Porto Rico et le(s) nouveau(x) visage(s) de San Juan

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Toujours plus loin dans les terres Certains quartiers déjà gentrifiés, Old San Juan, Condado, Calle Loiza et Santurce selon Richard Holm, le sont tous pour des raisons différentes. Le premier a ...
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Zillow Drops
Puerto Rico Listings
in May 2017

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Zillow Puerto Rico: We have been notified that as of May 2017 - Zillow will no longer list properties in Puerto Rico. Zillow has made a corporate decision not to include ...
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Want a bargain condo? Get a mortgage pre-approval!

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Mortgage pre-approval can give you the competitive advantage when you find your perfect home or condo in Puerto Rico! We're starting to see some great deals come onto the market as ...
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Financial Control Board – Signs of a Market Bottom?

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday The final phase of Ciudadela in Santurce - is this a signal of confidence in the real estate market by one of the major hedge funds? Congress has finally approved the ...
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Chinese Restaurant Rule – is a bottom near?

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Will the Chinese Restaurant Rule apply to San Juan? BTW - this is not the same restaurant mentioned in the story... but I plan to stop by and see if they ...
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Hip, Artsy ‘Tras Talleras’ & ‘El Gandul’

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Calle Cerra near Ponce de Leon Ave. Tras Talleras/El Gandul is the edgier side of the San Juan Arts scene. It starts on Calle Cerra where it meets Ponce de Leon Ave ...
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Renewable Energy Opportunity – At Last!

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday    Solaora is the centerpiece of Santurce's new Alternative Energy Hub - should your business be located nearby?They are finally passing a law which takes effect on July 1, 2016 which authorizes ...
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Visit and Discover before you BUY!

This may be the best 'buyers-market' in decades - but is the neighborhood a good match to your lifestyle and investment goals? We are getting phone calls every week from investors from the mainland USA, Europe and South America to schedule showings of our listings 'or any other property' that ...
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Senate Invitation for Analysis of Arts District Legislation

The Puerto Rican Senate has asked us for comment on their new initiative to review laws that impact Santurce but have not been revised since the emergence of the area as the city's ARTS DISTRICT. In addition to Real Estate Sales and Consulting, our focus for the past decade has ...
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A lesson from Greece

The Acropolis - a ruin, or prime real estate? I'm just back from Thanksgiving vacation in Athens.  Since Puerto Rico is often called the 'Greece of the Caribbean' I thought that it would be interesting to see how they were doing after confronting the reality of a country without cash ...
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Private Mortgages – the new way to buy in Puerto Rico?

What can you do to stimulate sales in an 'all cash' market? Ask us about private mortgage opportunities! Banks are very reluctant to issue mortgages. Sellers need to move, retire, or downsize. Buyers see a 'once in a lifetime' opportunity - but may not have enough cash or don't want ...
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Positive Signs in San Juan’s Arts District

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Mauro School of Dance has its opening ceremonies on Ponce de Leon Ave next to Abracadabra Café. Established real estate investors have always lived by the mantra "location, location, location" - ...
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How to Predict the ‘Market Bottom’

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Puerto Rico? No - Chicago! Once we can stop the depopulation of the island, demand for real estate will return. Investors often ask 'when do you think the market will reach ...
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An All-Cash Perspective

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday The beach in Pattaya, Thailand attracts expat investors from all over the world for miles of beachfront condos. I just got back from vacation in Thailand, where there were fantastic luxury beachfront ...
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12 Steps to Economic Recovery?

While it may seem like the economy needs a guardian angle like this mural from the 'Los Muros Harblan' international urban art festival - facing reality is much more important for the path to recovery. Like many people who find that they can not control some aspect of their lives, ...
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Supreme Court Decision and GLBT Real Estate Investment

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday This may be the best 'buyers-market' in decades in the most vibrant GLBT community in the Caribbean! The recent Supreme Court decision on Gay Marriage should have a positive impact on ...
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All-Cash Opportunities

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday If you are an all-cash buyer, now is a great time to buy! The local credit market continues to contract, making it almost impossible to obtain a traditional mortgage in Puerto ...
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Santurce’s ‘Developer’s Market’

Construction at Ciudadela The area between the Fine Arts Center/Puerto Rico Museum of Art and Tren Urbano/Sagrado Corazon along Ponce de Leon has some of the biggest projects under construction in San Juan.   Most of the projects are taking advantage of the current 'developers market' to acquire large parcels ...
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Find your perfect neighborhood!

It has always been pretty easy to match new investors to a neighborhood in the San Juan Metro area: Old San Juan - live in a UNESCO Heritage Site! If you're looking for a lifestyle that matches: Miami Beach - Consider the sophistication, luxury and beach at Condado or the new ...
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Permit Paralysis

Puerto Rico Property Sales Real Estate Broker :: Richard Holm Lawrence :: License C-18922 787-455-4216 Call 9am-8pm Monday - Saturday Construction of CVS at Sagrado Corazon If you're doing anything in the San Juan, Puerto Rico real estate market that requires a permit - make sure to be very careful that ...
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Call Today for Information: 787-455-4216

Our office is located in San Juan's SANTURCE Arts District near Ciudadela, Lote 23 & Cobian's Plaza.

Office hours are Monday - Saturday from 9am - 7pm.  (by appointment only).

Puerto Rico Real Estate Sales

Richard Holm - Lic. C-18922 :: 787-455-4216 ::  rholm@caribbeanconsulting.com