Relocating to Punta Cana With School-Aged Children

Relocating to another country is an exciting prospect, with a wealth of new possibilities and adventures awaiting you. It can be daunting, though, and sometimes frightening for families. Your children’s reaction to moving to another country could be massive enthusiasm and excitement or a complete rejection of the idea and an unwillingness to leave their old life and friends behind. Continue reading Relocating to Punta Cana With School-Aged Children

Maybe You Can Own a Punta Cana Vacation Home After All

Many people dream of sitting on their veranda, sipping tall drinks while watching the sun go down in a tropical paradise such as Punta Cana. Many immediately tell themselves it’s a pipe dream, assuming that the cost of an island home is out of their reach.

Not necessarily. Continue reading Maybe You Can Own a Punta Cana Vacation Home After All

Getting a Second Home loan in the Dominican Republic

I’ve been getting a lot of calls from people confused about the regulations around home loans in the Dominican Republic. A lot of people are confused about what they can or cannot do here, so I want to make a few things clear. Continue reading Getting a Second Home loan in the Dominican Republic

The Locals Always Know Better

Recently I had an experience with an estate agent visiting Punta Cana from Canada. She claimed to be taking a tour of the area to refer interested clients. She was friendly, courteous, and took lots of detailed notes on our closing procedures and taxes. Continue reading The Locals Always Know Better

Choosing a Punta Cana Realtor: The Part Time vs An Experienced Full Time Agent

Finding a full-time agent is a must in today’s battered market. The Punta Cana second home market is no exception. Continue reading Choosing a Punta Cana Realtor: The Part Time vs An Experienced Full Time Agent

Fabulous Investment Opportunity in Gema Lodge

A beautiful, modern, stylish two-bedroom condo in Punta Cana’s Cocotal Golf & Country Club can be yours for $135,000, offering a great investment opportunity: the apartment is currently rented weekly with incomes ranging from $1000 to $2500 per month. Continue reading Fabulous Investment Opportunity in Gema Lodge

5 Reasons to Hire An Agent In Punta Cana

Buying a home is more than likely the biggest investment you’ll make in your life. Be sure you don’t make any mistakes. While a lot of investors are avoiding estate agent fees and choosing to go it alone when buying or selling property, not using a REALTOR® could be a huge mistake and end up costing you time and money. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Hire An Agent In Punta Cana

Burning Out Under The Burning Sun

“Burnout in Punta Cana?!? Impossible!”

That’s probably what most people think. After all, living in a slice of tropical paradise with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters sounds about as relaxing as can be. Continue reading Burning Out Under The Burning Sun

My New Group: Living & Working in Punta Cana!

I get so many questions about life in Punta Cana – the cost of real estate, the weather, the lifestyle, and a thousand other things – that I decided to set up a Facebook group to share information about our great community. Continue reading My New Group: Living & Working in Punta Cana!

Beach Rock Condos Across The Hard Rock Hotel

I recently checked out some fantastic new Punta Cana properties in a great location – at Cana Bay, right across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Beach Rock epitomizes the best of Punta Cana – fabulous, tastefully-decorated apartments that emphasize intimacy and privacy only a stone’s throw from beautiful white sand beaches and a championship golf course, with all the amenities of a luxury resort within a few minutes’ walk. Continue reading Beach Rock Condos Across The Hard Rock Hotel

PUNTA CANA CONDO FOR SALE 👉 TURQUESA A302

A Condo on Bavaro Beach for under $240,000!

Imagine having breakfast on your balcony, before heading down to the beach for a day of swimming and kitesurfing, or popping downstairs for a bit of shopping and a bite to eat. I recently checked out the fantastic development at Playa Turquesa, a place that offers all the relaxation of beachfront living at an amazing price. Continue reading PUNTA CANA CONDO FOR SALE 👉 TURQUESA A302

Punta Cana Home for Sale 👉 Vila Birdie Tipa

Enjoy all the luxuries of the resort lifestyle at Vila Birdie, a private residential estate adjacent to Cocotal Golf & Country Club. This spacious three-bedroom duplex villa offers the ultimate in island living, featuring high-end furnishings and decor, a fully-equipped kitchen, and plenty of room for you and your family to entertain guests in a home away from home that feels like … well, it feels like home. Continue reading Punta Cana Home for Sale 👉 Vila Birdie Tipa

Get Ready for Greenery, Pantone’s Color of the Year

It’s a new year, and that means new beginnings. One way to change is as simple as applying a coat of paint. Why not make changes to your home’s look and feel by brightening things up? Continue reading Get Ready for Greenery, Pantone’s Color of the Year

5 Ways I Serve My Punta Cana Home Sellers

5 Ways I Serve My Punta Cana Home Sellers by REALTOR® Jocelyn Hernandez Irizarry

 When it comes to choosing the right agent to sell your home, avoid the “Post & Pray” realtors – agents who put up a sign in your yard, put a few ads out, and pray for a buyer to come along. Continue reading 5 Ways I Serve My Punta Cana Home Sellers

U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming!

Passport changes are coming, and if you plan on traveling in the future — especially if you’re among the 49 million Americans whose passports will expire in the next few years — you need to know what passport changes are in store. Continue reading U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming!

Punta Cana Home for Sale 👉 Vila Birdie Tamarindo B

This spacious apartment is part of group of homes built at Vila Birdie Residential, maximizing the apartment layouts. And it shows. Some might even say it…shows off. Continue reading Punta Cana Home for Sale 👉 Vila Birdie Tamarindo B

GivingBack To The Community With GiveBack Homes

Having a business in real estate brings satisfaction in many ways. When I find my clients their perfect match I can leave work at the end of the day happy that I have helped someone make their dreams of owning a home in the Caribbean a reality. As a REALTOR® I also feel a huge responsibility and every transaction I make is also an opportunity to make the area we live and work better, as our client’s investment brings more possibilities and also more money to the local area and the people living in it. Continue reading GivingBack To The Community With GiveBack Homes

Would You Trust A Guide Who Had Never Even Been On The Beaten Path, Let Alone The Unbeaten Path?

“Stay out of my territory,” Walter White warns a rival in Breaking Bad.

It might seem odd to follow the advice of a criminal kingpin, but Walter White is right. Sticking close to your own territory and area of expertise is something every REALTOR® should do. Continue reading Would You Trust A Guide Who Had Never Even Been On The Beaten Path, Let Alone The Unbeaten Path?

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