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 […]

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? […]