Monday, May 22, 2017

Puerto Morelos to Benefit from a 59 Million Peso Reforestation Project

Puerto Morelos will be receiving a slice of the newly assigned 59 million pesos
Mexican Forest Fund which seeks to replant nearly 2 million plants lost to fire, pests, and natural disasters. Check out the article from the Riviera Maya News!

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Exciting! New Website is on its way!!

Exciting!!

We have a new website on its way! Today, I am working with developers on the first preview!

Sneak Peak of a bit of the Home Page!



We are in an awesome booking program that we are super excited about! As our current homeowners know, we joined a pilot program and are connecting our rentals major booking networks! Some are just coming online! All Great Stuff!!

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Can you help the Elementary School in Central Vallarta?

Hello to all of my fellow Puerto Morelians!

We are wrapping our arms around a big project, and we need your help! We have been contacted by the "Simon Bolivar" Elementary School that is located in Puerto Morelos's Central Vallarta community. They have some needs that they really need help with, and we are hoping to get them what they need by the start of school next year!

We have met with Willian, the Director of the school and a really lovely man. We asked him to put together his need list and to put priority to the items so that we can direct the funds received to higher priority items first.

In reviewing the list, we also wanted to be sure that they actually get the items that they need. The Director and Teachers know which books they could really use, they have access to the school supply stores for the desks/chairs, etc. So, we are thinking that it is best if they use funds that we raise to purchase the items so that we can be sure they get what items they need/use. Also, I know that many of you aren't currently in town but would love to help. So, William has went through his list and sourced each item and priced it, so that we could start raising funds.

Here's What They Need!

This is their need list, along with the prices which are in pesos:

HIGH PRIORITY -- Technology Equipment:
  • 1 Laptop - $15,000.00
  • 1 Projector - $13,000.00
  • 1 Printer / Ink - $4000.00
  • 17 Desktop Computers - $187,000.00
Total: $219,000.00

MEDIUM PRIORITY -- Furniture and Supplies:
  • 12 Blackboards - $3500.00
  • 40 Desks/Chairs - $60,000.00
  • School Supplies (Books, Puzzles, Letters, Manipulatives) - $10,000.00
Total: $73,500.00

LOWER PRIORITY -- Sports and Playground Equipment
  • 30 Sport Cones - $2300.00
  • Foam Puzzle Floor Mats - $7800.00
  • 12 Footballs - $3900.00
  • 12 Volleyballs - $2600.00
  • Sports Nets - $4500.00
  • Basketball Hoops - $5000.00
  • 4 Playground Sets - $64,000.00 
Total: $90,100.00

Grand Total: $382,600.00 pesos (approx. $22,000 USD)



It's a Big List, It's a Big Project, but we are going to do our best to try and cover everything! We need your help! And we need your help recruiting help!

The fabulous Puerto Morelos Charity, El Mundo Para Puerto Morelos, has been a huge help in connecting the school with us and is going to help us out with collecting funds for the project! We are going to ensure that each and every cent is used for the items on their list, starting with the high priority items and work our way down the list.

How can you help?

We are collecting donations in 2 ways: 

1) If you are in Puerto Morelos: Please bring your donation to Mayan Riviera Properties Office. We have some fun new coozies that say "Puerto Morelian", so we are going to toss one of those your way for being awesome!
2) If you aren't in Puerto Morelos: You can donate from home through the El Mundo Para Puerto Morelos Website.

When you click on the webpage above you will see a link to donate.




Then, you'll be taken to an option where you can donate via Paypal or using a credit card. Whichever payment option you choose, you'll see a space that says, "Add Special Instructions to the Seller". Please enter "Simon Bolivar Elementary School" so that we earmark your donation for the school project. 


How Can You Track the Project? 

We are going to be keeping everyone posted about the project as it progresses through this Blog! Any new fundraising opportunities, updates on funds received, project implementation updates -- We'll be posting it here. We've also set up a fixed page on the blog up on the menu bar where you can see the progress we've all made in raising funds. 



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Friday, April 28, 2017

Puerto Morelos Recycle Day Tomorrow! April 29

Friendly Reminder :)

Recycling Day is tomorrow! 
Saturday, April 29 in the Puerto Morelos Town Square


This event is also listed on the Puerto Morelos Events Calendar

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Puerto Morelos 2017 Fishing Tournament is Just Around the Corner

2017 Puerto Morelos Fishing Tournament
May 5-7th!!
Always an exciting time to be on Puerto's Dock!
Who is going?




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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Puerto Morelos Sports a New Logo!

The newly-formed municipality of Puerto Morelos is sporting a new logo.


Our leaning lighthouse is prominently displayed, along with a zapote tree, the tree that produces the sappy gum from which Puerto Morelos earned its spot on the map as an exporter of this raw material for chewing gum.

