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Property Management in Yucatán

10 ways to find a great property manager in Yucatán 1. Cover your bases Most property managers offer three basic services. They will oversee your home and ensure it is…

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Beaches, Real Estate

Real Estate – Beach Homes

Less than 35 minutes from Mérida lies another world – La Costa Esmeralda – the Emerald Coast. The north coast of Yucatán on the Gulf of Mexico stretches about 120…

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Living in Yucatán, Real Estate

Furnishing Your Yucatan Home

 Many of our readers are involved in buying, building, or renovating a property. Once your dream home is in progress, or better yet finished, the fun part begins! Who can resist…

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Real Estate

Mayan Village, Unique Investment Opportunity

History and Description of the land Over 40 years ago, a noted architect and a local visionary in the development of Yucatan Peninsula, Felix Mier y Teran Lejeune, recognised that…

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Living in Yucatán, Real Estate

Video Series: Mérida’s Neighborhoods and Homes: Barrio Santa Lucía

Barrio de Santa Lucia / Santa Lucia neighborhood In our continuing series featuring the unique homes and neighborhoods of Mérida, Yucatán, we are proud to present Barrio de Santa Lucia…

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Real Estate

Buying Property in the Yucatán Península

Buying Property in the Yucatán Peninsula (Updated April 2014) This article is about buying real estate in the states of Yucatán and Quintana Roo. The author, Mitchell Jay Keenan, CRS,…

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Living in Yucatán, Real Estate

Video Series: Mérida’s Neighborhoods and Homes: Parque Centenario

Centenario Neighborhood In our continuing series featuring the unique homes and neighborhoods of Mérida, Yucatán, we are proud to present Centenario neighborhood. Our host is Keith Heitke, a senior sales…

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Living in Yucatán, Real Estate

Video Series: Mérida’s Neighborhoods and Homes: Paseo de Montejo

Paseo de Montejo neighborhood In our continuing series featuring the unique homes and neighborhoods of Mérida, Yucatán, we are proud to present Paseo de Montejo neighborhood. Our host is Keith…

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Living in Yucatán, Real Estate

Video Series: Mérida’s Neighborhoods and Homes: Barrio San Juan

Barrio de San Juan / San Juan neighborhood In our continuing series featuring the unique homes and neighborhoods of Mérida, Yucatán, we are proud to present Barrio de San Juan…

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Ecology, Real Estate

Protecting Yucatan’s Beaches

In 2006, a new law was passed known as Decreto 801, a law which determined what type of structures could be built in coastal areas, including improvements to existing buildings….

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Real Estate

Vacation Rentals 
in Yucatán

For a good forty years now the state of Yucatán, especially along the coast, has been a snowbird haven for people looking for long-term house rentals with all the amenities…

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Real Estate

Real Estate – Colonial Homes

The real estate market in Mérida and the Emerald Coast of Yucatán is booming as more and more expatriates arrive from around the world to settle here. Prices compare favorably…

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Real Estate

Building and Remodeling


By Mitch Keenan One of the great benefits of building or remodeling in Yucatán is that it is relatively inexpensive compared to construction costs in Canada, Europe, and the USA….

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