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Mexico Realtors get recognition at NAR conference in Orlando, Florida

Mexico Realtors get recognition at NAR conference in Orlando, Florida

This year the United States´ real estate association, National Association of Realtors (NAR) created a new award category; International REALTOR® Member of the Year.   The award is designed to recognize and honor international members who embody REALTOR® spirit.  Recipients of this award go above and beyond; they volunteer their time to the Association and help...

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41st Annual AMPI Conference – preliminary report

While the 41st Annual Conference of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI), this year in Guadalajara, does not officially start until tomorrow, many preliminary events are already underway. This includes several education courses. Meetings of the National Advisory Board, the Presidents of Sections and the Regional Coordinators. Yesterday, Linda Neil and Mercy Duenas...

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Mexico Resort Real Estate Update

Mexico Resort Real Estate Update

Welcome to our Third Quarter Newsletter. As I write this, there are major political problems around the world and the global economy continues on a rather bumpy road. The International Monetary Fund is working on bailouts and in the United States; The Federal Reserve Board has announced action and will spend $ 40 Billion a...

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Retiring in Mexico, big topic at San Miguel event

San Miguel de Allende was the location of two successful real estate events, recently. Day one was sponsored by AMAR (Retirement Community Association).  Javier Govi made the key note speech to an audience of over 80. Among those attending were architects, investors, developers, some from the medical and related industries (I sat next to the...

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Upcoming (AMPI) sponsored events, Save the Dates

Upcoming Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobiliarios (AMPI), Mexican Real Estate Association, Sponsored events:   AMPI Real Estate and Tourism Symposium – Sept 20 – 23, 2012, in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.  Certification courses and conferences, networking and social events, as well as property tours, a golf tournament, and an equine exhibition event.   International...

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Mexico Real Estate Market Mid-Year Wrap Up

David Pullen in Puerto Vallarta, Martin Posch in Los Cabos, and Bob Findlay in Manzanillo, have sent brief reports on the latest in their markets.   From David Pullen of PV Realty, Puerto Vallarta: The Puerto Vallarta market has been through three difficult years and we are starting to see signs of improvement with increased...

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REALTORS® Rally in Washington, D.C.

Each year, the National Association of Realtors® presents two meetings for its members and REALTORS® from around the world. The May meeting is known as the Mid Year Meeting and the one in November is known as the REALTORS® Conference and Expo. Attendance at that meeting is usually about 22,000 with the midyeardrawing about 10,000....

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Real Estate in the NAFTA Countries

Real Estate in the NAFTA Countries

  Each of the three NAFTA countries has a strong real estate association. This helps buyers and sellers be assured of solid, safe, legal transactions. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is the body governing the industry in Canada. It also owns the trade mark for MLS (Multiple Listing Service) in Canada. In November of...

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Mexico Pushes Back Against Texas and U.S. Travel Alerts

We are off to a slow start this year in the Tourism and Real Estate Sectors. Mexico, in large part due to industrial activity, is riding out the global economic crisis. The real estate market in the tourist zone remains soft, but there are some a few bright spots and REALTORS® are entering the year...

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AMPI news April/May

AMPI and NAR Renew Working Agreement The Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) have renewed their working relationship and affiliation.   Below are some of the key points outlined in the agreement: ·         AMPI will prepare a marketing program and will encourage its members to become members...

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AMPI and NAR Renew Working Agreement

The Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) have renewed their working relationship and affiliation. Below are some of the key points outlined in the agreement: AMPI will prepare a marketing program and will encourage its members to become members of NAR’s InternationalSection. NAR will  promote AMPI international...

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Mexican Housing Industry Predicted to Remain Stable

Mexican Housing Industry Predicted to Remain Stable

Ariel Cano Cuevas is the Director General ofVivienda,Mexico’s national housing agency. He delivered the key note speech at the recent Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) Toma de Protesta (Innauguration) inMexico City. During the presentation he announced new initiatives for two social housing agencies, INFONAVIT and FOVISSTE. He concluded his remarks by predicting the...

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