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

The Purchase of Real Estate

Buying Property & Real Estate in Mexico

Foreigners (non-Mexican) are able to purchase real estate in Mexico. They may directly own rural or urban land in the interior of Mexico with certain limitations on specific agricultural tracts.  In the restricted protected zone, a Trust Deed is used.


Mexican Real Estate

Differences in New Development Projects

At this moment, the majority of new construction of condos in Mexico are bought for cash (from the buyers), and developers are building with these funds. Learn about the differences in new development projects in Mexico, US & Canada.


Civil Law and Common Law in Real Estate

So goes the law, so goes the practice of Real Estate…Mexican Civil Law is not the same as English Common Law. This makes a difference to you as a buyer or seller. Learn the differences here.


Buying Property

Real Estate Escrow in Mexico

Escrow as we know it in the US and Canada is not required in Mexico. Using a third party to hold funds is what most Americans and Canadians believe is the proper way to purchase or sell a property, but a Mexican has a different experience and the difficulty arises for non-Mexicans in our market when they have to purchase within a Fideicomiso trust for property near the oceanfront.