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Crucita Ecuador Oceanfront Condos


Oceanfront Condominium- 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths $119,000-$159,000

The first Ecuador real estate tour we conducted back in the 1990s began in a small fishing village called Crucita.  I recall dozens of tour delegates gobbling up low cost beach real estate.  Wow how that village has changed over the past 15 years, but prices remain low as the paid advertisement for ocean front condos below shows.

Gary

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Crucita Del Mar will be a resort style oceanfront condominium community on the Pacific Coast in Ecuador.  We are located in the Manabí Province, midway between the rustic fishing village of Crucita, and the hip beach community of San Clemente.  This development is for the buyer that’s looking for an upscale condo on a beautiful beach with lots of amenities.

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You would be buying a brand new oceanfront with approximately 1271 square foot, 2 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bathroom condo.  The interior living space has 1065 square feet and the balconies add 206 feet of outdoor living space with amazing views.   Each condo building will have seven floors with two condos per floor.

The development sits on approximately 3 acres of pristine oceanfront land with 151 feet of beachfront.  Crucita Del Mar will be a safe, guarded and gated community.  In addition to security, we will provide Concierge Services and On Site Home Owners Administration.  We also plan to offer On Site Property Management / Rental Pool so you could earn rental income while you are away.  Our goal is to make Crucita Del Mar a self-contained upscale community.

All of our condos units will face west, for the most dramatic sunsets.  We are building Crucita Del Mar to the highest standards so you can be assured of a good investment.

Floor Plan – Two Options

Check out the floor plan for yourself and imagine yourself sitting on your oceanfront balcony, overlooking the peaceful pacific ocean and hearing the waves in the background.  Your living room, dining room, kitchen, and balcony will have direct frontal ocean views.  The design choices we have made will allow for the best views of the ocean, the beach, and the sunset.  It’s all about the view.

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All condo owners will have full access to all of the resort style amenities that will be built at Crucita Del Mar.  The keystone of the development will be our large “Infinity Edge” resort style pool.  Just imagine sitting in the Infinity Pool, drinking your favorite beverage, watching the Pacific Ocean at your doorstep.

The Oceanfront Clubhouse will be a hub for owner activities. Inside the Clubhouse will be a fitness room, and a common area for TV, movies, parties, and sporting events. There’s a kitchen and even a bar in the Clubhouse, so you can keep that cool drink refreshed.

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The common areas will be lushly landscaped, and will include a large oceanfront pool deck area, tiki hut bar with grilling area, and fountains.  You will feel like you are at a resort.

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Our prices are $119,000 to $159,000 depending on the floor and unit you choose.

We do offer a Progress Draw System.  This system is used by many banks and developers and  insures that payments will be made as construction is completed.

Please call us at 850  227-8030 or 227-4914 or visit our webpage at www.crucitadelmar.com for details. 

We DO NOT investigate properties when they are advertised so be sure to complete your due diligence.  Always use an independent Ecuador attorney who represents you (not the seller) when you buy real estate in Ecuador. We also recommend that you rent, become familiar with Ecuador before you buy.

Learn How to Speak Spanish

Learn Spanish in Three Days ONLINE

The “Learn Spanish in Three Day Course” is now available online.

Read below to see why we are offering our Super Spanish course online for the first time.

Speaking Spanish is a huge benefit on its own.  You can become one of the rare North Americans who can get along in Spanish speaking countries.  You can be one of the special people who can communicate with 10 million non-English speakers in the USA.  Spanish is the second most used language in the USA.  There are more Spanish speakers than speakers of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Hawaiian, and the Native American languages combined.  According to the Census Bureau, Spanish is the primary language of nearly 50 million people in the US.  This is the largest Spanish-speaking community outside of Mexico. Only half of these speakers also speak English “very well,” and 19% do not speak Spanish at all.

You can tap into all this potential when you speak Spanish.  Yet there are more benefits.

An article in England’s leading newspaper, the Telegraph, entitled “Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism” (1) sum up the biggest benefit of learning a second language and increased intelligence.  The article says: “Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for traveling.  It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.  Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process.  The brains of bilingual people operate differently than single language speakers, and these differences offer several mental benefits.”

The article then explains studies that show seven cognitive advantages gained from learning a foreign language.

#1:  You become smarter
#2:  You build multitasking skills
#3:  You stave off Alzheimer’s and dementia
#4:  Your memory improves
#5:  You become more perceptive
#6:  Your decision-making skills improve
#7:  You improve your English

Does it sound impossible to learn Spanish in three days?  Yes, it is impossible when you try to learn Spanish in the old, traditional way.

Though you may choose to take more time using this course to learn Spanish, thousands of our readers have learned at our Spanish courses.

There is a scientific method of learning… proven and described in numerous best selling books that create educational jumps by making education natural, easy and fun.   This course works because it is education without stress!

This method was created and refined by the Bulgarian educational master, Georgi Lozanov, who transformed the entire Soviet educational system to such a degree that this third world country beat the USA into space.

Merri was lucky to be one of a handful of students outside of Bulgaria who were allowed to be taught this system in the early 70s.  She practiced this unique and remarkable form of education for  four decades. It was a delight!

Merri and I began integrating these techniques with other shamanic and educational tactics we had gained in our global travels and then applied them to teach Spanish in three days.

The course has been proven again and again by the thousands who have used this system.  You can read a few of the many raves we have received from delegates who have learned from the Super Thinking Spanish course we created.

Here are a few quotes from delegates of the course.

One delegate from St. Louis wrote:  Hi Gary,  Just ended forty-five years in dentistry last week, and I’m on to a new career.  What is my new career?  Still formulating, but the eye -opening,mind expanding Super-Spanish course last weekend in St. Louis surely shows me the opportunity exists to expand my horizons.

Besides having a lot of nice people to learn our new language; the methods Merri and you developed proved to be just what you said they would be.  We all and I in particular relaxed our way to new learning.  I feel so very comfortable with the basis of my new language skills that I know I will be spitting out great Spanish sentences by the time I reach Ecuador in October.  Last year I spent six weeks in Ecuador and now I plan on conversing with the people.

Today’s excerpt of your newsletter really hit home. You do what you say you will. There are no surprises or hidden sales tricks. The only tricks are beneficial to our learning.  Thank you for a wonderful experience that I was quite unable to grasp how you would pull it off.  You did, however, and I look forward to other courses that you offer, and I have absolutely no doubt they also will work beneficially.  Best regards, Denis Molloy.

