Real Estate Brokers
Bayside Properties (Francisca Rodríguez 160, tel. 322/222-8148, www.baysidepropertiespv.com), a gay-friendly rental and real estate sales operation owned by two women, handles many of the downtown and south-side apartments and condominiums.
Another woman-owned gay-friendly establishment, Cochran Real Estate (Leona Vicario 230-D, Zona Romántica, tel. 322/221-6146, www.vallartaliving.com) focuses on service both in rentals and real estate sales.
Home mortgages are not the norm in Mexico, but now that they are possible, gay-owned Mexlend (tel. 322/222-7377, www.mexlend.com) is one of the leading lenders.
One of the partners of Paradise Properties (Atún 118, Las Gaviotas, tel. 322/224-5416, www.paradisepropertiespv.com) is gay; this more recently founded agency focuses on personal service in sales and rentals.
The founder and many of the staff of Puerto Vallarta Rentals Premier Vacations (Francisca Rodríguez 152, Zona Romántica, tel. 322/222-0638, www.pvrpv.com) are gay. This successful rental operation handles villas as well as tours and other services.
The gay-owned Rainbow Realty (Calle Malecón 2, Playa los Muertos, Zona Romántica, tel. 322/223-3005) focuses on service, sales, and rentals for the gay community.
Gay-owned Timothy Fuller & Associates (Rodolfo Gómez 122, Zona Romántica, tel. 322/222-1535, www.timothyfuller.com) is a partnership of well-trained rental and real estate professionals.
The founding partner of extremely successful Tropicasa (Púlpito 145-A, Zona Romántica, tel. 322/222-6505, www.tropicasa.com) is an active member of the gay community as well as the president of the local real estate association and the local Make a Wish foundation.
Venegas World Start Realty (Olas Altas 463, Zona Romántica, tel. 322/222-2111) is one of the active members of the gay community, involved in fundraising in addition to real estate sales, rentals, and services.
© Bruce Whipperman from Moon Puerto Vallarta, 7th edition