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Timothy Real Estate Group
Setting New Standards in Sales & Services

Timothy Real Estate Group is one of the largest independent real estate brokerage firms in the Bay of Banderas, specializing in some of the finest properties available in Puerto Vallarta.
Timothy Real Estate Group - An innovative company setting new standards in property sales and services has combined the most thoroughly professional and experienced talents to keep clients informed about the intricacies of Mexican real estate ownership, local real estate markets, local codes and regulations, financing, rentals and perhaps most importantly, sound analysis for every aspect of real property ownership.

Timothy Real Estate Group
Ignacio L. Vallarta 130 Local 7, Col. Emiliano Zapata
South Side, Puerto Vallarta
Tel: (322) 223-5300 • US: 1-310-356-6514
It takes more than facts to make the most of each client's experience with Puerto Vallarta enjoyable and rewarding. It takes knowledge, chemistry, understanding, and accuracy. Timothy Real Estate Group is one of the largest independent real estate brokerage firms in the Bay of Banderas, specializing in some of the finest properties available in Puerto Vallarta.

Carl Timothy, president and founder of Timothy Real Estate Group, began his real estate career in Park City, Utah as a sales director for Sweetwater Realty. He then moved to Beverly Hills, California where he was in the top 5% of real estate sales agents with Prudential Realty in the United States.

Carl fell in love with Puerto Vallarta and moved his real estate career to Puerto Vallarta in 1999 and today Timothy Real Estate Group is one of the largest brokerage firms in Puerto Vallarta, exclusively representing some of the bay's most prestigious new developments and special portfolio properties. Our dedicated and professional staff is supported by the highest standards of quality management, the best directed marketing and the most comprehensive advertising available.

The professional representation of your property is essential in achieving a most satisfying experience with Puerto Vallarta property ownership, and Timothy Real Estate Group offers the most qualified agents to help you understand and enjoy all the marvelous things it has to offer.

For more information, call (310) 356-6514 from the U.S., 52 (322) 223-5300 in Mexico, or visit

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2017 Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Fair is Almost Here!
Timothy Real Estate Group

Whether you're a buyer, seller or thinking about investing, you don't want to miss the 2017 Vallarta Real Estate Fair. A panel discussion, on topics from the basics of the buying process and closing costs to the intricacies of cross-border taxation, will complement the exhibitors' booths.

TREG's Fifth Annual Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Fair

Scheduled to take place at Rivera Molino Plaza from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, March 4, the 2017 Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Fair is the perfect opportunity to get the important information buyers, sellers and homeowners need to make the most of their Mexico real estate investments.

Are You Ready to Sell Your Puerto Vallarta Home?
Timothy Real Estate Group

Puerto Vallarta's real estate market continues to experience year-over-year growth, sprinkling opportunity and optimism for would-be sellers. Timothy Real Estate Group's Taniel Chesmian offers some suggestions to help sellers stand out in a strong, but competitive, market.

History & Symbolism Behind Mexico's Christmas Piñata
Timothy Real Estate Group

Piñatas are an essential part of a traditional Christmas in Mexico. Many of the pinatas used at 'posadas,' or Christmas parties, are manufactured in Nezahualcoyotl, on the outskirts of Mexico City, where the tradition of the modern piñata is said to have originated.

Spending The Christmas Holidays in Puerto Vallarta
Timothy Real Estate Group

One of our main reasons for moving to Puerto Vallarta developed around our growing distaste with spending holidays in the North. We found that the lack of commercialism (comparatively) and the meaningfulness of the Christmas season in Vallarta completely captured our heart.

TREG Night of Latin Stars Charity Event Breaks Record!

Timothy Real Estate Group's 3rd 'House Hunters International' charity event, held November 21 at Casa Karma, shattered the record of $275,000 pesos raised at 2014's 'Gilligan's Island' event. This year, over $540,000 Pesos were raised for three Puerto Vallarta charitable organizations.

8th PV Episode of House Hunters Int'l Premiers Tonight

If you are in the United States and needing your 'PV fix,' be sure to tune into Home & Garden Television (HGTV USA) on October 20 for the premier of the eighth Puerto Vallarta episode of 'House Hunters International,' starring Timothy Real Estate Group agent Taniel Chemsian.

