NAR Highlights Spotlight on Mexico

Published on: Apr 29 2013 by Thomas Lloyd

Mexico real estate brokers

In an effort to address countries and markets that offer the most business to NAR and its members, NAR Global has launched a “Spotlight” initiative to highlight these countries and the opportunities they present for our global practitioners.


Mexico has consistently been a top investor in US real estate over the past 10 years. On the outbound investment side, Mexico is the #1 destination for Americans and baby-boomers that retire abroad, with an estimated 1 million+ Americans residing there. Up to half of these expatriates own real estate. Anecdotally, Mexican practitioners report increasing sales to Americans, thanks to an improving economy and security situation in the country. Continue reading for information on conducting inbound and outbound business with Mexico, and events that will help you connect with potential referral partners.


Mexico’s Well-to-do Move North a Global Perspectives article covering Mexican investors purchasing in the United States.


Retiring in Mexico: Still an Option? – a Global Perspectives article on what you should know if your clients are interested in spending their golden years in Mexico.


Establishing a Network in Mexico – a Global Perspectives article on how you can establish and maintain a network of referral partners in Mexico.




¡VIVA Mexico!, June 7-9 in Los Cabos, Mexico

This investment, resort, and second-home forum will take place in Los Cabos, Mexico, and will be followed by a CIPS Institute. Meet with real estate professionals and authorities on investing safely in Mexico for knowledge exchange and networking. Industry leaders from both sides of the border will address questions such as why buy in Mexico, how to invest in Latin America’s most dynamic and strong economy, and how to conduct referrals with members of the Mexican Association of Realtors (AMPI). Learn more


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Flyer: About ¡Viva Mexico!


CIPS Institute, June 10-14 in Los Cabos

REALTORS® can earn the Certified International Property Specialists designation at the CIPS Institute in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico. This event will include attendees from both the United States and Mexico, which will broaden the learning experience and strengthen your referral opportunities from the start. The course will be taught in English.


You may also wish to read about:


  • The 22nd anniversary of Mexico’s first title and escrow company
  • Colorful, traditional festivities in Uruapan, in central Mexico
  • How Mexico’s safety compares to Disney Land


John Glaab is a founding member of Los Cabos Chapter of AMPI (the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals). A Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) he is active in the National Association of Realtors® Global Business Alliances Group. John was recently appointed as a member of AMPI’s International Relations Committee and was named International REALTOR® Member of the Year, 2013 by NAR. To contact John, call (512) 879-6546.


The TOP Mexico Real Estate Network; “Mexico’s Leading Network of Specialists for Finding and Purchasing Mexican Properties Safely!”


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