Trust ownership for foreigners

Trust ownership for foreigners

The restricted zone, according to Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution, is all land located within 100 kilometers of any national border and within 50 kilometers of any ocean. Article 27 of the Constitution states that no foreigner will be allowed to acquire direct title to land within the restricted zone. However, Mexico’s Foreign Investment […]

How do you choose a Builder in Baja?

How do you choose a Builder in Baja?

Okay you’ve purchased the lot that can easily accommodate your dream home, now it is time to build it! How do you choose a builder? Who can you trust? Here are a series of suggested questions to interview and find your partner in this upcoming adventure.  

Why having a Property & Community Manager matters.

Why having a Property & Community Manager matters.

By: Cristina Chowath Let me tell you a little story. Almost 5 years ago I became a “real adult” and bought my first property, a cute little condo in a condominium complex really close to downtown. Naïve as I was, I was more concerned about what colors to paint my living room than who was […]

Remodeling an abandoned house

Remodeling an abandoned house

By: Fernando Felix – Arquitect It was the first time at the property with a Coldwell Banker Riveras agents and a potential buyer. They needed a professional house inspection to answer a very clear request: “Is this investment worth it? Should we buy it or not?” One look at the house and I thought: Why? […]

Top 10 Things to Know About Buying a Second Home

Top 10 Things to Know About Buying a Second Home

Demand for second homes remains healthy despite a slow housing market. With homebuyers enjoying an advantage in many markets, now may be the time to buy that second home. Whether you’re dreaming of paradise or profit, master these 10 tips for a smart investment. Resist the urge to impulse buy. Don’t come back from vacation […]