- Jun 12, 2016
Buying Real Estate in Mexico
It is a common misconception that foreigners cannot own real estate in Mexico, but the reality is that they can. It is perfectly legal for a foreigner or foreign corporation to acquire any type of real estate, holding the property as a direct owner, with the exception of properties located in the Restricted Zone.
- Jun 10, 2016
Why choose Vallarta/Nayarit for your new home?
While Los Cabos and Cancun seem to always be in the news as appealing Mexican destinations, Puerto Vallarta has been keeping a low profile in the background. And while the spotlight's on them, it is actually Puerto Vallarta that has created this country's largest resort real estate market —more Americans own homes in "PV" than in the other two cities combined!
- Jun 2, 2016
Commonly Asked Questions about Puerto Vallarta Real Estate
Purchasing real estate in Mexico may appear to be a daunting venture. To help demystify the process, we've created this CliffsNotes-style, jargon-free guide. Providing an informative overview of this multi-dimensional topic, it includes answers to a number of the frequently asked questions that repeatedly come our way.
- Jun 1, 2016
Vallarta & Nayarit's Most Popular Real Estate Neighborhoods
Comprehensive article outlining the most popular regions and neighbourhoods for tourism real estate in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
- Jun 1, 2016
What type of home will suit you best in Puerto Vallarta or Nayarit?
The vacation-home market has been continually evolving to meet the needs of consumers and their families, so that today's marketplace provides potential homeowners many different and unique buying options. When selecting a vacation home that will best suit your lifestyle needs, it's important to first educate yourself about market terminology and options available, and then assess your vacation preferences, travel goals and budget.
- May 31, 2016
Buying "Pre-Sale" Properties in Vallarta
A "pre-sale" purchase exists when a buyer enters into an agreement with a developer to purchase a unit that has not yet been built or finished. This type of purchase is inherently risky. In Mexico over the last 10 years the real estate market has seen a major boom, especially in developed or developing coastal areas.
- May 18, 2016
In Search of the Elusive "Perfect" Vallarta Condominium
During our nearly many years in Vallarta, we have lived mostly in condominiums, situated in different communities and neighborhoods around the bay. Each has been unique, offering advantages and disadvantages concerning location, layout, price and numerous other things that should be taken into consideration before moving into or purchasing a condominium.
- Feb 23, 2016
Mexican Immigration Law Explained
Do you really need a visa or can you just use a Visitor Visa?. Unless there is a reason to go through the process of getting a Temporary or Permanent Visa, it's recommended that you just use a Visitor Visa.
- Jun 23, 2015
Should I work with a Realtor?
When you're ready to think about buying or selling your property, you need to ask yourself the following questions: Do you have the time, energy, sources of information, and contacts to buy or sell a property in Mexico? If you were one of the "do-it-yourself" people, would the results be as good or better than they would be if you had professional assistance?
- Jun 23, 2015
How Realistic and Reasonable is acquiring Ejido Land in Mexico?
Every day more people are hearing about ejidos and are getting more familiar with ejido processes and formalities. Actually, ejidos represent a very interesting topic for investors in real estate and tourism because a considerable amount of land in Mexico belongs to ejidos, and an important amount of these ejidos are located in coastal areas.
- Jun 13, 2015
Vallarta & Nayarit Marine Living
Marina living appeals to a variety of people for many reasons, and this prestigious lifestyle is readily available in the numerous harbor developments of Marina Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Paradise Village in Nuevo Vallarta, and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.