Another wrote about the Super Spanish course:   Buenos Dias, here is a testimonial for Super Thinking-Super Spanish.  Please feel free to use all or part in promotions for the course.  In addition, you may give my email address to any prospect “on the fence” about enrolling.  Yesterday, in Cotacachi, Ecuador, I finished Super Spanish.  I had high expectations for the course and they were exceeded.

After three days, I can speak Spanish in complete sentences. In simple conversations, such as buying groceries or ordering a meal, I can make myself understood. I think that’s incredible!

Although I am far from the competence level of a native speaker, I feel I’ve taken a giant step forward in learning Spanish so that I can experience the people and culture of Ecuador.  The foregoing benefits would have more than justified the time and money I invested in Super Spanish.  And learning some Spanish was not the most important benefit I got from the course.

Prior to leaving the USA, I had felt for some time that the pace of life there was unhealthy for me (and for most people) and I did nothing about it.

I’ve thought about the pace issue during the course.  One of the key elements Merri Scott designed into Super Spanish is placing the student in the optimal state for learning.  In class, the past three days, I’ve been re-introduced to guided journeys and introduced to the calming effects of Baroque music (www.sundaybaroque.org).  What a blessing! I’m inclined to make one or both a daily part of my life.   Rob Christi.  Cotacachi, Ecuador

Another attendee from a course wrote:   “I took this incredible class a few weeks ago, and I would like to tell anyone that is interested, that it is an amazing three days of learning with lots of laughs included. You leave everyday wanting to learn more and are so excited to do so.

“Other Spanish classes and tutoring made us feel like it would take forever to get to the point where we could put it into practice, but this method gave us a more fluent use for everyday life almost immediately AND the confidence to use it.  It is a fantastic way to show people how much they know and give confidence to learn and use Spanish creating a momentum.

“They made learning Spanish easy and fun in a very relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.  I would definitely recommend this course.  Even if you know some Spanish, this helps make it easier because of the less stress that no verb conjugations gives you.  This gives you more confidence in yourself to try and speak it more.

 “The stress free atmosphere and tons of interaction and participation were very conducive to learning.  The relaxation techniques alone are worth the price.  The fact that I can now feel more comfortable conversing in Spanish with my new friends and neighbors is priceless.  Muchas, muchas gracias.”

“I loved the relaxed environment.  I picked up quite a lot of new vocabulary.  I found this course very informative about how the language works, how I can make sentences and understand others better!  Muchas Gracias!  I had a call from Telcel (the local phone company) after our second class and I was able to speak and understand them for the first time. Despacio (meaning slowly) … a great word!  Everyone should take this course before they pick up bad habits.”

“I liked how simply the course was organized and the positive attitude about learning.  Thank you so much for helping me to learn Spanish!”

“I liked the laid back yet professional approach.  I highly recommend this new, relaxing method of learning Spanish,  I feel a lot more confident in the delivery of my words and sentences. It was taught in an excellent and very professional way.

“It was a very enjoyable class.”

How The Course Works

The first tactic is to use Baroque music in the learning process.  At least three best selling books, “Superlearning”, the “Mozart Effect” and “Superlearning 2000” have revealed insights about how to learn and think more powerfully based on systems drawn from the Bulgarian educational master, Dr. Georgi Lozanov.  Merri Scott was among just a few who learned directly from Lozanov.

The second tactic uses 17 unique lessons to provide Spanish fluency in a short time.   Let me prove to you how this tactic works by teaching you hundreds of Spanish words in less than 30 seconds.

Here is the proof.

“Most words in English that end in ION are almost identical, just pronounced differently.  For example action is accion, education-educacion, manipulation- manipulacion, etc.”

There you have it.  How long did it take you to read the sentence?  You now know hundreds of Spanish words that you will never forget.

See examples of the words you already know below.

How long would have taken you to memorize all those words?  How soon would you have forgotten them?

This is just one of seventeen Spanish lessons in the course.

The next lesson teaches how to pronounce each of the nouns.

Then, the third lesson teaches almost as many verbs, almost as quickly.

The fourth lesson shows how to avoid conjugating verbs by sticking with the infinitive (far easier than it sounds).  This simple lesson leaves a person sounding like a Spanish professor without ever conjugating a verb.

Lesson five shows how to sound infinitely polite and yet get almost anything desired in Spanish.

Lesson six gives valuable connectors and the seventh lesson triples the Spanish capacity with three words for “yesterday,” “now” and “tomorrow”.

By the end of three days you feel comfortable speaking Spanish.

Plus the system is Impro-Dynamic.  This means your Spanish keeps getting better even though you do not seem to be studying… practicing… or speaking Spanish.

I was amazed by this as I traveled back and forth from the USA to Ecuador.  The longer I was away from Ecuador… the better my Spanish became.  My second language was automatically improving The self improving feature comes because you learn to create Spanish sentences rather than remember them.  The portion of the brain that creates is more powerful than the portion that recalls.  When your mind creates something… it owns it!  You do not have to remember .

During the course you learn 4005 Spanish words that you already know .  

You then learn how to create Spanish sentences from these words.

Throughout the course you learn how to pronounce the sentences you create.

When the course ends… the mind keeps working… and creating… so next time you begin to speak Spanish you’ll be surprised .  You improve even though you have not actively worked on your lingual skill.

Due to the difficulty of getting groups together to learn this valuable technique, we created an online program for subscribers to use the Super Spanish course at home.   This is available at the highly reduced price of $79.

I’ll be in touch personally via email with each person who signs up for this course to see how it works or what is required to make it better.  Once this test is complete, we plan to offer the program on a larger scale and at a much higher price.

The ONLINE course has our, full satisfaction or money back, guarantee.  Try Super Spanish for 60 days.  If not fully satisfied, simply let us know for a full refund.

Learn Spanish online $79

Here are more testimonials from previous Super Spanish Courses.

Maggie wrote: It didn’t really seem possible that we would be speaking and understanding Spanish in only 3 days but the course made it happen in a very supportive learning environment.  I would highly recommend this course for anyone wishing to learn “practical Spanish”.  The teaching methods, use of relaxation, the use of native Spanish speakers for pronunciation and the teachers themselves who were approachable and helpful and always positive made this a very valuable class.

This course improved my self confidence in my ability to learn and retain a language.  It was presented with genuine enthusiasm, great energy and the style of learning is very effective. Gracias!  It was a great experience.

