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Protect Yourself From Mortgage or Construction Liens During Your Mexican Real Estate Purchase

Imagine having  your dream home in Mexico, you are relaxing on your deck in the warm sun and looking out onto the beautiful Caribbean ocean.  Life is amazing. It took all your savings but it is worth it. You are finally retired and you have arrived at your destiny. But, did you use a real estate attorney during your real estate purchase? If not, you have put yourself at risk of losing your brand new home. It is very important for foreign buyers to use a professional attorney in Mexico when purchasing property. They will do a comprehensive title search before you...

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Canadians Buying Real Estate In Mexico Urged To Use A Trusted Mexican Law Firm

Canadians buying property in Mexico are advised to hire a law firm in Mexico to represent them and protect their investment. There are many attorneys in Mexico, but MexLaw is the only Mexican based real estate law firm that is owned and operated by licensed Canadian and American Lawyers that have partnered with Mexican lawyers. You will have the best of both worlds on your team. Being a law firm in Mexico you will benefit from their business contacts such as health and home insurance providers, accountants, real estate agents and developers, almost everything from decorators to landscapers. Some foreigners wish to...

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INVEST IN REAL ESTATE AND WIN!

Investing in real estate is a great opportunity through which it's possible to have a property that can go from an apartment or a house to commercial property, even a piece of land where you can build or make improvements to an existing property and resell it! Real estate investment is an attractive option, since properties are continuously increasing their value and a have a great ROI. Real estate investment is considered to be low risk, secure and profitable. According to experts, properties must be seen as any other financial stock, they should be sold when the market is high since...

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WILLS & ESTATES IN MEXICO FAQ

[vc_row triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1447863467772{padding-bottom: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_accordion style="accordion"][mkd_accordion_tab title="WHAT IS WILL MONTH IN MEXICO?" title_tag="h4" title_padding="13" content_padding="11px 15px 20px 15px"][vc_column_text] September is Will month in Mexico. It’s a reminder to prepare for the inevitable and to leave in order affairs so that family members inherit property and not complications. Notaries offer a considerable discount during this month, sometimes up to 50%, of the regular fees to prepare a Will. [/vc_column_text][/mkd_accordion_tab][mkd_accordion_tab title="WHAT HAPPENS TO PROPERTY WHEN A PERSON DIES WITHOUT A WILL?" title_tag="h4" title_padding="13" content_padding="11px 15px 20px 15px"][vc_column_text] This is referred to as an abintestate Estate. In Mexico, property of the deceased is not automatically and...

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Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate

September is will month in Mexico, and the Mexican government offers incentives to property owners to encourage them to prepare a will. Foreigners with investments in Mexico may have a will prepared in Canada or the US, however getting a foreign instrument recognized in Mexico can entail a lengthy and expensive process. The foreign will must be translated into Spanish by an official court-approved translator. It must be "Apostilled" in the country where it was prepared. Canadian wills are not required to be apostilled but will need to be translated into Spanish by a court-approved translator and submitted to the...

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