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
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!
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
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
There may be even more reason to go green, besides the potential energy costs savings. It could improve your health and your thinking too, a new study finds. Continue reading A ‘Green’ Building Makes You Smarter
“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?
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
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
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 …
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!
After months of looking, and countless hours browsing the Internet, you’ve finally found your dream vacation home. The white sandy beaches and natural beauty of Punta Cana are just yards from your front door. You’re all set to enjoy life in your little slice of Paradise.
Except for one not so tiny problem: you aren’t approved for financing. Continue reading Buying in Punta Cana? Are you pre-qualified for a loan?
Home buyers need to see exactly how much space there is in their dream home, and how liveable it will be. That’s almost impossible when standing in a house devoid of furniture: an empty room, no matter how nice, is still an empty room. Continue reading Pop Up Furniture, Homestaging With Faux Furnishings
Are you a dog owner who is looking for a new crib or will be moving to a new place soon in Punta Cana? Unfortunately, your moving experience is about to become a few times more complicated as you would need to figure out a way to move your furry friends as well. In the following infographic created by Moving FC, you can learn the basics of moving your dogs before, during, and after the move. Continue reading Moving With Dogs to Punta Cana – Infographic
Are you a United States citizen or resident enjoying life under the sun in the Dominican Republic? Or do you still live in the United States but own a second home here in the Dominican Republic that you use as a vacation home or as a rental property? Continue reading Uncle Sam Wants You … to Report Your Dominican Republic Income
I have been selling real estate in Punta Cana for more than a decade. I remember working in the New York property market for a couple of years. In New York agents and office workers, were required to adhere to the highest ethical standards, and we were forbidden to refer clients to landscapers, architects, painters, decorators, and finance companies for a fee. Even the suggestion that we had bent the rules and could benefit from a kickback would lead to immediate termination.
The market in Punta Cana is very different. Continue reading Punta Cana: A Lawless Wild West
I find it curious that so many people here seem to make a habit of bashing Dominican culture and even Dominican people in general, expressing negative views about almost all aspect of Dominican society and life in the island. Continue reading Why Do Punta Cana Expats Complain So Much?
Punta Cana is a place like no other and offers incredible scenery, beaches, surf, kind and welcoming people, flavorful food from street vendors and fine dining restaurants, and prices that are easy on the wallet…if you know where to go. It’s a place where you can relax by the pool or seaside, and experience adventure. Continue reading Punta Cana: 5 Photos To Fuel Your Travel Inspiration
Nothing strikes fear into a person selling their house more than a home inspection. Eliminate some of the stress by tackling these six home maintenance tasks before the inspectors arrive.
Continue reading 6 Things to Do Before Your Punta Cana Home Inspection
Living on an island in the Caribbean surrounded by beautiful golf courses and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of Dominican coffee, freshly picked fruit, walk along the beach and maybe go for a swim to cool off. This is paradise. This is a dream come true. Continue reading 7 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Punta Cana
If I dare bring a suitcase into the house, my dog knows something is up and will start to behave badly.
If packing for a weekend trip to Santo Domingo gets my dog in a tizzy, not to mention the parade of strangers stopping by all the time. Her puppy world would be in a tailspin for sure.
Continue reading Selling a Home with Pets