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Do You Know About Nuevo Vallarta?

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Nuevo Vallarta is located on Banderas Bay of the Pacific coast in the state of Nayarit,  Mexico, a 15-minute drive from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport.

This Mexican destination is situated on a long coastal strip composed of several beaches and characterized by large hotels and lush flora and fauna. The communities along the coast include Nuevo Vallarta, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Bucerias, with Sayulita a famous surfing village and San Francisco just 25 minutes from Nuevo Vallarta. Exclusive resort communities such as Punta Mita are located about 30 minutes away.

Weather in Nuevo Vallarta Area

Foreigners Living, Retiring or Investing in Mexico, Choosing the Right Attorney

The first decision to consider is whether you prefer a local lawyer or an international law firm; both have their advantages, but an international company will offer the same type of service and standards you are accustomed to back home. Keep these points in mind when selecting your attorney: Do they have a proper website and an established office in the area, avoid an attorney that works out of the coffee shop. Seek recommendations from people you know and explore expat forums, you should take their comments with a grain of salt, but you will get a good...

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Buying Mexican Real Estate, Who is Looking Out for Your Best Interest?

If you are purchasing property in Mexico, your real estate agent may choose to hire a Closing Coordinator to collect all the documents required to close the deal. The Closing Coordinator is typically an independent professional that is involved in many different real estate transactions and will communicate with the buyer, seller, real estate agents, appraiser, the Notario, bank of the Fideicomiso, and the government agencies. They are an impartial representative and organize the groundwork for the Notario. Although the Closing Coordinator may be an attorney with experience in real estate transactions, he or she is not your Real Estate Attorney and...

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10 Reasons Mexican Property Owners Need a Will

Without a Will prepared in Mexico, you are allowing the Mexican government to handle and disburse your estate. Foreigners living in Mexico are well advised to have a Mexican Will as there are no survivor rights in Mexico and property held in trust may not be enough protection for you and your family.   10 Reasons you should contact MEXLAW to have a Will prepared; A foreign Will will require a professional translation and verification, and this may be an expensive process for your heirs. American documents need to be apostilled, and notarized in the U.S., and translated into Spanish by a...

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