Nadine wrote: “Just spent the last 3 days in the most wonderful learning environment learning Spanish.  What an amazing learning experience!!  First day out of class and I could not stop thinking in Spanish WOW!!  I am amazed by how much I learned, retained and how much more is showing up now that I am out of class.  And the best part is THERE WAS NO STUDYING!! Indeed this is Super Thinking!!!  I would highly recommend this to anyone that has ever had a desire to learn another language or learn anything in record time.

And a few days after that ….  As I went through my day, just hanging out with my son, I could see myself starting to think in Spanish.  At first I thought it was amusing but as it continued and increased I thought “My goodness this is really remarkable amazing” It was really an effortless unfolding.  I wasn’t at any point “trying” to think in Spanish, just words I knew would fly across the screen in my mind.  And then this afternoon, my son cuddled up on the couch to watch some cartoons on his ipad and was watching Peppa Pig in Spanish…hmm coincidence?  I think not, I’m radiating Spanish so much that my son is being influenced!  Thanks a million again.  This weekend the best learning experience of my life!!

If you have ever had a desire to learn Spanish this is the way to do it!  By the end of the first day I had more confidence and more practical ability than I had from any previous courses I had taken.  It was fun and relaxed and full of laughter.  You will leave this class excited to use what you have learned.  Rather than leaving overwhelmed with how much you have yet to learn and master, you are equipped with the knowledge and know how to go out and communicate as well as the excitement to do it!”

Gary noted:  “The whole approach is positive and conducive to learning at a level that benefits ALL participants.  It is not intimidating and does not set up a pass/fail atmosphere.  The presenters are terrific and the results unbelievable.  It was relaxed, informal, friendly and effective.”

Twila said:  “This class provided a very refreshing and relaxed way of learning.  The atmosphere felt very safe to say the words you were practicing.  I learned a lot in a way that will make it easy to apply.  Starting with conversation is way more fun.  How quickly you can learn!  It was a great group, great instructors and great stories.

The atmosphere in the classroom was so relaxed that learning Spanish felt like a breeze and not like a painful task.  The relaxation exercises are really conducive to language learning.  We learned A LOT in a short time and it was fun and the environment was non-threatening.”

Brigitte sent this:  “Buenos Dias, Suzanne. su clase de espanol es excelente! Muchas Gracias!  
I have already done what you suggested and went into the program listening to the music and going over the lessons.  I know: Repetition……reinforcement…..thinking in the new language….it’s all part of it.  I loved your course and will certainly recommend it to friends.  Who knows….I might feel the urge and have the opportunity to repeat it at your beautiful place in Puerto Aventuras…..Quien sabe? Hasta otro dia y saludos a su familia.”

Marie wrote:  “I would highly recommend this course.  The amount covered in 3 days is amazing!  All with no stress.  The correlation lessons and pronunciation practice has greatly reduced my anxiety to go out and use my Spanish.  I really enjoyed the whole process and thank you for the take away tools.”

Learn Spanish online $79

Gary

Here is the English translation of a few of the many Spanish words you now know and will never forget.  How long would it have taken you to memorize them?  How soon would you forget?

“Most words in English that end in ION are almost identical, just pronounced differently.  For example, action is accion, education-educacion, manipulation- manipulacion, etc.”

Some more of these words:  Combination, Attrition, Education, Vacation, Petition, Lotion, Motion, Construction, Abduction, Pronunciation, Concentration and a ton of others!

Learn Spanish online $79

(1) www.telegraph.co.uk Benefits-of-bilingualism.html

 

Crucita Real Estate for Sale


Crucita, Ecuador Real Estate for Sale:

Crucita Beach Condo

Beach views from this condo.

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Roof garden.

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This is a smart looking unit purchased by a real estate tour delegate who is recovering from a major medical treatment. I thought this was one of the nicest condos I have seen inside.

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Kitchen.

This is next to a good neighborhood surrounded by large Ecuador beach houses.

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From this point of the beach you can walk on the beach for hours.

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This is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit with, a jacuzzi…

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and a roof terrace.

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The living area is 98.50 square meters (1,060 square feet) and with the balcony totals 155.25 square meters. (1671 square feet). It is the top unit in a 3 unit building.

The use of adjacent gated amenities of a tennis court and a swimming pool are available for a monthly fee of $30. (This fee is optional.)

There are not and cannot be any structures between this Ecuador beach condo and the ocean.

Asking price $79,000.

See more details here.

For more details contact the owner: Tetiana Samoilova, 621 Nehalem Ln, La Conner, WA, 98257. Telephone 360-770-2285 or email ellakievred@yahoo.com


Ecuador MLS – June 2011


The Ecuador Real Estate MLS – June 2011

See seven new listings from this month below.

New Rental Offer

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Cotacachi Ecuador House For Rent. Enjoy cozy fires at night.

Rent this charming, Cotacachi home. Just steps from the bus stop to Otavalo and Ibarra.  15 minute walk to the main square.

Fully furnished right down to the..

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vases and teaspoons..

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Three bedrooms.

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Lovely garden. Super location.

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Enjoy avocados and lemons from your own trees,  fresh flowers for your table, comfortable beds and your large private garden. Perfect for longer term stays.

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The house has awesome views beautiful lawn and… garden area.

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Included in the rent are all your utilities, internet and a gardener once a week.

Please email walkwithsue@gmail.com.

See all Ecuador property rentals here.

New Listings For Sale.

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Beach project startup, Hacienda Palo Alto, north of Bahia starting in Cabuyal.

We have been reporting for years that the area in Ecuador with the most explosive potential is north of Bahia.

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Bahia.  See below how to get our updated report on Bahia FREE.

Bahia is a wonderful city, small, but large enough for services. There is easy access from Quito and elsewhere. There are big investments pouring into the area.

The spark we suggested would ignite the growth was the completion of this new…
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bridge.  The bridge over the Chone Estuary.

Next will come…

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regular flights from Quito to San Vicente Airport.

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Dirt roads from Quito and up and down the coast have been paved into four and six lane highways.

Now there is rapid change and development in Bahia, Ecuador’s first Ecocity.   This is the favorite town in the area with a population of 25,000 people located on the mouth of the river – the Rio Chone.

There are clean beaches, a Museum of archeology and art, organic eco-shrimp farms and tourism.

Over the bridge is where we’ll probably see the fastest growth. The towns north of Bahia but still in the lovely province of Manabi are:

San Vicente
Canoa
Cabuyal
Jama
Pedernales

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Hacienda Palo Alto is a brand new project… just beginning in Cabuyal, Ecuador.   The turnoff to the project is about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of Canoa.

Currently Cabuyal is a very small town. Expect significant changes over the next few years, mostly due to the upcoming Hacienda Palo Alto.

