The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Mexico
Are you thinking about buying property overseas? Looking to invest in Mexico real estate?
We have put together this guide for investors considering making an investment in real estate abroad and wondering whether Mexico might be the best place to choose to buy property, whether that might be a villa, a condo or a parcel of land.
Here we take a look at the top reasons for buying property in Mexico and for investing in this alluring land of vibrant modern cities, ancient Mayan temples hidden in lush jungles, elegant colonial towns and a wide variety of beach destinations ranging from barefoot chic Playa del Carmen and romantic Puerto Vallarta to secluded secret coves.
7 Reasons to Invest in Mexico Real Estate
1. Well-Established Real Estate Market
2. High Income-Generating Potential
3. Breathtaking Landscape
4. Pathway to Residency
5. Highly Accessible
6. Vibrant Destination
7. Welcoming People & Rich Culture
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From the allure of its natural beauty and charm of its unique culture to the potential for delivering a high Return on Investment, there are all kinds of reasons for choosing to invest in Mexico. Here are 7 reasons why the USA’s southern neighbor might be the right destination for you.
Mexico has an exceptionally powerful economy which is the 11th largest in the world 11th largest in the world in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) and attracts a higher level of foreign direct investment than any other country in Latin America. Closely intertwined with the booming tourism sector Mexico’s well-established real estate market has a long history of welcoming buyers from overseas, in particular from the USA – its neighbor to the north. There are offerings for all budgets, ranging from affordable new build condos and villas to luxury beachfront apartments, grand estates and haciendas and lavish villas designed to impress. The country welcomes foreign investment in real estate, the buying process is relatively straightforward and property taxes are comparatively low. Furthermore, Mexico has a strong pipeline of new residential and resort developments, providing numerous emerging opportunities for investors in condo-hotels, apartment complexes and residential resport developments across the country.
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As one of the world’s top 10 most visited countries and the most popular international tourism destination for U.S. travelers, Mexico is a global tourism powerhouse. The tremendous flow of overseas visitors provides huge opportunities for those who invest in Mexico real estate. The leading destinations in terms of annual overseas visitors include fun-filled Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum on the Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallata on the Pacific coast and Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula. With demand for short-term and long-term rental accommodation in popular areas high year-round, an investment in a condo or villa can offer very high income-generating potential.
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Much of Mexico’s appeal lies in its breathtaking natural beauty. The Caribbean coast is fringed by pristine white sand beaches lapped by crystal clear warm waters. Just off the coast lie colorful reefs to explore, while a short distance inland ancient Mayan ruins are hidden away in lush jungle. The Pacific coast of Mexico is equally appealing. In Puerto Vallarta, for example, elegant Spanish colonial-style villas look out over long golden sand beaches and the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Buyers investing in Mexico in order to make a move to the country will be heartened to hear that applying for residency is a relatively stress-free process. Financially independent investors can apply first for a Temporary Resident Visa which remains valid for 12 months and can be renewed for up to 4 years. Those who wish to stay longer can then apply for a Permanent Resident Visa. Individuals with a Permanent Resident Visa can live and work in Mexico without the need for renewal.
Find out more about residency in Mexico in the Residency section of our guide to Buying Property in Mexico.
There are international airports strategically located across the country, the busiest of which are Mexico City, Cancun, Guadalajara, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta. In 2019, Mexico City International Airport alone welcomed over 50 million visitors, while over 25 million passengers arrived at Cancun International Airport. The country’s many international airports serve multiple direct flights to Mexico from key gateway cities across the USA, Canada and Europe, making it one of the most easily accessible destinations in the world.
Offering a wide variety of attractions and amenities, Mexico is a vibrant, fun-filled destination for all the family. The country boasts excellent restaurants and bars, great shopping, superb marinas and championship golf courses. Divers and snorkelers can enjoy exploring colorful coral reefs and the world’s largest underwater museum which lies off the coast of Cancun, while fascinating Mayan temples are just waiting to be discovered in the country’s lush jungle-covered interior.
Most importantly, Mexico’s people are warm and welcoming. The country has a fascinating culture. Visitors flock to its shores in large part to experience this unique culture which is rooted in rich and colorful traditions with Spanish and indigenous influences. This vibrant blend of traditions has produced one of the world’s great food cultures, instantly recognizable arts and crafts, a distinctive music scene and world-famous festivals, feast days and fiestas.
Summary: A Rapidly Growing Investment Destination
So, in summary, whether you are drawn to the white sand beaches and azure waters of the long Caribbean coast or the laid back feel and romantic allure of historic destinations on the Pacific coast, there are high potential investment opportunities across Mexico.
To find out more about where to invest, explore our guide to the best places to buy property in Mexico.
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7th Heaven Properties is here to help you. We have the insight and advice you need to begin investing in Mexico real estate.
To find out more, contact 7th Heaven Properties, the Luxury Caribbean Property Specialist.
We look forward to working with you and helping you find your perfect property in Mexico.