Author: Bjoern Koch, AREA Real Estate

Playa del Carmen continues to attract large-brand companies

The Grand Hyatt brand announced today that it will add a new resort, Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort, to its world-class portfolio when the hotel opens on the...

US expat property deductions when living abroad

Many Americans who buy a second home in Mexico opt to use their US property for rental purposes. Having a rental property can be an excellent way to generate...

Why investing in real estate in Mexico is a solid choice

Today’s homebuyers are more finicky than ever, looking to buy a second home or investment property but not always prepared for the financial responsibility. Some even say they are...

Mexico remains top travel destination for Americans

A report for the U.S. Travel Association shows that Americans are taking less vacation time than at any other point during the past 40 years. This may be a...

Riviera Maya becoming a medical tourism hot spot

While the U.S. continues to work on its health care reform, thousands of Americans continue to head south for medical treatments. Mexico has become a favored destination for those...

Tips to becoming a snowbird in Mexico

Thinking about ditching winter and become a snowbird someplace warm? You’re certainly not alone. Thousands of expats make Cancun and the Riviera Maya their seasonal home each year by becoming...