Highway improvements will reduce the drive from Quito to 4 hours (from 7+ hours last year!).

This is planned to be a gated Community with 24/7 security, underground utilities, fire hydrants, internal paved streets; outdoor showers at the beaches, paved beach access, manager and sales office; clubhouse with pool, bar and gym, helipad, walking trail, children’s playground and beach ranchitos for relaxing.

The plan calls for the majority of the property will be left in its natural state.

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The land has creeks and huge ceibo trees, wild orchids, parrots, and howler monkeys.

The beach is mostly sandy and has a gentle slope.  There is a nesting area for sea turtles. Waves provide excellent surfing and body surfing. Humpback whales visit July through September.

This is an approved subdivision with 453+ acres and 1 km (.6 mile) of Pacific beach.

There are 166 ~2000 sq. meter (20,000 sq ft.) lots near the beach that are not low-lying, plus fractionals, and homes and some commercial retail. Most of the property is to be left in its natural state.

Sign up for a free Bahia report below.

Get more details about the project email info@haciendapaloalto.com

See Hacienda Palo Alto on a  Mid Coast Real Estate Tour

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New Listing Crucita Beach Condo

From Manta to Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador, there are two good beach areas to see. Crucita and San Clemente.

From Crucita the wonderful beach above runs all the way to San Clemente.  The point in the above picture shows San Clemente in the far distance.

From Crucita, there are many miles of empty beach walking. At low tide, you can walk round the point and then walk miles to Bahia.

Many of our readers live in Crucita. We helped many buy lots for these houses about 15 years ago.

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There is a wonderful restaurant with a view.

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Down the hill, in the village, there are some very nice condos and houses on the beach.  This resale is from a reader who purchased on a real estate tour years ago.

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Beach views from this condos are nice.

From the front room.

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Sea View from the living room and…

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roof garden looking…

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north and…

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south toward Manta.

This is a smart looking unit purchased by a real estate tour delegate who is recovering from a major medical treatment. I thought this was one of the nicest condos I have seen inside.

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Kitchen.

This is next to a good neighborhood surrounded by large Ecuador beach houses.

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From this point of the beach you can walk on the beach for hours.

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Enjoy the sun, salt, sea and wild life.

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This is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit with, a jacuzzi…

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and a roof terrace.

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The living area is 98.50 square meters (1,060 square feet) and with the balcony totals 155.25 square meters. (1671 square feet). It is the top unit in a 3 unit building.

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Living room.

The use of adjacent gated amenities of a tennis court and a swimming pool are available for a monthly fee of $30.00.  (This fee is optional.)

There are not and cannot be any structures between this Ecuador beach condo and the ocean.

Asking price $79,000.

For more details contact the owner: Tetiana Samoilova, 621 Nehalem Ln, La Conner, WA, 98257.  Telephone 360-770-2285 or email ellakievred@yahoo.com

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New Listing Cuenca Condo

This is a project which is under construction and is only a few months from completion. The developer has funded the entire project out of pocket and wants to sell two units before completion.

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Every side of this building has a fantastic view and it’s located in a peaceful and quiet area close to the river as well as close to downtown.

OPTION A (FACES DOWNTOWN)

CONSTRUCTION:  1581 Square feet
3 BEDROOMS
3 FULL BATHROOMS
PRICE: FROM FLOOR 1 TO FLOOR 6 = $124,950.

FLOORS 7 AND 8 = $132,300. These prices do not include parking, but you can buy 1 to 4 underground spaces  for $38 sq ft.

OPTION B (FACES EL CAJAS NATIONAL PARK)
CONSTRUCTION: 1646 Square Feet
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
PRICE: FLOOR 1 TO 6 = $130,000
FLOORS 7 AND 8 = $137,700
PARKING  SAME AS OPTION A

Ecuador Living Club members can get details at the password protected club site.

Not an Ecuador Living club member?  Learn how to get a password here.

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Salinas Coastal Villa

This villa is less than 5 years old and just 2 blocks from the beach in a quiet, residential area of Salinas.

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The home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, living/dining area, kitchen with ample cabinet space, front porch and back patio with pool and BBQ area.

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Even better, there is a nice efficiency suite in the back patio area, which the current owners frequently rent at the rate of $150 to $200 per month.

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The property is listed at $82,000.

A Salinas Ecuador real estate broker sent me a note about this low cost condo with a $70,000 asking price.

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Many clients are looking for a property with a good amount of interior space, in a nice neighborhood, where they can enjoy the beach life, at a price of under $100,000.

My advice to them is to look just a few blocks off the beach.  Like anywhere else, the ocean front properties in Salinas carry a bigger price than those just off the beach.  These off beach properties are often in better shape than those right at the water’s edge as they take less wear and tear from the salt air. Another benefit, the owner of an off-beach property doesn’t have the expense of maintaining a seawall, as many oceanfront property owners do.

A  property that fits the bill is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo with service quarters, in a small complex with a nicely landscaped pool area.  Sit at the pool and enjoy your own tropical paradise.

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Walk just a few blocks to the beach.  The condo includes a private parking spot and furnishings.

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The asking price is $70,000.

Ecuador Living Club members can get details at the password protected club site.

Not an Ecuador Living club member?  Learn how to get a password here.

New Assisted Living in Cotacachi

Floor Plan

The MGP GROUP of companies is a UK based company with offices in Florida, USA and Cotacachi, Ecuador announced the ground breaking of their current project, high end quality retirement condominiums in a gated environment in Cotacachi, Ecuador.

In addition to the homes they are offering top quality assisted living services for clients who require them, a heated swimming pool, gymnasium with scheduled & supervised wellness training, Sauna and Steam rooms plus a restaurant, community center and small chapel.

All the living areas of the independent condominiums will overlook beautifully manicured gardens with a back drop of spectacular mountain views. Their plan is to include a supermarket by the time the complex is completed.

The company broke ground in March 2011 for an assisted/retiree living complex of 70 condominium homes with a gym, swimming pool, doctor’s office and nursing station, organic restaurant, micro market, meeting room and a small chapel.

PROJECTED COSTS:

One bed, one bathroom, 3rd floor condominium – $ 74,000

Two bed, two bathroom, 2nd floor condominium – $81,000

Larger two bed, two bathroom, 1st floor condominium – $88,000

Closing cost of approx $500 to $1,000 will apply to all sales.

Payment options:

Option #1:
 Payment in full on signing the Agreement = $2000 discount will apply

Option #2:
  50% down and 50% on completion

Option #3:  3rd floor one bed,  $37,000 down, balance on fixed mortgage over 5 or 10 yrs.

