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Get the inside track on investing in Mexico straight from the owners of Investment Properties Mexico. Here they share their insights on what's going on in Mexico and what's to come and some inside tips on how to make that profitable for you!

25 March, 2017

Why Real Estate Offers a Better Return on Investment

In seeking out the best ways to invest money, investors worldwide are turning to alternative asset classes like real estate investment to increase their return on investment (ROI) in what has become a low – sometimes even negative – interest rate environment. According to the Wall Street Journal, the dismal current rates are driving more investors than ever before into real estate and other alternative investments that provide annual yields. 

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18 March, 2017

The Pros and Cons of Vacation Home Rentals

As February comes to a close and we head into spring break season, many vacationers are left thinking about how amazing it would be to own a turnkey vacation rental – perhaps even one that offered guaranteed rental income – in one of the world’s top vacation destinations. With ongoing increases in the economy and in the global housing market, the idea of buying real estate where you can also enjoy the best winter vacations no longer seems so far out of reach.

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09 March, 2017

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Last month officials announced that the number of internationals tourists in Mexico rose by at least nine percent in 2016, with around 35 million tourists pouring into the country’s top destinations from around the world, compared to just over 32 million in 2015. This news comes with a slew of other positive signs related to Mexico’s economy, its top real estate markets and its future under the Trump administration. 

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02 March, 2017

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Mexico rose 17% - nearly one third – to hit $5.73 billion during the last quarter of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015, reported Morningstar. The rise comes despite the inflammatory political rhetoric of newly elected U.S. President Trump, who has made a series of threats that seem aimed at undermining the continued growth of Mexico’s economy

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14 February, 2017

If you’re ready to buy a luxury condo or standalone vacation home near the beach in Mexico, it’s essential to properly manage the rental if you want to make money, and that begins with making sure these four critical standards are met before you invest. Although a property’s individuality can be one of the strongest attributes of a turnkey vacation rental, if you are striving to achieve a significant level of guaranteed rental income, it’s also essential to create a standard level of services and amenities designed to keep guests coming back time after time for warm winter vacations or summertime soirees!

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11 February, 2017

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Although the current administration’s inflammatory rhetoric might have some people assuming that the United States doesn’t really need to have a good relationship with Mexico, reality couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, according to an article by Latin America Economic Growth Initiative Director Jason Marczak that was published on the Huffington Post, Mexico is the second largest export destination for the U.S. and is directly responsible for creating upwards of six million U.S. jobs. Read More
28 January, 2017

Mexico is already well-established as one of the best places to retire abroad and one of the best countries for expats of all ages, period. But the town of Tulum in Mexico’s Riviera Maya stands out even among the other major destinations and expat havens in Mexico, such as Cancun and Playa del Carmen (which lie just north of Tulum) in the Mexican Caribbean, as well as Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit on Mexico’s Pacific coast. 

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26 January, 2017

Low Peso Drives Real Estate Investments in Mexico

The exchange rate reached 20 pesos to every U.S. dollar last summer and has remained close to that number ever since, prompting a wave of new interest in Mexico real estate among international buyers, especially Americans. The reason is simple: Every U.S. dollar goes further than ever, buying around 43% more pesos than it did only two short years ago. Although prices in Mexico have risen a bit in response, there is still an enormous increase in the purchasing power of expats, and that includes buying real estate in some of the world’s most popular vacation destinations. 

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11 January, 2017

Villas Aqua Boutique Hotel and Residences in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, offer resort-style living in spacious luxury condos that can also provide virtually guaranteed rental income. The innovative new property is equipped to provide larger, more comfortable units and the best return on investment in Mexico,with the same high-quality amenities offered at the world’s most exclusive resorts, including daily maid and concierge services, a world-class bartender and chef on call at the pool, a private shuttle, access to spa services and a premier beach club. Speaking of the beach, did we mention that the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea lie just 400 yards away?

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06 January, 2017

Have you ever dreamed of living in Mexico, which is regularly named one of the best places to move abroad in the world? Now there’s a way you can own a piece of paradise and, if you wish,enjoy ongoing returns on your investment with these innovative new luxury condos for sale in Playa del Carmen. At The Fives Downtown Hotel and Residences and The Fives Beach Hotel and Residences, buyers get to enjoy a staggering list of perks, services and amenities, while also enjoying the option of raking in ongoing income through a worry-free rental program that covers all expenses, including administration, insurance, services and maintenance both inside and outside. 

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04 January, 2017

Vintage online fashion retailer LaDoubleJ.com debuted a pop-up store in late December at the Hotel Esencia in Tulum, which lies just south of downtown Playa del Carmen and Cancun along the Caribbean Sea in Mexico’s famed Riviera Maya region. The popular online store was established in 2015 by California native and Milan-based fashion editor and vintage collector J.J. Martin.

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