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Tuesday October 17 2017
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Manzanillo Gains Popularity

The port city of Manzanillo, Mexico may offer some excellent real estate investment opportunities for foreign investors looking for an alternative to Mexican tourist cities such as Cabo, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. Real estate values in Manzanillo have been on the rise in recent years and will likely continue to increase as the city gains populari...

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Residential Real Estate in Oaxaca

During the first week of July, 2008, in the quaint Oaxaca suburb of Loma Linda, there were 12 new homes under construction and four building lots for sale … all within about six blocks. Colonia Loma Linda is one of the booming residential neighborhoods in the city of Oaxaca. It was recently reported that Oaxaca has one of the five strongest ...

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State of the Art Community - Interview with: Alejandro Yberri III

Alejandro Yberri started his career in tourism real estate projects across Mexico and served as FONATUR’s (Mexico’s Trust Fund for Tourism Development) Vice President of Advertising, Promotion, and Public Relations. Then, he spent over 15 years in the hotel industry in companies such as Westin, Stouffer, and Inter-Continental. Later, he was n...

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Choosing a New Residential Development

10 sets of Questions to ask a Developer: Suppose you are considering an investment property or a second house in a Mexican residential development. The shiny brochure is impressive, the website looked great, the pictures blew you away, the marketing representative of the development says all the right things and you’re dead set on getting th...

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Real Estate Commissions: What are you Paying For?

In the United States and Mexico, real estate agents traditionally earn a commission of 6 percent of the purchase price of a home. That number is not set in stone, though; this month’s issue of Consumer Reports includes the results of a questionnaire that found that only 46 percent of sellers tried to negotiate a lower commission for the real est...

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How to Fractionalize Your Second Home

The 10 essential steps to fractionalizing a home: If you own a vacation home, then you are all too aware of the limited time that you use it each year and the burden and cost of maintenance and upkeep that you are responsible for all year. Depending on the geographic location, you might want to think about selling your home as a fractional pro...

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The First Step in Your Expatriate Adventure

The very first thing you should consider once you’ve made your mind up as to where you are going to live overseas might surprise you. The many letters we receive from potential expats always begin with the theme of cost of living. While important, most who contact us in our adopted home of Guanajuato, Mexico, never get past this economic issue....

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Ventana at the EMIIT '08

Mexico City.- The Expo Mexicana de Inversión Inmobiliaria y Turística 2008 (EMIIT), an event organized by FONATUR was held on September the 29th, 30th and October 1st at Expo Bancomer Santa Fe, in Mexico City. EMIIT, the leading event for the tourism investment industry in Mexico, dealt with subjects related to the tourism industry. Many conf...

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