Imagine you could buy a e-book that told you everything you need to know about Cuenca, Ecuador. And the book included information about the city of Cuenca, Ecuador the country, immigration, cost of living, and pretty much everything else you might want to know.
Then imagine the E-book included interviews with the top real estate companies in Cuenca.
So not only would you know about Cuenca. You would also have the resources to take action.
You can do all of this in the next 30 minutes. What are you waiting for?
Who This Book Is For
Are you considering moving or retiring or investing in Cuenca, Ecuador?
Or do you just want to learn more about Cuenca right this minute?
Then the starter kit is for you.
Just want to learn a little more
When you you are considering another place to live you want information. You need to decide if this is a pipe dream or a real alternative.
How do you do that when it’s in a place you’ve never been to? Well, it’s pretty simple really. First you need to make sure Cuenca is worth a visit.
You can do this by researching, sending emails, and reading forums. But this is time consuming and hard to verify.
I’m planning a visit. Will the Cuenca Starter Kit help me?
I spent a month in Ecuador last year making the contacts and getting the lay of the land. I met with over 15 law firms to understand the playing field. I drove 3,500 kilometers, turning the country upside down to find the good, the bad, and the ugly.
And you can benefit from that now for a heck of a lot less than it cost me.
So yeah. With the Cuenca Starter Kit, you’ll learn what I learned. I’ll share my contacts with you. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses.
And finally, I’ll give you a plan of action so that your trip is guaranteed to be better.
What the Book Covers
The Cuenca Starter Kit covers everything from how to get to Cuenca from the airport all the way up to how to get the biggest bang for your real estate buck.
We’ve addressed topics that help you understand what your life in Cuenca would be like. Things like the average temperatures and how much you can expect to spend in a month.
We’ve also hit on some of the meatier stuff like what your residency options are and how to go about finding a qualified attorney. Most importantly, we’ve detailed what we feel are the best (and the worst) reasons to consider relocating to Cuenca.
The information provided is based on our research, as well as a lot of our own hands-on experience with these processes.
We’ve also personally interviewed those who live in and love Cuenca, as well as those who left it and never looked back. We’re confident you can benefit greatly from our expertise.
What Each Section Covers
Chapter 1 – Overview of Cuenca
If you’re new to the idea of Cuenca, then you may have a lot of really basic questions about things like the climate, the people, and the stability of the government and economy.
You may even wonder exactly where Cuenca is and how you get there from here. We’ve covered all that.
A brief glance into the city’s past will also help you understand its cultural significance and appreciate its unmatched historic charm.
Chapter 2 – A Few Reasons People Come to Cuenca
You may already know that Ecuador is one of the most affordable retirement destinations out there, and Cuenca is no exception. But just how cheap is it? We’ve outlined the costs of some common expenses, including Cuenca’s quality health care.
You’ll also learn why Cuenca is considered the cultural heart of the country and why its diversity is something you won’t find anywhere else in Latin America. These and other reasons are what have brought thousands of expats to a city where they can enjoy the relaxed lifestyle they always dreamed of living.
Chapter 3 – Real Estate in Cuenca
Whether you plan to rent or buy a home or condo in Cuenca, this guide will give you an idea about some of the available property options and what you can expect to pay for them.
We’ll also tell you about some other ways you can really get a stellar home for a great value. You’ll also get an overview of the buying process and learn how to get started with your search.
Chapter 4 – Other Important Things to Know about Cuenca
Outside of finding a home, there are a lot of other logistics you’ll need to know. We’ve given you a course in Visa and Residency 101, including a summary of all of the benefits offered to resident retirees. We’ve also explained some of the highlights of Ecuador’s tax system.
You’ll also learn some basics like how to pay your utility bills and how to avoid being the victim of a scam. Also provided are some tips to help you avoid an uncomfortable etiquette faux pas.
Chapter 5 – A Few Reasons You Might Not Want to Move to Cuenca
As you’re probably discovering on your quest for a retirement destination, every city has its pros and cons. No location is right for everyone. Unfortunately those negatives aren’t usually as highly publicized. We’ve pointed out some of the issues that ultimately cause people to leave Cuenca for another destination. Consider these factors carefully so you can be sure and make the correct decision the first time around.
Chapter 6 – Contacts in Cuenca
You’re going to get a list of contacts that we’ve contacted in advance that will be able to help you with your legal and real estate needs.
We’ve also interviewed several real estate companies. We will share the results of those interviews with you in question and answer form so that you can decide who to contact. You’ll get answers to these questions.
- What has been happening in Cuenca real estate in the last 5 years and what do you expect in the future?
- What are the fundamentals driving the market?
- What risks do you see for buyers in Cuenca?
- How should an expat begin their search for real estate in Cuenca?
- Who is your typical customer?
- What are the most common mistakes you see expats make?
This will save you loads of time and headaches.
Chapter 6 – Your Cuenca Due Diligence Plan
We have scouted 31 countries for real estate investment and expat life. We’ve boiled our process down to the essentials.
With this action plan, you can go to any country and setup a team before you even arrive.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Frankly, I hate wondering what I’m going to get before a purchase like this. Even if it is only a few bucks.
That’s why I place a 100% satisfaction guarantee on every Viva Tropical product
If you read the book and decide that it just didn’t live up to its billing, let me know. I will refund your money no questions asked.
Of course if you do want to let me know how it could be better, I’ll value that too.
So what are you waiting for? By now, you could have been well on your way to learning if Cuenca is right for you.
Praise for the Cuenca Starter Kit
After reading the Cuenca Starter Kit, it was easy for me to rule out Cuenca in my overseas retirement search. Thanks guys!
Terra N Cuenca Starter Kit Reader
I wish I had read the Cuenca Starter Kit before I moved to Ecuador. It would have literally saved me 2 weeks of my life.
Greg G Ecuador Expat
I met Josh & Park both at the beginning and end of their trips to Ecuador. I don’t think I’ve met anyone more thorough about their due diligence on Ecuador.
Cristina C Attorney in Ecuador
About the Authors
Park Wilson and Josh Linnes have lived in Latin America as expats for a combined 15 years. They have purchased miles of coastline in the tropics, traveled every bit of the Pacific Coast from the U.S. to Panama and most recently, Ecuador.
They have raised families in multiple expat communities, made friends with the locals, and started several successful businesses in Latin America.
Park and Josh are featured regularly in major media outlets such as the Huffington Post and Ocean Homes Magazine.