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Bank Trust Details for foreigners Buying Property in México

Bank Trust Details for foreigners Buying Property in México

Do you dream of buying property in México, but are a bit confused about how a Bank Trust works? The bank trust, which is also known as a Fideicomiso, is required if you are not a Mexican citizen in order to buy land in México near the coast or border.  While a bank trust may sound complicated, you can rest assured the process is not as complex or time consuming as you may think. Read below to learn more about the Fideicomiso/bank trust process in México. Before you know it, you too can be well on your way to owning Mexican real estate in paradise! Bank Trusts/Fideicomiso Definition In order to get around the law that states foreigners cannot own property along the coastline or near the border of México, foreigners can legally hold title through a “Fideicomiso” which is also known as a bank trust. In fact, it is a legal way that allows non-Mexican citizens to purchase Mexican real estate, even along the restricted coast and border. The only difference is that instead …

Vacation Home - 2 Bedroom or 3 Bedroom

Vacation Home – 2 Bedroom or 3 Bedroom?

Are you in the market for a vacation home in Mexico and not sure where to start? Garza Blanca’s luxurious and remarkable beachfront residences provide an idyllic vacation home that can only be imagined in your dreams. Do you wonder whether you should opt for a 2 bedroom residence or prefer more space that a 3 bedroom can provide? Read below to learn how to help decide between a 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom property for your vacation home in paradise. Location Is Key Regardless of whether you opt for a 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom vacation property, good location is one of the most important factors to consider. While most people can make a 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom property work for their family needs, remember that the location cannot be changed. Investing in a property that has a great location such as Garza Blanca’s Signature Residences is a safe bet when it comes to making a smart investment for your money. Located in Puerto Vallarta, Garza Blanca has private and pristine sandy beaches …

Retirement in Mexico Tips: Your Second Youth Awaits

Retirement in Mexico Tips: Your Second Youth Awaits

Gone are the days when one’s retirement was spent quietly sitting in a rocking chair, passing the time by stitching needlework or reading. While these activities are great hobbies, there is so much more to do in addition to these typical retirement pastimes. How you do plan to live your retirement in Mexico to the fullest? Take the chance and enjoy a second youth by implementing the below 5 tips to have the best retirement in Mexico, and make the most of your golden years. Exercise Regularly and Eat Well One of the best tips for individuals in retirement in Mexico, or people of any age wherever they may live, is to maintain a exercise regime. Regular daily exercise is a crucial component to maintaining a healthy mind, body and soul. Especially exercising outdoors and being amongst nature are great ways to stay fit so you can enjoy retirement in Mexico even longer. Sign up for local classes, or simply practice a regular fitness routine. Swimming, walking, and yoga are great activities to stay in …

Tips on Banderas Bay Real Estate Transactions

Tips on Banderas Bay Real Estate Transactions

Nearly everyone that visits the incredible town of Puerto Vallarta falls in love with this magical place. The slower pace of living combined with the natural beauty of the area has a strong pull on individuals looking to buy a second home or make a permanent move to Mexico. In addition, Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay have so much to offer in terms of outdoor activities, world class dining and shopping and cultural events. You truly can have it all in Puerto Vallarta. Are you ready to make this place your home? Read below to learn about the best real estate in Banderas Bay, and the process to buy your home in paradise including how to get the “Trust Deed” of your property. Yes, Foreigners Can Own Property In Mexico In the past, there has been some confusion over whether foreigners can own property in Mexico. Today, all foreigners are awarded the same legal protection when it comes to owning real estate. In fact, you don’t even need to be a resident of Mexico in …

Spotlight on Full Ownership Specialist Barry Myatt

Spotlight on Full Ownership Specialist Barry Myatt

This week we are featuring Barry Myatt who is the Full Ownership Specialist at Garza Blanca Real Estate. Born in Boston, MA, Myatt and his family moved to Puerto Rico when he was a child where he lived up until 1974 with a few years spent living in California as well. After finishing high school, Myatt studied art, advertising, cartooning, sculpture and art history at the renowned New York School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York. Continue reading below to learn how this art and cultural aficionado transitioned into a real estate expert that is one of Garza Blanca’s esteemed team members. Art Education & Real World Experience During his studies, Myatt was fortunate to have studied under famous artists such as Harvey Kurtzman, Will Eisner, and Marshall Arisman among others. The Arts and Antique field intrigued Myatt and he was inspired to learn the business from the bottom up. His early work included buying, restoring, and appraising which became a true passion for him. During a vacation in Hawaii, he took advantage of …

