By Jorge M. Conde, ESQ.
After the preliminary agreement has been signed, the closing agent (broker, attorney or real estate professional) will assist in the purchase process. Property title search, appraisals, finance approval, visual inspections, etc. are usually performed before the closing date.
The yearly whale migration along the coast of the Baja Peninsula is an attraction many people flock to yet few explore the wonders of Los Cabos from beneath the water. Where the cold currents of the Pacific Ocean meet the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez a vast array of marine life flourishes. For those with the curiosity to interact with wildlife in its natural environment, the Pelagic Safari is the perfect opportunity.
There are two annual fees to be paid in January for those who own property in Baja California Sur. Mexican property taxes are known as predial and like most other counties and municipalities these taxes are used to operate local governments. Similar to our north of the US – Mexican neighbours, there is a discount for paying the entire tax early; paying by the end of January you receive a 20% discount, February for a 15% discount, March a 10% discount and April, a 5% discount.
Buyers beware! Investing in a property in Cabo is everybody’s dream. However, many Buyers are losing thousands of dollars by not working with a qualified real estate advisor or what is also known as a “Buyer´s rep.”. What many Buyers don´t realize is that using a qualified real estate advisor will not cost the Buyer a dime but rather save the Buyer thousands of dollars.
Explore the Swimmable Beaches of Los Cabos
If you love the beach, it’s time to add Los Cabos to your travel bucket list.
The swimmable beaches in Cabo are sensational destinations for travelers of all ages.
Located in the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, Los Cabos has several great beaches worthy of exploring every day of the year. Warm weather year-round plus paradise-like views equal an amazing time, and Cabo definitely has that no matter where you stay.