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Escrow in Mexico – A General Overview and Common Questions

Put simply, escrow is used to make sure the funds of a real estate transaction change hands at the moment of a closing. That is not the legal definition of escrow, but it is the underlying reason to use escrow. If you are a buyer, you want your funds in the seller’s account only once the deal closes – not before. If you are a seller, you want your money when the deal closes, not later. An escrow company is the neutral entity that holds the funds until the closing is completed and disburses the funds.

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The Benefits to Secured Parties of Real Estate Transactions in Mexico

Mexico´s Law of Trusts and Mortgages may afford lenders and creditors the opportunity to enter into a loan transaction governed by California law but secured by Mexican real estate under favorable provisions that are not available for Californian real estate collateral. To understand the benefits of securing credit transactions with real estate in Mexico, lenders and borrowers should consider…