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

Colombia an Option for Expats

Areas to consider for living in Medellin neighborhoods

From the city center in the valley, neighborhoods extend up the mountainsides, where residents enjoy cooler daytime temperatures with beautiful city and mountain views. Most expats and tourists prefer the city’s high-rise apartments and condominiums in fashionable neighborhoods such as El Poblado, Parque Lleras, Envigado and Laureles.

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A Remarkable Study in Contrasts

What about Columbia for Part-time or Full-time Living?

Recently, I had the good fortune to tour towns and areas in Colombia. It was safe for travel, as are many places now, and there are areas that are fine and areas that aren’t. But overall, Colombia is a traveler-friendly destination and very safe for foreigners. Colombia is a country in the extreme north of South America. Its landscape has tropical forests, the Andes mountains and several coffee plantations. In Bogotá, the high-rise capital in the Zona Rosa district is famous for its restaurants and shops. 

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Real Estate Basics to Know

Buying Your Dream Home in Mexico

Here are some of the real estate basics to know and understand before you purchase real estate in Mexico: Understand the scope of work of the notary. The concept of the “notario publico” needs to be explained to the foreigner buyer or seller. The Mexican notario is an experienced, specialized attorney who decides if the seller has the authority and ability to transfer his property. The notary is required to file the fidecomiso or deed with the public registry, and he is a neutral party to the transaction.

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Buying a Condo in Mexico

Two Key Issues for Condominium Owners

After 20 years of attending condominium meetings in Jalisco, I have learned that certain core issues cause most of the ongoing problems. These problems persist from lack of understanding (education) and lack of communication. Issue of Private and Common Areas – Yes, the condo regime, bylaws, rules, regs, and escritura (trust deeds) are in Spanish. It is still vital to understand the most important clauses or definitions contained within these documents. 

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