Real Estate Tours Abroad

A major consideration if you want to live abroad is housing. That’s why we always try to share a real estate tour when we visit popular expat destinations.

Medellín Colombia Real Estate Tour: 4 Amazing Properties

If you’re a real estate enthusiast like us, you’ll definitely enjoy this post about our recent real estate tour in Medellín, Colombia.

We had a blast exploring four amazing properties with a range of prices to fit almost any budget.

As an added bonus, we’ll also compare these Medellín homes to similar properties in Denver, Colorado, where we used to live.

Spoiler alert: Medellín offers some incredible value!

Property 1: Sabaneta Condo with Stunning Views

Sabaneta Condo ExteriorOur first stop is a beautiful 11th-floor condo in Sabaneta, a township on the south end of the Medellín metro area.

The Sabaneta Edificio Living high-rise condo building offers breathtaking views, and the surrounding area is filled with awesome amenities and a picturesque park.

This safe and authentic neighborhood offers a real taste of local living.

Sabaneta Condo Details:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 958 sq ft / 89 m2
  • HOA approx. $77/mo
  • Asking Price: $102,000
  • Price per sq ft: $106
  • Map

Comparable Condo in Littleton, Colorado (Suburb of Denver):

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1,072 sq ft / 100 m2
  • HOA $325/mo
  • Asking Price: $397,500
  • Price per sq ft $371 (3.5x more)
  • Zillow Listing

Watch Our Medellín Colombia Property Tour

Property 2: Terraza Grande – A Spacious Oasis in El Poblado

Plaza Manzanares Condo ExteriorNext up is a roomy first-floor condo in the gorgeous Plaza Manzanares complex, located in El Poblado, walking distance to the popular Zona Rosa tourist district.

This property has a huge terrace, lots of natural light, and is close to various restaurants, bars, and other attractions.

It is move-in ready, but there is potential for updating the kitchen and baths if desired.

Plaza Manzanares Condo Details:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1,500 sq ft / 153 m2
  • HOA approx. $160/mo
  • Asking Price: $182,000
  • Price per sq ft: $121
  • Map

Comparable Condo in Downtown Denver, Colorado:

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 998 sq ft / 93 m2
  • HOA $632/mo
  • Asking Price: $385,000
  • Price per sq ft $386 (3x more)
  • Zillow Link
 

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Property 3: Rincón del Aguacatal – Avocado Plantation Corner

Aguacatal Condo Exterior Medellin ColombiaOur third destination is a 14th-floor condo in Rincón del Aguacatal (Corner of the Avocado Plantation).

This condo is also in El Poblado, but it’s closer to Santafé Mall and El Castillo, and not walkable to Zona Rosa.

The views from this property were simply incredible, and the natural light that filled the space was a huge plus.

Aguacatal Condo Details:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 2,206 sq ft / 205 m2
  • HOA approx. $159/mo
  • Asking Price: $243,000
  • Price per sq ft: $110
  • Map

Comparable Condo in Greenwood Village, Colorado (Suburb of Denver):

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1,658 sq ft / 154 m2
  • HOA $1,276/mo
  • Asking Price: $1,049,000
  • Price per sq ft $633 (almost 6x more)
  • Zillow Link

Property 4: Casa Blanca – A Dreamy Single-Family Home

Casa Blanca Exterior Medellin ColombiaFinally, the final property is a charming single-family home in Urbanización San Sebastián De La Alameda, on the eastern edge of El Poblado in the El Tesoro neighborhood.

This stand-alone house in a gated community has an incredible garden, high ceilings, and three balconies. The third level features an attic space with an additional bathroom, making it a unique and versatile property.

Casa Blanca House Details:

  • 3 bedrooms + attic
  • 4.5 bathrooms
  • 4,036 sq ft / 375 m2
  • HOA approx. $155/mo
  • Asking Price: $370,000
  • Price per sq ft: $92
  • Map

Comparable House in Wash. Park (Denver, Colorado):

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 2,977 sqft / 277 m2
  • No HOA
  • Asking Price: $1,850,000
  • Price per sq ft: $621 (almost 7x more)
  • Zillow Link

A Special Thanks to Juan Camilo Villegas

Juan Camilo Villegas and Amelia Medellin ColombiaWe couldn’t have experienced this real estate tour without the help of Juan Camilo Villegas, who graciously showed us these properties.

Finding homeowners willing to let us film their homes for YouTube isn’t easy, and Juan’s expertise and organization made our tour a success.

Please note that we took this tour in January 2023, so these specific properties might not be available anymore, or the prices may have changed (especially with the currency fluctuations). However, Juan can definitely help you find other amazing homes in Medellín.

You can connect with him through his Facebook Page, and be sure to tell him you saw our post!

The Amazing Value of Medellín Colombia Real Estate

Our tour of these four properties left us in awe of the incredible value that Medellín real estate offers compared to Denver, Colorado!

It’s hard NOT to fall in love with the beautiful homes, vibrant neighborhoods, and stunning views that this Colombian city has to offer.