2nd floor two bed = $40,000 down, balance on fixed mortgage over 5 or 10 yrs

1st floor two bed= $45,000 down, balance on fixed mortgage over 5 or 10 yrs

TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF MGP GROUP AND IT’S CLIENTS, ALL MONIES PAID INTO THIS PROJECT WILL GO INTO A PROTECTED ESCROW ACCOUNT.

Initially there will be three types of floor plans available making a total of 70 condominiums on three levels. The 1st floor is on ground level and the 2nd & 3rd levels will have stairs and elevator access.

Total of 14 one bed, one bath condos (on the 3rd floor) , 28 two bed , two bath condos (2nd floor) and a further 28 larger two bed, two bath condos on the 1st (ground) floor.

All condominiums will have a full-size kitchen, complete with fridge and cookers, in the rear of the property, with the living rooms all facing inwards towards the landscaped gardens with amazing views of the mountain range in the distance. From the living room there will be a door leading to the balconies with provision for floral displays on top of the safety walls.

The homes are all designed so that entry to each will be through the rear or the “working areas” (kitchen, etc.) leaving the living room areas and the main bedrooms all overlooking the wonderful gardens. All condominiums will be equipped with an emergency alarm system linked to a 24 hour monitored system. Pre-installed points for TV, Internet and phone jacks will be fitted in all condominiums as well as tiled floors and all walls will be painted a neutral color suitable for any type of furniture.

This group offers Ecuador Living subscribers a 2% discount off the  quoted purchase price of their properties.

Ecuador Living subscribers can get more data at the Ecuador Club password protected site.

Learn how to belong to the Ecuador club here.

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See more listings.  See the entire Ecuador real estate MLS covering all of Ecuador here.

Gary

See all Ecuador property rentals here.

See how to attend an Ecuador Real Estate, Export, Shamanic or Spanish Tours FREE here.

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The Huge 2019 Risk

Here is a huge risk that could explode in 2019.

I hope I am wrong… but the numbers are clear.

According to Treasurydirect.com, (1) as of December 27, 2018 the cost of interest on the total US public debt of $21,845,329,154,412.01.  Tht’s 23 trillion and 845 billion dollars.

This is not a theoretical problem for the future.  This is not something that our children and grandchildren will have to deal with.  This is a problem in the here and now for you and me.

Rising interest rates create a massive problem for every American.

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The good news is I sent a note like this last year ad I was wrong.

Last year when I sent that note the debt was $20,467,375,664,755.32 (20 trillion+).  The debt has increased almost 1.4 trillion dollars in 2018.

This is good news and bad… the rock and the hard spot.  The bad news is that the rock (US federal debt) is getting bigger….harder to miss.  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected in 2010 (the debt then was a bit over 14 trillion then) that, under law at that time, debt held by the public would exceed $16 trillion by 2020, reaching nearly 70 percent of GDP.

The $5 Trillion Error.

They sure goofed on that.  Here we are… only in 2019 and debt has shot past 21 trillion.

How could the CBO be so wrong? 

The CBO screwed up because they could never imagine that the Fed would push interest rates so low… and keep them there.  The interest rates are so low that the government has been able to borrow more than imagined and still afford the interest.

For example, US Federal government interest last year amounted to around $483 billion on the 20 trillion of debt.  Yet in 2008 on debt of only $9,229,172,659,218.31 (9 trillion +) the interest that year was $451,154,049,950.63 (451 billion +).

Interest payments in 2017 were 7% higher than they were in 2008.  Yet the debt is over 100% higher.  

Very low interest rates have helped the government borrow.  Low interest has also helped the US stocks reach all time high prices.

Now US dollar interest rates are rising.  In 2018 the interest costs were 8.2% higher than in 2017.   Yet the debt increase was only 6.7%.

The government will resist raising rates because it will ruin their budget, cause a collapse of the stock markets and destroy the US dollar.

Here is the very hard spot.  

Rising interest rates, will create an almost unimaginable debt crisis.  If government interest goes to 6% it is like the $20+ trillion national debt  rising to 40 trillion!  Unless there are some huge tax increase the interest payments are not sustainable.

A tax increase?  Last year’s tax act reduced, not increased, revenue.

Learn how to have more freedom and time, less stress, better health care, extra income, greater safety and profit in your savings despite America’s deficits, debt and currency risk.

Fortunately there are secrets that will allow a few to live much better, free of debt and worry despite the decline in the dollar’s purchasing power.   My wife, Merri and I, have traveled, lived, worked and invested around the world for nearly 50 years to gain this information.

Let me share the basics of this data and how we can be of help through 2018.

The first fact behind this secret is that things are really good in the western world.  Despite many problems, we are surrounded by more abundance and greater opportunity than almost anyone has ever enjoyed, anywhere, ever.   To enjoy a fair share of this wealth, all we have to do is understand human nature and learn how to invest in the new economy, as it changes and becomes new, again and again.

Merri and I have made seven huge transitions in the 50 years.  Each has allowed us to always stay ahead of losses that the majority of Americans suffer.  We are in another transition right now and want to share why and what to do so you can stay ahead and live a richer, independent life through 2019 and beyond.

A falling US dollar is one of the greatest risks we have to our independence, safety, health, and wealth, but also brings a window of huge profit as I explain below.   Though the greenback has been strong for a number of years, its strength is in serious jeopardy.  The growing federal deficits increase the national debt and this with rising interest rates propels a growing debt service.

While the Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 25,000, the U.S. national debt passed the $20 trillion mark.

The problem is that the Dow will come back down.  National debt will not fall.

The double shock of money fleeing Wall Street and US debt skyrocketing, will destroy the purchasing power of the greenback.

Go to the store even now.  Statistics say inflation is low, but buy some bread or, heaven forbid, some fresh vegetables like peppers or fruit.   Look at the cost of your prescription or hospital bills.  Do something simple like have your car serviced at an auto dealer.  Look at the dollars you spend and you’ll see what I mean.

The loss of the dollar’s purchasing power erodes our independence, our freedom and our savings and wealth as well. 

At the same time, low interest rates by big banks and higher health care costs soak up the ever diminishing income and savings we have left.  According to a Gallup poll, the most unpopular three institutions in America are big corporations & Wall Street banks, HMOs and Congress.

Yet there is little we can do because these institutions are in control.

