Influx of migrants to Mexican Caribbean expected due to earthquakes

Cancun authorities anticipate increase in demand for housing…. CANCUN — Following the strong earthquake in the center of the country, migration to the Mexican Caribbean is expected to increase more than usual and it could happen before December, said Jorge Alemán Yudico, president of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Merida registers strong increase in demand for housing

Expats see the Yucatan capital as a retirement destination and ideal to raise children…. MERIDA — Although demand for housing dropped by 7% nationwide, some cities in the country showed an average increase More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Aguakan water company to invest more than $81M pesos in Cancun project

CANCUN — With the objective of contributing to the strengthening of the Urban Development Plan in Cancun, AGUAKAN started the introduction of a drinking water network in Polígono 7 South, a large-scale project More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Officials warn of fake real estate developers operating in Yucatan

These shady developers lack the infrastructure and authorizations to provide basic services in the houses they build…. MERIDA — The National Chamber of Housing Industry (Canadevi) in Yucatan said that More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Five thousand homes for sale in Yucatan

The housing offer in the state is 5,000 homes in various stages of construction and several price categories… MERIDA — The price of the houses offered ranges from 280 thousand pesos to 2 million pesos More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Is Yucatan prepared for earthquakes and super-hurricanes?

A look at state building regulations and a talk with a structural engineer provide basis for an opinion…. MERIDA – All we read last week were news about what was left behind by the hurricanes that churned More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Expat retirees are buying up homes in Merida’s ‘centro’

MERIDA — The municipalities of Merida, Progreso and Tizimín, along with the Yucatecan coast, are the preferred sites for foreign investors looking for a second residence in Yucatan, with prices ranging from More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Cancun threatens home seizures for unpaid property taxes

132,000 properties in arrears on their taxes; 40% of homeowners in Cancún’s municipality face possible seizure of their homes…. CANCUN — The municipality in which Cancún is located is going More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Colón Avenue public utilities to go underground

The improved infrastructure works in Colón avenue would finally end in 2 months…. MERIDA — Work to improve the Colón and Cupules avenues is about 87% complete and is expected to be finished in October, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Merida resolves thorny land issues with neighboring municipalities

MERIDA — In the Governor’s Palace, Gov. Rolando Zapata Bello witnessed the signing of the Municipal Bordering Agreements between the mayors of Oxkutzcab, Raúl Romero Chel, and Tekax, Joshua Couoh Tzec, More...