View from the Roof

A View From the Roof:  An Overview for Our 1,000 New Readers!!

A View From the Roof: An Overview for Our 1,000 New Readers!!

By Gary Phillips March and April have been stellar months for Pro-Ecuador.com.   In March, we had 258,000 page views on our website and we have signed up more than 1,000 new subscribers since March 1. So my column this issue is devoted to familiarizing our new readers with a little […]

A View from the Roof: Ecuador is Changing, You Be the Judge

A View from the Roof: Ecuador is Changing, You Be the Judge

Linda and I just returned from several months in California where we were present for the birth of our second granddaughter, Sophia Rose.  She made her appearance two minutes short of Christmas Eve.  What a joyful Christmas we had!   The most joyful thing was Linda and I taking turns […]

A View From the Roof:  First Tango in Cotacachi

A View From the Roof: First Tango in Cotacachi

We frequently get questions about what do expats do in Cotacachi after they move here.   Most people say they are incredibly busy enjoying themselves with festivals, dinner parties at Haciendas (last weekend about 30 of us went to the restored 300 year old Hacienda San Isidro for a delicious organic […]

A View From the Roof:  Reader Comments on Real Estate Service

A View From the Roof: Reader Comments on Real Estate Service

Linda and I have been selling real estate in Cotacachi for nearly four and a half years. In that time, with the able assistance of our good friend Dale Oelrich and our Ecuadorian agent, Fernando Sarsosa, we have helped nearly 100 people purchase properties here. In most cases, it has […]

A View from The Roof–Yup, The View is Still Here!

A View from The Roof–Yup, The View is Still Here!

Well friends, it has been a long time since we’ve published a newsletter, and yes, we still have our downtown penthouse apartment.   Some of you may recall that back in March, I announced we were going to have to find a different location. But just a few weeks before we […]