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Puerto Vallarta real estate News spring 2006 by John Youden In March of this year, Producciones Viva held a real estate conference at the Sheraton Hotel for realtors, developers and the public interested in real estate investment in Mexico. Below is a summary of some of the sessions that took place. During the morning session, David Connell and Maria O’Connor spoke to real estate agencies and brokers in closed-door sessions. David covered ethics and procedures in real estate, and Maria concentrated on the closing process, what can be done to ensure that the real estate transaction does indeed close. They were followed by a panel of veteran realtors, including Brock Squire, Silvia Elias, Carlos Osuna and Wayne Franklin, discussing issues that are confronting, or will be confronting, the real estate industry moving forward. As these were mostly realtor issues, we will move on to what was discussed during the public sessions in the afternoon. In the afternoon, David Connell gave an introductory course on buying real estate in Mexico, which will be featured in a future article because of the amount of

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information that was covered. En marzo de este año, Producciones Viva organizó una conferencia de bienes raíces en el hotel Sheraton para agentes, desarrolladores y el público interesado en las inversiones de bienes raíces en México. A continuación se encuentra un resumen de algunas de las sesiones que tuvieron lugar. Durante la sesión matutina, David Connell y María O’Connor hablaron con los agentes y agencias de bienes raíces en sesiones a puerta cerrada. Les siguió un panel de agentes veteranos, incluyendo a Brock Squire, Silvia Elias, Carlos Osuna y Wayne Franklin, quienes discutieron los temas que confrontan, o confrontarán, la industria de bienes raíces mientras crece. Puesto que éstos fueron principalmente temas para los agentes, nos concentraremos en lo que se discutió durante las sesiones públicas vespertinas. En la tarde, David Connell dio un curso introductorio sobre comprar bienes raíces en México, el cual será presentado en un artículo futuro debido a la cantidad de información que se manejó.

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