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Playa del Carmen Condo Sales – Top Investment Choice

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 21, 2010)  Investing in a condo is one thing; having a guarantee that the condo will see good rental results is completely different. This is why one developer is backing their Playa del Carmen condo sales with a world-class hotel service and rental management company. The company has developed what is perhaps the area's best designed condo-hotel concept, with large pools (including an infinity .. (Real Estate)

Invest in Playa del Carmen Condos in Up-and-Coming Areas

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 21, 2010)  One part of Playa del Carmen, just a couple of miles north of downtown, is currently emerging as the newest upscale area; this fact presents excellent opportunities for real estate investment, especially in one very well priced complex of new Playa del Carmen condos. The area itself shows all signs of developing into perhaps even the most upscale area of Playa del Carmen. It is home to . (Real Estate)

Living in Mexico; Choosing Mexico Real Estate for Your Lifestyle

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 21, 2010)  Living in Mexico is one of the best options for Americans and Canadians looking for a warm weather lifestyle with high quality services at a very affordable price. Since there is no one “Mexican lifestyle" it is important for future expats to know some of the many different options available in Mexico real estate, and the lifestyle they offer. The following is a brief overview of . (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Homes; Life in Latin America's Golf Capital

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  Many people dream of a life of luxury on the beachfront; what many people do not realize is that Playa del Carmen property for sale offer this luxury, combined with the luxury of living in an international center for golf, at a price much lower than they might imagine. Playa del Carmen is located on the Yucatan Peninsula about an hour south of Cancun; it has been called Latin America's . (Real Estate)

Cheap Mexico Real Estate – Buying Land Safely

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  One of the main reasons for Americans and Canadians to buy property in Mexico is the very low price for a high-quality lifestyle; in the case of low-priced Mexico land for sale, however, buyers will want to make sure that they are completing the purchasing process safely to protect the hard-earned cash they are investing. The best safe-guard to falling trap to some common errors that .. (Real Estate)

Cancun Real Estate – Residents Benefit from New U.S. Consular Agency

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  One the growing strengths of Cancun real estate is the convenient access to a broad range of international services; one very important service which has recently been expanded is that of the U. S. Consulate. Until recently, residents of Cancun have had to travel to Merida, about 3 hours away, for the majority of consular services. This changed in November 2010, when the governor of .. (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Real Estate – Lifestyle on the Beachfront

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  Playa del Carmen real estate offers a unique sort of lifestyle in the beachfront luxury market. In addition to the world's most beautiful beaches, residents enjoy close walking distance to some of the Caribbeans finest lifestyle features. Playa del Carmen beachfront condos in the downtown area, for example, offer owners a live jazz festival every November just a 5-10 minute walk north. . (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Real Estate in Up-and-Coming Development Areas

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  Playa del Carmen real estate is a thriving tourism-based market just south of Cancun. While some of the classic choices within this area still provide excellent options for homes and condos, there are several new areas not to be overlooked. Some of the classic choices include the downtown condos, near the beachfront, and within walking distance to Fifth Avenue, the main shopping, .. (Real Estate)

Yucatan Real Estate Benefits from Innovation in Tourism

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  Some of the most important features which have drawn attention to Yucatan real estate over the past decade are the same which have drawn large numbers of tourists to the area; these include ancient pyramids, beautiful colonial cities and splendid natural wonders. For those who buy Mexico homes in the area, it is important to know that government and business organizations in the area .. (Real Estate)

Tools for Playa del Carmen MLS Property Searches

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 20, 2010)  Many buyers start there Mexico real estate search by browsing online MLS listings, which is a always a good start. However, many buyers are unaware of various tools available to help make this preliminary search more effective. A good Playa del Carmen MLS search tool, for example, will offer buyers the following options: Searching by location, price and property type. These search .. (Real Estate)

Cheap Mexico Real Estate; Living in Luxury, Affordably

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 16, 2010)  One of the key motivations for moving south of the border is the cost of living in Mexico, which, almost needless to say is considerably less than in the U. S. One of the first points new expats will notice is that good quality but cheap Mexico real estate can easily be found, showing that as residents of this country they will enjoy noticeable savings both in the large scale, and on .. (Real Estate)

Mexican Retirement Communities; Comparing Costs to the U.S.

