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How’s Coronado’s Real Estate Market Shaping Up in 2018?
Coronado has consistently topped popularity contests for the best beach destination along Panama’s Pacific Coast, and for good reason: it offers great amenities, a vibrant commun...
Panama Economy Update: Canal, Tourism, Logistics News & More
April brought another month of strong activity across diverse sectors in Panama. In Canal news, demand is starting to catch up to capacity for LNG shipments. On its way to Japan, t...
China in Panama News
As the China-US trade dispute continued to escalate, President Varela winked at China at the Summit of the Americas last month. In a not-so-subtle nod to Beijing, he stated that co...
The Story of Bonnie – Living in the Azuero in Panama
Discover why Bonnie Muenz from Calgary has been coming to Pedasi for eight years now, the community she found, and how she built her dream home here....
Top 5 Reasons We Love the New DAO Panama Development
We’ve been waiting for a project like this for years.  At Panama Equity, as a matter of principle, we don’t go out of our way to single out any specific development project. U...
Panama Condo Market Heating Up Again?
The Panama City real estate market may have finally taken a turn in 2018 following more than three years of very little price appreciation. Sales figures in the resale and pre-cons...
DAO — the development we’ve been waiting for
We’ve literally been waiting for the DAO Panama development for years. If you’ve seen all of the luxury properties Panama has to offer and simply haven’t found “the one,”...
2018 Panama Property Tax Guidelines
Following on the announcement back in October, President Varela has now signed into effect the single biggest reform to Panama’s Property Tax laws in 40 years. The new law kicks ...
Guess who’s the best credit in Latin America?
Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the fairest Latin credit of them all? You guessed it – as of January, Panama overtook Chile as the darling of bond investors. You could say i...
Panama Equity in Shanghai
Attendance at the 2017 Luxury Property Show (LPS) in Shanghai was — in the words of the organizers and literally all of the repeat presenters I spoke with — better than...
Year-End 2017 Panama Property Report
Year to date, total sales of Panama properties either in pre-sale or in construction have topped just over US$2 billion, with an average of 1,300 units sold per month. That figure ...
Panama Equity presenting at LPS Shanghai Luxury Expo
Panama Equity’s gearing up for LPS Shanghai, the leading luxury real estate exhibition in China’s commercial and financial capital. We’ll be there December 8-10 in the compan...
What does it actually cost to live in Pedasi?
Pedasi tops the list of popular retirement destinations and the cost of living is right up there for one of the reasons why. Living in Pedasi will allow you to enjoy a great lifest...
What Pedasi’s All About
A four and a half hour drive from Panama City, on Panama’s Pacific Coast, you will find Panama’s hidden gem: Pedasi. The small and charming fishing village of Pedasi lies on th...
Pedasi Real Estate Market Update April 2018
What’s New In Pedasi? Building on the momentum that was already underway last year, Pedasí is having a great start to 2018 in terms of both government infrastructure spending an...
Panama City’s massive infrastructure projects fit like a puzzle
The four major works headlining Panama’s infrastructure news will have a big impact on easing congestion and improving the lives of thousands of daily commuters. Read how they fi...
Important Panama Property Tax News
Big savings are in the works for homeowners in Panama following the passage of possibly the most important real estate tax reforms in the last four decades. While the new tax rates...
Panama’s Back on Canada’s Radar
Market timing both at home and abroad is bringing Canadians down to Panama to take advantage of the soft Panama beach market which has dipped to below pre-boom levels.  In some ca...
Why should you be looking at Coronado?
Back in the 1940s, Coronado was a handful of sleepy ranches speckled along an unspoiled stretch of the Pacific. Given its picture-perfect location and its status as the least rainy...
Timing is Everything in Real Estate
Panama’s beach real estate market is beaten down. The market in and around Coronado, Panama’s most popular and developed beach community, is off nearly 30%, as unsold developer...
8 Real Estate Tips for Buying Property in Panama
Thinking about purchasing a property in Panama?  If you are going to go it on your own, or perhaps not use our Buyer’s Agency services here at Panama Equity, we still want to ma...
China Quietly Dreams Big In Panama
As of June 12th, 2017, Panama has officially realigned their diplomatic relationship with China (dropping Taiwan). Expect updates on the situation as they come, but this could trul...
Panama Property Market Update: Panama City, Panama 2017
Panama’s middle and lower class housing market continues to show strong signs of growth, while the 250k and up segments are flat and in some cases trending negatively. Luxury pro...
