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Monday October 16 2017
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Top 5 Mexican Real Estate Markets

As Americans struggle with the rising cost of living and a suffering housing market, investing in Mexican real estate is beginning to look muy bueno. Property prices in Mexico are significantly more affordable than in the U.S., and the forthcoming retirement of the baby boomer population is likely to create huge demand for property markets offerin...

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Off-Season Home Buying and Financing

A friend of mine thought he would take advantage of the rotten winter weather – and the perception that real estate is about the same – and make a low-ball offer on a piece of recreational property that one day could become his second home. His theory was that owners of summer lake cottages felt removed from their sunny getaways at this tim...

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What Can Go Wrong in a Mexican Transaction?

What can go wrong? The answer - everything... However, with competent counsel, a real estate sale in Mexico can be as safe as one in the United States. Understanding Mexican property law can safeguard the investment. The primary cause of Mexican real estate transactions going bad is that the legal process is not followed or all of the steps ...

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Campeche: The Gulf's Colonial Beauty

Considered one of Mexico’s best kept secret, Campeche City is a wonderful place to consider for retiring or investment. This Mexican State is a warm land of warm people with an approximate population of 800,000. Campeche City’s population hovers around 275,000. The best time to visit is November to April when the weather is warm but not ve...

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A Lightbulb Moment

I’ve made a discovery. It’s taken awhile to arrive at the point where I think I am beginning to understand something. I think I finally have had a “light bulb” moment where the light of day dawns on a very dark corner of my mind and makes me utter a shrieking, “Eureka!” When my wife and I moved to Mexico in 2003, we came with a ra...

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Differences Between Notaries in Mexico and the U.S.

There are many important differences between a "Notario Publico" in Mexico and a Notary in the United States. When you are told the Mexican Notario Publico will charge $3,000 dollars to make you the beneficiary of a trust on a Mexican beachfront condo, you certainly know things are different in Mexico. This article will clarify the misconcepti...

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Mexico Makes Its Presence at SIMA '08

Madrid, Spain.- A total of 202 companies from United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and United Arab Emirates participated in the tenth edition of International Madrid Real Estate Exhibition [SIMA08], where 42,668 properties from foreign markets were commercialized. The tenth edition of the International Madrid Real Estate Exhibition (SIMA), c...

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The 1st Annual ESCAPES Expo

Houston, TX.- The 1st Annual Escapes Second Home Expo was held in Houston (The Woodlands), Texas on April 19 & 20. Over 100 exhibitors from Texas, Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Hawaii, Idaho, and Montana represented the United States. Developers and real estate agencies from Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Belize represented some ...

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