Over the last 50 years the average income for 90 percent of the American population fell.  Our health system is restricted by a Kafka-esque maze of legislation and insurance regulations that delay, frustrate, and thwart attempts by patients and doctors from proper medical care.  Big banks and corporations restrict our freedom of choice.  The business customer relationships are no longer transactions between free equals.

Banks can trap us in indebtedness at every age from student loans to mortgages to health care costs.  They pay almost nothing on our savings.  They hide unexpected fees and payments in complex and unreadable documents.  Banks and big corporations routinely conceal vital information in small print and then cheat.  Weak regulations and lax enforcement leave consumers with few ways to fight back.  Many of these businesses ranging from cable TV to phone and internet service to health insurance have virtual monopolies that along with deceptive marketing destroys any form of free market.

These same companies control the credit-scoring agencies so if  we don’t pay unfair fees, our credit scores will plunge and we could lose the ability to borrow money, rent an apartment, even to get a job.  Many consumers are forced to accept “arbitration clauses” in lieu of  legal rights.  The alternative is to lose banking, power, and communication services.

Big business has also usurped our privacy.  Internet companies sell our personal data.  Personal information is pulled from WiFi and iPhones track and store our movements.  The government can access this information, sometimes without subpoenas.  There’s a lot that we don’t know, often withheld under the guise of “National Security.”

The glow on Western democratic capitalism has dimmed… or so it seems.  The US, leading the way, is still a superpower with economic, innovation and military might, but the institutions that should serve the people have become flawed or broken.

America’s infrastructure is in shambles.  The nation’s bridges are crumbling, many water systems are filled with toxins, yet instead of spending more to fix this, we build more prisons.  The 2.2 million people currently in  jail is a 500 percent increase over the past thirty years.  60% of the inmates belong to ethnic groups.  Not just non-white ethnic groups are suffering.  Annual death rates are falling for every group except for middle-aged white Americans.  Death rates are rising among this group driven by an epidemic of suicides and afflictions stemming from substance abuse, alcoholic liver disease and overdoses of heroin and prescription opioids.

America’s middle class is shrinking.  Nearly  half of America’s income goes to upper-income households now.  In 1970 only 29 percent went to this group.  How can we regain our freedom, our happiness and our well being in such a world?

What can we do?

Gain a better, freer life is to combine better health, higher income and greater savings for a happier, more resilient lifestyle. 

Merri and I will celebrate our 50th year of global living, working, investing and researching to find and share ideas on how to have simpler, low stress, healthier, more affluent lifestyles.  Our courses, reports and email messages look at ways to gain:

#1:  Global micro business income.

#2:  Low cost, natural health.

#3:  Safer, more profitable, investments that take little time or cost to buy and hold… so you can focus on earning more instead

Many readers use our services for just one of these three benefits.  They focus only on health or on earning more or on better, easier investing.

28 years ago Merri and I created the International Club as a way for readers to join us and be immersed in all three of these benefits.   The International Club is a year long learning program aimed at helping members earn worry free income, have better affordable good health and gain extra safety and profits with value investments.

Join us for all of 2019 NOW.

The three disciplines, earning, health and investing, work best when coordinated together.  Regretfully the attacks on our freedom are realities of life.  There is little we can do to change this big picture.  However we can change how we care for our health, how we earn and how we save so that we are among the few who live better despite the dollar’s fall.

We start with better lower cost health care.

Club membership begins by sharing ways to be free of the “Secret Hospital Charge Master”.   Just as governments hide truth behind “National Security”, big health care businesses hide medical truths behind “Charge masters”.  Most hospital charge masters are secret because big business does not want us to know how much hospital costs have risen.  Motivations beyond our good health, like corporate greed, want to keep us in the dark about health care cost.

Despite rising health care costs, a report from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention shows that hospitals are the last place we want to be for good health.  One report shows that hospital-acquired infections alone kills 57% more Americans every year than all car accidents and falls put together.

Often, what patients catch in the hospital can be worse than what sent them there.  Governments and health care agencies agree  – antibiotic resistance is a “nightmare.”  An antibiotic-resistant bacteria may be spreading in more hospitals than patients know.  About one in every 25 hospitalized patients gets an infection and a report from the Journal of Patient Safety showed that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the country.

Along with the risk of hospital acquired illness and medical errors, the second huge threat to our well being… is health care costs, especially at hospitals.  This is why charge masters are so often secret.  There are few risks to our wealth that are greater than a hospital stay.

I have created three natural health reports are about:

#1: Nutrition

#2: Purification

#3: Exercise

Each report is available for $19.95.  However you’ll receive this free as club member and save $59.85.

Club members also receive seven workshops and courses on how earn everywhere with at home micro businesses.  We call this our “Live Well and Free Anywhere Program”.   The program contains a series of courses and reports that show ways to earn and be free. These courses and reports are:

  • “International Business Made EZ”
  • “Self Fulfilled – How to Write to Sell”
  • Video Workshop by our webmaster David Cross,
  • The entire weekend “Writer’s Camp” in MP3
  • The report “How to Raise Money Abroad”
  • Report and MP3 Workshop “How to Gain Added Success With Relaxed Concentration”
  • The course “Event-Full – How to Earn Conducting Seminars and Tours”

This program is offered at $299, but is available to you as a club member free.  You save $299 more.

Next, club members participate in an intensive program called the Purposeful investing Course (Pi).  The purpose of Pi is finding value investments that increase safety and profit.  Learn Slow, Worry Free, Good Value Investing.

Stress, worry and fear are three of an investor’s worst enemies.  These destroyers of wealth can create a Behavior Gap, that causes investors to underperform in any market good or bad.  The behavior gap is created by natural human responses to fear.  Pi helps create profitable strategies that avoid losses from this gap.

Lessons from Pi are based on the creation and management of a Primary Pi Model Portfolio, called the Pifolio.  There are no secrets about this portfolio except that it ignores the stories from economic news (often created by someone with vested interests) and is based mainly on good math that reveals the truth through financial news.

The Pifolio is a theoretical portfolio of MSCI Country Benchmark Index ETFs that cover all the good value markets using my 50 years of global experience and my study of the analysis of four mathematical investing geniuses (and friends).

There are seven layers of tactics in the Pi strategy.

Pi Tactic #1: Determine purpose and good value.

Pi Tactic #2: Diversify 70% to 80% of portfolio equally in good value developed markets.

Pi Tactic #3: Invest 20% to 30% equally in good value emerging markets.

Pi Tactic  #4:  Use trending algorithms to buy sell or hold these markets.

Pi Tactic  #5:  Add spice speculating with ideal conditions.

