Saturday, December 02, 2006

This Week in Riviera Maya Real Estate - week ending 12-01-06

real-estate-this-weekA Weekly Update on What's Happening in our Market Area

- Broker Launches Big Golf Tournament for Kids

- Big Industry Event This Friday

- Realtor Helps Kids with Education

- Big Sales Big Season

- Two Queens in Cozumel

- MLS Welcomes 13 New Members

Each week, we feature snippets of what's happened this week in Real Estate here in the Riviera Maya…….so without delay, let's roll…


Mr. Salvador Company of Akumal Real Estate & Remax Riviera is pleased to invite all realtors and industry professionals to a luncheon presentation of the RESIDENCIAL TURISTICO SIRENIS COMPLEX. This event will take place Friday Dec. 8th. It starts at 1:00pm on the complex premises located 4 kilometers before Akumal. RESIDENCIAL TURISTICO SIRENIS COMPLEX is a hotel with 500 rooms that has just opened on this development. Another 500 rooms will open in February 2007 and two more in the a space of 8 months to complete a total of 2,000 rooms with 2 kilometers of beautiful beachfront grounds, like XAAC, a real wonder unmatched in the Riviera Maya. This development counts with family unit areas, family condos and condos under construction very close to completion. SIRENIS also has a commercial center with some stores already opened, like Lapis - a Jewelery store - and our sales office. Mr. Company welcomes all industry professionals to this event. "We are sure that you will find a product of great interest and you will be very impressed with this development" says Salvador Company. Riviera Maya Real Estate News and MLS 4 Riviera Maya will be there … we look forward is seeing all there. For more information contact Veronica at Remax Riviera at


Ernesto Riquelme, broker / owner of Remax Playa reports that his office is sponsoring a fantastic golf tournament at Mayakoba to benefit underprivileged children in the community. "Yes, all proceeds will go to UN KILO DE AYUDA (one kilo of help). This community group is dedicated to feeding underprivileged children with food and other community needs. The tournament will be held on Dec. 9th. All players are welcome from amateurs to pros. On Monday, we will be doing a major story on this fantastic tournament so stay tuned for big details and get ready. For immediate information, contact Ernesto Riquelme now.


"As part of my belief to not just take up space in a community but to be part of the community, I gladly sponsored two children for Christmas gifts to handed out to needy families in the area, via Angel Notion" says Judi Shaw of Remax Playa. "It was a privilege" says Judi proudly. Each child will get educational books and CDs with good messages and learning experiences. The materials are great and they will get follow up teachings from dedicated workers. It is $ 60 usd per child. Angel notion has a goal of $ 10,000 usd to sponsor as many children as possible this Christmas. "Contributing this way is a gift that will last a lifetime" says Judi. If you would like to assist contact Judi Shaw and she will put in your touch with the right people.


- Bob McCain at Caribe Properties reports that his office sold 3 properties this week. "We sold 1 house and 2 condos" says Don Rhodes, sales associate in the office. "Things are moving super fast"

- Jason Waller, Sales Manager of Realty Executives Mexican Caribbean welcomed franchise owner Tom Budniak to Playa Del Carmen this week.....the office is happy to report we have taken our 12th reservation for The Elements this week........we have closed two condos this week........there are also many more exciting happenings for our office that should come in the next week....Best of luck to all in the upcoming week!!!!

- "I closed 4 deals this week! Wow! Two units were sold to a lovely client from Canada. We did it all long distance. Really - without even knowing each other. Unbelievable! This was so great!" says Irene Soto from One Stop Real Estate in Playa del Carmen. Also, One Stop Real Estate is planning their Christmas party and preparing for all their clients who are coming in for the holidays. Plus, the Playa del Carmen Caballeros, a local youth American Football Team who One Stop Real Estate has sponsored, finished the regular season undefeated. The playoffs start today, this Saturday December 2nd. The big game to decide who goes to the Super Finals is at 3pm at Mario Villannueva Stadium on 10th and 34th in Playa del Carmen. This is the biggest game in the short team history. So come out and support Playa del Carmen youth sports and watch American Football, Mexico Style!


Daniel Reyes Basso of Riviera Realty in Puerto Aventuras has posted a Luxury Villa in Puerto Aventuras with a 50/50 7% split commision +1%, total 4.5% to buyer´s agent. This listing is posted on MLS at Luxury Villa in Puerto Aventuras


Two queens arrived at Cozumel this week ratifying their status as #1 in Cruise Ship Arrivals in the World. The brand new ships - Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mary II - created a great expectation as they are the most luxurious in the world today. "Crew members become part of our local community due to their repeated weekly arrivals. They are also excellent real estate buyers" reports Bill Morales Stevens, sales agent at Cozumel Living Real Estate. "As always, quite a few crew members are with us now. High season is cranking up fast just as our sales are too. Have a nice week and see you soon at Cozumel Living. Bill Morales Stevens, Cozumel Living Real Estate and MLS Member.


- Daniel Romo and Vera from Sian Kaan Real Estate Company will be recording a podcast with Let's Talk Real Estate on Monday at 5pm. The topic will be Sian Kaan and Tulum - the past, present, and future.

- Denis Couture from Mexico Caribbean will be on talking about the Costa Maya on Tuesday at 6pm. Host J.P. Money and Denis plan to talk about real estate in the Costa Maya and what's really happening down there.


Mario Gomez from Elimar Properties was saying to his neighbor "Another day in Paradise is wonderful. Everyday is a great day to enjoy here in the Mexican Caribbean! Is this work? No Señor, this is paradise". Mario wishes all a great day and super success.


This week, MLS 4 Riviera Maya welcomed new members

- Antonio Ramos of Coldwell Banker

- Carma Turanich of ProCorp Real Estate in Cancun

- Carolina Guzmán Colomer of Remax Riviera

- Cindy Nelander of Coldwell Banker in Playa del Carmen

- Denise Barrera of Realty Cantex

- Dianne Benson of Remax Cozumel

- Henny / James Watts of Remax Cozumel

- Jim Botaish of Remax Resort Properties in Cancun

- Luis Arce Lara of Century 21 Reef in Cancun and Playa del Carmen

- Ronald Gwynne Pool Heather of Playa Expert in Playa del Carmen

- Santiago Muñoz of PlayaUno Vacation Rentals in Playa del Carmen

- Scott Gibbons of Villas Talia

- Wael Gamaly of Premier Properties in Playa del Carmen

* New Member Jorge Basurto of Riviera Realtors reports "Heeeeeyy J.P. we have our first confirmed appointment with a client from MLS!!.. Great chance to make a brilliant deal!!! And Xotic Villas had a lot of hits this week!! Thanks, Jorge Basurto, Sales Agent, Riviera Realtors"

* New Member Melissa Correa from Aqua Group got her first lead today from MLS 4 Riviera Maya. "yeah, it was fantastic. If was for a property that we are really hot on so it's great"

Now with over 460 new listings posted from more than 40 different independent sales agents and brokers in the Riviera Maya including Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Puerto Aventuras, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Tulum, Akumal, and the Costa Maya including Bacalar, MLS 4 Riviera Maya is officially the largest independent listing service on the net for real estate in the Riviera Maya, in deed.

This Week in Riviera Maya Real Estate is posted every Friday Night. If you have news you want us to promote, you must email it to us no later than 5pm each Friday to Articles and their links are posted on Riviera Maya Real Estate News and the MLS 4 Riviera Maya Blog. In addition, it is emailed to all our on our newsletter list.

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