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

Steps to Take & Documentation to Keep

Ready to Sell Your Home in Mexico?

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. Your paperwork trail needs to satisfy the notary. He has to have everything he needs to not only establish a clear picture of you as the owner, but he has to have a documented history of your utility use in the property. Your utility bills must match your legal address in your deed.  Everything has to match!

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Mexican Real Estate Terms to Know

What is an Escritura?

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.

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