The History of Ejido
In 1920 the concept of the Ejido was adopted by Mexican President Álvaro Obregón, in the form of the "Ley de Ejidos" (Ejido Act). The government ceded land to local inhabitants, as a community, mostly of Indian origin, for use as farmland. The Ejidos were then passed down from generation to generation and could not be sold to ensure that the local farmers would never be stripped of their land again.
When a family is in the market for a new home, the easier route is to simply purchase a pre-built house. In spite of this, many families opt to have a house built. Unless there are a high number of foreclosures in a community, a homeowner can often get more home for the money if he builds his own house. There are other benefits of building over buying, too.
Mexico has long been a favorite destination for Americans looking for a change of scenery, a lower cost of living, or a warmer climate. But in recent years, the number of Americans moving to Mexico, or attempting to do so, has increased significantly. Here are some of the reasons why Mexico is attracting more Americans of all ages.
With so much information readily available online, clients sometimes ask me, "Why should we hire a real estate agent?" They wonder, and rightfully so, if they couldn't buy or sell a home through the Internet or through regular marketing and advertising channels without representation, without a real estate agent. Some do OK, many don't. So if you've wondered the same thing, here are 10 reasons why you might want to consider hiring a professional real estate agent.