Buying Property in Mexico is as Easy as 
uno, dos, tres

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I was invited to speak at the Houston Association of Realtor's International series, "Think Globally, Work Locally" on Cinco de Mayo, 2011.
Topics included information for Agents to sell Mexico to their clients.

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  • Buying Property in Mexico is as Easy as 
uno, dos, tres

    1. 1. think globally work locallyHouston association of Realtors Cinco de Mayo 2011 Buying Property in Mexico is as Easy as uno, dos, tres by Laura Zapata
    2. 2. Buying Property in Mexico is as Easy as uno, dos, tres Laura Zapata- Owner and Director of Seaview Properties since its inception in 1999- Active member of the Mexican Real Estate Association (AMPI) since 2000 serving in various capacities on the local board- Facebook Pages: Seaview Properties - Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya Real Estate, Celebrate Mexico Today, Mexico Real Estate Expert- President of the Real Estate Board for the Riviera Maya from 2006 to 2009- Member of the National Board of Directors for AMPI- Regional Coordinator for Southeastern Mexico- Member of FIABCI since 2008- TRC Course Instructor- Writer of many articles on Real Estate in Mexico for various magazines such as La Quinta and Enlace among others.
    3. 3. What your clients need to know
    4. 4. What your clients need to knowRetirees & fixed income
    5. 5. What your clients need to know lifestyle healthcare costs - 48 year old friend had a 1 week hospital stay & emergency surgery. Bill was under $10,000 USD at the best hospital. - 47 year old friend had masectomy & 4 day hospital stay. Deductible was $1,000 USD and her doctor was Harvard educated. Annual cost of insurance
    6. 6. What your clients need to knowStable market $$$ CASH $$$
    7. 7. What your clients need to knowProperty Taxes
    8. 8. What Agents need to knowhow commission is paid on new construction An example of a $300,000 Sale the full Commission is Payable after the client pays 30% ($90,000 USD)
    9. 9. What Agents need to knowAMPI - Mexican Real Estate Board AMPI is a sister organization of nar it has a code of ethics and an honor and justice committee
    10. 10. how to sell mexico to your clientslifestyle
    11. 11. how to sell mexico to your clientslifestyle Surf & Turf
    12. 12. how to sell mexico to your clients Facts Mexico has 31 states, 14 of which are not on the Coast
    13. 13. how to sell mexico to your clients Facts “Less than 20 Americans have been killed in Mexico, the majority of those were drug related.” “St. Thomas has the highest per capita murder rate in North America.” - interview with Peter Greenberg, Jan 5th
    14. 14. how to sell mexico to your clients“American Tourism is up 20% in mexico”Peter Greenberg, CBS Travel editor www.petergreenberg.com
    15. 15. Buying Property in Mexico is as Easy asLaura Zapata, TRCTRC Instructor uno, dos, tresMember of AMPIInternational Member of NARMember of FIABCIAddress: 5th Avenue and Calle 38, Via 38, Local 7Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, MexicoOffice: 984 879 3107Cel: 984 876 2134U.S.: 361 877 7279laura.seaview@gmail.comwww.seaviewprop.com

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