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What is an Apostille?

What is an Apostille and Why do you Need it in a Real Estate Transaction in Cozumel, Mexico? A potential obstacle when doing business in a foreign country is that each country has its own method for creating and certifying documents. Being so, when you have documents that are legal in your country, how can…

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Homeowners Insurance Cozumel

Homeowners Insurance in Cozumel Protect your home, belongings, and family to enjoy peace of mind in paradise.   Owning a home is wonderful. You can customize it to your liking and live in it as you please while potentially earning equity over time. That being said, it also comes with a great deal of responsibility.…

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Happy holidays from your realtor in Cozumel

Seasons Greetings to All! As the holidays approach, I would like to genuinely thank each and every client that has become a part of the Cedral family here in Cozumel. Having come from all around the world, it has truly been my pleasure to help each of you make the island your new home. As…

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Art in Your New Home in Cozumel Mexico – Carina Barbachano

Art in Your New Home in Cozumel Mexico: Part 2 – Artist Carina Barbachano Welcome to part two of Art in Your New Home in Mexico! As a real estate broker and aficionado of art here in Cozumel, I am bringing my two passions together in this series. Tune in each month to discover talented…

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Hiring a Buyer’s Agent in Cozumel

Hiring a Buyer’s Agent in Cozumel Are you considering purchasing a home on the beautiful island of Cozumel? I did the same just over a decade ago and it was the best move I have made!   The first step is to find a real estate agent that will show you the ropes. I recommend…

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Visa buying property in Cozumel Mexico

Visa buying property in Cozumel Mexico – what is needed? When we show real estate on our beautiful island I always get the question: “Do I need a special visa buying property in Mexico?” Anyone, even someone in Mexico on a Tourist Visa, may buy property in Mexico. The notary will ask you on the day…

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Staging property in Cozumel to sell!

Staging property in Cozumel. At Cedral I have seen so many homes, showing to our buyers, with lots of don’ts!  I could write a book about what I have seen. Some properties are on the market for years. This has a few different reasons. Today I want to help you with Staging Property Tips that can be…

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Triathlon Cozumel – THE sports destination in the Mexican Caribbean!

Triathlon Cozumel – THE sports destination in the Caribbean! With triathlon season well under way athletes travel the world to swim, bike and run.  Cozumel is THE place to be Since the event Ironman was brought to Cozumel in the year 2009. I have witnessed a drastic change for the good! Today you see local…

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Hiring a professional expensive? Wait until you hire an amateur!

If you have been wondering if hiring a professional real estate agent is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur! Especially if you want to invest in a foreign country! My family and I live in Cozumel since 2005. We arrived just 3 weeks before Hurricane Wilma. Loved the island and we decided to buy…