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...

Revolution Memorial Day In Mexico

Revolution Memorial Day In Mexico

History The Mexican Revolution brought the overthrow of Army general Porfirio Díaz after 35 years as president of Mexico (1876-1911). In the 1910 presidential election, wealthy landowner Francisco I. Madero was against Díaz. Díaz jailed Madero, who then escaped,...

Mexico Economic Uncertainty

Mexico Economic Uncertainty

During the start of 2018's last quarter when it comes to matters that are both economic and financial in Mexico, the main factors regarding uncertainty were found to have been both reduced and left aside. The first factor is reported to be the federal election, as no...

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 dotted...

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 property...

What is real estate law?

What is real estate law?

Real estate and real property involves both land and all buildings that occupy it. In terms of who may own and use the land itself, this is something that is always governed by real estate law. We know that real estate can be either residential or commercial in...

Timeshare Scams to Watch for in Mexico

Timeshare Scams to Watch for in Mexico

Two individuals purchased what they believed would be a timeshare during a vacation in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. The individuals involved in the purchase were a husband and wife, and the $58,000 total was paid over the objections of the wife. According to the details,...

What To Know Before Starting A Small Business In Mexico

What To Know Before Starting A Small Business In Mexico

When it comes to starting businesses big or small, one area of the world that always seem to get the interest of a lot of people is Mexico. However, recently, the country has truly evolved when it comes to owners of small businesses, as incentives for new startup...

The Different Types of Visas in Mexico

The Different Types of Visas in Mexico

Whether you want to visit Mexico for a weekend or an extended stay for a year you will need a visa. There are many types of visas in Mexico, which are legal documents that acknowledge your permission to visit and stay in the country. The type of visa you get depends...

Common Mexico Real Estate Scams To Watch Out For

Common Mexico Real Estate Scams To Watch Out For

The Internet is a great source for information. You can easily browse vacation homes in Mexico without leaving the comfort of your living room. But be aware that there are tons of online scams that you easily fall prey to. Here are some guidelines to make sure you end...

How Your Business Can Be Affected By International Law

How Your Business Can Be Affected By International Law

If you own a company that conducts business with foreign customers, service providers, and/or vendors, or if you import products from various overseas locations and ship products to these locations in return, it's important to note that international law is something...

Purchasing Property In Mexico As A Foreigner

Purchasing Property In Mexico As A Foreigner

A foreigner owning a home in Mexico is an easy option to think about thanks to a lot of the loose restrictions that are included in the buying process. Even though it may not be easy to purchase a property in the country, it's actually normal to own property in...

Purchasing A New Home Or Investment Property In Mexico

Purchasing A New Home Or Investment Property In Mexico

If you or someone you know wishes to purchase a new home or investment property in the country of Mexico, it's important to keep in mind that the process to do so is incredibly simple, so long as you do all of the proper research and secure the representation of...

What Is Known So Far Regarding The Mexico “Blackouts”

What Is Known So Far Regarding The Mexico “Blackouts”

According to a recent investigation, individuals traveling to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico are drinking moderate amounts of alcohol, only to black out not long afterward. While blacked out, these same individuals have reported being assaulted, injured, and robbed,...

Investing In Mexican Real Estate – What’s The Big Deal?

Investing In Mexican Real Estate – What’s The Big Deal?

Meet Kathy and Ken Brady, two Upper East Siders looking to invest in Mexican realty. They ended up buying about 2 hectares, or nearly 6 acres of land in the town of Tulum in the Yucatan Peninsula for $320,000. It’s currently jungle overgrowth, so they’re waiting for...

Want to sell your timeshare in Mexico? Look out for red flags

Want to sell your timeshare in Mexico? Look out for red flags

Are you thinking of selling a timeshare in Mexico? Fraud is a serious issue among timeshares in Mexico. There are endless variations of timeshare fraud, but there are a few that are more frequent and are worth watching out for. Most of the time, the scammer promises...

How You Can Help Those Affected By The Earthquake In Mexico?

How You Can Help Those Affected By The Earthquake In Mexico?

On Tuesday afternoon, September 19th, 2017, residents and first responders in Mexico began digging through the rubble of the recent 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico City. The quake crumbled dozens of buildings in the city, as well as surrounding areas, and...

Is Mexico Really That Dangerous?

Is Mexico Really That Dangerous?

Approximately 150,000 American citizens typically visit Mexico every day, and each and every one of them are safe whenever they do so. Typically, the news always reports about all of the violence that always takes place in Mexico; however, this country is actually a...

House Hunting In Mexico

House Hunting In Mexico

One of the fastest-growing vacation home markets throughout the whole of Mexico as of late has been Tulum, with the help from a lawyer from Mexico. This is because this area is much less expensive than Playa del Carmen, which is considered to be the area's hottest...

Is Now The Right Time To Invest In Real Estate In Mexico?

Is Now The Right Time To Invest In Real Estate In Mexico?

Mexico's real estate market avoided the severe crash that took place in the United States and in other countries from 2008 until 2009. Despite this, it did suffer a bit of a slowdown. Investment money ended up drying out, and at the same time, many Americans and other...

Real Estate In Sayulita, Mexico – Why, How, And Where To Buy It

Real Estate In Sayulita, Mexico – Why, How, And Where To Buy It

One attractive location in the world that has become popular in terms of purchasing or investing in either a vacation property or second home is Sayulita, Mexico. Chances are that you may know at least one individual who has visited this area or has made some sort of...

President Obama, Court, And Immigration

President Obama, Court, And Immigration

Back in 2014, President Barack Obama signed a total of 14 executive orders that directed various departmental agencies to not deport approximately 4 million illegal adult immigrants in the United States if they are parents of children who are born in the country, as...

Guide To Mexican Real Estate (Part 2)

Guide To Mexican Real Estate (Part 2)

Agricultural Lands in Mexico It is possible to purchase these types of lands; however, the sale itself requires an agreement from the entire community itself. This is a process that can take time and expertise, and it's best to consult with a firm that specializes in...

Guide To Mexican Real Estate (Part 1)

Guide To Mexican Real Estate (Part 1)

Regardless of the type of property that you may be thinking about purchasing in Mexico, it can offer you a great value for your money when compared to prices in either the United States or Europe; however, prices in other areas have risen significantly recently....