Is the Demand for San Felipe Real Estate Signaling Another Baja Real Estate Boom?

Written by Ron Scott

Groundbreaking ceremonies for Playa de Paraiso, a eight story, 160 unit beachfront, luxury condominium resort project onrepparttar Sea of Cortez in San Felipe, Mexico took place on June 10, 2005 under a clear blue sky and a bright noon day sun. Honored guests included Baja Californiaís Governor, Lic. Eugenio Elorduy Walther, and Mexicali Municipal President, Ing. Samuel Ramos Flores. Their presence is a sure sign thatrepparttar 142707 demand for Baja real estate is onrepparttar 142708 rise.

The ceremony signalsrepparttar 142709 beginning of a joint private and government economic development program designed to bringrepparttar 142710 northeast Baja coastline intorepparttar 142711 21st century. Escalera Nautica,repparttar 142712 Nautical Ladder development project, may be coming to fruition at last. As evidence thatrepparttar 142713 area is just now beginning to undergo a period of rapid development, half ofrepparttar 142714 Playa de Paraisoís units have already been pre-sold despiterepparttar 142715 fact thatrepparttar 142716 project wonít be completed until June 2007.

Eric Garcia, Director of Sales at Playa del Paraiso, attributesrepparttar 142717 increased interest inrepparttar 142718 San Felipe real estate market to a number of factors. "Increasing numbers of affluent and retired Americans are searching for a less stressful lifestyle and they are finding exactly what they have been searching for in San Felipe.

A quiet seaside fishing village onrepparttar 142719 Sea of Cortez,repparttar 142720 resort area is only a few hours drive from San Diego and Tucson and that makesrepparttar 142721 community even more attractive because it is far more accessible than Cabo San Lucas," he says.

The second factor affecting development andrepparttar 142722 increased interest in Baja real estate is that Mexican law now allows foreigners to own coastal property. "Up untilrepparttar 142723 mid-1990ís, foreigners were not allowed to own coastal property butrepparttar 142724 creation trust agreements has eliminated that problem," Garcia says.

The third factor affecting increased development, according to Garcia, has to do with housing costs. "Housing is incredibly affordable in San Felipe even when it comes torepparttar 142725 purchase of a new home largely because construction costs are half those inrepparttar 142726 States.

Time Management Tips to Help You Have a Great Summer

Written by Carole Pagan

Itís that time of year when living a balanced life becomes an even bigger challenge. You have work, housework, family responsibilities, and you want to get out and enjoyrepparttar summer.

The key is to plan your day. Allow a certain amount of time everyday for each thing that needs tending to. Use spare minutes wisely.

Here are some tips to help you manage your time so you have more time to play!

Get up a few minutes earlier if you have to so you have time to plan your day. Write down everything you want to, or need to accomplish. Plan dinner and make sure to takerepparttar 142657 meat out ofrepparttar 142658 freezer!

Donít plan elaborate dinners. Simple dinners made with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables are perfect for summer, keep your energy levels up, and keep dishwashing down! If you are short on ideas, take a look at Cooking With a Thin Attitude. Itís full of great fast healthy dinner ideas.

Write down allrepparttar 142659 errands you need to do today. Can you get one done onrepparttar 142660 way to work? On your lunch hour? Can you order online? is full of handy resources to save you time.

While dinner is cooking, check your email, or do an online order, or pay bills online. You can accomplish a lot in little ten minutes chunks of time.

Allow up to half an hour a day for housecleaning. If you do this faithfully, your house can be really clean. No more spending your Saturday cleaning house! Youíve got better things to do. If you need to find out how to clean your home quickly and easily, check out Secret Confessions of a Clean Freak.

Buy clothes that are wash and wear. You donít want to have to spend time running torepparttar 142661 cleaners or ironing, do you? Make sure you getrepparttar 142662 clothes out ofrepparttar 142663 dry and hung up and/or put away right way so you donít have to worry about wrinkles.

Get a wash and wear haircut. Or at least one that takes less than 10 minutes to style inrepparttar 142664 morning and that will hold up all day. Use products that will cut down frizz and hold your hair in place. I have naturally curly (unruly, rebellious) hair. I use L.A. Looks frizz control gel before styling, and Pantene Flexible Hold Hairspray after to keep my hair looking good all day.

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