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

Not the country you hear about on the nightly news

Mexico’s Growth in Global Manufacturing & Production

What country has enhanced its position in global manufacturing and design for appliances to aircraft parts?  Mexico. Surprised? 

In the past Mexico, has had troubles competing for business development because of the lack of standards met for international competitiveness, but things have changed. 

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Don't Procrastinate

Do Your Homework When Selling Real Estate

As a seller, you should know when you offer your property for sale, if you have an exemption or deductions to use against capital gains. When an offer comes in, it should say both buyer and seller agree to their usual closing costs. Capital gains tax is an expense and part of your closing costs. You want to make sure your listing agent has helped you determine ISR tax and any applicable strategy, before your property is being promoted.

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Financing Your Puerto Vallarta Home Purchase

Are Mortgages Available in Mexico?

Americans are used to leverage of mortgages, and do not typically put all cash into a purchase. In Mexico, many foreigners use refinancing of properties in their home country to buy properties here for cash.

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What Documentation and Paperwork Will You Need?

Selling Your Puerto Vallarta Property

You have discovered that your address or name in the deed does not match what is on your phone or electric bill.  Yes, the bills get to you or to the person who pays them, but this mistake can be a problem when you decide to sell. The system we usually follow before we decide to sell doesn’t have the checks and balances it should.

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