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

Notario law in Europe, South America, Mexico and North America

Why do you Need an Attorney to Look at the History of a Property

Why would I need an attorney to look at Condo association, rules and regs. Why is it not the Notario doing that? Buyer beware…issues can only be examined by a proficient legal professional who can go to the registry or use the documents we first ask for from the seller if they show they are recorded.


How to make the best of a new experience

How to Survive and Learn to Enjoy Condominium Ownership

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


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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