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PAYING TAXES ON RENTAL PROPERTIES LOCATED IN MEXICO

By Linda Neil Internet, blog sites, expat groups and Mexican newspapers are full of information about the growing problem of foreigners who are renting their homes or condominiums and failing to pay Mexican taxes. Not only is this a violation of Mexican tax law with...

Women Professionals in Real Estate In La Paz

By Susan A. Fogel Last Wednesday, I was honored to interview all but two of the women real estate agents profiled here. But I know all of them. I have worked with all of them over the years. They are a varied group. Their time...

Construction Underway at Vista Coral Oceanfront Residences

TBC On the southern end of the La Paz waterfront, in the heart of Vista Coral and Marina Cortez, Vista Coral Oceanfront Residences is now under construction. On hand to lay the first brick at the construction site to celebrate was Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis,...

Tales of Caution from the (Real Estate) Trenches!

By Heather Borquez There are many stories, some true, some exaggerated, of people buying property in Mexico and later finding out that they have high Capital Gains Tax bills to pay upon the sale of the property. Here are some of the most common dilemmas...

Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts

Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts TBC The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of January 2017. This temporary discount will run until January 31st, 2017. If you pay your 2017 property taxes before...

BUYING REAL ESTATE IN LA PAZ

by Heather Borquez So now that you LOVE it here… how the heck do you buy property (without loosing your mind)? First, find a good agent! Look for someone bilingual, as you will need them to work with Spanish-speaking agents and owners, lawyers, and tradespeople....

RENTAL TAXES – PAYING THEM and BEING LEGAL IN MEXICO

FAQ IS A TEMPORARY VISA REQUIRED? I read an article on the internet about your services.  We have spoken to an accountant in PV about paying taxes on our rental income.  One accountant has told me I need to get my temp visa. This seems like...

GOING LOCAL – La Paz with Karina Ehrenberg

TBC with Karina Ehrenberg Karina Ehrenberg Theurel, who is fluent in English, Spanish and German, was born and raised in La Paz and lived here until she was 18 years old. She travelled around the world and later returned to the Baja and worked several...

NORTHERN EXPOSURE – PLAYAS PACIFICAS

By Linda Jackson For those who love the Pacific-side of Baja California Sur, with its kinder summer climate and its wave and breeze-filled energy, for those who are disenchanted with the increasing urban sprawl (or at least want to hold it at bay for a...

Happy 25th Anniversary, the settlement company®, and Thank You, Linda Neil

By Susan Fogel Real Estate in Mexico and especially in Baja California Sur has come a long way since the turn of the millennium. One woman can be credited with being the catalyst for this change. Real estate writer, educator and 40-year veteran of real...