We’ve all been affected by this global pandemic, COVID-19, and it has opened our eyes to our susceptibility to a virus that is so fast-spreading. As such, this has been quite a unique experience for all of us indeed. So now that we’be put extensive precautions in place and we’ve done such a good job buckling down, we’re ready for recovery as a stronger and more vigilant people. The great news now is that Cabo is a shining example of resilience, as Nick Fong reveals in his Cabo update every Saturday morning.
First, before we look at how Cabo and all of Baja California Sur is recovering, let’s look at how Mexico has been affected by COVID-19. From Nick Fong, as he’s detailed during his Saturday morning Cabo update on May 23rd, 2020, there were 62,527 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 13,347 currently active cases of the virus. In Mexico overall, there has been 6,389 reported deaths from COVID-19.
In Baja California Sur, the southern state on the Baja California peninsula, which includes the inviting towns of Loreto, La Paz, and all of Los Cabos, there are currently 204 active cases of COVID-19. Also, there were 31 deaths and 254 recoveries throughout Baja California Sur. There were 91 cases in La Paz and so far, there have been ZERO cases in Loreto!
Cabo Update by Nick Fong
Ericka, a Journalist for La Jornada Newspaper in Mexico City, has been researching and preparing reports for Nick Fong in order to keep you up-to-date every Saturday morning in the weekly Cabo Update. View La Jornada to stay informed about the situation in Mexico.
Cabo is reopening
The original reopening date was set for the first of June, but now that’s been canceled. There is a new pending reopening date that is set for June 20th, but we don’t know how solid that really is. Therefore, stay tuned with Nick Fong on his Saturday morning Cabo Update to be informed and to prepare yourself for your return to Cabo as this wonderful Mexican destination reopens and begins to thrive again.
For flights to Cabo, 60% of air connectivity is reported to resume. Regarding hotels, 80% of hotel occupancy is reported to reopen. We all believe that all of Cabo will come back online little-by-little. The majority of this information comes from the Pueblo Bonito Hotel Group in Cabo. They are going through extensive measures to ensure public safety as people start coming back – extreme best practices. Ronival is also using extreme best practices to ensure the safety of their clients as they tour homes for sale throughout Baja California Sur.
Third and fourth quarter recovery forecast
The recovery is going to be a slow and steady upswing as Baja California Sur slowly comes back online. Nick Fong describes this recovery as being shaped like a Nike swoosh.
Nick Fong’s Operations Manager, Crizol, works tirelessly on the housing recovery information in order to keep the Ronival team and all of you up-to-date on the overall Cabo recovery status. Check out the latest housing information to gauge the recovery at mls.loscabosagent.com. There, you can download a pdf with the latest information.
There has been quite a sharp reduction in new properties going on the market during this global pandemic. As of May 16th, 2020, $2.7M of list volume occurred during the previous week. But there’s good news! It’s going back up! Nick Fong expects it to look like a “V” formation as seller confidence increases. Now, just visit mls.loscabosagent.com and download the latest pdf to see all of the housing and recovery data.
Baja California Sur real estate
Many Americans, Canadians, and people from other countries choose to make Los Cabos and other magical towns in Baja California Sur, Mexico, their home or vacation home. Discover how to purchase your dream home in Baja. Make an appointment with the top Real Estate Broker in Baja: Nick Fong. He’s featured on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt.
Since 2010, Ronival has been helping clients find the best homes in Cabo and throughout Baja California Sur. And, they’re highly-skilled negotiators that’ll get you the best price. Whether you wish to buy a property or quickly sell your Baja real estate, they’ve got you covered!
If you’d like to take a tour of a property in Cabo or anywhere else in Baja California Sur, just click CONTACT to inquire. Or, call directly at 619-831-2000. Ronival will be happy to answer your questions. You can also schedule a time to show you around this breathtaking location.
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