Many of real estate's greatest fortunes were made simply by purchasing property in the best location and waiting for demand to rise. leading to the old adage of, "location, location, location." In the case of Mexico's Costa Maya, it makes sense to begin by looking at properties that fall within areas that have been marked for development by the local government. Next try to locate the best piece of property that lies within this area before another savvy buyer snatches it up.
As the properties of listings are located throughout the region continues to grow. property values will also rise. In many cases insiders, politicians and local investors get the best deals initially, leaving everyone else to take up what is available after the fact. As a result, it can be very helpful to develop a clear understanding of what makes for an excellent, investment quality beachfront property.
To start with, make sure that the property is situated high enough above sea level to be protected from storms and also look for listings that have added protection from a coral reef, which can help prevent erosion and shield the beach from waves. Next, consider the quality of the beach itself - is it all sand, or are there many rocks mixed in? Sandy beaches are either growing outward into the sea over time, a process known as "accretion," or they are steadily eroding, which is known as "avulsion."
It is also importnant to consider whether or not the beachfront is situated on a "berm saddle," as this could cause it to erode quickly during a violent storm, and whether it lies on an alluvial plain, which lacks the required bedrock to support construction of a home. Remember that properties situated close to estuaries can create a rip tide effect, making the area dangerous to swimmers. Finally a clear title for the property is obviously a "must," and local zoning laws should also be taken into consideration before a purchase is made.
There are a wide variety of exceptional properties located within the government's development that satisfy all of the above criteria and more. The listings are stunning from a visual perspective and are still quite affordable, as the area has not yet been fully discovered by international investors. Contact us today to schedule a viewing trip and see for yourself what the Costa Maya has to offer.