Should You Rent or Buy?

Should You Rent or Buy?

As a child, when you imagine yourself grown-up, you see yourself  buying a house for your own, with a movie theater, a basketball court, and an ice cream machine. However, as soon as you finish college, you get that underpaid job. You soon come to realize buying your own house is completely out of your […]

10 ways to reduce your cooling costs this summer

10 ways to reduce your cooling costs this summer

Why has Baja California Sur become a popular vacation and retirement destination? The main reason is it’s sunny 365 days a year. Although in the winter this is great for people running away from the harsh cold winters up north, in the summer it could be a death sentence. Okay, let’s not exaggerate, but that […]

New Flights To/From Los Cabos

New Flights To/From Los Cabos

Los Cabos is a must see city, selected by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the best top travel destinations you need to visit with many new hotels and tourist attractions are opened, or because the truth is, it is a place that stands out and is worthwhile visiting, Los Cabos encompases three reasons to […]

Mexican Appraisals: Purpose and Use

Mexican Appraisals: Purpose and Use

We all know that an appraisal is sought to determine an evaluation of a property. By the way: the Spanish word for appraisal is: avaluó. When purchasing a property whether land or home an appraisal of the property is conducted by a licensed engineer appointed by the municipality. The cost for an appraisal starts at […]

Day of the Dead, celebrations in Mexico

Day of the Dead, celebrations in Mexico

November 1st and 2nd are the days when in Mexico we celebrate the Day of the Dead (El Día de Los Muertos). Although if at first it might sound odd that we celebrate Day of the Dead, it really is a celebration of life and a tribute to all who have passed away.

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 […]