In the recent years, many people have decided to buy land in Ecuador. Both local Ecuadorians and foreigners alike have purchased and are purchasing various sized areas for both commercial and personal use. Ecuador is also an ideal place to settle down because it enjoys a fantastic springtime/summer climate all year round. People are also known to have a high average life expectancy mainly because of the good lifestyle Ecuadorians adapt. The real estate industry is thriving right now in Ecuador.