Pi Tactic  #6: Add spice speculating with leverage.

Pi Tactic  #7:  Add spice speculating with forex potential.

The Pifolio analysis begins with a continual research of international major stock markets that compares their value based on:

#1:  Current book to price

#2:  Cash flow to price

#3:  Earnings to price

#4:  Average dividend yield

#5:  Return on equity

#6:  Cash flow return

#7:  Market history

We combine the research of several brilliant mathematicians and money managers with my years of investing experience.

This is a complete and continual study of what to do about the movement of international major and emerging stock markets.  I want to share this study throughout the next year with you.

This analysis forms the basis of a Good Value Stock Market Strategy.  The analysis is rational, mathematical and does not worry about short term ups and downs.  This strategy is easy for anyone to follow and use.  Pi reveals the best value markets and provides contacts to managers and analysts and Country Index ETFs so almost anyone can create and follow their own strategy.

The costs are low and this type of ETF is one of the hardest for institutions to cheat.  Expense ratios for most ETFs are lower than those of the average mutual fund.  Little knowledge, time, management or guesswork are required.  The investment is simply a diversified portfolio of good value indices.  Investments in an index are like investments in all the shares of a good value market.

Pi opens insights to numerous long term cycles that most investors miss because they have not been investing long enough to see them.

The Pi subscription is normally $99 per annum but as a club member you receive Pi at no charge and save an additional $99.

Profit from the US dollar’s fall.

In the 1980s, a remarkable set of two economic circumstances helped anyone who spotted them become remarkably rich.  Some of my readers made enough to retire.  Others picked up 50% currency gains.  Then the cycle ended.  Warren Buffett explained the importance of this ending in a 1999 Fortune magazine interview.  He said:  Let me summarize what I’ve been saying about the stock market: I think it’s very hard to come up with a persuasive case that equities will over the next 17 years perform anything like—anything like—they’ve performed in the past 17!

Club members receive a report about opportunity in the  current strength of the US dollar is a second remarkable similarity to 30 years ago.   The dollar rose along with Wall Street.  Profits came quickly over three years.  Then the dollar dropped like a stone, by 51%  in just two years.  A repeat of this pattern is growing and could create up to 50% extra profit if we start using strong dollars to accumulate good value stock market ETFs in other currencies.

This is the most exciting opportunity I have seen since we started sending our reports on international investing ideas more than three decades ago.  The trends are so clear that I created a short, but powerful report “Three Currency Patterns for 50% Profits or More.”   This report shows how to earn an extra 50% from currency shifts with even small investments.  I kept the report short and simple, but included links to 153 pages of  Good Value Stock Market research and Asset Allocation Analysis.

The report shows 20 good value investments and a really powerful tactic that shows the most effective and least expensive way to accumulate these bargains in large or even very small amounts (less than $5,000).  There is extra profit potential of at least 50% so the report is worth a lot.

This report sells for $29.95 but when you become a club member you receive the report, “Three Currency Patterns For 50% Profits or More” FREE.

Plus get the $39.99 report, “The Platinum Dip 2019” free.

With investors watching global stock markets bounce up and down, many missed two really important profit generating events.  The price of silver dipped below $14 an ounce as did shares of the iShares Silver ETF (SLV).   The second event is that the silver gold ratio hit 80 and has remained near this level, compared to a range of the 230s only two years ago.

Now there is a new distortion ready to ripen in the year ahead.

These two events are a strong sign to invest in precious metals.

I prepared a special report “Platinum Dip 2019”.   The report explains the exact conditions you need to make leveraged precious metal speculations that can increase the returns in a safe portfolio by as much as eight times.  The purpose of the report is to share long term lessons about speculating in precious metals gained through 30 years of speculating and investing in gold and silver.

The low price of silver offers special value now so I want to send you this report because the “Platinum Dip 2018” offers enormous profit potential in 2018.

The report “Platinum Dip 2019” sells for $39.95 but club members receive it free as well.

The $39.95 new “Live Anywhere – Earn Everywhere Report” is also free.

There is an incredible new economy that’s opening for those who know what to do.  There are great new opportunities and many of them offer enormous income potential but also work well in disaster scenarios.

There are are specific places where you can reduce your living expenses and easily increase your income.  Scientific research has shown that being in such places actually make you smarter and healthier.  Top this off with the fact that they provide tax benefits as well and you have to ask, “Where are these places?”.

Learn about these specific places.  More important learn what makes them special.  Discover seven freedom producing steps that you can use to find other similar places of opportunity.

The report includes a tax and career plan broken into four age groups, before you finish school, from age 25 to 50 – age 50-to 65 and what to do when you reach the age where tradition wants you to re-tire.  (Another clue-you do not need to retire and probably should not!)

The report is very specific because it describes what Merri and I, our children and even my sister and thousands of our readers have done and are doing, right now.

Live Anywhere – Earn Everywhere focuses on a system that takes advantage of living in Smalltown USA, but earning locally and globally.

This report is available online for $39.99 but International Club members receive it free.

Save $418.78… “plus more” when you become a club member.

Join the International Club and receive:

#1: The $99 Personal investing Course (Pi).   Free.

#2: The $299 “Live Well and Free Anywhere Program”. Free.

#3: The $29.95 report “Three Currency Patterns For 50% Profits or More”. Free.

#4: The $39.99 report “Platinum Dip 2018”. Free

#5: The three $19.99 reports “Shamanic Natural Health”.  All three free.

#6: The $39.99 “Live Anywhere – Earn Everywhere” report. Free.

#7: A year’s follow up subscription to the Purposeful investing course… Plus more.

These reports, courses and programs would cost $527.92 so the 2018 membership saves $117.92.

Join the International Club for $349 and receive all the above online now, plus all reports, course updates and Pi lessons 2019 at no additional fee.

Click here to become a member at the discounted rate of $349

Gary 

(1) www.treasurydirect.gov/NP/debt/current

 

Crucita Beach Condo & Global Investing Questions


Here is a Crucita, Ecuador beach front condo for sale.

See how to have your international investment questions answered by phone below.

First, see this Crucita beach condo for sale. Finding value is really important today and real estate value on Ecuador’s coast is special… especially from Manta north.

From Manta to Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador, there are two good beach areas to see.  Crucita is the first.

Sign up for a FREE Bahia report at the end of this message.

Here is Crucita.

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This wonderful beach runs all the way to San Clemente (where we have our penthouse).  The point in the far distance is San Clemente.