Tips to Optimize Your Property Taxes in Panama
Whether you are a full time resident, part time visitor, or absentee landlord, if you own property in Panama, you will be subject to property taxes. Every property is different and...
Pedasi Real Estate Market Update May 2017
The Pedasi real estate market had relatively slow years in 2015 and 2016. So far 2017 has seen a noticeable uptick in real estate sales across all sectors and especially for finish...
The Pedasi (and Venao) April 2017 Update
Our Pedasi community continues to grow and over the past year a variety of new businesses have sprung up to meet the growing demand of all of the new residents.   In fact, many of...
Andromeda by Dekel – Exclusive Beach Living At The Ultimate Oceanfront Residences In Pedasi
Summary of the Andromeda project located in Pedasi, Panama. Includes pricing, resale lots, and updated construction pictures. ...
Panama Investment Properties Averaging 4.5% Net Return in 2017
Panama Equity currently manages and leases a portfolio of 63 apartments in the downtown core of Panama City, Panama. This article was written for guidance regarding investment-gear...
Mortgages and Financing in Panama
You’ve found your perfect slice of Panama real estate. Now, how do you go about actually buying it? The good news: foreigners enjoy the same property rights as Panamanians, prote...
2016 Year in Review
2016 was a year many Panamanians would rather put behind them. As the new year begins, the country is still reeling from the reputational damage of the “Panama Papers”, despite...
Playa Venao : not for everyone, but it could be for you
What is Playa Venao? Playa Venao is Panama’s best-known surf destination. This beautiful bay is located 5 hours west of Panama City and half an hour west of the town of Pedasi. 1...
Andromeda Ocean Estates – a pinnacle of beachfront luxury in Pedasi
Where is the absolute best spot in Pedasi to enjoy a cocktail while leisurely floating in an infinity-edge swimming pool and marveling at the giant humpback whales breaching just o...
Expo Habitat Panama Property Fair 2016 Sales Figures
The massive Expo-Habitat Panama real estate fair has just concluded in the Atlapa Convention Center and the results are nothing short of astounding.  This year, over 45,000 people...
The What and Why of Retiring in Pedasi
For several years in a row, the Republic of Panama has ranked No. 1 in Gallup’s Global Well-Being Index and been named as one of the top-rated destinations to retire. While t...
The Two Not-To-Be-Missed Panama Developments
Buying pre-construction is one of the most flexible ways to purchase a property before completion, as it allows you to lock in today’s price and come up with the balance in two t...
Avenida Balboa Price Movement 2012 – 2016
Panama Equity is pleased to release our JUST RELEASED pricing report on properties for sale along Balboa Avenue, downtown Panama City’s skyscraper-lined oceanfront district known...
How to Get the Most Out of Your Pre-Construction Buy
Buying property in the construction phase (or pre-construction as it is referred to in Panama) is a great way to participate in the real estate market without having to come up wit...
Why Pre-Construction in Panama Is Making A Comeback
Buying a property pre-construction is once again looking like one of the best ways to participate in Panama’s real estate market.  Buyers are finding it to be one of the most fl...
Which Panama Province is Revitalizing Its Look?
The Cruising season is now upon is in Panama, which means that by August, when the “Colón Puerto Libre” incentives come into effect, the season will be in full swing.  This i...
The Panama Real Estate Market 2016
Without a robust MLS or data tracking companies like Zillow or Trulia, it’s hard to gauge where we are at any one time in the real estate market cycle here in Panama. But as the ...
2015 Panama Year in Review
In March, one of our Panamanian neighbors remarked of the new president, “Someone needs to tell this guy he won.”  It was a feeling shared by many Panamanians — that new...
The Best Month to be Listing Properties for Sale in Panama
Whether you’re looking to sell or buy, know that now is when lots of new properties in Panama get listed, in anticipation of the busy season. If you are like most of our clie...
Panama’s Forgotten Island Paradise
Did you know that there is a small town with white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, a handful of fantastic restaurants where everyone drives around in golf carts?  Did you kno...
What will 4,400 New Condos in Panama Mean for the Downtown Property Market?
In 2007, the city of Panama was bracing for the delivery of nearly 9,000 new condo units, with 5,000 of those being delivered in one specific neighborhood: Balboa Avenue. This was ...
The Five Things I Learned in Luxury Real Estate to Win the Exclusive On Two of the Nicest Properties in Panama
Panama Equity is grateful to have been invited to become members of the Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate back in 2013.  Over the last two years, we’ve learned so much from this...