Geckos Considered Auxiliary Pets in Puerto Vallarta
Timothy Real Estate Group

A question has recently come up about geckos. In Puerto Vallarta, we hear them after the sun goes down. For some it can be an annoying experience; at times even alarming. Geckos, however, are completely harmless. They are welcome in homes, where they eat mosquitoes and insects.

House Hunters International Vallarta Episode 4 Revisited

If you missed the Puerto Vallarta episode of House Hunters International that aired last weekend, you can get your PV fix next week, when HGTV USA will re-run Episode #4 at 10:30 pm | 9:30 CT on Monday, October 3 and 1:30 am | 12:30 am Central on Tuesday, October 4th.

You Can Make a Difference in Puerto Vallarta

Pasitos de Luz is a day care for disabled children from low income families in Puerto Vallarta. Anyone who wants to have a rewarding experience with some really beautiful kids is welcome to visit. It doesn't matter how much time you have to spare, even an hour will be of great help.

TREG's 3rd House Hunters International Charity Event

Get your tickets now for Timothy Real Estate Group's 2016 'House Hunters International' Puerto Vallarta charity fundraiser. This 'Night Of Latin Stars' will take place on November 21 at Casa Karma and will benefit Asilo San Juan de Diego, Vallarta Botanical Gardens and Corazón de Niña.

911 Emergency Telephone Number Coming to PV in 2017
Timothy Real Estate Group

For many years we were taught to dial 066 in Puerto Vallarta in case of emergency but, starting in January of 2017, Banderas Bay area residents and visitors will be able to request assistance from police, firefighters, or rescue personnel by dialing 911.

Voting From Afar: Puerto Vallarta Rocks The Vote
Adam García

The summer can flash by when it's spent lazing around the pool or the beach here in Puerto Vallarta. For those who have not yet taken the time to register to vote in the 2016 presidential elections, there is little time to waste. Take a minute to register online at

Why Does Mexico Care About the Upcoming US Election?
Timothy Real Estate Group

There are many reasons why US politics are of great interest to Mexico, and lately it seems like every dinner discussion in Puerto Vallarta centers around the upcoming US election. Over 34 million people of Mexican origin live in the US. That's reason enough for major concern.

Do Your Part to Help Keep Puerto Vallarta Clean
Adam García

Instead of complaining about the amount of plastic bottles, cups and grocery bags on the streets and beaches of Puerto Vallarta, grab your own trash bag and take a walk. Wear protective gloves and pick up whatever lays in your path. Do your part to help keep our city clean.

Open Houses at Casa Chickie, a PV Estate on Auction
Timothy Real Estate Group

If you are looking to buy a second home in Puerto Vallarta, consider Casa Chickie, an estate property overlooking Banderas Bay that will sell at auction with Online Bidding Only. Open Houses will be held to tour this stunning home from 1-4 pm July 23 and 10 am to 4 pm July 25-29.

House Hunters International Films Vallarta Episode 10
Banderas News Team

Home & Garden Television just can't seem to get enough of Puerto Vallarta. Last weekend they filmed yet another episode of their wildly popular 'House Hunters International' series here, making this the 10th installment featuring our city and Timothy Real Estate Group.

Things Puerto Vallarta Visitors & Expats Should Know
Adam García

Many are willing to put themselves in a position of discomfort to defend and protect issues they are passionate about. However, the level of distress attained when standing up for ones beliefs should be taken into very serious consideration when on foreign soils, including Mexico.

Open Houses Precede Online Auction of Casa Chickie
Timothy Real Estate Group

Online real estate auctions make buying property quick and convenient. If you are looking to buy property in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Casa Chickie will sell at auction with online bidding only from July 24-29. Open houses will be held from 1-4 pm on July 9, 16 & 23, and from 10-4 pm July 25-29.

Nayarit Ocean Fest at B Nayar Village & Resort
Penny Isabel

Mark your calendars for June 26! The First Annual Nayarit Ocean Fest at B Nayar Village & Resort is promising to be an event you really don't want to miss. The mission of the event is to celebrate the ocean and collaborate on how to protect the beautiful Bay of Banderas at our doorstep.

Need to Know: Taking Medications Into and Out of Mexico
Adam Garcia

Kerfuffles regarding pills and traveling in to and out of Mexico – its good to know the rules! Whether buying pharmaceuticals in Mexico to take back home, or carrying OTC medications through customs in Puerto Vallarta or any other Mexican airport, it is important to know proper procedure.

