Trade With Mexico May Change Under New Deal

Trade With Mexico May Change Under New Deal

Mexico’s Senate recently voted by a wide majority to ratify a new free trade agreement with both the United States and Canada, officially becoming the first of the three to obtain legislative approval. If passed by all three countries, it will replace NAFTA in...
What to Know Before Buying Real Estate in Mexico

What to Know Before Buying Real Estate in Mexico

Opportunities abound for foreign real estate investment in Mexico, but there are numerous laws and regulations that must be followed when making deals for Mexican property. You may want to buy land to build a vacation home on or you may be planning a start a business...
Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Immigration Crackdown

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Immigration Crackdown

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled that a portion of federal law violates the First Amendment. It violates it by covering speech that is protected by the constitution. This portion of federal law makes it a crime to encourage foreigners to enter or stay in...
Dia de los Muertos (Day Of The Dead) History

Dia de los Muertos (Day Of The Dead) History

Dia de los Muertos, translated to Day of the Dead, is an annual holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on November 1 and November 2. It coincides with All Saints Day and All Souls Day, both Catholic holidays; however, locals have combined those holidays...
Signs Of A Timeshare Resale Scam

Signs Of A Timeshare Resale Scam

Many people enjoy vacationing in the country of Mexico, and some even also dream of owning a second home there as well. It’s the last bit that can end up attractive timeshare sales agents, who can easily get someone caught up in a resale scam by signing on the...
Are Foreigners Permitted To Own Property In Mexico?

Are Foreigners Permitted To Own Property In Mexico?

One common real estate question that’s asked in relation to real estate involves whether or not foreigners are permitted to own property in Mexico. The simple answer to this question is yes. Under Mexican law, however, foreigners are not permitted to own...