Aerial View on Huatulco, Mexico.

How To Get In On Huatulco, Mexico—Before The Tourism Boom

The Next Cancún: Mexico’s Emerging Eco-Tourist Hotspot
Mexico has become a tourism powerhouse, with an impressive 9.4% jump in international visitors last year. This brings the total to over 32 million arrivals, making Mexico the ninth most-visited country in the world… and the second in North America after the Unites States.

This jump is creating opportunities for international property buyers.

The rise in Mexico’s international popularity is due to the efforts of FONATUR (Fondo Nacional de Fomento al Turismo), the Mexican government’s tourism investment arm. Think of it as a national fund for tourism development.

FONATUR was created in 1974 to invest in (and incentivize the development of) new infrastructure, hotels, and other tourism-related businesses in designated regions throughout country. These projects are known as Integrally Planned Resort Centers.

First, the agency identifies an intrinsically desirable area in which to create a tourism zone. Then it develops a master-planned community, which includes a residential section for permanent residents complete with schools, hospitals, and markets; a tourist area with hotels, shopping centers, and golf courses; and, in many cases, protected zones for ecological conservation where no development can Continue reading

You can now even use a tablet when Listing Rental Property Overseas.

Top 3 Websites For Listing Rental Property Overseas

Three Sites You Should Be Using To Market Your Overseas Rental
Plus: “How Do I Sell My Agro-Investment?”
Shipping Household Items Abroad
And Banking In Uruguay

As an overseas property owner looking for income, you need to pay attention to how your property is being marketed—this is critical to the success of your rental property. Specifically, you need to be aware of the best marketing channels to effectively promote your property to ensure high occupancy levels in your unit.

Right now, the best and most effective marketing outlets for a short-term rental are online booking websites. Not only do these platforms allow you to promote your property, they’ll also receive payments on your behalf.

I would even say that it’s imperative that any rental property owner get their property listed on every worthwhile online booking site.

Can’t My Property Manager Do This Marketing?

Maybe… maybe not. Continue reading