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How to Buy a Home in Mexico  

I receive many questions from readers on how to buy a home in Mexico because the process is different from home buying in the...
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In Mexico Real Estate Sales Details Matter

You have just discovered that your address or name in the deed (escritura) does not match what is on your phone or electric bill....
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The Home Building Process Is Different in Mexico

If you are looking for a place to buy in in this country, you should know that the home building process is different in...
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Taxes Sellers Must Pay on Mexican Real Estate  

A frequent question I get is what taxes sellers must pay on Mexican real estate. Here is a listing of your tax obligations if...
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How to Navigate Buying Real Estate in the Restricted Zone  

Those of you who are thinking about purchasing property in Mexico should understand how to navigate buying real estate in the restricted zone, which...
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The Language, Practices and Laws of Buying Real Estate in Mexico  

If you are planning to purchase property, you should be acquainted with the language, practices and laws of buying real estate in Mexico.To get...
Condominium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Buying Pre-Construction Real Estate in Mexico  

If you are considering buying pre-construction real estate in Mexico, it is most important that you interview and select a professional, experienced agent who...
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Understanding Mexican Immigration and Tax Requirements  

A recent discussion with a seller made me realize understanding Mexican immigration and tax requirements is very important for all buyers and sellers of...
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What Are the Priorities for Buyers of Mexican Real Estate?

What are the priorities for buyers of Mexican real estate? First, always insist on a comparative market analysis of homes sold and a list...
Terrace view from home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Expats Can Buy Properties Near the Ocean in Mexico

Expats can buy properties near the ocean in Mexico through a fideicomiso trust, which was established by the Foreign Investment Law.Legal ownership of real...