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Harriet Murray

Harriet Murray
Also from Puerto Vallarta, Harriet Murray's Viewpoint Blog provides expert advice on buying and selling homes in Mexico. Harriet has owned Cochran Real Estate in PV since 1997. She is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), President of AMPI Vallarta and a Member of the International Real Estate Federation.
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The San Miguel de Allende Real Estate Market

It was a pleasure to visit the San Miguel de Allende real estate market last week, particularly since it is one of the top...
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Buying Mexico Real Estate Outside of Popular Tourist Areas

A growing number of buyers in our Puerto Vallarta market are interested in buying Mexico real estate outside of the popular tourist areas. More...
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Pricing and Other Pitfalls in Mexico Real Estate

I spend a lot of time in my blogs on pricing and other pitfalls in Mexico real estate because pricing in particular is such...

Should You Buy and Sell Mexican Real Estate in U.S. Dollars or Mexican Pesos?

Today, I’d like to answer this question: Should you buy and sell Mexican real estate in U.S. dollars or Mexican pesos?You can, of course,...
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Finding Competence and Ethics in Mexico Real Estate Agents

When you purchase real estate, one of the biggest financial investments you will make, finding competence and ethics in Mexico real estate agents should...

Should Pesos or Dollars Be Used for Mexico Real Estate?

A question that comes up often from expats is: “Should pesos or dollars be used for Mexico real estate?” The purchase price of real...
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Wrong Listing Price Is a Common Mistake When Selling Real Estate in Mexico

The wrong listing price is a common mistake when selling real estate in Mexico. Pricing should be based on a total market overview, which...
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The Delicate Balance of Pricing to Sell Mexican Real Estate

When expats put their homes up for sale, getting top dollar is always the #1 objective. But many factors go into the proper pricing...
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Choosing a Real Estate Partner in Mexico

We make choices every day, and choosing a real estate partner in Mexico is a big one. My strong belief is that we need...
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Negotiating a Real Estate Deal in Mexico

When negotiating a real estate deal in Mexico, either the buyer or the seller always has the upper hand.In a buyer’s market, those looking for...

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