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Real Estate advice needed

Discussion in 'Cozumel' started by OSUcowboyinSPFD, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. OSUcowboyinSPFD

    OSUcowboyinSPFD Contributor

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Springfield,MO
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    I have a client (US citizen) that needs some help acquiring land in the Mayan Riviera. Does anyone of our resident Cozumel experts know of a person that I may refer them to?

    Thanks in advance.
    Jeff
     
  2. diveborg

    diveborg Guest

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Oregon
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    And PLEASE, if you respond, do so with a PM.
     
  3. OSUcowboyinSPFD

    OSUcowboyinSPFD Contributor

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Springfield,MO
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    diveborg...thanks. No need to litter up the board with responses to this thread.

    Thanks,
    Jeff
     
  4. judydivescoz

    judydivescoz Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Cozumel, MX
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    Diveborg, I am confused....whats the difrence between sharing the name of a fav dive operation and a fav real estate person?
     
  5. marcus8

    marcus8 Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: San Jose, CA
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    I'd actually like to see the answer as well.
     
  6. 1KWIK_69

    1KWIK_69 Contributor

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Still stuck in KC
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    Ditto...

    Maybe the locals don't want us Gringos buying up property? j/k
     
  7. judydivescoz

    judydivescoz Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Cozumel, MX
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    I am not a local but am currently looking to buy in Cozumel. We have looked with Nancy Edwards at Cozumel Living Cozumel Living Real Estate ~ Oceanfront Houses, Condos, and Beach Lots for Sale in Cozumel, Mexico. She knows the market and has been very helpful. Her web site has lots of homes listed and has great information on how to buy in Mexico. We were introduced to her by friends who live in Cozumel that purchased their home with her help.
    My husband and I plan on retiring in Cozumel and can't wait to find our house, I may be lucky enought to retire first and spend next winter warm in Cozumel. Until then, I am dreaming of our next trip in May.
     
  8. MMM

    MMM Moderator Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Sask. Canada/Cozumel, MX
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    I wouldn't send them to a Coz real estate agent. Rather, someone on the mainland. Each agent as various folks they like working with (especially notary publics, which are very important in property acquisition) and there is a far greater choice on the mainland. Try reposting this on the Mexico (rather than Coz) board.
     
  9. driftwood

    driftwood Contributor

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Central Texas
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    Before you start looking to buy property in Mexico get a local attorney BEFORE you start talking to real estate people. Even then you have to be careful. In Mexico one attorney can (and does at times) represent both sides of a negotiation/conflict without violating professional ethics. Just remember Todo, you are not in Kansas anymore. From a legal point of view, you just entered the wild west.

    I would talk with attorneys you know to see if they have a contact in the Mexican state you are looking to buy property in. Personal relationships count for more than professional ethics a lot of times.
     
  10. scubawife

    scubawife Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: NY
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    Any specific place in the Riviera Maya? Playa, Akumal, Tulum... ?

    Can recommend a couple a reputable agencies with history in the area (not US ex-pats who've just hung up a shingle to cash in on the Riviera Maya building boom).
     

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