‘Real Estate News’ News

Are You a Foreigner With Assets in Mexico?

  Take Advantage of the Mes de Testamento By Gisela Talamantes Saenz During the months of March and September, the College of Public Notaries of the State of Baja California Sur reduces their fees by 50% for granting wills. Also, some Notary Public offices will...

Build My Dream Home…In La Paz

By Susan Fogel “…Building your own house is a primal urge, one of those universal genetic drives, like the need to provide for your family…” So says BBC presenter and host of Grand Designs, Kevin McCloud. Building your own house can be joyful, stressful, expensive,...

RENTING YOUR MEXICAN PROPERTY

by Linda Neil Everyday more and more foreigners, including people from the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe are acquiring Mexican property for rentals and enjoyment. The market for rentals is huge. Many newcomers prefer to rent or lease a house or an apartment while they...

GOING LOCAL – La Paz, BCS

GOING LOCAL La Paz TBC with Victor Granados Seven years ago this month, Victor Granados and his partner in crime, Edith Gonzalez, started their new adventure in life: South Baja Realtors. After making hundreds of happy clients – and, in turn, new friends – over...

Municipality of La Paz 2016 Property Tax Discounts on Now

TBC Do you want to get a jump on the New Year and pay your 2016 property taxes early? The City of La Paz has announced its temporary tax discount program for the months of October and November 2015. This temporary discount will run until...

So, You Want to Be an Innkeeper… Or at Least Rent Your Home to Vacationers

By Susan Fogel Renting your Mexican home or any home to vacationers is easy money, if you do it right and make your home inviting, keep it sparkling clean, and offer lovely, homey touches. Your little palace in paradise can be rented year-round. But there...

Serena Condominiums, New Concept in a Condominium Development

By Susan Fogel There is a new condominium development opening soon. And it is different from the rest. Unlike other condominium complexes that are often plopped down on a busy street or in an area surrounded by commercial establishments, Serena Condominiums is located inside the...

PAYING TAXES ON INCOME ON RENTALS

By Linda Neil MAKE LIFE SIMPLER.  DON’T SPEND IT WORRYING ABOUT COMPLIANCE. Mexican newspapers are full of headlines 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 the...

There She Goes Again…Latest in La Paz Real Estate News

By Susan Fogel Almost daily prospective sellers call me, asking me to talk to them about listing their home. And I say “home” and not house because to the seller, it is home. They have poured their dreams and money into making their piece of...

After the Hurricane – La Paz Ready for Business

By Susan Fogel As I have said to many friends, life in La Paz is segmented into life BEFORE the hurricane and life AFTER the hurricane. What occurred before Odile came roaring through resides in the distant past. And so here I am back at...