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Articles about buying, renting, renovating, and selling real estate in Mexico.

Water Heater in Mexico

Water Heater Maintenance

The water heater in our Mexican home is probably heading towards its twentieth year. Given its age and daily use, it isn’t entirely unreasonable for the heater to call for some attention...

Ocean View through a window

A Comment on Mexican Property Values

Mexico’s realty market has not escaped the world-wide downturn property, in good part due to the knock-on effects of the financial trouble which began in 2007-2008. However, Mexico’s downturn has not been as deep nor as severe as the one in the USA, and much less so than in places like Spain—and there are specific reasons for that . . .

Colonial House Doors in Mexico

A Colonial Foothold in Mexico

While a large proportion of foreigners purchasing property in Mexico choose to make their investment at one of Mexico’s many fine beach locations, there exists another option when you’re searching for a property foothold in Mexico: a collection of beautifully preserved colonial towns and cities...

Home Security and Insurance in Mexico

Insuring Your Property in Mexico

Property ownership in Mexico carries all of the same responsibilities of property ownership elsewhere, and protecting your valuable physical assets against unforeseen events is an essential consideration as you formulate your annual budget . . .

Oceanside Mexican Home

Property Near Beaches in Mexico

It IS possible for foreigners to own property in Mexico -- even by the beach. However, regardless of whether you are Mexican or not, you cannot own the beach...

Wood Deck in a Garden

Wood Decks and Open Space Living Areas

Most of Mexico has a year-round mild climate, conducive to spending a lot of time outdoors or in open spaces within the home. In fact, many Mexican families spend most of their time cooking, eating and socializing on an outside terrace or covered patio of some sort...

Working with a real estate agent in Mexico

Tell-Tale Signs of a Good Realty Agent

Finding and working with a reliable local real estate agent can pay long-term dividends when it comes to renting, buying, and selling property in Mexico . . .

Make use of the view: Seav View from the Terrace

Take Advantage of Your Home’s Views

It doesn’t really happen very often, but I have seen homes built on the beach, or on a high piece of ground, with small windows and wooden doors. And, even when homes do have decent-sized picture windows and sliding glass doors, they are insufficient. They should be huge, and lots of them . . .

Illustration of Land and Water Resource

Beware of Land Without Water

When you’re buying property in Mexico, whether it’s a built home or land upon which you intend to build your dream home, it’s vital to know exactly what the water supply arrangements are, because it may not be as straightforward as you might expect.