Brenda Tapia and Paola Márquez offer to their clients more than 15 years of experience in real estate transactions at the Riviera Maya (Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Tulum, Chetumal). All the clients ' affairs are directly supervised by the partners, who are focused lawyers who deliver responsive, timely and quality work to provide the best service and closing experience to their customers.
Closing and Title
Tapia & Márquez will make your property investment experience the best. Held by experienced professionals who will ensure the transaction is carried on the best of your interests, making sure the property is free of any lien, the purchase agreement with seller is fair, the property title is dully executed and recorded before public property registry within 4 to 6 months.
Our firm evaluates the best kind of corporation the client needs for their project. We do all the necessary work to deliver you corporate documents ready in time.
If your documents are in English our firm ensures to get all legal paperwork translated by an authorized certified translator, this is required in order to use them in any legal transaction in Mexico.
It is the perfect way to guarantee the interests of all the parties involved in a real estate transaction. Funds are held by the Escrow agent and are released once the Title is executed before the Notary.
We will walk you through the process by getting temporary or permanent residency, or naturalization (getting the Mexican nationality).
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the closing process to acquire a property in Mexico?
The first steps for all real estate transactions are: Offer to Purchase, Due Diligence, Promissory Agreement, choosing a purchase method, execution of the Title, delivery of the documents duly registered by the Public Registry of Property. To obtain more details please click here
What is a Legal Due Diligence of the Property?
It means to verify the ownership of the property; check that building permits, taxes and other applicable fees or rights are up-to-date; to obtain the certificate of no lien and/or other applicable documents that will certify that the property has no liens, encumbrances, or limitations of ownership.
How can a you get a Power of Attorney?
A Power of Attorney is a very useful tool. There are three ways to grant a Power of Attorney (POA) depending if you are in México or in your own country.
- If you are in México. The POA must be granted before a Notary Public. This is the easiest and safest way to do it. The POA is limited to a specific transaction.
- For countries that belong to the Hague Convention the procedure is: We draft and send by email the POA; client must get it notarized, followed by an apostille.
- For countries that do not belongs to the Hague Convention. Customers need to follow the procedure established by the Mexican consulate in their country.
What is the best structure to acquire a property in Mexico?
Trust or Mexican corporation
- Fiduciary banks: Banco de Bajio, Banorte, Bancomer BBVA, Scotiabank, Santander, Banco Inmobiliario Mexicano
- Most common corporations in México: Limited Liability company (S. de R.L.) and Corporations (S.A. de C.V.).
In these days, any company is given title insurance to properties located at Quintana Roo.