Mexico Travel Tips for Expats: 2019 Update

Mexico Travel Tips for Expats: 2019 Update

Do you love Mexico and live in the area or hope to one day? Mexico is a top tourist destination that draws thousands of visitors each year. In addition to travelers, more and more individuals are putting down roots in Mexico and buying Mexican real estate to live their dreams of retirement in paradise. Concerned about crime in Mexico? While some crime does occur in Mexico, you can rest assured that majority of problems are related and restricted within drug related gang issues. You can enjoy a great retirement or own a vacation home in Mexico as long as you avoid any interactions with areas or individuals that partake in criminal activity. Read below below for travel tips for expats living in Mexico. Buy Property in A Top Tourist Destination    Did you know that expats deciding to buy a second home or vacation home in Mexico is on the rise? Mexico is one of the most culturally rich countries in the world. With its beautiful climate, friendly people, delicious food, and tons of activities …

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Puerto Vallarta: Top Destination For Vacation Homes

Did you know that Puerto Vallarta is a top destination for second homes or vacation homes for foreigners? In fact, a recent online survey indicated that Canadians consider Puerto Vallarta their ideal location to purchase a second home. Statistics were gathered from Google Searches and keywords associated with real estate sales abroad. Turns out that Mexico is the number one location for Canadians that want to purchase a second property. In addition to Canadians, Americans and Europeans are also drawn to Puerto Vallarta where more and more individuals and families are investing in real estate so they too can live the dream Puerto Vallarta lifestyle. Continue reading below to learn more about Puerto Vallarta real estate, including the stunning beachfront residences at Garza Blanca, and why it may be just what you’ve been searching for. Construction and New Developments So what is it about Puerto Vallarta that is driving the real estate frenzy? With more and more developments under construction, the need for new properties is being met by developers who are investing in Puerto …

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2019 Banderas Bay Real Estate

As 2018 is coming to an end, it is time for a fresh start in the New Year. In 2019, there is no better time to invest in Banderas Bay real estate. Puerto Vallarta continues to see incredible growth and new developments are popping up all around town. With an endless amount of activities and cultural events to enjoy, more and more people are making Puerto Vallarta their home.  Are you considering purchasing your own piece of Banderas Bay real estate? Puerto Vallarta’s incredible climate and small town feel with big city amenities make it a desirable spot to live or for a real estate investment. One of the best Banderas Bay real estate options available is the exquisite Garza Blanca located just south of town in the gorgeous Conchas Chinas area. Read below to learn more about why 2019 is the year for Banderas Bay real estate. Smart Investment & Unparallelled Location Garza Blanca is located just south of Puerto Vallarta is the quiet and secure neighborhood of Conchas Chinas. With access to its …

Top Beachfront Residences: Garza Blanca

Top Beachfront Residences: Garza Blanca

Do you dream of relocating to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and in the market for the cream of the crop in Banderas Bay real estate? The modern and ultra luxurious Garza Blanca offers five star amenities and services so you will feel like you are on vacation even in your own home. With beachfront private residences that blend a mix of quality contemporary conveniences amongst the stunning natural beauty with lush jungle and ocean views, you will also enjoy unlimited access to the fabulous facilities at the adjacent Hotel Mousai. Continue reading to learn more about the Garza Blanca and their private beachfront residences and oceanfront residences that will open your horizons to what luxury living is all about.    Dream Second Home If you are are ready to find your dream second home or permanently relocate to beautiful Puerto Vallarta, look no further than the private oceanfront residences and beachfront residences at Garza Blanca. With world class amenities and services at your fingertips, this vacation home will truly allow you to relax and get away …

Spotlight on 2 Bedroom Beachfront Residences

Spotlight on 2 Bedroom Beachfront Residences

This month’s spotlight is on the breathtaking 2 Bedroom Beachfront residences at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa. The elegant and private beachfront residence comes with 2 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in a comfortable 2252 square feet suite. Beautiful views abound in this Garza Blanca real estate jewel as both bedrooms and the living room are connected to a spacious terrace with endless Pacific Ocean views. Back inside, the comfortable floor plan with attention to detail will impress every the most sophisticated individuals. Read below to learn more about the amazing 2 Bedroom Beachfront residences at Garza Blanca…it might just be the piece of paradise you have been looking for!   Ideal Floor Plan The 2 Bedroom Beachfront residences at Garza Blanca were designed with functionality and ease in mind. When you open the door into the suite, you line of sight will immediately go to the dramatic views seen through the living room sliding glass doors. The dining room and living room are open concept, and a tidy kitchen is located just off …