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

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?

Ethics Of Practicing Real Estate In Punta Cana

With more people seeking to invest in Real Estate in Punta Cana, and more real estate agents getting into the property market, investors need to be sure that they are getting sound advice from qualified professionals. Because the property sector in the Dominican Republic is not regulated, the risk of running into an unqualified, unfit real estate agent is quite high.

So what should you look for in an agent? Continue reading Ethics Of Practicing Real Estate In Punta Cana

Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival 2016

The fourth annual Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival will take place Friday, July 1st and Saturday, July 2nd 2016 at Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort.

The annual event showcases the vast, diverse cuisine available in Punta Cana, and is a treat for gourmet food enthusiasts and lovers of fine wines. Continue reading Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival 2016

Buying a Second Home in Punta Cana? Some Things to Consider First …

You probably have a dream of relaxing in a vacation property near the beach, sipping margaritas by the pool or sitting on the porch staring at the fairway.

A vacation property in Punta Cana is a dream, but make sure that dream doesn’t turn into a nightmare. Continue reading Buying a Second Home in Punta Cana? Some Things to Consider First …

Thinking About Punta Cana as a Second Home? Why You Should Buy Here!

As well as the natural beauty of the Caribbean, white sandy beaches, world-class, pristine golf courses, and luxury resorts, Punta Cana also offers potential homeowners some very special reasons to consider buying property in the area.

Continue reading Thinking About Punta Cana as a Second Home? Why You Should Buy Here!

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