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 16, 2010)  When choosing a Mexico retirement community, some of the main motivations for Americans and Canadians include the warm weather, beautiful nature, colorful, friendly culture; but one of the top motivations remains the lower cost of retiring in Mexico. Online cost of living comparisons between living in Mexico and living in the U. S. or Canada help to demonstrate that the savings are .. (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Home – Owning in "Mexico's Cleanest City"

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 16, 2010)  When choosing a place to live abroad, Americans and Canadians will usually place a good deal of importance on the general cleanliness and image of the city and community they choose. While Mexico homes can be found in many very clean and safe communities, a recent contest suggests that Playa del Carmen homes fair the best. For 2010, the prize of “Cleanest City in Mexico" was .. (Real Estate)

The Key to Buying Playa del Carmen Land Safely; Your Mexico Agent

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 16, 2010)  Simply because of the fact that you are buying in another country, it is important to make sure that you are receiving the best advice and information in a Playa del Carmen property purchase; this is especially true of Playa del Carmen land, since this branch of the market needs a more precise knowledge of market trends, development plans and availability. While many good online .. (Real Estate)

Mexico Real Estate Guide & Top Agent - Keys to Safe Purchase

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 16, 2010)  While buying real estate in Mexico can be one of the most important decisions for retirees, vacationers and investors, it is also a process that requires due care, since it is a different country, with a different culture and different laws. Two steps buyers can take to ensure that they make the most this exciting experience are finding an informative Mexico real estate guide offering .. (Real Estate)

House of the future

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 Alex Tkachuk (December 15, 2010)  How will houses look in half a century? There are many versions today: people talk about new strange architecture, unusual materials and designer decisions and technical innovations. But pragmatic experts remind us about one more important factor that will influence the architecture and design of houses in the coming decades. They say that the main tendency in building will be creating .. (Real Estate)

Mexico Real Estate - Federal Budget 201 Nearly 3.5 Trillion Pesos

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  Mexico's federal budget for 2011 is good news in two ways for Mexico real estate buyers. One is that it is announcing an increasing amount of investment into ongoing improvements of Mexico's continuously modernizing infrastructure; the other is that it offers a very small deficit, indicating a strong sense of financial responsibility on the side of Mexico's federal government. The .. (Real Estate)

What's the Best Choice in Cancun Real Estate?

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  What's the best choice in Cancun real estate? In a lot of ways, the answer to this question is up to you as a buyer. The good news, however, is that you have a number of really good options. A few of the most popular are as follows: Luxury condos in the Hotel Zone. Cancun was originally founded 40 years ago on a location chosen because of a 35 mile strip of wide beaches running .. (Real Estate)

The Other Puerto Vallarta Property Choice – Land Investment

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  If you have been considering buying a Puerto Vallarta property, you have probably considered buying a condo, or perhaps a villa with a view of the ocean. One option not to overlook, however, is the possibility of Puerto Vallarta land. Although land has been receiving less attention recently due to the large amount of new condominiums available for excellent prices, land continues to be . (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Villas Near the Beach – Price Comparison

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  A new development of Playa del Carmen villas, about 900 yards from the beach, in an upscale gated community, in perhaps the most important up-and-coming luxury area, are selling for only $200,000 USD! Considering what's included, this price is phenomenal. Some of the features in the home include: over 1600 sq. ft. of living space 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms Oversized master bedroom on .. (Real Estate)

One of the Best Opportunities in Mexico Land Investment ...

