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

Apostille, Ejido, Finiquito and more

Mexican Real Estate Definitions

Ejido:  Farming land owned by a legal entity, or group called the Ejido. Collective land that can now be privatized.  Foreigners cannot acquire rights to Ejido property.  Through a proper process, the Ejido can sell to a Mexican individual. The Mexican can then sell to a foreigner. Escritura Publica: The document issued by the notary to transfer ownership of property.  The escritura is a public deed. If there is bank trust for foreign ownership it is described in the escritura. In the escritura the banks define its authority and sets out its fees.

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Real Estate in Mexico

Buyers & Sellers Deserve Ethical Agents

This article is about pre-construction, new developments, as well as resales. There is a particular ethical and moral way in which buyers and sellers should deal with each other, and most of the time, the person who has to keep the negotiation on this level is the agent (agents) involved. This is our responsibility to recognize and require that everyone involved work on the highest level of reason and fairness. This subject has nothing to do with negating capitalism or denying a buyer or a seller a good deal.

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Using its Most Valuable Asset – Real Estate

How Mexico Brought in Direct Investment

A client who recently bought a condo in Puerto Vallarta, called and said, “Please write a summary of the basic points of foreign ownership: so that not only I can speak about it better, but to teach or remind other foreigners what a unique opportunity we have to own properties near the ocean in Mexico.” This is a summary of the characteristics of a fideicomiso trust:

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