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Pro-Ecuador Newsletter: Ecuador President Spurned by New Jersey Mayor
October 12, 2011

Pro-Ecuador Newsletter October 12, 2011

Pro-Ecuador Newsletter: Ecuador President Correa is Spurned by New Jersey Mayor

October 12, 2011

Kayaking in Ecuador: An article on kayaking the Grand Canyon of Ecuador opened a whole new world of outdoor adventure for me. I had no idea I could risk my life in such an exciting and heart-pumping way, and I don't think I want to.

Ecuador Gardening: Is eucalyptus harmful to plants in mulch and compost? After delving into the dark inner world of a eucalyptus tree, I uncovered that it is allelopathic, containing phenolic compounds that spell death to other plants. Armed with lots of information, I've made up my mind about how to handle them.

Spurned in New Jersey: The mayor of Union City, New Jersey, decided that President Correa was not fit to attend a cultural event at Union City High School. In the mayor's opinion, Correa is guilty by association because of his close ties to Chavez and Castro.

A View From the Roof: A Pro-Ecuador Client comments on his Ecuador real estate purchase experience.

Cotacachi Real Estate: El Encanto, which means "The Enchanted," is one of Cotacachi's finest residential developments. Impeccibly designed by leading Ecuador architect Patricio Falconi and constructed with the best materials, the single-family homes are conveniently located in town. Prices start at $115,000.

Excellent Value: Colonial home on a 1 1/2 acre lot about 4 blocks from the center of Cotacachi. The house needs a full restoration and the asking price is $120,000. Lot can be divided into several saleable lots, or cabins can be constructed for use as a B&B, vacation homes or rentals. This is one of the largest city lots available in central Cotacachi and the price is below municipal tax value. Experienced reconstruction architect ready to go. For more information, contact us. On the form, be sure to specify the property you are interested in.

New Listing Today: This just in, one of the best bargains we have seen in five years of selling real estate in Ecuador. 3 1/2 rural acres and more than 10,000 sq. ft of construction. This is a working hosteria with 10 rooms external to the main house. The remodeled 1880 main hacienda is completely furnished and ready to move into. Staff is in place. At $199,900, it is dramatically below market price. Incredible views. For more information, contact us. Specify property.

Cotacachi/Imbabura Real Estate Tour and Introduction to Ecuador Course:  Our real estate tours have been very successful over the years, with dozens of attendees purchasing property through our company. This is the lowest priced tour in Ecuador, costing  only $299 per person for three days.

We provide hotel recommendations, pick you up in Quito and bring you to Cotacachi. This is the most economical, informative and fun way to learn about life in Ecuador and real estate offerings in the area.  You’ll see the best current real estate listings and also learn many details about living in and moving to Ecuador. Our mini-seminar covers visas, banking, property purchases, and cultural differences. If you are at all thinking about moving to Ecuador, then this tour is for you. We’ve added new tour dates below. Contact us for more info.

Real Estate Tour dates:

October 27-29
November 13-15
December - Either the first or second weekend in December. Date to be announced within a few days.

February 9-11, 2012


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