In Episode 9 of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto talk with guest Alma Pietra, an rental agent in Mexico. Alma shares her insights and advice for renting properties in Mexico.
Alma discusses the negotiation process and highlights the importance of good communication between tenants and owners. She emphasizes the importance of building a good relationship with the landlord and offers tips on doing so. She also warns listeners to be cautious of scams and work with reputable agencies or referrals.
The episode also touches on renting in different cities in Mexico, focusing on Puerto Vallarta. Alma mentions that renting as a foreigner in Puerto Vallarta is easy, and property owners are open to renting to foreigners.
Overall, the episode provides valuable insights and tips for renting in Mexico, highlighting the importance of communication, caution, and building relationships with property owners.
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[00:01:22] Renting and buying in Puerto Vallarta is easy for foreigners as many owners are familiar with the process and welcoming.
[00:03:05] Foreigners staying over a month need documents: passport, references, rental application, payments.
[00:11:48] Renting requires good communication, trust, and responsibility.
[00:16:44] Beware scams, work with reputable agencies or owners.
[00:18:49] Property and rental management services with inspections.
About Alma Pietra
Alma Pietra, is a rental real estate expert based in Puerto Vallarta. Alma believes that understanding the specific needs of foreigners in different places is crucial. Depending the city in Mexico, the requirements for foreigners to rent can differ significantly. Alma shares that the rental markets in popular tourist destinations like Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Puerto Vallarta are quite similar, but the prices can be very different depending on the location. As COVID-19 led to numerous changes in the real estate market, Alma remained curious about the evolving dynamics of these cities and the impact on rental prices. With her expertise and passion for exploration, Alma continues to navigate the ever-changing world of real estate and help others find their perfect home, no matter where they are.