From Crucita, there are many miles of empty beach walking. At low tide, you can walk round the point and then walk even more miles all the way to Bahia.

Back to Crucita. Many of our readers live here. We helped many buy lots for these houses about 15 years ago.

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There is a wonderful restaurant with a view and…

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para sailing.

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Down the hill in the village, there are some very nice condos on the beach.  This one is for sale.  This is a resale from a reader who purchased on a real estate tour years ago.

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Beach views from this condos are nice.

From the front room.

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Sea View from the living room and…

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roof garden looking…

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north and …

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south toward Manta.

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This is a smart looking unit purchased by a real estate tour delegate who is recovering from a major medical treatment. I thought this was one of the nicest condos I have seen inside.

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This is next to a good neighborhood surrounded by large Ecuador beach houses.

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From this point of the beach you can walk on the beach for hours.

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Enjoy the sun, salt, sea and wild life.

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This is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit with, a jacuzzi…

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and a roof terrace.

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The living area is 98.50 square meters (1,060 square feet) and with the balcony totals 155.25 square meters. (1671 square feet). It is the top unit in a 3 unit building.

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Living room.

The use of adjacent gated amenities of a tennis court and a swimming pool are available for a monthly fee of $30.00.  (This fee is optional.)

There are not and cannot be any structures between this Ecuador beach condo and the ocean.

Asking price $79,000.

For more details contact the owner: Tetiana Samoilova, 621 Nehalem Ln, La Conner, WA, 98257.  Telephone 360-770-2285 or email ellakievred@yahoo.com

Gary

Many readers have global investing questions that we are planning to answer for you over the phone.

We are adding to our Global Personal Portfolio service a telephone service.

Here is how it works.

You email me your questions.  We will review them with Thomas Fischer at Jyske Global Asset Management and then answer them in a telephone call.

We’ll send you the recorded call at the end of the month. The first call will be sent to you June 30, 2011.

I need your phone calls before June 20, 2011.

Who is eligible to ask and to listen in to the call?

This service is free for all subscribers to our annual Multi Currrency Service.

Not a Multi Currency subscriber?  Learn how to enroll here.

Non Multi Currency subscribers can enroll to have their questions answered for a one time charge of $9.99.

Order here $9.99.

Thomas Fischer is Senior Vice President of Jyske Global Asset Management.

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Thomas Fisher & Gary Scott at the Jyske Global Asset Management conference, Naples, Florida.

Thomas began his banking career in 1975. In 1978  he started in the trading room as a Foreign Exchange dealer, and spent the next 22 years on the telephone trading currencies. During this trading career he spent 2 years in London and 10 years in Germany where he was head of the international currency section of a major German brokerage company.

During his time in Germany he successfully completed an MBA focusing on the external environment and corporate finance.  In 2000 he joined Jyske Bank Private Banking and was promoted to Manager of International Client Relations in 2001.

In 2008 Thomas joined the newly established Portfolio Management Company Jyske Global Asset Management (JGAM), as a Senior Vice President.  He is  a member of JGAM’s Investment Committee focusing on our Foreign Exchange strategy.  He travels the world giving presentations about the markets and the investment opportunities.

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Better still meet Thomas Fischer this June 24 to 26, 2011 in person at our International Investing seminar.

Crucita Ecuador Ocean View House for Sale


Here is a Crucita Ecuador ocean view house for sale.

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Here is the ocean view from this house.

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About a decade ago on one of our first Ecuador real estate coastal real estate tours, we visited a new Ecuador Coastal view real estate project Balsamaragua. Just two houses were built at that time. Delegates went wild over the ocean view and purchased about half the lots.

I have watched this community mature over the decade with many incredible homes.  One that first visit we inspected both of the houses that had just been built so I know this one and believe it is an incredible value at the asking price so I am pleased to send this paid advertisement.

Gary

This Crucita ocean view house is located on top of a 145 meters above sea level (450 feet), with a 180 degrees view of the Pacific Ocean.

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No one can be close or next to the house, (as is customary here) as this ocean view house was built in the middle of four regular size lots precisely to avoid that closeness.  The house has has a big yard good enough to build a pool. There is space for for improvement, adding or remodeling.   There are other very pricey constructions right next to it.. one house next door is offered at $775,000… $615,000 more than this ocean view house.  The Balsamaragua development has been sold out. No more land is available and this house will go soon.

Land dimension:    816.99 sq.mts (8,160 square feet)
Construction dimension:    200 sq.mts (2,000 square feet)
Year construction:    2000
Location:    Villa Balsamaragua
City or Location:    Crucita Beach
Cost:    $170.000
Size:    Family Size
Rooms:    3
Kitchen:    1
Living Room:    1
Bathroom:    3
Garage: two cars
Yard: yes
Tax: $ 65 a year
Age: 10 years

You can stop on your way up, if walking, to enjoy the scenery…. the house has a 180 degrees view of the Ocean, which can also be seen from everywhere in the house.

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Another view on the way up.

Scene seen from balcony at 145 meters above sea level where the house sits on a hill.

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Panoramic views are everywhere… right from your master bedroom.. or your L.R. or from the roof ready to be converted into an
entertainment area… it only needs tile.

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The whole town view, from the roof of the house; view due south.

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View from the back window of one of the bedrooms.

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The drive way to the 2 cars garage…. even if remodeling using part of the garage, there will be enough room for 2 cars

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Another view of the house.

View due north… you can see a fishing village lights at night. as well as the city of Manta evening lights.

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Manta on the distance….. View due north, right from your master bedroom.   Just the view is worth a million!

The whole yard is fenced in and landscaped with Summer Flowers which bloom almost all year long.

The landscape has many colorful flowers and several centennial plants ready to bloom…. easy to keep due to weather conditions.

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The landscaped fence all blooming.

This house is set apart, because it was built on a four pieces of land put together as one whole lot to make the house sit right on the center of it, to avoid the customary way of building here, right to the border line… not having to suffer violations of your privacy in any way.

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Nicely landscaped, this house is just about the last one available with special characteristics…

Not obstructing your view of the ocean if you sit just about anywhere in the house; this landscape surrounds the house
at the lower level as the house sits on a hill.  A little TLC, will make it an outstanding home, right by the sea.

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Sea birds…  (Pelicans)  going south …

There you have it…  another part of the landscape… within the house.

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The gentle, almost permanent breeze,  plays around with the grass… a wonderful ocean view home at a very good price.

For full details contact Graciela G. Wakefield at gracewake@gmail.com

See this Ecuador ocean view house (if it has not sold) on an Ecuador mid coastal tour.