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  Many American and Canadian buyers over the past couple of decades have bought, build, sold and made a fortune on Mexico land. These opportunities have, by no means, disappeared. Buyers right now only need to know where to look to do the same. Where, then, is a good place to look? There is one little town which has already been a favorite for American, Canadian and European tourists for . (Real Estate)

Advantage and disadvantage to invest in Real Estate market of Noida.

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 Brent Jhon (December 14, 2010)  Noida has the real estate market, that the correction has been performed, and Mumbai was the last in line. Both have recovered after the introduction of recovery plans and direct action by the government in restructuring the debt, has avoided the other impacts on the Indian sector. Moreover, these two markets has certainly reached the ground. Closer to the households in the real estate . (Real Estate)

Mexico Real Estate – Continued Modernization in Space Involvement

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  Mexico real estate offers a huge benefit to American and Canadian buyers of being an affordable, warm-weathered country, with a strong cultural heritage, which also offers many of the best benefits of the modern world. One of the largest recent reflections of this modernization is the development of space-related programs. Recently, Mexico has been taking firm steps in the direction of .. (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Real Estate – State Budgets $ 1.2 billion for 2011

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  Since the realization that the area has some of Mexico's highest potential for tourism about a decade ago, Playa del Carmen real estate has received an increasing amount of investment from many sources, including the various levels of government. The state budget of Quintana Roo, which includes Playa del Carmen and Cancun, for 2011 confirms this trend, again allotting large amounts to .. (Real Estate)

The Best Way to Find the Ideal Playa del Carmen Property

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  While using internet listings, taking little self-guided tours, etc. are excellent ways to get a feel for what's available in Playa del Carmen properties, there is one defining decision which will make all the difference in the process: Your Playa del Carmen realtor. Finding the right realtor will help in many aspects of the search process. A qualified, experienced and reliable .. (Real Estate)

Buying a Cancun Property on a Mortgage

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  A growing number of Americans and Canadians buying real estate in Mexico are interested in doing so through financing; the good news is that buying Cancun property by means of a mortgage in Mexico is a viable possibility. While it is definitely a possibility to buy a condo or home in Cancun by means of mortgaging your property back home, there are some real advantages to using a Mexico . (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Real Estate Benefit - Increased Tourism Budget

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 14, 2010)  Since Playa del Carmen real estate is highly dependent on tourism, and since the area receives some of the largest tourism numbers in the country, it is good news for owners and buyers that Mexico is going going to invest a record amount into tourism for 2011. In early November, 2010, The President of the Federal Tourism Committee, Rep. Carlos Joaquín, who is in fact from Playa .. (Real Estate)

5 Questions to Ask Your Short Sale Realtor

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 Jacob Bon (December 13, 2010)  "As short sales become less of an anomaly and more of the norm, sellers have a lot more work on their hands than just getting their home listed. Needless to say, not just any real estate agent will do—you want an experienced realtor who knows the short sale market and preferably has closed a few successful ones. But what makes a good agent different from the bad? Here are some .. (Real Estate)

Mexico Real Estate for Retirement – Areas to Choose From

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 07, 2010)  When choosing Mexico real estate for your retirement, there are many different areas from which you can choose. Besides simply a variety of high quality Mexico properties, the various areas also offer a distinct lifestyle to suit the tastes of different retirees. The TOPMexicoRealEstate Network prepared a list of the 10 best places to retire in Mexico. Within these areas, there are a .. (Real Estate)

Retire in Mexico; Choosing Your Home or Condo

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 07, 2010)  While planning to retire in Mexico, one of the most important decisions you will make is choosing the property that is best for these relaxing years, and the location of that property. One choice will be between buying a Mexico home or a Mexico condo. The following are a few possibilities of lifestyle, and property options which might be suitable for you. Convenience and Service. For .. (Real Estate)

Why is Mexico the Best Place to Retire Cheap?

