Category Archives: Attorney advice

The Escrow Service in Mexico – Workshop

By Liliana Elena González TSUCI, CIPS, ABR, TRC @mexatua The Escrow Service in Mexico was the first free Mexatua workshop held on August 5 in the property called “The Colonial Dream” in

The Escrow Service in Mexico

By Liliana Elena González TSUCI, CIPS, ABR, TRC @mexatua The Escrow Service In Mexico is a Workshop conducted in English by Liliana Gonzalez Register here (it´s FREE) As a foreigner, how can

6 Important Items in a Lease/rent Agreement

Por Liliana Elena González @mexatua This article does not replace professional legal consultation in your particular case. If you need legal counsel contact me here. If you are going to lease or

Who is Going to Get Your Mexican Property When You Die?

Por Liliana Elena González @mexatua I was contacted last week by an American lawyer representing one of my former client´s estate. My client bought a house in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, 3 years ago

Notario Publico´s Job When Issued a Deed

Por Liliana Elena González @mexatua This article has information purposes only. It is intended to help buyers and seller to understand the real estate purchase proccess, but nothing will substitute legal advice

10 Important Documents You (Buyer) Must Have Before Closing

Por Liliana Elena González @mexatua If you have buyer´s agent, make sure he/she is an attorney, or a certified Mexican Realtor. However, nowadays more than ever, owners are selling their properties by

5 Items You Can Not Miss in a Contract to Buy Property in Mexico

By Liliana Elena Gonzalez @mexatua A purchase agreement or private sales contract is a MOST on any real estate transaction. I always advice my clients to sign this contract because it binds

Frequently Asked Questions On Purchasing Property in Mexico

Por Liliana Elena González @mexatua Can foreigners purchase a property in Mexico? Yes, Absolutely! There are some restrictions along the borders or coast, but not in Morelia, Patzcuaro or surrounding area. What

How to Apply for an FM3 in Morelia, Michoacan

By Liliana Elena Gonzalez @mexatua The National Migration Institute (Instituto Nacional de Migracion) aka INM is the authority to handle all paperwork and procedures related to foreigners living or visiting Mexico. To

My Clients Are In Superb Hands …

By Lourdes MacPharlaine “Liliana Elena’s own accomplishments as a Mother, Attorney at Law, and International Realtor speak highly of herself. I have had the opportunity of meeting her personally and the privilege

Buying a Used Car in México (T.o.H. Series)

By Liliana Elena Gonzalez @mexatua I have got a call 2 weeks ago from a client who wanted to buy a used car in Morelia. My client John Doe, wanted to buy

Registro Público de la Propiedad in Morelia

By Liliana Elena Gonzalez @mexatua Registro Publico de la Propiedad is a government office. It records all real estates transactions and related activities. All their records are public, this means anyone could

I do have many questions regarding how to prepare a Will

I have been living full time in Patzcuaro, Mexico for 4 years and enjoy my life here very much. I do have many questions regarding how to prepare a Will and how

Have you registered your Cell Phone in Mexico?

By Liliana Elena Gonzalez @mexatua All mexican cell phones must be registered by April 10th 2010. The process is very easy for Mexicans, all it takes is to send a Message with

Reviewing and Translating Real Estate Documents

Liliana Gonzalez provided us with legal and translation services for our recent land purchase in Patzcuaro, Mexico. We live in California and handling this sort of transaction without Liliana’s help would have