MexLaw Holds 2017 Real Estate Summit

The event, organized by MexLaw, brought together various specialists in the real estate, legal and marketing fields.

This August 22, prestigious law firm MexLaw held Real Estate Summit 2017 in the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort’s Salon Vallarta. The event included a series of incisive and practical 30-minute presentations designed to provide useful information to both real estate professionals and individuals interested in acquiring real estate in the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit area.

In the first presentation, Luis Mendoza, director of operations at Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group, explained communications strategy as applied to real estate marketing. Then, María del Carmen Macías, director of the MexLaw Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit office, spoke about the benefits of escrow services. José Luis Reyes, head notary at Notaría 31, explained the role of the fideicomiso in real estate transactions. Audrey Royem, president of Ai Real Estate + Relocation, offered some essential factors that must be considered before acquiring a property in Riviera Nayarit. Charles Tibshirani, president and founder of MexLaw, detailed the process for foreigners to acquire real estate in Mexico using pension funds. And lastly, Antonio Trejo, regional manager of Guardian Insurance, spoke about the elements an insurance policy should include.

Almost 200 attended, notably including Harriet Murray, director of Cochran Real Estate and president of the Puerto Vallarta section of AMPI; Alfredo Casillas, leader of the Asociación de Profesionales Inmobiliarios de Puerto Vallarta (APIVAC); and Gerardo González, lawyer and senior partner of MexLaw.

At the sponsors’ stands in the reception area, attendees could ask questions, collect information and meet the exhibitors. At the conclusion of the event, Tibshirani recognized the Vallarta Real Estate Guide, which, together with the MexLaw team, plans to hold the Real Estate Summit every year.

“We organize this event because we want to achieve a high level of professionalism in the real estate industry. We want real estate agents to be very well informed so they have the same opportunities and can give insightful advice to their clients.” —Charles Tibshirani, president and founder of MexLaw.