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Managing Real Estate Broker with Tu Casa Real Estate

I usually answer this question by suggesting the following:  Ask everyone (family, friends, clients, associates) about Real Estate in Mexico.  Here is what you will find.

1. They have at one time or another have been interested in purchasing property in Mexico.

2. They know someone who owns property there.

3. They think only Mexican citizens can own property.

4. They think land can only be leased.

5. They think the Mexican government can confiscate your property at anytime.

From this point you should notice two things.  One, people need to be educated on this topic.  Two, by helping them...there should be an opportunity to increase your income.

mexico city (El Angel de Independencia, Historic Landmark in Mexico City)

I invite you to try this and report back.  Share your questions, successes and failures.  Together, by first helping each other help our clients, we can all learn new ways to include Mexico in our business plans!

(If I can increase my income by selling Mexican Real Estate from Salem Oregon! YOU CAN TOO!!)

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Jul 08, 2008 05:31 AM
Jose Gonzalez
Tu Casa Real Estate - Salem, OR


My 4th was great!  For me, what is important, is that I fill a need of the people.  Only by helping them, can we win.  Thanks for the comment.

Jul 08, 2008 12:04 PM

I have lived in Mexico for a small period of time and can see why so many North Americans are beginning ot buy real estate and sell real estate like crazy. The cost of living is right and the people and lifestyle is amazing, with all that and the beautiful weather, and buying is only getting easier even in small towns like I have been looking into, like Barra De Navidad real estate for instance. The housing looks beautiful and the price is right, especially in a booming market, now is the time to get in on it.

Jul 09, 2008 06:19 AM
Matthew Miiller

I run a cross border mexico mortgage business which provides mortgages for Americans and Canadians purchasing property in Mexico. And I agree that one of the biggest misconceptions, still to this day, is that you can't own property. It is interesting as you have some of the wealthiest and most successful business people in the U.S. buying $5 million properties down there but people still think it is not safe. Blame the media i guess. I have written countless articles on this subject. Overall, education on this needs to continue and Mexico will continue to flourish as the number one retirement destination. I have a lot of content on the buying process for Mexico property on our website as www.conficasamortgage.com. I invite you to visit it. Specifically, the info is under process and FAQs. thanks for your post. I look forward to seeing more.

Jul 09, 2008 11:24 AM
Jose Gonzalez
Tu Casa Real Estate - Salem, OR

Patrick, Costalegre looks amazing.  To tell you the truth, I have very little information on your area.  Please tell us a little more about it.  Specifically, where the majority of your buyers come from and how they got to you.  A lot of us Realtors in the USA are eager to work with Mexico but run into many obstacles. 

As an agent down there, working in Paradise, educate us on what would help both of us increase our business.

Matthew, Education is everything, you are correct.  Another problem I see is that agents in America are told to inform a client of a property/development and just refer them.  What we are doing differently, is performing actual representations in transactions.  These days buyers don't want to be just referred away, they want someone taking the time to help them through the whole process. 

We have arrived to this point through much effort.  Many agents are looking for that secret key to make Mexico work for them.  We found it is actually many keys working simultaneously!  Once it does, though, it feels good to see the joy in our client's face!

Jul 11, 2008 10:50 AM
Robert Monk
100% Realty, Inc. - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Florida Real Estate

Such an interesting post, Jose, and thanks for the invitatin to your group.... I am flattered....

Jul 19, 2008 10:02 AM
Sarah Eubanks
Hill Valley Financial Services - Oregon City, OR
Preferred Oregon Loan Consultant & Notary Public

Jose ~

Like Robert, thank you for the invitation.  I appreciate your thought in inviting me to participate with this great group of people!



Jul 25, 2008 06:03 PM
Jose Gonzalez
Tu Casa Real Estate - Salem, OR

Sarah, The pleasure is ours.  Have you ever looked into the Real Estate Market down there while you are relaxing?

I would highly recommend you connect with some of the local agents, introduce yourself and see what happens.

A broker in my office has a few condos in Puerto Vallarta, his first since 1998.  He hates to mix business with pleasure and will not work down there unless he buys or sells his own properties.  He is such a great guy and he is at the beach almost on a daily basis living it up! 

Not me, I love to look for opportunites when I have a chance.  How about you?

Jul 28, 2008 02:31 PM