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How to Manage Your Properties Back Home When Retired in Ecuador

How to Manage Your Properties Back Home When Retired in Ecuador Moving to a foreign country like Ecuador is an exciting experience for someone from America, and it can be an excellent way to cut down on living expenses during retirement. Retirees find Ecuador’s vibrant culture is perfect for life when it’s time to finally sit back and relax for years to come. Many people that make the move to Ecuador, including retirees, still hold rental properties back home, and they’re looking for a way to manage those properties to…

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Security and Airport Procedures in Ecuador

Guest blogger Jason Mueller is back with another great article on Retiring in Ecuador. Enjoy another informative and well written post folks. Security and Airport Procedures in Ecuador Ecuador is a beautiful country with some of the best coastal area for living in the world. Many expats have chosen Ecuador as the premiere place to retirebecause of the great advantages the country has for everyday living. The cost of livingin many areas is relatively low in comparison to many states in the U.S. while other areas are pretty comparable to…

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Shipping a car to Ecuador

Ok folks, so after living here in Ecuador for nearly 4 years, I have heard this question asked many times by expats living in Ecuador, and for those who are about to begin their journey here.My guest blogger Jason Mueller has some light to shed on this topic. With the importation laws changing frequently here, you really need to leave it to the experts to keep you informed on what is needed to ship a vehicle here. Hire an International Auto Hauling Company to Ship Your Vehicle to Ecuador The…

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Week 6

May 6th 2013 WEEK #6 If you missed WEEK # 5, you can get it here. Week #5 the workers completed putting up the bamboo poles that will support the wooden frame cast. The concrete will then be poured into this cast that will be the cement roof. First, the workers build the cast, and then the rebar will be cut and tied into place for strength and support. After the wooden roof cast was put in place, the workers started to tie in the rebar for the roof. You…

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Week 5

Week #5 series To see Week #4 you can see it here Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Week 4  Monday, April 29th, 2013 the workers started constructing the wooden casts for the support beams as seen in the video. In the picture below you can see that for each column, the Maestro pours pail by pail into each column cast until it is full. In the video below, “Pouring the columns” lets watch the tedious task of pouring pail by pail into each column. Ya I…

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Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador! Week 4 Continued

In case you missed Week 4 of Building a rental home on the coast of Ecuador Series, you can find it here: http://retiringinecuador.blogspot.com/2013/06/building-rental-home-on-coast-of.html#.UceQBJMTFpE Week #4 continued will see the workers pour the concrete floor, and start pouring the concrete for the support columns. On April 25, the workers finished preparing the floor base and compacting it. Later, the mesh screen was installed on top making way for the concrete to be poured over it the next day. April 26, 2013 Pouring the concrete floor The concrete floor was finished, and left to…

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