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Kathy's Real Estate Roundup

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Kathy's Real Estate Roundup is a real estate blog written by Kathy Katz, Broker and Owner of the Baja Real Estate Group. The blog focuses on foreigners buying real estate in Baja California and the lifestyle that buying in a foreign country entails.

Currently being featured as a column in the Rosarito English Newspaper Baja Times, Kathy's Real Estate Roundup is followed bi-weekly by local residents and visitors alike.

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Our team can draw from years of market experience and are regularly trained in the Mexican legal framework.
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We take our Baja real estate homework very seriously

We take our homework very seriously.

Being in the Baja real estate business for 18 years teaches you, first of all, a love for Baja and its people. Truly the Baja lifestyle takes over you and never lets you go. Secondly, you also learn that no matter how good a deal may seem it is worthless if the paper work is not in order.

Having a thorough due diligence process is essential when making an
investment not only in the Baja real estate market but everywhere else. At Baja Real Estate Group we are so confident in our due dilligence standards and in our knowledge of the Baja real estate market that we are making this our guarantee to you.

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Many current homeowners who are now selling their homes have owned them for over 10 years, as Rosarito Beach has always been a strong market for the second home buyer.

These sellers are not always selling their properties at a loss but they’re still selling well under market price making them an incredible deal.

We also have the unfortunate sellers that just bought at the wrong time and need to sell to at least recover a part of their investment, making these condos in Rosarito Beach a perfect investment for buyers. Browse the best deals on the best Baja homes!

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Important Baja Phones

  • 066 - Emergency Number  (similar to 911) Police, Firefighters and Medical Emergencies
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  • 073 - Water Commission
  • 075 - Bi-National Crisis Line / Personal Integrity Line

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Financing In Mexico With a slow housing market trending the real estate world and economic uncertainty glooming over millions, Baja real estate developers may yet attract buyers with purchasing plans very much within their affordable grasp.

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Elite Listings

Elite Home Listings - Baja Real Estate For Sale No two properties are exactly alike. There are some that are more luxurious than others, some may have features others don't, location maybe different, view, design, decor, layout, materials... So many factors to consider when looking for the perfect home.

But there are a select few that clearly stand aside from the rest. From the most amazing location to the incredible detail in decor and design. We like to call these Elite Homes .

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Baja Rentals - Vacation Rentals The very best Baja beach rentals in the best private communities in Northern Baja. If you're planning for a weekend getaway or even a summer vacation you've come to the right place. From spacious beachfront properties for the entire family to discrete romantic villas right by the water for honeymooners or couples.

Short term or long term, furnished or unfurnished we are sure you'll find the right home in our listings. If you don't see something right away, send us an email, we'll be happy to help you find it. See our Baja Rentals .
Am I paying too much for my Baja Real Estate
Am I paying too much for my Baja Real Estate? Is it the right choice?
The decision might be daunting, especially if you are paying cash. But it shouldn´t be.

Too Much For Real EstateWhen buying real-estate in Baja, most foreigners choose to pay cash. And while it is nice not to have a mortgage, writing a check can be a bit nerve wrecking. Am I overpaying? Am I buying in the right location? Should I buy a smaller property –just in case I change my mind?

Well, I´m here to tell you that after living and working in Baja for over 20 years, I have never heard anyone say: “The worst thing I did was move to Mexico”. What we hear more often is: “I should have moved sooner”.  
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Prices and regulations change for Baja Real Estate
As the Baja real estate market is on an upswing, so are prices, especially in the under $200,000 price range.

Calafia Condos in Rosarito BeachWhile medium priced homes in Rosarito are not seeing a big increase in price, they are selling. In the under $200k price range, inventory has slowly been increasing in price, many buyers looking for properties are having to increase their housing budget to $250,000 and up.

An example of what´s happening in this price range is Calafia Resort and Condo where prices have gone up a little. The condos are still fair priced, and are not feeling the crunch of the market crash in the last few years.

The marked improvement in the market has brought on a sense of urgency. People that at one time would have taken a more relaxed attitude towards buying a home in Rosarito are  now   getting serious -some even looking at multiple purchases.  In other words, the smart buyer is recognizing Mexican real-estate as an investment and is nesting in the area.  As a result, many homeowners are taking their homes off the market, looking for a long term investment as well.

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Junior Penthouse 1610 Open House Tour at the Rosarito Beach Condo Hotel
Max Katz, Broker and Owner of The Baja Real Estate Group, takes us on a tour of Junior Penthouse 1610 at The Rosarito Beach Condo Hotel in Rosarito Beach.


This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Junior Penthouse features an elegant compact layout, ideal for the business man or the second homeowner, who is looking for an upscale setting within a rich amenity resort.br />

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Palacio Del Mar Garden Unit 101 Open House Tour by Miguel Sedano
Miguel Sedano from the Baja Real Estate Group, takes us on an open house tour of Garden Unit 101 of Palacio Del Mar in Rosarito Beach.


When it comes to the ultimate in Rosarito Beach luxury living, Palacio del Mar is in a league all its own. Rising 19 stories above the Pacific Ocean, Palacio is one of the tallest buildings in South Rosarito Beach.


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How much to spend on a property in Baja?
Being open minded, but aware of your needs and wants, is key to finding the right property at the right price in Baja

Many of us have a Champagne taste on a beer budget, which makes Rosarito Beach the place to buy when looking for Real estate in Mexico.  But buying real estate in a foreign country can be tricky.

Las Gaviotas - Kathy's Real Estate Round UpIt may be straightforward at first: Figuring out your budget, searching online.   As you go through several websites, you may find a property that catches your eye. So you take the trip down to Rosarito…  And it turns out that “gorgeous house by the ocean” is on a remote dirt road, the rooms much smaller than what they seemed in pictures, the ocean only visible if you squint really hard.

You come to find out the property has been sitting there for two years without maintenance, and the price is not the same as advertised.

Needless to say, it is fundamental to get your information from a reputable agent and website.
 
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Exclusive Baja Homes For Sale

All of Baja Real Estate Group’s Baja homes for sale listings are exclusive. What this means to you? It means you are getting high quality, safe Baja property for purchase, either by a foreigner or a national buyer. These properties are also valued at just the right price by our team of real estate professionals, taking into account market trend, location, construction type, amenities and several other factors.  Browse now for homes for sale in Rosarito , or homes for sale in Ensenada .
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