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 07, 2010)  Why is Mexico the best place to retire cheap? Those who have retired here already know, but for everyone else, the following are only a few of the reasons. Cheap Mexico real estate can readily be found in many of Mexico's best retirement areas, offering excellent property quality, and close access to services at very accessible prices. Properties suitable fro retirement can easily be .. (Real Estate)

Cancun Real Estate – Your Neighborhood Options for Condos

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 07, 2010)  Cancun real estate is one of North America's favorites for condos in Mexico, the Caribbean and well beyond. While the classic beachfront Cancun condo in the Hotel Zone is the classic, the city actually offers a handful of other great choices. These are, very generally, the areas a buyer could consider. The Hotel Zone. This is the original classic - a condo overlooking one of the .. (Real Estate)

Land Options in Yucatan Real Estate – Variety for Investment

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 07, 2010)  Yucatan real estate offers a wide variety of property types, ranging from quaint little colonials, to countryside haciendas or modern condos on the beachfront; one option not to be overlooked, however, is that of Yucatan land. Land options are just about as varied as purchases with constructions. The following are a few of the possibilities. Residential Lots in Merida. Merida is a .. (Real Estate)

House Sale Prices - A Post-Election Boom?

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 Eve Garcia (December 07, 2010)  House sale costs reflected back in Apr, with almost a 5th of surveyors queried confirming an increase rather than a drop in the month - about double the figure who related the same in March. In reality Humberside, Yorkshire and Wales are the sole UK areas which haven't seen a rise in home costs. This trend was most keenly felt in London, with more than half of surveyors reporting an .. (Real Estate)

House prices - guaranteeing the sale of your home

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 Eve Garcia (December 07, 2010)  When you are looking to sell your property there are lots of factors you need to be aware of. Your home will be on the open market, subject to the perusal of hundreds of potential buyers, and so it'll pay out dividends to make sure you give yourself the best probability of maximising your profit by following some simple steps. Nevertheless occasionally householders can spend too much .. (Real Estate)

The advantages of finding house prices by postcode online

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 Eve Garcia (December 07, 2010)  After a couple of years of falling house prices, we have seen a shift towards a stabilisation in the property market. Many people are therefore going online and taking advantage of the pricing websites that allow you to find house prices by postcode and to check out how much neighbouring homes sold for. With ever-increasing advances in the information the Internet holds, it has never .. (Real Estate)

Buying a new home - a quick guide

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 Eve Garcia (December 07, 2010)  With developers offering attractive incentives to buy new homes, from part exchange deals to covering legal fees or paying for new carpets, it’s easy to see the appeal of new build properties. Equally importantly, the property will comply with latest building codes and energy efficiency regulations. If you’re interested in buying a new property, speak to people who have .. (Real Estate)

Average house prices are set to rise again

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 Eve Garcia (December 07, 2010)  The tough period of commercial instability which we have been through over the last one or two years has led on to a slow-down in the upward push of average house prices. However, the seeds of recovery have been planted and the market is on the go again. Because of the recession, masses of people postponed their plans to move home, but in the next year it's highly likely that many of .. (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Real Estate in Playacar - Upscale Lifestyle

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 06, 2010)  One of the prime choices for expats in Playa del Carmen real estate is Playacar, the city's original upscale community. The community offers a variety of property choices, all having in common a relaxing, luxury lifestyle. Playacar is divided into two basic areas, which are: Playacar, Phase 1, on the beachfront. This area includes a larger number of upscale hotels and resorts, mixed .. (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Real Estate – Investment Update, Dec 2010

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 06, 2010)  Playa del Carmen real estate is a growing market in a healthy tourism area which continues to offer excellent property investment options, with potential for good return. The following are a few of the current developments in the area which will benefit investors. Highway Bridges – This is one of the area's most significant current projects, providing rapid movement along the .. (Real Estate)

Using Playa del Carmen Real Estate Listings – Starting off Right

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 06, 2010)  Mexico real estate offers many different kinds of properties, that fit into many different budgets; Playa del Carmen real estate is no exception. Using online MLS listings for your property search can be a powerful tool to help you see what's available, but you do need to know how to read the info. The following are a few tips. Find a Service with Many Listings. The more you have to .. (Real Estate)

Playa del Carmen Villas; New Bridges Strengthen Location

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 06, 2010)  One development of Playa del Carmen villas is located in the new community of El Cielo at the north end of Playa del Carmen. Besides offering walking access to the beach, the community is also located near to a number of the city's newest services – a point which will be made even stronger with the completion of some new highway bridges. The community's gated entrance connects .. (Real Estate)

Is it a Good Time to Invest in Mexico Land?