Answers to FAQs About Buying Real Estate in Mexico
Timothy Real Estate Group

The professional realtors at Timothy Real Estate Group in Puerto Vallarta answer frequently asked questions about buying real estate in Mexico. Here you'll find information on real property transfers, closing costs, bank trusts, and other issues concerning foreign buyers of Mexican real estate.

House Hunters International Puerto Vallarta Episode #9
Timothy Real Estate Group

Home & Garden Television (HGTV) just can't seem to get enough of Puerto Vallarta, as they returned last month to film yet another episode of 'House Hunters International.' Taniel Chemsian and Timothy Real Estate Group filmed a record ninth installment of this wildly popular series.

Celebrating El Día De La Marina in Puerto Vallarta
Adam García

A great time to honor the bay we all love is Dia de la Marina, observed annually on June 1st, when sailing competitions, tournaments, parades and fireworks are scheduled throughout the day. The first Navy Day was celebrated in Mexico in 1942 and Vallarta followed suit in 1949.

'Ángeles Verdes' Mexico's Government Sponsored AAA
Timothy Real Estate Group

Anywhere in Mexico, a car on the side of the road will not likely be stranded long. The 'Angeles Verdes' (Green Angels) are a government sponsored AAA, the guardians of road travelers, patrolling all federal and toll highways throughout the country. Sound wonderful? It gets better. It's free.

Puerto Vallarta Bug Season: The Mighty Mosquito

Mosquitoes are not to be taken lightly when staying in the vicinity of the jungle in Puerto Vallarta. One chooses to holiday in paradise but must realize there are often caveats in heaven. We can name very few but we are completely aware of the mosquito's existence being one of them.

Q1 – 2016 Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Market Report

The Easter holiday is over and Timothy Real Estate Group has the results from the first quarter Puerto Vallarta real estate market. It has been a wonderful season filled with incredible weather, activities, theater, concerts, parades and celebrations and, of course, a busy real estate market.

Zafiro Resort Coming to Jalisco's Costa Alegre
Timothy Real Estate Group

There is a new resort coming to Costa Alegre just 140 kms south of Puerto Vallarta. The Zafiro Master Plan on 910 hectares of land will include an 18 hole Robert von Hagge Golf Course, a 52 Villas Maison Cheval Blanc Hotel, 18 Cheval Blanc Branded Villas and up to 525 real estate units.

The Story Behind Mexico's Beautiful Huipil Garments
Adam Garcia

When shopping in Puerto Vallarta, one will find few garments as simple and yet elaborate as Huipil, the traditional dress worn by indigenous women of Central and South America. While these beautiful garments appear quite elaborate, their construction is quite simple.

Loving Every Minute of Semana Santa in Puerto Vallarta
Timothy Real Estate Group

Each year Semana Santa brings more people, bigger cars and fewer parking spaces to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Though many of our contemporaries either hide out at home or leave town for the duration, we love to wander around and enjoy the festivities.

Cross-Border Taxation Panel at Vallarta Real Estate Fair
Timothy Real Estate Group

Every year, one of the most popular features of the Vallarta Real Estate Fair is the Panel of Professionals. This year, for the first time, a panel of accountants from all three Free Trade nations has been assembled to give a tutorial on cross-boarder taxation on Saturday, February 20.

Timothy Real Estate Hosts Open House at Villa Vista
Carl Timothy

On Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Timothy Real Estate Group will be hosting a delightful Open House at Villa Vista. Nestled within a lush private garden setting, this stunning 3 bedroom, 5 bath home offers beautiful views of Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay.

It's Puerto Vallarta Property Tax Payment Time
Timothy Real Estate Group

This handy how-to article from Timothy Real Estate Group will help you in the process of paying your taxes for your property located in the greater Banderas Bay's municipalities of Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas - including Riviera Nayarit towns from Nuevo Vallarta to Lo de Marcos.

TREG's Fourth Annual Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Fair
Taniel Chemsian

Scheduled to take place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 20th, the 2016 Vallarta Real Estate Fair is the perfect opportunity to get the important information Buyers, Sellers, and Homeowners need to make the most of their Mexico real estate investments.

Traditions to Ensure a Happy New Year in Puerto Vallarta
Adam Garcia

From eating lentils and grapes to wearing red underwear; to sweeping the dirt out, and hanging a lamb on, your front door, Timothy Real Estate Group tells us about some Mexican traditions that you might want to adopt to ensure a prosperous and Happy New Year in Puerto Vallarta.