For a deeper dive into Medellín’s neighborhoods, check out our previous video: Where Expats Live in Medellín Colombia.

And don’t forget to let us know in the comments which property was your favorite. Happy house hunting!

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Cotacachi Ecuador Real Estate Tour

Cotacachi is a charming town located in the Andean region of Ecuador that has been drawing the attention of expats and real estate investors from all over the world.Amazing Homes in Cotacachi Ecuador

Its strategic location, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant culture make it an ideal place for those looking for a second home, a retirement destination, or an investment opportunity.

One of the most appealing aspects of Cotacachi is its affordability. Real estate prices in Cotacachi are significantly lower than in other popular destinations in Ecuador, such as Quito or Cuenca.

This means that you can find a beautiful house with stunning views and plenty of space for a fraction of the cost of a comparable property in the United States or Europe.

Make sure to watch our Cotacachi Neighborhoods video where we give you a taste of what this charming town has to offer.

Amy Prisco our trusted real estate agent was kind enough to show us several for-sale properties in the area again.

Cotacachi Ecuador Real Estate Tour

One of the properties currently on the market is a beautiful four-bedroom, four-bathroom house with a large garden and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. It features high-quality finishes, a modern design, and all the amenities you need to enjoy a comfortable and peaceful lifestyle.

Another great property available in Cotacachi is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house with an open-concept living area and a beautiful fireplace. It is located in a quiet and secure neighborhood, just a few minutes away from the town center, and offers breathtaking views of the Imbabura volcano.

Overall, Cotacachi offers a unique opportunity for expats and real estate investors who are looking for affordable properties in a beautiful and culturally rich location.

Whether you’re looking for a cozy apartment, a spacious villa, or a charming country home, Amy and her team, can help you find the perfect property to suit your needs and budget.

Watch Our Cotacachi Real Estate Tour

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Jaw-Dropping Homes For Sale in Valle de los Chillos Ecuador

Valle de los Chillos Ecuador Real Estate Tour

Valle de los Chillos is located in the southeast corner of the Quito Ecuador Metro Area and offers a diverse range of properties that are perfect for any budget.

This area is just a 30-minute drive from downtown Quito and 45 minutes from the Quito International Airport, making it an ideal location for those looking to be close to both city and airport amenities.

We visited two golf course communities – Club los Chillos and Club los Cerros – and had the opportunity to tour four properties.

Club los Chillos is a large gated community that offers a 9-hole golf course, an Olympic swimming pool, clay tennis courts, a bar and restaurant, a large fenced park, and several other amenities.

Club los Cerros is an exclusive golf course community with houses that line the perimeter of an 18-hole professional golf course and a nice restaurant in the club house.

Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly option or a luxurious home, you’ll find plenty of options in Valle de los Chillos!

Watch Our Video About Homes For Sale in Valle de los Chillos Ecuador

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Amazing Rental Homes (Lake Chapala Mexico)

Lake Chapala Mexico is one of the most popular areas to live and retire for expats from the United States and Canada. And Ajijic Mexico is by far the most popular town for expats in the Lake Chapala area.

The weather is about as close to paradise as you can get, and there are lots of activities to keep you busy. It’s also about 30 minutes from the Guadalajara International Airport so you can easily fly back home or anywhere else in the world.

You’ll find a variety of rental homes to fit most budgets and requirements. In this video, Inesa from Chapala Realtors was kind enough to show us 2 rental properties in Ajijic Mexico and one rental condo in San Juan Cosalá Mexico, which is located about 15 minutes west of Ajijic.

Inesa is primarily a real estate agent so she specializes in home buying and selling, but she can help you find a rental, too!

Here’s a link to learn more about Insesa and to access her contact info…

Watch Our Video About Rentals in Ajijic Mexico

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Shocking Homes For Sale on Lake Chapala Mexico

Lake Chapala, Mexico is a haven for expats from the United States and Canada who are looking for a warm, relaxed, and inviting place to live and retire.

The area is renowned for its pleasant weather, diverse cultural scene, and a wide range of outdoor activities that cater to different interests and lifestyles.

Lake Chapala Mexico Homes For SaleOne of the most sought-after towns in Lake Chapala is Ajijic, which has become a popular hub for expats looking for an active and dynamic community.

With its breathtaking natural surroundings, beautiful weather, and rich cultural heritage. Ajijic offers an idyllic lifestyle that many have only dreamed of.

For those looking to buy property, Ajijic and the surrounding areas offer a variety of homes to fit most budgets and requirements.

Inesa from Chapala Realtors is an experienced real estate agent who specializes in buying and selling properties in the Lake Chapala region. Inesa showed us 5 properties in Ajijic and San Juan Cosalá, which is located about 15 minutes west of Ajijic.

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat, a place to socialize and make new friends, or an escape from the harsh winter weather, Lake Chapala and Ajijic have something to offer everyone.

With easy access to the Guadalajara International Airport, you can also easily fly back home or travel to other parts of the world whenever you need to.

