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Ecuador Haciendas

Here are Ecuador haciendas for sale.

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Pascal Butterlin leading delegates on a tour of a hacienda for sale near Urcuqui.

Moving to Ecuador is one way of surviving and profiting from major social and economic shifts.

See three international investing tips and the importance of spotting trends and surviving shifts at “Surviving Shifts Part I”.

Haciendas give us a reminder of how global social economic shifts change value.

At one time haciendas were the economic backbone in Latin America.  Today their economic value must shift.

For example our hotel in Cotacachi was the main home of a hacienda.

Where can you still own a hacienda?  Any place where shifts are altering the utility of such places.

Delegates on Jean Marie and Pascal Butterlin’s most recent Imbabura real estate tour saw this…


hacienda for sale near Urcuqui.

Jean Marie Butterlin with delegates and mayor of Urcuqui.


Pascale Butterlin at the hacienda.


Mayor of  Urcuqui with the tour.


The main hacienda house is appx. 5,000 square feet. The hacienda sits at…


a good altitude, about 5,000 feet, has almost 1,600 acres…


plus the hacienda has its…

hacienda chapel

own private chapel.


This seems to be a very expensive hacienda but we are told that the price is negotiable and Jean Marie says… “This property has a lot of soul.” One never knows!

Economic and social change is with us always but the shifts come faster and faster.  Ecuador Living is one way to survive and prosper from the current shifts.


See this hacienda on Jean Marie’s April 2011 Imbabura tour.

Ecuador Real Estate Tour in Imbabura

Ecuador  Cotacachi and Imbabura Province Real Estate Tours

Join an Ecuador real estate tour in Imbabura… soon.

See Quito’s new airport.


almost complete and it is…

45 minutes closer to Imbaburra.  This is going to enhance the Ecuador real estate value throughout Imbabura Province.

Prices for Ecuador real estate tours are still low. The inflow of expats from the USA, Canada and Europe have created a strong real estate market.

Ecuadorliving.com was the first website to recommend Ecuador real estate nearly two decades ago and we continue to assist Ecuador Living Club members in arranging Ecuador tours as the most efficient way to learn about Ecuador’s real estate market.

Ecuador real estate markets have evolved to the point that group tours are counter productive. When Ecuador Living began,  there was not enough property… easily reached… for sale.   Little English was spoken and the properties were often hard to reach and spread far apart.

Ecuador real estate group tours helped readers reach these properties.

Today there are many properties and group tours can inhibit zeroing in on specific wants and needs.

Ecuador Living’s Real Estate Tour service helps its members create custom tours that fit each person’s schedule and particular desires.

The personalized tours are like AAA Trip Tics and help in three ways.

#1: The dates of your tour can be set to fit your schedule.  Ecuador Living makes sure you don’t book a tour on holidays or times when you would not be able to see property.

#2:  The tour service helps you zero in on your particular needs in real estate so you do not want to spend time viewing properties that are not of interest to you.   Once we have your tour dates and specifications, we contact brokers, developers and sellers of real estate in advance to help focus your search.

#3: You can turn these tours into adventures and overall Ecuador introductory tours so you see many different areas of Ecuador as you wish.

Ecuador Personalized Real Estate Tours are the most efficient and inexpensive way to get an overall view of Ecuador real estate.

Because we are publishers who owe our loyalty to our readers and not real estate agents, you can be assured that the tours are based on your wishes, not on any broker’s desire to sell a specific property.   Ecuador Living does not participate in any proceeds, commissions etc. from real estate sales.

For example if you only want to view farms with acreage and want to see farms in three areas… such as Cuenca, Imbabura and the coast we can help you organize a tour for this.

A recent article entitled “Building a charming destination”  by Paola Vellejo in the Bienes Raices Clave (Key Real Estate), Ecuador’s leading real estate magazine shows how experienced we are in Ecuador real estate.

You can see this article below.

Organizing the tour is a three step process.

#1:  This is a service unique to our Ecuador Living Club members.  To begin, become a member here.

If you are already a member please go to your password protected page at the link below.

#2: Once you have enrolled please use the real estate tour page to describe your real estate needs and email to us.

#3: We will research the trip… airfare and internal travel costs… hotel… food… guide and time required for each aspect of the trip.

To begin the set up of your tour please join the Ecuador Living Club here.  

Existing members please go to your password protected page.

The article entitled “Building a charming destination”  by Paola Vellejo in the Bienes Raices Clave (Key Real Estate), Ecuador’s leading real estate magazine shows how experienced we are in Ecuador real estate.


A translation of the article says:    In conversation with Britain’s Steve Marchant, familiar with the housing boom of Cotacachi, you can see the origin of the phenomenon of its growing popularity as a destination for retirees is the result of the sum of a series of coincidences that inevitably arise from one person: Gary Scott.    Scott was the spark that ignited the housing boom of Cotacachi for retirees.

You can read that article in Spanish here.

See a Google translation to English of the article here.



See Cuenca and coastal real estate tour details.