According to The Riviera Maya News, this logo was designed by David Espinosa Alvarez and was the winning entry from 32 submitted.


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Friday, April 14, 2017

2017 Puerto Morelos Prehispanic Festival

Be sure to check out the ongoing Prehispanic Festival!!



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Monday, March 27, 2017

SOLD! Marviya 7 & 8

Wow!! 2 Closings in 1 Day!  Great Job to Sales Agent, Laura Zapata! 

Marviya Units #7 & #8 are SOLD! Mayan Riviera Properties is proud to represent both Buyers and Sellers for both sales!

Marviya Unit #7



Marviya Unit #8



There are still several great units for sale in this complex. Awesome Condos & Even More Awesome Price. Live in the village for $150,000 USD. Only offerings at this price point!!

See Our Available Listings at Marviya:









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Friday, March 24, 2017

Recycling Day Tomorrow! March 25th

Friendly Reminder :)

Recycling Day is tomorrow! 
Saturday, March 25 in the Puerto Morelos Town Square


This event is also listed on the Puerto Morelos Events Calendar

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Webinar Recordings Posted!


I want to THANK all of you who have joined us so far in our 2017 Webinar Series!
So far, we have met hundreds of you! So exciting! Muchas Gracias!!

We've recorded our first 2 webinars, and you can view them at the links below.

The 1st webinar, "Finding Your Paradise: Investing, Living, Working, & Retiring in Mexico", was designed to answer all of those FAQs that we all have as we start considering renting or purchasing in Mexico. We go through all of those questions so that you can feel comfortable moving forward with your plans. 

During our 2nd webinar, "Buying in Mexico: Everything You Need To Know", we got deep-in-the-weeds talking all things about Buying. We walk you step-by-step through the Buying Process. 


Have questions after watching? We'll be having our "Buying" webinar throughout the year. Feel free to join us and bring your questions or contact us directly. 


We'll be chatting about Selling in Mexico tonight! And, we'll post the video once it is ready.

Other great sessions in store! Keep you eyes on the blog for announcements of new topics. If you have a topic, please send us your suggestions!!





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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Attention Puerto Morelos Homeowners: Join us for the Selling Webinar on Tuesday!

Attention Puerto Morelos Homeowners (or any Mexican Home Owner)!!!

We have a webinar coming up on Tuesday that walks you through the paperwork required for a sale, how the capital gains tax works, what to expect from Realtors, and all of those questions you'll have should you ever decide to sell your property.

Join Me!!

Register at this Link



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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Spring Festival this Weekend in Puerto Morelos!

Check out the Spring Festival Happenings this weekend in Puerto Morelos!



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Sold! Congrats to Laura Zapata!

Congrats to our new sales agent, Laura Zapata for closing her first sale in the MRP office! Kudos, Laura!!




The Sellers are thrilled! They weren't able to attend closing, so we coordinated to have their Mexican Power of Attorneys executed in the U.S. so that they wouldn't have to return to sign.

We also want to extend a warm, tropical welcome to the new owners! They are awesome and are really going to enjoy this condo. It's so spacious!



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Friday, March 3, 2017

Closings in Puerto Morelos!

March will be filled with Closings! Some of these are sales that are wrapping up after Kim's departure from our office. To keep things consistent for buyers, she is continuing to represent them through the closings of their sale.


Congrats to the new owner's of the Craft's beautiful home in Puerto Morelos! Welcome to Puerto Morelos!!

This particular home was listed by fellow AMPI member, Ana through Sotheby's. When you work with an AMPI Realtor, we can show you anything listed on the market --- just as you would be accustomed to doing at home! 




Congrats to MRP Client, Daniele, on the sale of her awesome condo! New buyers, Kent and Becki Mann, are longtime friends of the office. Excited to finally have you two as "Official" Puerto Morelians! 



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Monday, February 27, 2017

Cancun Food & Wine Festival Coming in March

Cancun's Food & Wine Festival is coming March 15-19th. Several of the events are being held in hotels in nearby Petempich, along with several other Riviera Maya locations.

Get a 20% discount on tickets by using: BANDERA20

Click here for the English Website: https://wineandfoodfest.com/en/

Salud!



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Friday, February 24, 2017

Recycling Day in Puerto Morelos! Saturday, Feb 25

Friendly Reminder :)

Recycling Day is tomorrow! 
Saturday, Feb 25 in the Puerto Morelos Town Square



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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ruta del Arrecife Swimming Contest on Saturday, Feb 25 in Puerto Morelos

 

The "Ruta del Arrecife" Open Water Swimming Marathon is back in Puerto Morelos on Saturday. Swimmers will start at 8am.
10k - 250 meter races!


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Ceviche Festival on Saturday!!

Yum!!!

