Los Cabos Home Buyers Guide

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The Ultimate Los Cabos Homebuyer Guide

Our guide is here to help buyers who are looking to purchase their vacation home in Los Cabos. If you are in the market for a new property in the region, we provide a quick tutorial on essential things you should know when looking at the real estate market in Los Cabos.

Purchasing a Home

Buying a property in Mexico is quite easy even for foreigners who are not familiar with the process. If you have an experienced realtor working with you, they can help you out with the ins and outs of the real estate market in the region.

Requirements for homebuyers in Mexico:

The buyer (or the legal representative of the buyer)
The seller (or the legal representative of the seller)
The real estate agent or company
The closing agent
The escrow agent
The notary public

Steps you have to follow once you find a property you would like to purchase:

Making an offer
Deciding on a contract
Third Party escrow
Fideicomiso (the bank trust)

The bank or Fideicomiso allows foreigners the ability to buy property in select areas of Mexico. Any land within 50 km off the coast or 100 km is restricted. Once purchased you become the beneficiary of a trust that's valid for 50 years. The law involved has enabled foreigners to buy land in Mexico legally for many years.

The Ultimate Los Cabos Homebuyer Guide

Choosing a Location

One of the most important considerations when looking to buy a home in Los Cabos is identifying the right location for your property. If you're planning to rent out your second home, you may want to find a place that is renter-friendly. There is a year-round tourist season in the region which means there is a lot of great places for rental properties in the city too. You'll want to buy a home where guests have easy access to one of the many attractions in the area. These include beachfront locations, places close to the marina, or further inland in the city itself. There are several options available you will want to discuss with your realtor.

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Earning from your Vacation Home

An excellent way to offset your total cost when buying a home in Los Cabos is by renting out. A lot of home buyers in the region tend to purchase a vacation property that they visit a few times a year. 


There are plenty of development sites and older homes perfect for remodeling and upgrades. These homes can be quite affordable and allow you to build your dream home from the ground up.

Fixer-Upper Home in Cabo Corridor

Los Cabos Realtor

If you are looking to buy a home in Los Cabos, you will want to work with a professional realtor who has extensive experience in the region. Our team has helped clients buy and sell properties in the area. If you have any real estate questions you need to be answered, please feel free to Contact Us today for more information.

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Let Me Help You Find Your San Jose del Cabo, Mexico Home!

If you are a home buyer, it is important to have the assistance of a Buyer's Agent to represent you during the transaction. If you need additional assistance or would like to schedule a showing, contact our office at (872) 222 6726.

Cabo Real Estate Services
Blvd Paseo de la Marina & Lázaro Cárdenas 
Centro, Marina Cabo San Lucas 23454
Phone: (872) 222 6726

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Laura Cerrano
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Thank you very much for the guide! You’re definitely a good point person area to let me know what’s available. /)

May 29, 2019 11:42 PM #1
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