Americans’ interest in Mexican property triples in 2016: study

Merida Centro homes in need of renovation catch the eye of some American real estate investors. (PHOTO:

The good quality and price of the properties that can be acquired in Mexico caused interest by American citizens to become owner of a property in the country to triple during 2016, according to data of the National Association of Realtors Of the United States (NAR for its acronym in English). According to the information, of the clients who wanted More...

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Beach near Sabancuy, Campeche.
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Texas company plans Campeche beachfront development

Global Property Service Group of Texas has put up for sale almost 100 ocean-view lots on the Mexican Gulf Coast in Campeche. The pristine area is located next to a quaint fishing village called Sabancuy — More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Mexican property taxes you or your foreign clients must pay

IF YOU OR YOUR FOREIGN CLIENTS OWN RENTAL PROPERTY ANYWHERE IN MEXICO THESE MEXICAN TAXES MUST BE PAID Mexico Income Taxes Mexico Value Added Taxes – IVA (16%)*    Many nonresidents of Mexico have never More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Can the Mexican government seize expats’ property?

MEXLAW International, a company dedicated to provide Real Estate and Legal services, based in Montreal, Canada, with branch offices in Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Quintana Roo, published the following article on More...

Rendering of SLS Cancun condo project. (IMAGE: Related Group)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Big Cancun condo project planned by Miami developer

MIAMI — Repeating a strategy from the last time Miami’s luxury home market cooled down, the Related Group — South Florida’s biggest condo builder — is announcing plans for two new residential projects More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

How to find your ideal investment property in Mexico

Buying an investment property is an attractive option for those looking to get an extra income, and services like Airbnb make renting your property easier than ever, making it a real competitor to big hotel chains. Travelers More...

Temptation Hotel is undergoing renovation. (PHOTO:
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

$800M in new projects planned for Cancun’s hotel zone

CANCUN — Projects in excess of $800 million are in motion for the first few kilometers of the Cancun Hotel Zone.  Francisco López Reyes, director of Turismo de Benito Juárez, says there are several Cancun More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The ins and outs of buying property to live, work, invest or just retire in Yucatán

Mexico is rapidly becoming one of the most popular countries for Americans, Europeans and other foreign nationals to purchase vacation homes. While Mexico real estate can be a lucrative investment, some foreign More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Organic Architecture creates spaces tailored to humans

Javier Senosiain is a Mexican architect known as a key exponent and explorer of so-called “Organic Architecture”.  Graduated from the School of Architecture of the National Autonomous University of More...

Prices of Riviera Maya real estate are rising rapidly. (PHOTO:
By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 25th, 2016

Riviera Maya real estate prices rise by a third in five years: broker

The rocky ruins of the Mayan fortress city of Tulum lean over a ribbon of white sand and bath-warm waters, in 50 shades of turquoise. The beach resort, 80 miles south of Cancún, on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, More...