How to find a cheap apartment in Playa del Carmen

Apartments in Playa del Carmen. (PHOTO: Blue Pearl Apartments)

For, Marc Delize came up with this article on finding an inexpensive apartment rental in Playa del Carmen. Playa Del Carmen is a laidback beach town in Quintana Roo — a favorite destination of backpackers and expatriates from United States, Canada, Italy and other places. This is an ideal place to visit because of it’s More...

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Former Quintana Roo Governor Roberto Borge at a press conference during his mandate (Photo: Animal Político)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Owners of hotels illegally stripped in Tulum seek to recover them

After almost nine years since the first illegal dispossessions in Tulum, the owners of hotels and estates seek to recover their properties. They expect help from the new government of Quintana Roo, which is investigating More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The lure of Mexican real estate for Canadian investors

An uncertain political environment in the United States is prompting some high-net-worth Canadians to head even further south for vacation real estate investments this winter, the Toronto Globe & Mail reports. With More...

(PHOTO: Union Cancun)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

“Punta Arrecifes”, Donald Trump’s billion-dollar project, cancelled in Cozumel

Environmental conservationists were opposed to “Punta Arrecifes”, a project that implied severe ecologic devastation. For the inhabitants of Cozumel, Donald Trump is a well-known name, and not precisely for More...

Progreso malecon showed damage from tidal swells. (PHOTO:
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Beach erosion hurts property values in Progreso area

PROGRESO — The proximity of the sea to the beach houses in Progreso and its surrounding communities has caused the shoreline to almost disappear and provoked water damages to the foundations of the constructions. Due More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Texas developer plans eco-friendly condos in Tulum

TULUM, Q. Roo — Austin, Texas-based company Los Arboles Group debuts plans for its newest project in a long line of sustainable living developments in the Riviera Maya. Designs include a built-in wetlands More...

Merida Centro homes in need of renovation catch the eye of some American real estate investors. (PHOTO:
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Americans’ interest in Mexican property triples in 2016: study

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 More...

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...