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 03, 2010)  Yes, it is! Within the options of different Mexico properties, Mexico land is definitely a viable choice, and continues to be so, even in markets where new condo sales and upscale homes tend to dominate the market. Buyers can go about looking for good land purchases in a variety of ways. The following are a few options: Growing Tourism Communities. This could be a community such as .. (Real Estate)

Mexico Real Estate Guide E-Book – Your Guide to the Basics

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 03, 2010)  Have you thought about buying Mexico real estate? If so, how have you prepared for in another country? If you haven't thought about it yet, it's important to realize that buying in Mexico is different from buying in the U. S. or Canada. There are a few basic differences you need to understand, as well as important steps to ensure that you protect yourself from falling into traps that .. (Real Estate)

Mexico Real Estate – What You Get in Playa del Carmen - $150,000

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 03, 2010)  One of the best features of Mexico real estate is the large variety of properties in offers for just about any price range. Playa del Carmen real estate is no exception. The following is a small sample of what you can find for $150,000 USD. Golf Course Condo – Puerto Aventuras This beautiful condo offers 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, and one guest bathroom, in 110 square .. (Real Estate)

Why to Invest in a Fixer-Upper Puerto Vallarta Home

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 Thomas Lloyd (December 03, 2010)  In a market like Puerto Vallarta real estate, where there is a large selection of new condos available for competitive prices, buyers may ask themselves why it's a good time to invest in a Mexico home renovation project. While a project like this is not for everyone, there is some real value available. The following are a few of the strong points a fixer-upper Puerto Vallarta home can .. (Real Estate)

Cheap Mexico Real Estate in Yucatan – Your Dream, Affordable

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 Thomas Lloyd (November 30, 2010)  Many people dream of living on the beautiful beachfront areas of the Yucatan Peninsula, or in the charming colonial city of Merida; something that many buyers are not aware of is that quality cheap Mexico real estate is available in the Yucatan area! One of the most attractive affordable Yucatan real estate options is the city of Merida. Several old neighborhoods near the colonial .. (Real Estate)

Where's Campeche? How Cheap are the Cheap Mexico Beachfront Lots?

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 Thomas Lloyd (November 30, 2010)  Have you heard about Campeche? Have you heard about the cheap Mexico beachfront lots for sale there? If not, it's about time you did. Campeche is the third state on the Yucatan Peninsula, after the more famous Quintana Roo (home to Cancun and Playa del Carmen) and Yucatan (home to the colonial city of Merida. ) The first question most people have is, “How cheap is cheap?" Try .. (Real Estate)

A Playa del Carmen Villa Near the Beach – Your Dream Home

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 Thomas Lloyd (November 30, 2010)  How do you imagine your dream home? Does it include any of these items? Consider how these Playa del Carmen villas just north of downtown meet each of the requirements to offer your dream life near the beach! Walking distance to the Beach. Of course, we all dream of living close to the beach. These villas are only 900 yards away, with a very pleasant, green walk between. When you live .. (Real Estate)

vThe Advantages of Playa del Carmen Real Estate

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 Thomas Lloyd (November 30, 2010)  At a time when there are so many options available, not only in Mexico and North America, but throughout the world, it's important to know what distinguishes Playa del Carmen real estate from the other options. The following are a few of those points. The Most Beautiful Beaches. Many travelers, websites and guides have identified the beaches running for miles north and south of Playa .. (Real Estate)