Todd Bates was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and proceeded to enter university in Hamilton, Ontario, at McMaster University and after completing his Bachelor of Arts degree, went to Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, for a second Bachelor of Arts degree.
But he was searching for something more in his life and traveled to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada to visit friends from his University days and decided to pursue a life there. After owning and operating his 2 successful businesses in Whistler for 12 years, he met his (soon to be) wife on a trip to Puerto Vallarta (to visit his mother and father-in-law at their new condo in Nuevo Vallarta) and, after several more visits, decided that would be his new home in Paradise.
Both Todd’s mother and mother-in-law have properties in Puerto Vallarta, so he understands the needs and expectations of the foreign purchaser, as well as a Mexican purchaser. Growing up around real estate in Toronto, as Todd’s mother and brother ran a very successful real estate company in Toronto, he fully understands the work needed to be successful.
“Living here full-time has been an incredible challenge and opportunity and I am so fortunate to be able to live where people only think of vacationing”, Todd has said.
He continues to upgrade his real estate knowledge through continuous training in the multi-faceted business that the buying and selling of real estate in Puerto Vallarta to ensure that his clients receive the most professional representation possible.
He lives by the motto of “Treat this person as you would treat your mother and always expect more of yourself”.