housing

Some people are buying Global Branded Residences in Puerto Rico such as at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Dorado Beach

Most of these are luxurious residences, with expensive purchase prices and expensive monthly or annual HOA fees.   Buying Abroad, With a Logo A growing number of home buyers are choosing to live in corporate-branded communities, with companies from Marriott … Continue reading

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There are over 10,000 Airbnb-listed properties in Puerto Rico

https://caribbeanbusiness.com/there-are-over-10000-airbnb-listed-properties-in-puerto-rico There are over 10,000 Airbnb-listed properties in Puerto Rico By Caribbean Business on February 14, 2019 SAN JUAN – There are more than 10,000 Airbnb properties in Puerto Rico, according to a report by Estudios Técnicos Inc., a Puerto Rico-based financial … Continue reading

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The Next Crisis for Puerto Rico: A Crush of Foreclosures

The Next Crisis for Puerto Rico: A Crush of Foreclosures By MATTHEW GOLDSTEINDEC. 16, 2017 Moisés Martinez, with help from his grandson, cleaning out his home in San Juan, P.R., in October after Hurricane Maria destroyed it. A federal moratorium … Continue reading

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Weak Building Code Enforcement Exacerbates Destruction in Puerto Rico

  https://www.wsj.com/articles/weak-building-code-enforcement-exacerbates-destruction-in-puerto-rico-1512475200 Weak Building Code Enforcement Exacerbates Destruction in Puerto Rico Far fewer homes on the island might have been damaged during Hurricane Maria if all of them had been built to code Pedro Deschamps helps workers hired by FEMA … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Woos Home Buyers – WSJ 11-19-15

Incentives change behavior, whether for good or bad. https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-woos-home-buyers-1447947744 Puerto Rico Woos Home Buyers Financial incentives are luring home buyers to Puerto Rico, where some jumbo loans have lower down-payment requirements than those in the states. Illustration: Chris Gash By … Continue reading

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Realtors, Real Estate Agents in Puerto Rico who don’t call back or email back

If you have hired or are thinking of hiring a realtor to sell your home, you are paying them a commission to help you sell your home.  If that realtor is not responding to potential buyers, then why should you … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish – leading economic indicators, statistics on turnaround

http://www.globalpropertyguide.com/Caribbean/Puerto-Rico/Price-History Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish Puerto Rico has suffered an enormous economic crisis in the past five years.  There’s been high unemployment, massive emigration, and a near-catastrophic national debt crisis and credit rating downgrades The crisis has brought many … Continue reading

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