Buying a property in Ecuador, if you are in love or smitten with one, can be a WONDERFUL idea, so long as you are aware of the possible pitfalls that might dare to rear their ugly heads. This is because unlike in countries such as the US, Canada, Europe and Australia, title insurance is not a common protection mechanism in Ecuador. Any prudent person’s “numero uno” concern is to ensure absolute protection in making such a large item purchase; almost certainly the biggest investment that an Expatriate can or will ever make in Ecuador. A second thing…
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