The return of the annual Puerto Morelos Ceviche Festival on Saturday!



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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A.M.P.I. -- Do you know what A.M.P.I. is?

Have you seen this logo?
Do you know what it means?



A.M.P.I. stand for "AsociaciĆ³n Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobilarios" or the "Mexican Association of Professional Realtors". It's our National Organization for our profession. Members are peer reviewed, abide by a Code of Ethics, and are privy to all of the changes/updates in laws through the continuing education that is offered by through local chapters.

As we've discussed in our webinars this month, it is one of the key pieces of information to look for when selecting a real estate professional. 

At Mayan Riviera Properties, our Broker, Amber Pierce, and Sales Agent, Laura Zapata, are active members of the Playa del Carmen Chapter. 


We are proud to say that we are the only A.M.P.I.-affiliated office in Puerto Morelos!



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Saturday, February 11, 2017

2017 Workshop Series! Coming up next: Buying in Mexico & Selling in Mexico!

Thanks to all of you have joined us so far for our first webinar "Living/Retiring/Investing in Mexico"! It's a great way to learn all of those pesky details that allow you to come down for an extended stay or if you are considering buying at some point in the future. It's always great to be able to chat with all of you and answer the great questions that you have had so far. We have 2 more dates: Feb 16th and Feb. 20th. Get yourself registered here if you would like to attend!

Up Next in the Webinar Series.....We have 2 great workshops we are offering in March! "Buying in Mexico" and "Selling in Mexico"


We've done lots of workshops in the past, but it's probably time that we revisit some topics for new info. We've been working on this series for over 6 months and have lots of topics coming this year!
  • Immigration/Mexican Visas
  • Special Considerations for US Buyers -- What's needed on the U.S. side when you buy in Mexico. 
  • Special Considerations for Canadian Buyers --- What's needed on the Canadian side when you buy in Mexico. 
  • Opening a Business in Mexico
Do you have other topics you are interested in learning about? If so, let me know!




Here are the details for the March Workshops:


Workshop: Buying in Mexico


Interested in Mexico's Real Estate? This Webinar is designed as a follow up to our first webinar "Investing, Living, Working, Retiring in Mexico". This is a deep-in-the-weeds discussion about the buying process. This is not a sales pitch! Just solid info you can use regardless of where in Mexico you are considering purchasing.

We'll be answering questions about:
Mexico's Investment Potential
Foreign Ownership in Mexico
Security of Your Investment
The Buying Process
Realtors


And I'll do my best to answer any questions that you bring along!



Date: March 16th

Time:  6pm PST / 7pm MST / 8pm CST / 9pm EST

Registration is Required.



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Workshop: Selling in Mexico


We'll be answering questions about:
The Sales Process
Taxes at Sale and Tax Exemptions
Realtor Contracts

And I'll do my best to answer any questions that you bring along!


Date: March 21st
Time: 6pm PST / 7pm MST / 8pm CST / 9pm EST



Registration is Required.



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Thursday, February 9, 2017

New Listing! 111010 - Awesome Lot in Great Location!

New Listing!


Lot located south of the square in the new, growing area of Puerto Morelos. 

Lot is improved with wall and cistern. Ready to build!

$125,000 USD



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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

REGISTER! Online Workshop About Living/Retiring/Investing in Mexico!!

FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP
Investing, Living, Working, & Retiring in Mexico






I field emails every day from people interested in the buying process in Mexico. Others, have lots of questions about general living (visas, cars, bank accounts, medical facilities, etc.) to consider before they can even think about investing. Here's your chance to pick my brain about any questions that you have!

I will be holding FREE online workshops throughout the month of February!

Register! Tell your friends!!

Interested in Mexico's Real Estate? Want to know more about owning/living in Mexico? Have general questions about investing, living, working, or retiring here?

We'll be answering questions about:
Mexico's Investment Potential
Foreign Ownership in Mexico
Security of Your Investment
What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent in Mexico
Info about Puerto Morelos
Medical Services & Health Insurance in Mexico
Work and Long Term Visas

I'll do my best to answer any questions you bring along!

Amber Pierce is a Federally Certified AMPI Realtor in Mexico and has been living in Puerto Morelos full time since 2004. She and her husband have lived, traveled, worked, schooled their kids, opened business, constructed/remodeled both commercial and residential buildings, been hospitalized -- you name it! 


Dates:
February 2
February 6
February 16
February 20


Time:
6pm PST / 7pm MST / 8pm CST / 9pm EST


Registration is Required.

******CLICK HERE TO REGISTER******




Amber is a Federally Certified AMPI Realtor in Mexico and has been living in Puerto Morelos full time since 2004. She and her husband have lived, traveled, worked, schooled their kids, opened business, constructed/remodeled both commercial and residential buildings, been hospitalized -- you name it! 




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