Panama Real Estate Update: New Construction in the City
Curious about what is in store for the real estate market here in Panama? We’ve just released a report called the 2015 Pre-Construction Market Update and Buyer’s Guide ...
Is The High End Property Market Tightening Up in Punta Pacifica?
I always like to stay on top of real estate trends in Panama City and just yesterday I got a bread and butter inquiry for a luxury penthouse. Only problem is, and I’ve been n...
Overview of Landlord – Tenant Laws in Panama
This is an officially translated version of Panama’s Law 93, which deals specifically with the rights of tenants and landlords when it comes to leases. Law 93 of October 4, 1...
A Second Private Island in the Bay of Panama?
Residents of Punta Pacifica and Paitilla have been curiously watching construction progress on the first of two private islands located just off the coast of downtown Panama City, ...
Construction Starts on Downtown Panama’s Second Artificial Island
Residents of Punta Pacifica and Paitilla have been curiously watching construction progress on the first of two private islands located just off the coast of downtown Panama City, ...
Colón Panama: The Real Estate Play Behind Panama’s Caribbean Resurgence
Nearly one year into his five year term, President Varela last week gave the orders to the first group of contractors for work on the massive $500 million dollar Colón renovation ...
What $1,000,000 Gets You in Panama
Ever wonder what one million dollars could get you in Panama?  Like anywhere, property prices in Panama depend on a number of factors including views, area, quality of finishes, e...
Obtaining a mortgage in Panama just got easier!
In Panama, most banks require a life insurance policy to obtain a mortgage. Problem is, most life insurance companies will not write a policy for clients over the age of 70. Meanin...
Panama Equity Real Estate Mentioned
We are pleased to announce that the recent closing of the Q Tower Penthouse, listed at $1,7500,000 was mentioned by the prestigious Who’s Who of Luxury Real Estate group on t...
March 2015 Panama Real Estate Market Update
March 2015 Panama Real Estate Update   Property prices are up on residential real estate in Panama City, Panama compared to 2014. However, new construction starts and disparat...
Our Top Three Hotspots for Panama Real Estate in 2015
As property prices in Panama keep going up, it’s getting harder and harder to find pockets where there’s still strong upside and minimum competition. Having watched trends and ...
A Few Reasons Why We Love Buenaventura Panama!
Images from Buenaventura Panama’s Real Estate. Buenaventura offers something for the resident who appreciates the aesthetic and concept of a master planned, top of the line P...
Trends and Predictions for 2015: Balboa Avenue
International investors continue to see Panama real estate (and Balboa Avenue in particular) as a good asset class to park equity due to low holding costs, relative political stabi...
Balboa Avenue Prices up 12% since March 2013
Prices are up nearly 12% on residential high-rise apartments for sale in Panama’s waterfront district, Balboa Avenue compared to March 2013, the last time Panama Equity Real Esta...
Panama Luxury Properties Report
Panama Equity Real Estate was founded on the principal of being dedicated to delivering a professional real estate experience. To those ends, we are always looking for new ways to ...
The Rebirth of Panama’s Caribbean Coast
A clear priority was set by President Varela two months ago when he decided to launch his presidential inauguration not from the capital city of Panama, but rather from the Caribbe...
Strong Condo Absorption in the Panama Real Estate Market
Tower 300 of Luxor is one of our favorite developments in Panama City, and clearly other people seem to agree, as the 40-story tower now has less than 8 units left for sale. The Al...
Developing Real Estate in Panama Part 2
Developing Real Estate in Panama (Part Two) Approval Process & Finding The Right Partners There’s a saying in Panama  “Lo barato sale caro,” which literally translates ...
Panama Beach Developments: Bust or Boomtown?
JW Mariott, Sheraton, and Decameron are the only marquee names that have so far established a foothold on the Gold Coast, Panama’s beaches region west of the city.  This, compar...
Pedasi Panama Roundup April 2014
This article is brought to us by our newest member of the team, Ms. Karyel Keene.  She’s done a fantastic job reporting on a few of the new businesses that have opened up in...
Panama’s Construction Boom Continues: Construction and real estate update March 2014
Construction spending increased over 32% in 2013, compared to the year prior according to the comptroller of Panama.  Non-residential construction led the way with just under $1 b...
Selling Panama Real Estate: A Guide to the property sales process in Panama
Looking to sell your real estate in Panama, or perhaps just curious about the sales process?  This article will cover the basics on selling real estate in Panama, including the co...