Vallarta Botanical Garden New Year's Eve Party
Banderas News Team

You can show your support for the Vallarta Botanical Gardens by attending an incredible New Year's Eve celebration at a stunning oceanfront location in Vallarta. Since the evening's host is underwriting all of the event's costs, 100% of all proceeds will benefit the Gardens.

Spending The Holidays in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Timothy Real Estate Group

December is always a busy and joyful time of year in Puerto Vallarta, which makes it a great time to visit! From colorful traditions and wonderful fiestas to the annual arrival of Humpback whales in Banderas Bay, there are plenty of 'Very Merry' things to do.

Inpats & Expats in Puerto Vallarta, Which Are You?

A new expression is making the rounds describing people who choose to live in countries other than those where they were raised, educated and perhaps formerly employed: 'Inpat.' The implication of Inpat intends to replace the image of the gin-soaked tourist who decided to stay.

Timothy Real Estate Group Hosts Casa Chickie Open House
Carl Timothy

On Tuesday, December 1st from 6-8 pm, Timothy Real Estate Group will be hosting a delightful Open House at Casa Chickie in the prestigious gated community of The Ridge, where you will find some of Puerto Vallarta's most stunning homes. The event will be catered by Café des Artistes.

Vallarta Real Estate Market Report - First 3/4 of 2015
Timothy Real Estate Group

The Puerto Vallarta real estate market for the first 3 quarters of 2015 shows signs of a slight but healthy growth in the number of sales and the price adjustments that had to take place in order to generate those sales. Across the board sales volume is up, as is the average sale price.

Vallarta Continues to Entice Real Estate Investors

When does a vacation turn into a long term business investment? When one is caught up in the splendor and enchantment of a vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! Want to know more? Tune in to HGTV on October 8 for the 6th PV episode of 'House Hunters International.'

House Hunters International Puerto Vallarta Episode #6
Christopher Kingry

Be sure to tune in to HGTV on October 8th at 10:30 pm/9:30 Central for the airing of the sixth episode of the popular reality television series, 'House Hunters International,' featuring Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Timothy Real Estate Group's Taniel Chemsian.

TREG Launches Special Branding for High End Properties
Carl Timothy

The high-end real estate consumer has specific needs and wants when it comes to home ownership. For this reason Timothy Real Estate Group has created special branding for high-end Puerto Vallarta properties that offer more in terms of location, quality, lifestyle and value.

International Spotlight Shines on PV's Taniel Chemsian
Marie Callan

As Puerto Vallarta's popularity continues to grow, so has its real estate market. One Puerto Vallarta realtor is using the latest tools and technology to reach potential homebuyers around the globe. Meet Taniel Chemsian, a real estate agent with Timothy Real Estate Group.

Vallarta Real Estate Market Report: First Half of 2015
Timothy Real Estate Group

As in many real estate markets throughout North America, the market in Mexico's beachfront tourist destinations has been showing incredible signs of growth. In Puerto Vallarta, there has been a 25% increase in total sales during the first half of 2015.

House Hunters International Puerto Vallarta Episode #4
Timothy Real Estate Group

If you love PV, but live in Canada, be sure to tune in to HGTV June 24 and 25 for the airing of the 4th Puerto Vallarta episode of the international hit television show 'House Hunters International' featuring Timothy Real Estate Group's Taniel Chemsian.

Jalisco's Costalegre is About To Go Full Luxury
Timothy Real Estate Group

With new hotel and resort developments coming to the area and a new airport in the works, look for Jalisco's Costalegre to become an exciting new vacation destination on Mexico's Pacific Coast, particularly for those seeking luxury accommodations.

When & How to Pay Annual Trust (Fideicomiso) Fees
Taniel Chemsian

It is important for foreign nationals who own a Mexican property in the Restricted Zone (50 kilometers from the Coastline or 100 Kilometers from the border) to remember to pay their annual trust (Fideicomiso) fees in addition to their annual property tax. But how and when is that done?

House Hunters Int'l Vallarta Episode 6 in The Can

Leave it to Timothy Real Estate Group to film another episode of 'House Hunters International' over this past Easter weekend. This marked their 6th appearance on the popular HGTV television program seen by millions of viewers in over 50 countries.

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