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Everything you need to know about buying and selling real estate in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta, and the Banderas Bay region

New Year’s Resolutions

For the world, that all countries follow some form of fiscal and social responsibility.  In the big picture, racism and separatism will isolate us rather than benefit us. Education in Mexico is a priority. Lack of education of its citizens harms everyone in the country.  Low wages serve the rich well, but keep the poor from learning better skills to raise their standard of living.

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Civil Code of Jalisco & Condo Ownership

He Who Knows His Law Influences More Than Others

To protect condo owners, the Civil Code of Jalisco provides a comprehensive description of what condo ownership means, and how owners can protect their interests.In my experience, a number of buyers do not take the time to learn the ins and outs of this body of law.  It is to the owner’s benefit to be knowledgeable in the rules and regulations. This specific code protects the interests of the condo ownership as a whole. It is a mistake to assume that the rules and laws for condos in the States are the same as in Mexico.

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Tips for Success

How to Survive and Learn to Enjoy Condo Ownership

For most of you who have owned single-family homes, buying a condo is a new experience.  This type of ownership gives all owners the opportunity to influence core decisions on management and maintenance of their jointly owned building. Recently a wise man told me that most professionals who had worked all their lives and followed a career path intensely, want to relax and not treat their retirement or second home as a “business.”

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