A new banking resource for Panama Equity Clients
Anyone who has tried to open a bank account in Panama over the last few years has met with delays, frustrations, and bureaucracy.  Poor customer service, long delays on approvals,...
Real Estate Prices Rising in Metro Panama City, Panama
Make no mistake, the last six months in Panama have seen a noticeable rise in property values, especially along waterfront districts like Balboa Avenue, Punta Pacifica, and Costa d...
Punta Pacifica Panama real estate and pricing trends December 2013
Punta Pacifica, or more specifically the buildings that lie south east of the Super 99 (and excluding buildings in the areas on the North side of the Corredor Sur), comprises of ex...
Modernizing Panama’s tax and municipal document request process
Panama’s Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) has selected Penonome as the site for a massive modernization of the municipality’s system for processing public documents an...
Ritz Carlton is coming to Panama’s Pearl Islands
The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain formally announced their commitment to an ultra-luxury, 80 villa private island project off the Pacific coast of Panama. Phase one should be completed ...
Proposed Property Tax Adjustment in Panama
Reduce 50% of the market value fixed by the appraisers and reduce the property tax rate from 2.1% to 0.5%, are some of the points agreed to yesterday by more than 50 entrepreneurs ...
Panama Real Estate closed sales and pricing statistics
In an effort to bring a new level of transparency to the real estate industry in Panama, Panama Equity is now compiling a database of closed real estate transactions in and around ...
Private lenders in Panama
While most Panama banks are still lending to foreign buyers, many of the large local banks and all of the multinational banks like Scotia, BBVA, and HSBC have age limits, life insu...
Property Taxes in Panama and the new property tax updates July 2013
Update on Property Taxes in Panama We’ve already seen it happening in Punta Pacifica and Paitilla, with future plans to canvass the entire downtown Panama City corridor and then ...
Panama Real Estate: An Insiders Game?
In Panama, Are Foreigner Investors At A Disadvantage? I saw the boom for high-end luxury real estate in Panama begin (in earnest) in 2006, when the market was made up of almost ent...
Panama Preconstruction Condo Market Update April 2013
The cranes are back in full force!  Panama is experiencing a second wave of pre-construction development and absorption of the new inventory has been strong. According to one buil...
Purchasing property in Panama using a corporation or a private interest foundation
PROPERTY ACQUISITION UNDER PANAMANIAN CORPORATIONS OR PRIVATE INTEREST FOUNDATIONS. This explanation was given to us by a trusted attorney based in Panama. When exploring the purch...
Panama Farmland – A Guide to Agriculture Investment in Panama
Considering an investment in Panama farmland and agriculture? Panama offers a tropical climate very suitable to a variety of agricultural activities, and farms for sale in Panama m...
Costs of Property Management in Panama
Property management is an important consideration and a key factor in the success of an investment in Panama.  Bad property managers will cost you money in the form of lost tenant...
Typical Condo Association Fees in Panama
Panama condo association fees, otherwise referred to as building association fees, home owners association fees, or common area maintenance charges vary substantially from condo to...
Property Taxes in Panama
You may already know that in Panama the exoneration of the payment of property taxes for 20 years apply to those properties whose occupation permits were issued before December o...
Construction and Panama Residential Real Estate market update
Construction shifts following demand New starts up by more than than 45% The vast majority of the condominium projects that dotted the Panama skyline for the last six years are fin...
The process of purchasing Real Estate in Panama
Below is an outline on the process of purchasing real estate in Panama.   Purchasing property in Panama is usually done in two different stages. Stage 1: The Promise of Sale and P...
Panama in 2016 part two: Life and real estate in Panama
As we step onto the subway and find our way to the seats, our conversation moves to the day’s viewings. The morning commute is over and our section is filled with two separat...
Panama real estate and the United States: An 18 month cycle
Those that know Panama know that “When the US Sneezes, Panama usually catches a cold”.  That’s been the case for the last decade, with trends in the US generally hit...
What’s in a Name? The Trump Ocean Club
The Residences in Trump Ocean Club have the best amenities of any development in Panama, without comparison.  No other condo in Panama has as many swimming pools, as large a gym, ...
No Bubble on Balboa Avenue: Demand and investment keeping Panama real estate prices in check
A further drop in Panama real estate prices along Balboa Avenue has not materialized in 2012 and there are strong indications that a major correction in residential real estate pri...
