‘Real Estate News’ News

Be Cool! Summer is Coming, and Buyers are Too!

By Susan Fogel and Glenn Sandford Up north of the border in the US of A, people are rolling out the barbecue, dusting off the lawn furniture, and getting ready to enjoy the long Memorial Day Holiday. And the hot home-selling season is about to...

Seasonal Round-up–or Did Anything Sell in 2014?

By Susan Fogel and Glenn Sandford As the 2014 high real estate sales season winds down, it is a good time to see what exactly the market was like.  Here is a snapshot of this week in our office: Three listings have offers working. By...

La Paz Home & Land Guide

TBC The Spring edition of the La Paz Home & Land Guide is a glossy, full-color booklet filled exclusively with AMPI real estate listings in & around La Paz. A special thanks to AMPI La Paz Past President Jose Luis Gaytan for his years of...

The Real Estate Fideicomiso Will Continue In Mexico

Amendment to Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution has been Rejected By John K. Glaab In May of 2013, the Mexican Chamber of Deputies (the lower house) approved legislation which would have amended the Mexican Constitution to permit  foreigners to purchase property outright in Mexico’s...

Members of AMPI/La Paz say Thank You!

  By Susan Fogel Who says you cannot get anything done with committee work? Most of us have said it at least once in our lives.  But not so for AMPI La Paz. This year as part of their outreach to build membership and to...

What Kind of Real Estate Was Sold in 2012 in La Paz and for How Much?

What Kind of Real Estate Was Sold in 2012 and for How Much? By Susan Fogel The quick answer: Not a whole lot and certainly not at top dollar! According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) figures, 73 units were sold in 2012 in La...

The Biggest Mistake a Seller Can Make

By Susan Fogel One of my favorite cartoons strips in the Old Country was Cathy. Cathy was an angst-ridden, single-career woman. One of the story lines features Cathy’s hunt for her first home. Cathy stomped out of two real estate offices when the agents told...

Build a House Out of Styrofoam Legos? Nothing Could Be Greener

By Susan Fogel “I was 15 minutes into my winter getaway, when I started telling people I was going to live here.” says Kelly Hoogers, 48, from the frozen north we know as Alberta. After five years in La Paz, Hoogers says he sometimes misses...

Starting October 16th, 30% Property Tax Discount + Additional 5% for 2013 in the Municipality of La Paz

TBC The City of La Paz has recently announced its temporary tax discount program for 2013 property taxes. This temporary discount began on October 16th, 2012 and will run until the end of the year. If you pay your 2013 property taxes before November 30th,...

INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS COMING OUT OF LA PAZ

INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS: Linda Jones Neil, ABR,  TRC CIPS, PIC, and founder of Mexico’s The Settlement Company® located in La Paz, BCS has been accredited to teach the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) classes, becoming the first in Mexico. The classes are the property...