If you’re considering a move to Lake Chapala, Ajijic is a great place to start.

With Inesa’s help, you can find the perfect home that meets your needs and fits your budget, and start enjoying the many benefits of living in this charming and welcoming community.

Here are links to more info about the properties we toured:

Watch Our Video About Homes For Sale on Lake Chapala

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Unbelievable Mansion For Sale in Quito Ecuador!

If you’re looking for a peaceful and scenic place to live, close to the bustling city of Quito, then Cumbayá is the place for you.

Situated in the Andean foothills of Ecuador, Cumbayá is a small town that has quickly become a popular destination for expats looking for a new place to call home.

The area is renowned for its pleasant year-round weather, stunning natural beauty, and vibrant cultural scene.

Rancho San Francisco Mansion Real Estate Tour Quito EcuadorWhether you enjoy hiking, biking, or simply soaking up the sun, there’s something for everyone in Cumbayá.

One of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Cumbayá is Rancho San Francisco, which has become a popular hub for expats looking for an active and dynamic community.

With its breathtaking natural surroundings, mild weather, and rich cultural heritage, Rancho San Francisco offers an idyllic lifestyle that many have only dreamed of.

For those looking to buy property in the area, Rancho San Francisco and the surrounding neighborhoods offer a variety of homes to fit most budgets and requirements.

Real estate agent Patty, is an experienced real estate agent who specializes in buying and selling properties in the Cumbayá region.

Patty showed us five properties in Rancho San Francisco and nearby Tumbaco, which is located about 10 minutes east of Cumbayá.

With Patty’s help, you can find the perfect home that meets your needs and fits your budget, and start enjoying the many benefits of living in this charming and welcoming community.

Watch Our Video About The Unbelievable Mansion For Sale in Quito Ecuador!

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Cumbaya Ecuador Real Estate Tour

We were in awe while recording this Ecuador real estate tour in Cumbaya, which is a suburb of Quito. The homes were amazing and the Aquarela condo development was simply unbelievable!

These are just three of countless homes that are available for sale and rent in the Cumbaya area. This area is one of the most expensive places in Ecuador.

Our last real estate tour in Cotacachi is much more affordable.

You may also enjoy watching our other Ecuador Property Tours.

Watch Our Cumbaya Ecuador Real Estate Tour Video

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Crucita Ecuador Real Estate Tour (Near Manta)

From cozy beachfront condos to spacious villas with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, there is a home in Crucita Ecuador to fit every budget and lifestyle.

Just a short 30-minute drive up the coast from the bustling city of Manta, Crucita is quickly becoming a popular destination for those looking to live the beach life.

Crucita Ecuador Real Estate TourWith its stunning ocean views, warm weather, and laid-back atmosphere, it’s no wonder that Crucita has caught the attention of expats from all over the world.

And thanks to the help of Amy Prisco, finding your dream home in this seaside paradise has never been easier.

But it’s not just the real estate market that makes Crucita so appealing. The town itself is rich in culture and history, with a vibrant community of locals and expats alike.

Whether you’re interested in trying out the local seafood cuisine or taking a stroll along the beach, there is something for everyone in Crucita.

So if you’re considering a move to Ecuador and are looking for a beach town that offers both tranquility and community, be sure to check out Crucita.

You can find more information on Amy’s listings in Crucita and other parts of Ecuador.

If you’re looking for a tranquil beach town with a vibrant expat community, look no further than Crucita Ecuador.

Watch Our Video About The Amazing Homes In Crucita Ecuador

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Super Cheap Rentals! (and a much higher quality of life in Manta Ecuador)

The cost of rent and housing in the United States is crazy! But no one said you have to keep living in the United States! There are a LOT of other countries with cheaper housing and a higher quality of life!

In this video, we tour 3 extremely affordable rental properties in Manta Ecuador. You’ll see a 1 bedroom condo, a 2 bedroom condo, and 3 bedroom house that will fit most any budget. They’re not too far from the beach and the first two have ocean views!

If you’re wondering how to earn an income while living abroad, check out this video: Work Remotely Online from Anywhere: How to Make Money Living Abroad (& Start BEFORE You Leave Home)

Leaving home and moving abroad might be scary, but it’s the adventure of a lifetime! We did it and so can you! And remember… It doesn’t have to be forever, but it could change your life forever!

Here are the links we mentioned in the video:

Manta Ecuador Cost of Living

Cheap Rentals in Olón Ecuador

Luxury Condos by the Beach in Manta Ecuador

Stela Coulter – Affordable Manta Rentals

Watch Our Video About Super Cheap Rental in Manta, Ecuador

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Condos For Rent in Manta Ecuador (On the Beach)

In this video, we’ll show you a few high-end condos for RENT on or near the beach in Manta Ecuador.

The first and most affordable condo in this video is in the Poseidon, the second two are in the new Mykonos development, and the fourth is in the Santorini near Mall del Pacífico.

Check out the video Condos For Sale tour.

Watch Our Condo Rental Tour in Manta Ecuador

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