Panama in 2016
Panama in 2016 – From Now till Then – What Changes Are Expected? (This is the first of a series of articles and is an attempt to conceptualize the changes that are happ...
August 2012 Pedasi Real Estate Report
August, 2012 Slow and steady has been the sales climate this year in the Pedasi real estate market.  Active real estate agents in Pedasi have reported tangibly more visitors than ...
How to Protect Yourself from Panama Real Estate Developers
Not all developers are created equally, and some developers of Panama real estate projects are more notorious than others. Over the last few years, the construction boom has made d...
The Resurgence of Panama’s Pearl Islands
Panama’s Pearl Islands were, for decades, known as the playground of the rich and famous. Over the years various celebrities have owned Pearl Islands real estate including the Ke...
Panama Real Estate Agents Review
Back in the boom days of the Panama real estate market, Panama real estate agents were a very popular “profession” with many unlicensed and unscrupulous individuals operating i...
Life in Altos del Maria Panama
Many people outside of Panama ask us, what is there to do in Altos del Maria? Altos del Maria is the ideal environment for outdoor lifestyles, and one can be as active or as relaxe...
2012 Panama Real Estate Report
Panama’s 7-Year Wave and The Swells to Come Introduction: The Panama real estate boom will continue in 2012, but what direction will prices go and what is the future of the real ...
Stem Cell controversy in Panama
September 4, 2011 This month we take a look at the unknown details of Panama’s 20-year tax exoneration as well as a new fascinating type of medical tourism keeping Panama in ...
Playa Blanca Panama large parcel for development
70,000 meters (7HEC) of titled property located literally next to the Playa Blanca Resort and behind the Royalton Hotel.  Perfect topography for building, all utilities are in pla...
Santa Clara Panama large tract for sale
Santa Clara Panama 6.5HEC $100.00/meter 80m oceanfront This particular piece was assembled for the purpose of developing a large oceanfront project, but the owners now are looking ...
Allure Panama
Allure Panama: Get ready to be impressed! Allure, a 48 story residential project towering over Panama’s famous Balboa Avenue is a project that we stand behind 100%.  The bui...
Coronado Golf Village
The Coronado Golf Community has to be one of the best locations in Panama to build lasting connections with family and friends alike. A stunning project set in the heart of the pre...
Trump Panama Amenities
Trump Panama ocean club amenities...
Costa Pedasi Panama
Costa Pedasi, Panama's premier gated community...
Avenida Balboa Panama
Avenida Balboa Panama is the oceanfront avenue in the heart of Panama City. For those of you that have been following our neighborhood reports, you will remember that we published ...
Doral Costa Sur development
Costa Sur's newest high-end development, Doral. Includes prices and photos. ...
Luxor Tower Panama
Luxor Tower Panama property for sale. Article includes construction update, project description and recent images. ...
Gorgona Panama, home of The Biltmore
Gorgona Panama is home to a handful of residential developments, including The Biltmore, one of Panama's finest beachfront options! Read more by clicking on the picture above....
Blood on the Streets Exposed: The Inner Workings of Panama’s Real Estate Market
What follows is Kent Davis’s personal story of the buzzing world of Panama real estate and the wheelings and dealings of how Panama Equity got off the ground, including some surp...
Dupont Tower Panama
Located in Panama’s high end and ultra-chic neighborhood of Punta Pacifica, Dupont Tower is a beautiful 52 story oceanfront skyrise. Why do we like Panama’s Dupont Tower? F...
Rio Mar Panama
Rio Mar really took us by surprise. Walk into the model apartment in Rio Mar and you will quickly realize why this was one of the fastest selling projects on the Pacific coast. One...
Playa Venao Panama: Best views in this top-end project!
Surfers Paradise – Playa Venao Panama View all Playa Venao Real Estate for Sale If you are looking for sweeping views and easy access to one of Panama’s most famous surf breaks...
Trump Ocean Club, Defining Luxury in Panama
We at Panama Equity are strong believers in Trump Ocean Club Panama. The project has seen solid sales over the last three years, and has now reached near critical mass with over 90...
Balboa Avenue Panama Real Estate Report
Panama Equity Balboa Avenue Report: August, 2010 This quarter, we have focused the Panama Equity magnifying glass on Panama’s bourgeoning waterfront strip Avenida Balboa. Fin...
Panama Buyers Agents
A buyers agent is someone who represents the buyer in a real estate transaction. They work with other real estate agents, in this case listing agents, to identify and show property...